Williamsport Attractions

Animal Land Zoological Park
Overlooking the picturesque Pennsylvania Grand Canyon in Tioga County, Animal Land is home to over 200 exotic, wild and domestic animals. Enjoy a stroll on a beautifully landscaped path of 12 acres.

Bastress Mountain Winery

Having privately made wine for over 12 years, Shawn Zimmerman and his wife, Karen, decided it was time to take their passion for wine public. Using Pennsylvania grown grapes, Shawn makes over 13 different wines.

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland
Giant reptiles, deadly snakes, curious lizards and beautiful frogs… more than forty species from around the world in an indoor exhibit complex. Tropic-like gardens open in the summer with aquatic turtles, iguanas, and more.

Community Arts Center
Referred to as the “Jewel of Downtown Williamsport”, this fully restored 1920’s theater holds a 2,200-seat house. On any given night at the Arts Center you will find a Broadway musical, concert, musical review, or film.

Crosscutters-Professional Baseball Club
Class A minor league affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Member of the 14-team New York-Penn League. Home games at historic Bowman Field. Opened in 1926, this field is the second oldest minor league stadium still operating. It has undergone a complete $1.5 million in renovation.

Hiawatha Paddle Riverboat
Cruise along the Susquehanna River aboard this replica of the vessel which graced this waterway in the 1800’s. The boat has an enclosed lower deck with cocktail service and an open upper deck with a historic narrative. Meal options available.

Knoebel’s Amusement Park
Fun, food, and fantasy at Pennsylvania’s largest free admission amusement park. 45 rides. One of America’s 10 best roller coasters, the Phoenix. Giant pool, water slides, restaurants, gift shops, games, and mini golf.

Little League Museum

Play in the museum’s batting and pitching cages and timed running track. Visit the Hall of Excellence of former Little Leaguers. See over 50 years of Little League history

Millionaire’s Row
The homes of Millionaire’s Row National Historic District that dot West Fourth Street in Williamsport are testaments to an era when money was abundant and bigger was certainly better. Lumber was king in Lycoming County and the extravagant and elegant mansions and churches prove it.

Oregon Hill Wine Company
Since it’s opening almost 20 years ago, it’s owner, Eric Swendrowski has tasted only success. Making wine since he was 16, Eric is still creating new and award winning wines. After satisfying your buds play a round of golf at Pine Marsh just across the road from the winery.

Original Little League
The birthplace of Little League Baseball. Features Carl E. Stotz Archives, original playing field. World Series site from 1947-1958.

Penn’s Cave
America’s only all-water cavern and wildlife park. Enjoy a cavern tour and wildlife tour. You will be entertained, as well as educated about the geology, biology, and geography of Central Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Grand Canyon
Situated in approximately 160,000 acres of the Tioga State Forest lies the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. The exposed rock formations are over 350 million years old. Be sure to bring your camera as the numerous overlooks offer spectacular views.

Scottish Rite/Acacia Club & Little Theater
The complex consists of three interconnected buildings; the William Howard Memorial Cathedral, the Acacia Club, and the Auditorium and Banquet Hall Building. The elegance, splendor, and beauty of the facilities are among the finest in central Pennsylvania.

Thomas T. Taber Museum
Explore the history of north-central PA in this museum dedicated to major events of the region’s history and everyday life including displays on the West Branch Canal, a Tiffany stained glass window, and a model of the Susquehanna Boom plus Shempp Model Train Exhibition featuring over 300 complete toy trains.

The Williamsport Trolleys
Williamsport’s millionaires in the 1800’s helped pave the way for the city’s first form of public transportation – the streetcar. Today, Williamsport City Bus recreates that era with the Peter Herdic, Anne Weightman, and Carl Stotz Trolleys.

Festivals & Events:

Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras comes to Williamsport every year. Bring your friends and join the fun. A Mardi Gras parade and great nightlife are sure to greet you.

Downtown Arts & Crafts Festival
Fun for all ages. Stroll through many displays of crafters, artisans, and food vendors. Free musical entertainment and children’s activities are also planned.

Billtown Blues Festival
If you like blues music – or any kind of music for that matter – you need to be at the Billtown Blues Festival held at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds.

Hiawatha Riverfest Regatta
Enjoy a weekend of sanctioned boat racing, boat parades, water ski show, and more. There will also be craft and food vendors, live bands, and children’s activities.

Lycoming County Fair
It’s one of the area’s biggest events. Spend a day or several days enjoying all the exhibits, rides, games, and, of course, food. Top-notch entertainment and a fabulous fireworks display will be sure to keep the crowds happy.

Homade Days
The name says it all. All things ‘homade’ will be the spotlight during this annual event in Williamsport’s historic tree-filled Brandon Park. From crafts, artwork, and food, there will be vendors galore.

Annual Loyalsock Valley Early Days
Old farm machines come to life at the Loyalsock Valley Early Days. See how it was done years ago as tractors, steam engines, and antique cars strut their stuff. Lumberjack events, flea markets, and food vendors will also be on hand.

Little League Baseball World Series
This is the event that helped put Williamsport ‘on the map.’ People from across the country and across the world flock to central Pennsylvania for the Little League Baseball World Series. You have seen it on television, now come and see where it all happens.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion
Enjoy our area’s vibrant fall foliage colors on board a restored 1920’s passenger rail car. A diesel engine from the Lycoming Valley Railroad takes the cars along for a scenic ride.


Bullfrog Brewery & Restauran
The area’s only microbrew pub with 8 fresh beers served in an exciting, casual atmosphere. Unique varied menu, including vegetarian.

LeJeune Chef Restaurant
Home to Penn College’s renowned Visiting Chef Series, which attract some of the world’s finest chefs.

Peter Herdic House
Enjoy fine dining in the quiet ambience of an impeccably restored Victorian lumber mansion.