There are many different attractions in the Punxsutawney, PA area. PA Amish Country is a big hit with a lot of our guests, as it offers a glimpse into the way life used to be not too long ago. To learn more about amish country please click on this link. Punxsutawney Phil has been a big attraction for many years, but his popularity has skyrocketed ever since the movie was released. For more information about Punxsutawney Phil and Groundhog Day, visit http://www.punxsutawneyphil.com.
The Punxsutawney Historical Society is a great place to go if you want to look up genealogy of Punxsutawney relatives or see photos of what it was like in Punxsutawney between the 1890s and 1960s. The Punxsutawney Historical Society also has a museum and gift shop. The Lattimer House is a point of interest for Groundhog Day history, traveling exhibits, and geneological research.
For those people who are energetic, there is mountain biking and hiking. The Mahoning Shadow Trail is part of Rails To Trails, an organization that converts old unused railroad tracks into bike trails. Rails To Trails can also be found in a few other towns that surround Punxsutawney.