The Red Caboose Motel

The Red Caboose Motel 312 Paradise Lane Ronks, Pennsylvania *neither this post (nor my stay) were not sponsored in any way. If you want a unique getaway with friends, a fun experience for your family … or even a romantic weekend, this “wonder” ticks all of the boxes and then some. Located amidst working farms, the Strasburg Railroad, and other Lancaster County attractions are 38 cabooses,...

Resurrected Ghost Sign

Seigman & Wherley’s Sign Glen Rock Mill Inn 50 Water Street Glen Rock, Pennsylvania I am not alone in my affection for “ghost signs”, particularly among travel bloggers. The remnants of faded hand-painted advertising (for often extinct businesses and products) are a charming reminder of the past. While I love when ghost signs are protected and preserved, I’m not generally a big...

Ruins Park

Ruins Park 30 Enterprise Street Glen Rock, Pennsylvania Your opinion of this “wonder” may depend on  your personal esthetic. This is definitely my favorite find during 2017 and possibly my favorite in years! I was driving home from a meeting in Baltimore last week and I still had a few hours of daylight. I normally would have chosen a few things from my to-do list that are in Baltimore but it was...

Neon Utz Potato Chips

Utz Factory Outlet 861 Carlisle Street Hanover, Pennsylvania On the roof above one of the first of the Utz Potato Chip facilities, is one of my favorite neon signs. Initial construction here was in the late 1940s/early 1950s; but it has been expanded over the decades and definitely has a 1960s vibe in the building design and signage. This location is also one of  their factory outlets. You can find samples...

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