Author Archives: WherenWendy

About WherenWendy

I am the blogger for Where & When, Pennsylvania's Travel Guide, a quarterly print magazine and online source for what's going on in PA.

Six on 6: Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service along Route 6

I can think of no better way to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) than by hitting the road to visit some of these national treasures. No matter when you plan your road trip, the journey … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoors, Pennsylvania, Road Trips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


A little over a month ago, a dear friend said she decided to host a party at her lovely Lancaster County home. When I asked what occasion prompted the celebration, she responded that the point of the party was that … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Lancaster County, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My Pennsylvania Christmas Bucket List

There is very little that I don’t like about Christmas. I could go on about the commercialism that has taken hold of the holiday, but ultimately it is not Madison Avenue who dictates how we observe Christmas, we do. I … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Holiday, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can You Feel It?

There‚Äôs nothing else like it. Those distinctive sensory indicators that are more accurate than any calendar. Each season has its own look, taste, sound, feel and smell. For me, the smell of autumn is as crisp and clean as a … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, Pennsylvania, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dude! It’s Independence Day!

Yesterday I was in the self check-out line at the grocery store when I overheard a young man say something to his friend that completely floored me! They were discussing their plans to go to see fireworks next week. One … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What Will You Do With Your Extra 24 Hours?

Since tomorrow is Leap Day, it got me thinking, “what will I do with my extra 24 hours?” Just the thought of it fills me with stress. I mean, I can’t waste it, right? I have to do something creative … Continue reading

Posted in Leap Day | Tagged | 2 Comments

Unearthing the Underground World of Punxsutawney Phil

With Groundhog Day nearly upon us, I started thinking about the type of preparations that must go in to the big event. It goes without saying that the small PA town of Punxsutawney is abuzz with activity. So, what does … Continue reading

Posted in Holiday, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment