Things To Do, Places To Go
Great events, cool festivals, quaint shops and comfortable surroundings… a place where local culture, and personal character still abound. Go Greater Reading, PA offers a convenient location brimming with history, heritage and charm. Have fun perusing the list below and planning your getaway to Reading PA!
AAA Reading Berks
For over 100 years, we have been serving AAA members on the road and around the world. Now, more than ever, AAA is able to help you around the clock with all your Cars & Driving, Travel, Insurance, Banking and Loan needs. As a AAA member, you've joined over 50 million people across the U.S. and Canada who enjoy special services, valuable savings, and priceless security.
Abraham Lincoln-Historic Hotel of America
Since 1930, The Abraham Lincoln Hotel has been providing gracious hospitality to business and leisure travelers visiting Reading, Wyomissing and Berks County. Come stay with us; enjoy our historic charm, robust architecture, refined lodging and a host of modern amenities, including free WIFI. We’re Reading's only Historic Hotel offering distinctive meetings, luxury weddings and gathering for up to 300 guests.
Adamstown Antiques Capital USA
Exit 286 PA Turnpike, along Route 272, Adamstown, PA 19501. Thousands of dealers, dozens of shops located along a 7-mile strip. Something for every taste and budget. Stay all week. Great lodging, specialty shops, and restaurants.
Adamstown Inns & Cottages
Adamstown Inns & Cottages, a B&B plus vacation rentals are located in the northern part of Lancaster County, PA, just minutes from the Berks County line. Berks County and the City of Reading offer a variety of activities for couples and families. The bed and breakfast rooms feature fireplaces, whirlpools, and therapeutic massage and steam showers. Our vacation rentals are great for families traveling with children and pets.
African Global Super Center
African Global Super Center is an emerging business headquartered in Reading, PA whose aim is to promote U.S and Africa trade. We create awareness of business on both sides of the ocean and the trade opportunities that they present. Our goal is to see more trade and business partnerships between U.S and African businesses that would foster economic growth. We strive to educate and inform as well as to break the stereotype and negative marketing of Africa. This is done through forums, conferences, meetings, trainings, seminars, summits, etc.
Albright College is a private college that offers a liberal arts curriculum with an interdisciplinary focus. Albright College is accredited by the Middle States Association, and offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, as well as a Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees in education. The college also offers accelerated degree programs.
Alisha's Spa Euphoria
Shed the stress of your daily routine under the smooth touch of expert technicians and aestheticians while you indulge in scented oil bliss in a luxurious and intimate setting. Reconnect with friends or loved ones and relax in our quiet, serene space. Our friendly massage therapists and skin care specialists have the training and passion to make your visit a positively euphoric experience.
All Star Distributing, Inc.
The largest beer and other beverages wholesaler in Berks County.
Allegheny Aqueduct/ Beidler House
The Schuylkill Navigation Company built the Allegheny Aqueduct in 1824. This “bridge for boats” was needed for the water of the canal to successfully cross over the Allegheny Creek. Restoration of the Aqueduct took place in 1983 and the structure was listed as a National Historic Site. The Beidler House was built in 1783 by Conrad Beidler to serve as a home for the operator of the nearby grist mill. The house is now open by appointment and for special programs.
Alvernia is a fast-growing Franciscan university, grounded in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, that combines diverse academic opportunities with personal attention and an unmatched commitment to community service. Situated on a scenic 121-acre suburban campus, the university offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors and a broad range of graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels thorough its School of Graduate and Adult Education.
Strategy is the backbone to any brand-building solution. Brand strategy planning will help you manage the transition into becoming a brand-driven organization. Our experienced strategists will guide and advise you through this illuminating journey. Strategic planning transforms current vision statements and strategic plans into action plans…creates practical benchmarks and tools to monitor progress…and finally, builds a continuous improvement process that fuels your company’s growth.
Angelica Park Environmental Exploration Center
The Alvernia campus adjoins 128-acre Angelica Park with picnic areas, walking paths, and other recreational areas. In addition, new baseball and softball fields were recently constructed in Angelica Park.
Anstadt Communications is a 5th generation commercial printing and marketing services company that is highly focused on generating demand for its customers' brands, products and services.
Antietam Lake Park
Located in Lower Alsace is this 643-acre watershed and recreation area. The 13.5 acre lake served as a water supply for the City of Reading for almost 100 years and is now a popular fishing and hiking spot. Pets and horseback riding are allowed in this park area.
Antique Dealers Association of Berks County
Over 50 dealers. Antique and Vintage items including Furniture, Folk Art, Primitives, Textiles, China, Glass, Jewelry and related items, Advertising, Sports, Holiday Items and collectibles.
Appalachian RV Resort
Make your next vacation spectacular at Appalachian RV Resort, in Shartlesville, Pennsylvania just off Exit 23 from I-78. This resort community attracts tourists from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh & Washington, D.C. With its wealth of things to see, this friendly community is close to the Appalachian Trail, Hershey Park & Chocolate Factory, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, Cabela's Showroom, Hawk Mountain, Crystal Cave, Pat Garret Amphitheater, Rodale Institute, Christmas Village, Blue Marsh Lake (boating, fishing, swimming), rodeos, horseback riding and outlet shopping.
The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from the southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Georgia, to the Trail’s northern terminus at Katahdin, Maine.
Arrowhead Public Golf Course
Conveniently located in Douglassville. Our two courses, the nine hole Blue Course and the eighteen hole Red & White course, will challenge golfers at all levels of play. The Blue course is a regulation par 35 course at 2,505 yards, with one par 5 and two par 3s.
The Red & White course is a par 71, 6,002-yard course, with four par 5s and five par 3s, one of which is 245 yards. We offer a snack bar, rentals, leagues, golf outings and a top-of-the-line Pro-Shop for all your golfing needs.
arts festival Reading
arts festival READING will be held throughout this unique building with an impressive array of
over 90 juried artists. Patrons can shop for the unique and unexpected at over 50 artisans´ booths, browse through more than 30 GoggleWorks artist studios and enjoy demonstrations and entertainment. Activities will occur throughout the buildings. All proceeds will directly benefit the GoggleWorks and support its mission to nurture the arts, foster creativity, promote education and enrich the community.
Athletes For Better Education (AFBE)
Athletes for Better Education (AFBE) is a company that specializes in baskeball camps, clinics and tournaments.
BALLOON RIDES DAILY by the U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team
COME UP – SLOW DOWN! Create a lifetime memory. Relax and enjoy the exhilaration of floating effortlessly over the Schuylkill River Valley in a beautiful hot air balloon. AM/PM rides available daily. Or, give the “Ultimate Gift” for any occasion. Call to reserve your flight.
BAMBA (Berks Area Mountain Biking Association)
BAMBA was established in 2012 as an IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) Chapter in Berks County. BAMBA is a non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers in Berks County. BAMBA seeks to preserve, protect, and promote mountain bike access and diverse riding opportunities within Berks County’s public and private lands through education, communication, and unified action.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, PA. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing during the winter and hiking, biking, boating, geocaching, disc golf and tennis from spring through fall. Bear Creek hosts corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year-round. Guests can dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at The Hotel at Bear Creek.
Bed & Breakfast on the Park
At Bed and Breakfast on the Park, you'll be surrounded by the warm character of this historic Queen Anne Victorian Mansion in its tranquil park-like setting. Appointed with antiques and family heirlooms, the mansion retains its original plaster ceiling, medallions, woodwork, parlor chandeliers and second-floor landing chandelier. We invite you to relax in our gracious hospitality.
The Beidler House was built in 1783 by Conrad Beidler to serve as a home for the operator of the nearby grist mill. Ths mill, built in 1766 was destroyed by fire and only the stone walls remain. The house is open by appointment and for special programs.