"The "Big City" near this country gal" Reading by SheDragon

Reading Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 29 photos

Although I was raised in Oley and Topton, both small towns, Reading is where you went when you needed something. Reading is not a large city, when compared to nearby cities like Philadelphia and Harrisburg, but it has everything a large city has...good and bad. Reading is best known for its outlet stores, though. As the picture says, Reading, PA is the Outlet Capital of the World!! There's the Vanity Fair Outlets, the 8th St. Outlets...all the stores along Penn Ave are considered outlet stores....and that's not counting the malls, Berkshire and Fairgrounds Square, and the big department stores and super stores that are absolutely everywhere! I can't think of anything you can't buy in Reading! Outside of Reading...as you travel nearer to Kutztown, you can find little shops and stores that sell souvenirs like little hex signs and other PA Dutch items, too. Whatever you want, Reading's got it somewhere!

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  • C5_CHICK's Profile Photo
    Jan 6, 2006 at 10:49 AM

    I acnt believe they made the road to no where go somewhere :( ITS JUST NOT THE SAME!!! Pow highway lol I want the road to no where back :( members from my corvette club said in the 60's they usto skateboard out there haha

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    Jan 16, 2003 at 5:46 AM

    Great to hear about our transatlantic namesake! Love the wedding photos...

  • tessy's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2002 at 1:34 PM

    Great memories of a great day! Be happy for ever!

  • StefanosS's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2002 at 8:27 AM

    Happy for ever!

  • ABL1958's Profile Photo
    Mar 25, 2002 at 4:14 AM

    Great wedding pics! Love your sense of humor in the telling :

  • patrikske's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2001 at 6:44 PM

    Lovely page !


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