Ebbert Springs Archaeological Preserve and Heritage Park

Franklin County Visitors Bureau sees history as the glue that connects centuries of Franklin County stories. Ebbert Springs is one of the earliest documented sites of Franklin County’s history. Stretching back 11,000 years, Ebbert Springs gives a glimpse of prehistoric Franklin County and fast forwards to show frontier life, French & Indian War era, and the Underground Railroad period. Named as a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission archaeological super site, Ebbert Springs is set to become the centerpiece of an archaeological preserve and heritage park. (more…)

Totem Pole Playhouse Announces Four Productions and Bonus Show for Theatre’s 67th Anniversary Season

Sponsored by the Franklin County Visitors Bureau, Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania’s premiere summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, announced a summer season featuring the stage version of a Best Picture Academy Award-winning movie, two Tony Award-winning musicals, and a celebration of America’s most beloved composer, for the theatre’s 67th summer season. The season will close with an intimate, two-person play on stage for one week only starring a legendary TV couple from a classic hit of the late 80s. (more…)

17 Things to Do in Franklin County in 2017!

17 Things to Do in Franklin County in 2017!

With the new year here, the hopes and wishes for 2017 is fresh in everyone’s minds. The new year means big things for Franklin County, from new breweries and shops, to new additions to favorite stops around the corner. Another year means more chances to explore the beautiful Franklin County in all seasons through new thrills and shops to old favorites that have always been there. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to view their 17 recommendations for 2017!


Enjoy Local Apples On National Eat A Red Apple Day

The saying goes that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, so celebrate National Eat A Red Apple Day on December 1 with a Franklin County apple. Apples are delicious as they are and add flavor to so many things. From stuffing to salsa or old favorites like dumplings, pies and tarts to ciders and wines, apples are comfortable in traditional recipes or more contemporary foodie favorites. (more…)

12 Days of Christmas Gifts in Franklin County

As the holidays approach, the hunt begins for the perfect gifts for everyone, from friends, family, to the family pets. Some shoppers start early, others shop year-round to get the perfect gifts. While shoppers may differ in their shopping timelines, the goal remains the same, to find the perfect gift for your loved ones that will make them light up Christmas morning. A good way to do this is to shop Franklin County and give the gift of local, quality products not found anywhere else. (more…)