- TripBuzz found 9 things to do with kids in or near Bedford, Pennsylvania, including 4 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cumberland and Flintstone.
- From Schellsburg / Shawnee Loop to Fort Bedford Museum, the Bedford area offers 44 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Parks.
- Located in south central Pennsylvania just over 100 miles from both Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Bedford is home to a series of family oriented activities, affordable prices, and beautiful countryside. George Washington headquartered himself in Bedford to lead 13,000 men against the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794. Bedford also hosts the Fall Foliage Festival every year, with pony rides, antique cars, and a number of vendors lining the streets.
The Fort Bedford Museum looks at the history of the Pennsylvania frontier circa the 1750s, on the site of Fort Bedford, a British Stockade and outpost. The museum's collection includes Native American artifacts, weapons, clothing and household items.
Pitt Theatre is a two screen theatre that shows first run films. Films are shown nightly at 7:30pm on both screens and the theatre offers Saturday matinees. Pitt Theatre is also open during non-show hours for private events.
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The only American institution devoted exclusively to the history of the country's woven coverlet bed coverings, the National Museum of the American Coverlet is housed in a historic schoolhouse building, and hosts a number of changing exhibits, classes and special events.
Taking travellers through the Allegheny Mountains, the Historic Lincoln Highway connects six counties, with attractions including historic landmarks, artisan shops and studios, a buffalo ranch, and dining and lodging.
The special feature of Rocky Gap State Park is a man-made lake called Lake Habeeb which borders sandy beaches and offers opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming. Besides the lake, the park is also home to numerous nature trails, campsites and an amphitheater.