Covered Bridges in PA: Photo Contests and Photo Tips

Sam Eckman Covered Bridge - approach to red covered bridge with green grassy area in front and trees behind

If you like to take scenic photos when you vacation in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the 25 covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties are perfect subjects. Every year there is a contest for the best photo of one of them.The rural … Continue reading

Columbia County PA Covered Bridges Near Bloomsburg

Esther Furnace Covered Bridge - red covered bridge over rocky stream surrounded by green-leafed trees

Of the approximately 14,000 covered bridges that once existed in the U.S., Pennsylvania claims almost 200 of the remaining 550. The 19 bridges in Columbia County and the four on the border between Columbia and Northumberland Counties represent the third … Continue reading

See Northeast PA Covered Bridges on May 2017 Bus Tour

Sam Eckman Covered Bridge - approach to red covered bridge with green grassy area in front and trees behind

Travel the back roads of Pennsylvania’s Columbia County and see 13 different nineteenth-century covered bridges on the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau’s Tour May 20, 2017. Columbia County boasts 19 of Pennsylvania’s approximately 200 bridges, each with its own history and story … Continue reading

Taste Turkey Hill Brews at Christmas on the Bridges 2016

Burgundy and gold sign for Josiah hes Covered Bridge in foreground, snow covered trees and red bridge in background

Celebrate Christmas in the country at ‘Christmas on the Bridges’ December 4, 2016 while you enjoy beer from the Inn, Farmhouse, and Brewing Co. at Turkey Hill. The Columbia County Covered Bridge Association marks the holiday season with hayrides at … Continue reading

November holiday shopping fun begins in Bloomsburg PA 

closeup of brown pine cone on branch of pine tree

November is the perfect time for a weekend getaway before the holiday season begins, and Bloomsburg’s serene countryside is the perfect destination – in fact, some people call this time of year ‘serenity season’. The brilliance of foliage season is … Continue reading