Side Quest: Visit the site of Mt. Gretna’s proposed Maximum Security Prison

In October 1938 ground was broken near Mt. Gretna to build an escape-proof maximum security prison.…

Aiden Lair Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt’s Midnight Ride to the Presidency

During a recent trip to the Adirondacks, I retraced Theodore Roosevelt's historic midnight ride to the…

Race Against Time! Exploring the abandoned Kingsley Tower before its destruction

A Fourth of July weekend road trip turned into a race against time as I attempt…

Side Quest: Conestoga Navigation Company’s Lock #6 in Safe Harbor

Hidden in Conestoga River Park along River Road in Safe Harbor is Lock 6 of the…

Side Quest: Explore the ruins of the Colemanville Water & Power Company Dam

Colemanville Hydroelectric Plant on the Pequea Creek and photos of its March 1926 dam breach.

Side Quest: Goff Run Culvert

For those brave enough to venture below the Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautiful tunnels and culverts…

Tunnels of Enola Adventure

Hidden beneath the Tunnels of Enola lies a cache of jewels. If you can decipher the…

Side Quest: Forgotten Structure of the Susquehanna

Less than 100 feet from the Susquehanna River nestled beside the Columbia and Port Deposit Railroad…

Side Quest: ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit’

I half expected to see Bilbo Baggins pop out of this Hobbit hole. What do you…

Side Quest: Can you find the Ents living in the River Hills?

If you know where to look, metal munching Ents hide in plain sight among the trees…

Side Quest: Behold Grubb Run’s Mysterious Stone Giant

If you hike the wildflower trail deep in Bausman's Hollow, you will eventually spot this mysterious…

Side Quest: Quarryville’s South Fork Big Beaver Creek Culvert

For those brave enough to venture below the Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautiful tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Waterfall Culvert of Fairview Road

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Tour the massive Culvert of Little Beaver Creek

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Why does the Enola Low-Grade have a medieval castle turret?

This isn't a medieval castle turret overlooking the Enola Low-Grade. It's the gatehouse to a 500,000-gallon…

Side Quest: Side-by-Side Culverts of Lakewood Drive

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Side Quest: Tour the Enola Low-Grade’s tunnel inside of a tunnel

For those brave enough to venture below Enola Low-Grade, scores of beautifully constructed tunnels and culverts…

Holtwood and Safe Harbor weren’t Lancaster’s only hydroelectric dams. Enter the Colemanville Water & Power Company

In 1905, Holtwood wasn’t the only hydroelectric dam being built. In the sleepy hamlet of Colemanville,…

Side Quest: Explore the 300-year-old Pequea Silver Mine

Go down in history when you explore the 300-year-old abandoned Pequea Silver Mines.

Side Quest: Safe Harbor Village Walking Tour

Explore the historic Safe Harbor Village with this 1.25 mile self-guided walking tour.