The Philadelphia Hyatt at the Bellevue property, an iconic landmark open since 1904, is being rebranded as the Bellevue Hotel and will become the first Unbound Collection hotel in the Northeast region. The rebrand will be official as of March 1, 2018.
I recently visited the newly opened Aloft Philadelphia Downtown. It’s a breath of fresh air! It may occupy a historic bank building in the heart of Center City just a few blocks from City Hall, but step inside and its blend of fresh, contemporary design is invigorating and very of the moment.
Allenberry Resort has reopened after a one-year renovation, now offering a Sneak Peek Package starting at $99 a night. Allenberry Resort is located in Boiling Springs, along the Appalachian Trail in Central Pennsylvania. The resort has been open since the 1790s, boasting of lineage from the original home of James Crockett, the uncle of Davy Crockett.
Sponsored by Mohegan Sun Pocono
1. Location, Location, Location
Mohegan Sun Pocono is conveniently located near most major metropolitan areas in the Northeast including New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. Located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the venue sits on 400 acres of hillside making it one of the largest entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania.
2. Attention to Detail
A New SPiN on Philadelphia
Something new has popped up in the Philadelphia area. Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater, part of the Magical Arts Center, opens Aug. 18 in Huntingdon Valley. The facility is owned and operated by two professional magicians with a combined 60 years of experience under their belts – Danny Archer and Marty Martin. The 60-seat theater was designed to ensure that everyone has a great view of the action.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort has announced a new Unlimited Adventures Package.
Red Pedal Tours in Philadelphia is now offering a brand-new tour for foodies. We profiled Red Pedal Tours in our Spring 2014 issue when they had just hit the streets with their bright red pedicycle, and we are thrilled they are growing in popularity. The pedicycle is powered by you—there are 12 seats lining two sides of the cycle, with a bench in the back for three non-cyclers to enjoy the ride. Their history tours are a fun and active way to experience the city’s history in a new way.
Oink and Moo, a food truck that has operated in New Jersey since 2012, is making big news! The truck is known throughout NJ towns like Hoboken and Asbury Park, but after expanding to Philadelphia, it won a Vendy award for Rookie of the Year. Now, The Daily Meal has rated Oink and Moo the No. 2 best food truck in the United States. The food is straight up BBQ—beef brisket or pulled pork sliders, chili, tacos, quesadillas, and ribs.