"You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania" Top 5 Page for this destination Pennsylvania by Ewingjr98

Pennsylvania Travel Guide: 6,600 reviews and 15,547 photos

I was born and raised in Pennsylvania.

This page will only cover the small places I have visited or places where I haven't spent much time including Marienville, Allentown, the Allegheny National Forest, and Volant. I have dedicated pages for Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Cook Forest State Park, Lucinda, and Clarion.

In the 1980s the state's slogan was "You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania." Despite the obvious flaw in that not everyone has a friend in PA--because we are friendly, but not that friendly--this is also terrible English. Was this slogan directed toward travelers from England? Why not use proper American English with "You Have a Friend in Pennsylvania?"

  • Last visit to Pennsylvania: Dec 2006
  • Intro Updated Jul 7, 2009
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2009 at 6:43 PM

    Beautiful country. The fall leaves are so colorful. That is a wonderful event about the bears. The beautiful historic buildings are my cup of tea. Thanks for sharing!

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2008 at 7:43 PM

    Nice job. Any congressman who served in the 107th Congress and their staff should be thankful to these people or many of them would be 7 years dead. The Capitol was likely the target of the terrorists.

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2008 at 5:09 PM

    thanks for sharing the state overall. nice tips on Elks (nice pictures) and the bear story is great. seems like a beautiful state to visit in summers and falls.

  • SteveOSF's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2008 at 6:41 PM

    Nice little page on Pennsylvania. I especially liked the forest pictures.

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