Countless people head to museums and galleries each year hoping to be touched by a meaningful piece of art or to view something with historic significance. And whether one enjoys looking at sculptures, portraits, photography, old documents or even early transportation devices, there’s no shortage of museums in the state of Pennsylvania for people to check out and enjoy
Tourist spending in Rockford and Winnebago counties has continues to rise year after year—in 2015 it reached $349.91 million, a 3 percent increase from the previous year, according to the Illinois Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism.
"We are delighted to see such strong results again this year for the tourism economy in Winnebago County," says Roberta Holzwarth, board chair, Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Sustained economic growth is crucial as we transform our region.”
If you haven’t hosted an event in Lehigh Valley yet, it’s about time you do. The area has a number of venues and offers a number of free activities your guests can enjoy during their downtime
“Lehigh Valley is home to many things that families, couples, or individuals can visit without having to spend any money to do so,” says Michael Stershic president, Discover Lehigh Valley. “We want to make sure people know that these options exist to them whether they are visiting the area or live here full-time.”
With their breathtaking art and glimpses of history, museums make perfect destinations for school trips and outings. But these stoic buildings aren’t just for students. Today, many museums offer private rooms for hosting events or meetings, and some will even close the galleries to create truly unique, private events. Luckily, New Jersey is home to a plethora of museums with rentable space, so plan your next meeting, event or party amongst historic antiques, manicured grounds and priceless art.