Look for the Barbera Bear Slow Down Phone Down license plate frames because Barbera Cares! From water ice and soft pretzels, to trips down the shore, summer time is especially fun throughout the Philadelphia region. Here are some of Gary Barbera’s top picks for summer road trips to take the family in your Jeep this year.
“Down the Shore”
How could the shore not be at the top of the list? The Jersey shore points give so many Philadelphia families memories every year. From the beach and boardwalk with games and rides, to miniature golf and family bonding, roll the windows down and head on down to the shore this summer. Gary’s favorite destination: North Wildwood.
Distance from Philly (Atlantic City): 62 miles
World Renowned Hershey, PA is a great destination to add your list this summer. Just a short 1.5-hour trip from most locations in the Philadelphia region, Hershey has a ton of attractions built around their famous chocolate brand. Check out how chocolates made at the chocolate world exhibit or enjoy the latest thrills on the roller coasters at Hershey Park.
Distance from Philly: 95 miles
Philly is known for its great American history, but Gettysburg is one of the must-see civil war grounds in Pennsylvania. In addition to its interesting history, Gettysburg has plenty of wineries and distilleries to explore.
Distance from Philly: 138 miles
Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania
This is a prime fall destination for Jeep lovers looking for a weekend adventure. Located on the edge of the Appalachian Mountains, Laurel Highlands features beautiful trails to go off-roading. Experience the mountains, streams and retreats that are sure to please the outdoor enthusiast in you.
Distance from Philly: 246 miles
Looking for scenic back roads to cruise in your Jeep with great hidden places to eat? Lancaster is one of the oldest inland towns with over 200 shops, boutiques and amazing restaurants. The Red Rose City is smaller than Philly, but it offers an array of distinctive attractions for everyone.
Distance from Philly: 80 miles
If you’re looking for an outdoor, out-of-this-world adventure this summer, then pack up your Jeep and start your weekend road trip! Because Gary Barbera Cares, he is continuing the Jeep legacy and tradition by giving you tips and tricks on where to take your Jeep this summer! It pays to have a Jeep because Gary Barbera Cares about YOU!