New PA Route 6 Visitor’s Guide Launches With Character Areas | WIVT



From PA Route 6 Alliance:

Traveling the 427 miles of US Route 6 through northern Pennsylvania, you pass through regions and communities diverse in terms of natural resources and heritage themes that together tell a story on many levels of the PA Route Heritage Corridor. 6 and its inhabitants. Travelers and residents alike are invited to explore and appreciate this history through the new PA Route 6 Visitors Guide and Map of Character Areas, developed in partnership by PA Route 6 Alliance and its tourism partners with support from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

The 16-page travel guide, with a detailed map, takes you on a journey through seven unique character areas through the historic route, each named for the primary natural or historical resource of its location – lakes, industry, forests, agriculture, rivers, transport, and conservation. Each character area features “Top Attractions” and “More Across the Hall” that include mile marker (MM) numbers to match the “Do 6” mile marker signs along the route. While each of the Character Zones can be considered the main Corridor destination for its resource, all seven resources can be found throughout the Corridor, making PA Route 6 a route to a wide range of landscapes, stories, activities and experiences.

The new guide also features the 2021 PA Route 6 Artisan Trail Map that takes travelers to the most creative experiences through the hallway at over 60 artisan shops, art studios, galleries, theaters, craft breweries, wineries. , restaurants, community art centers, and more. The new PA Route 6 Visitor’s Guide can be downloaded or requested by mail at or found at the following Pennsylvania Visitor Centers and partner sites: VisitErie in Erie, Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau in Meadville, Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau in Bradford, PA Route 6 Alliance in Galeton, Visit Potter-Tioga in Wellsboro , Bradford County Tourism Promotion agency in Towanda, Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau in Tunkhannock, Lackawanna County Visitors and Convention Bureau in Scranton, and Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau in Stroudsburg. For more information, contact the PA Route 6 Alliance at [email protected] or 814-435-7706.

The PA Route 6 Alliance, a 501 (c3) company, was formed in 2003 to manage the PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor and to implement branding and marketing plans, community development programs, and other advocacy efforts. planning along the corridor. The Alliance includes representatives from 11 counties, 9 convention and visitor offices, 4 heritage areas, local development districts, local business owners, chambers of commerce and other interested parties along the corridor. The PA Route 6 Heritage Communities Program is a PA Route 6 Alliance and PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor program funded by the PA Heritage Area Program under the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.


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