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The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Large collection of animals from penguins to polar bears to giraffe. Beautiful walking trails to explore the habitats.

876 Mansion House Dr, Baltimore, MD 21217

http://www.marylandzoo.org/
410-396-7102

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Central Park

A must on any trip to the city. Home of the Central Park Zoo, the Loeb Boathouse, Tavern on the Green, Strawberry Fields, Wollman Rink, the Alice in Wonderland statues and so much more!

Between Fifth Ave. and Central Park West from 59th ? 110th Sts., Manhattan, NY 10024

http://www.centralpark.com/
(212) 310-6600

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The Highline

Walk along the old railroad tracks that are are above the city streets. The Highline has converted these railroad tracks into parks that allow for breathtaking views of the skyline.

Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues

http://www.thehighline.org/
212-500-6035

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ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

View the animals that are indigenous to North America including elk, wolves, bald eagles, otters, black bears and more!

201 Park Ave, Hershey, PA 17033

http://www.zooamerica.com/
(717) 534-3900

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York Social Dance Studio

York Social Dance Studio dedicates itself to the practice and preservation of the vintage social dance scene in the Downtown York Community.

324 West Market St. York, PA 17401

http://ysdstudio.com/
(717) 659-1308

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York County Parks

Did you know that York features some of the coolest mountain bike trails in the region? There are many great mountain biking trails right here in our neighborhood such as Rocky Ridge Park and William Kain Park, and the Heritage Rail Trail which runs from downtown York the whole way to Maryland. Visit www.yorkcountyparks.org for details. While you?re there, read about the 2009 Moonlight Bike Rides on the Rail Trail.


http://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation.html

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Lotus Moon Yoga

Lotus Moon is committed to offering accessible, non-competitive yoga for all bodies and experience levels. Find harmony and freedom in your body and be inspired at Lotus Moon.

36 N Beaver St, York, PA 17401

http://www.lotusmoonyogayork.com/
717.424.2273

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York Jewish Community Center

The York JCC has been in the York community for over 95 years and is still going strong. They offer a community center dedicated to strengthening and presrving Jewish culture, promoting mutual understanding and the acceptance of diversity, and enhancing the well being of members and the community through cultural, educational, physical, recreational, and social opportunities. Everyone is welcome!

2000 Hollywood Dr, York, PA 17403

http://www.yorkjcc.org
(717) 843-0918

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Reid Menzer Memorial Skatepark

The park was built to memorialize 14-year-old Reid Menzer, who was hit by a car while street luging in January 2006. The property, located at Veterans Memorial Park, was donated by the city. Numerous others donated time, services and money to build the much-anticipated skatepark. The park is now open for skateboards and in-line skaters daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The park is free and open to the public, and offers York area skaters a much-needed venue to practice their sport without being hassled by the authorities.

941 Vander Avenue York, PA 17403

http://reidmenzermemorialskatepark.org

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Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area

Goal: In association with local, state and national partners, the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area works to bomb more livable and economically vital communities. The goals of the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area include strengthening place, building understanding and identity, enhancing the visitor experience and building strong institutions for partnerships.

1706 Long Level Road, Wrightsville, PA 17368

http://www.susquehannaheritage.org/
717-252-0229

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Cadence Cycling

O.K. If you are into cycling or triathlons....om..... you just found nirvana. Lift the bikes with your little finger. (Their weight is measured in GRAMS). Drool. It's O.K. Save your pennies and someday you might just buy a Kuota Carbon Sculpture bicycle. Paste this link into your browser just to get a taste. http://www.cadencecycling.com/products/triathlon/bicycles%5Fframesets/Kuota/K%2DFactor/ P.S. - They will also measure every part of your anatomy during a four hour bicycle fitting session. Here's how they put it: "Our coaches work intimately with the world's top ergonomists, physiologists, and riders to constantly refine and improve our fit methodology." This is extreme. This is heaven. You and your bike are one. This is the shop that provided equipment to Brian Duffy who won the Sprint Triathalon World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.

4323 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127

http://www.cadencecycling.com/
(215) 508-4300

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The Bronx Zoo

As the flagship of the largest network of metropolitan zoos in the country, the Bronx Zoo is the world's greatest zoo!!

Fordham Road and the Bronx River Parkway, Bronx, New York

http://www.bronxzoo.com
718-367-1010

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LA Fitness

Only an 8 MINUTE DRIVE from CODO!!! This premier fitness facility is brand new and it's huge. Features a nice pool, plenty of machines and weights, tons of classes and a friendly staff. Having a gym like this so close to CODO means you will be out of excuses!

Manchester Crossroads, 351 Loucks Rd, York, PA 17404

https://www.lafitness.com/Pages/clubhome.aspx?clubid=374
(717) 848-6910

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Russian & Turkish Baths

OK - This is a must for anyone spending the weekend in New York. This place isn't fancy. And it isn't expensive ($45 for the day). And it isn't new. The staff is all Russian. You're going to feel like Boris Yeltsin. Saturdays are co-ed. Soak in the 130 degree sauna. Then jump in the ice pool. Feel your heart beat to a new rhythm. This place has been in business since the 1890's.

268 E. 10th St., New York, NY 10009

http://www.russianturkishbaths.com/enter.html
(212) 473-8806

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Wisehaven Tennis Center

If you're a tennis player, this is a great place to play and improve. Great facility. Jim Overbaugh is the pro. Very friendly guy. He's the best and he'll make you better. If his name sounds familiar, that's because he's been teaching in York for decades.

2989 E Prospect Rd, York, PA 17402

https://www.facebook.com/WisehavenTennisCenter
(717) 757-6373

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Susquehanna Canoe Club

The CCGH is loosely run with an easy atmosphere of people helping people. To listen in on conversations one might hear hints on paddling a particular stream; how to improve a paddler's stroke, reliving the last party or camp out or a tip on how to properly cook a hot dog over a campfire. Don't own a canoe? The Club has canoes and kayaks to lend members. Before buying any equipment consult a club member, he or she will gladly give you their opinion and best recommendations, from experience. Many of our members are enjoying the growing sport of kayaking as well, so come join our diverse group of recreational and whitewater boaters.


http://www.ccghpa.com/

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Shanks Mare

Steve and Liz have a TOTAL, TOTAL, TOTAL commitment to York County and Central PA. They deserve the first chance to be the place you buy your gear. If you're looking for high quality gear, knowledgable sales people and a beautiful riverside setting, look no further. Shank's Mare is it. The bonus is that they also lead outdoor adventures. This independent store is one of York County's real gems. Make the trip. You'll be glad you did.

2092 Long Level Road, Wrightsville, PA 17326

http://www.shanksmare.com/
(717) 252-1616

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Earth Treks Timonium Climbing Center

GREAT INDOOR CLIMBING WALLS FOR ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE. Get vertical! Earth Treks' Climbing Center in Timonium, MD was opened in 2002. Its competition inspired, state-of-the-art wall and bouldering area have hosted many competitions including three national championships. Routes are set daily by Matt Bosley. Facility highlights include: Three teaching areas Climbing and bouldering for all ages and abilities Lead walls to 50 feet Pro-shop A complete cardio and strength training area

1930 Greenspring Dr., Timonium Drive, Timonium, MD 21093

https://www.earthtreksclimbing.com/md/
410-560-5665

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Baltimore Aikido

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that fosters the individual's ability to harmonize with their environment. It was developed by Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), an exceptional Japanese martial artist whose background included the study of jiujitsu, especially daitoryu-(aiki)jujitsu, sword fighting and spear fighting. He wanted to develop an art that would be an art of peace (Aikido) rather than an art of war (Aikibudo). Aikido opens us up to the bombnatives to conflict. It shows how to deal with violence without escalating into greater violence. THE BALTIMORE AIKIDO DOJO IS IS TOP NOTCH.

1750 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211

http://www.baltimoreaikido.com/
410-727-2318

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York Hiking Club

During the Great Depression in 1932, a group of enthusiastic folks formed an association to enjoy each others company while engaging in local, inexpensive outdoor recreational activities. Today, the Club is an incorporated, non-profit, all volunteer organization with one or two activities most weeks of the year. The Club has over 130 members and is very active in recreation and preservation.


http://www.yorkhikingclub.com/

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Shanks Mare

Steve and Liz have a TOTAL, TOTAL, TOTAL commitment to York County and Central PA. They deserve the first chance to be the place you buy your gear. If you're looking for high quality gear, knowledgable sales people and a beautiful riverside setting, look no further. Shank's Mare is it. The bonus is that they also lead outdoor adventures. This independent store is one of York County's real gems. Make the trip. You'll be glad you did.

2092 Long Level Rd, Wrightsville, PA 17368

http://www.shanksmare.com/
(717) 252-1616

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William Kain Park

Established in 1977, William H. Kain County Park consists of 1,637 acres and 2 lakes, Lake Williams (220 acres) and Lake Redman (290 acres). The park is made possible through a 50 year lease agreement between the County of York and The York Water Company. GREAT TRAILS FOR BIKING, HIKING, AND RUNNING and a REALLY BEAUTIFUL LAKE FOR CANOEING. Only minutes from downtown!!!

274 Hess Farm Rd, York, PA 17407

http://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/the-parks/william-kain-park
(717) 840-7440

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Susquehanna River

A great place to enjoy life is on Lake Clarke. The lake is in Lancaster County with York County on the west shore line. Lake Clarke was formed in 1931 when the Safe Harbor Dam was built on the Susquehanna River. The dam, in addition to storing water for hydroelectric-generating plant, bombd an 11.5 square-mile lake that over the years has developed into one of Pennsylvania's prime recreation areas, especially for water-sports enthusiasts.


http://www.visitcentralpa.org/things-to-do/the-susquehanna-river

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York Roadrunners

Who knew that the land of the eternal funnel cake could support such a fantastic running club? MANY races, beginner's running groups, picnics - and more. Check the website.


http://www.yorkroadrunners.com/

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Pennsylvania State Parks

If you want to explore Pennsylvania's great outdoors, you've come to the right place. You can find information for planning a one day picnic or hiking trip, a weekend getaway, or a vacation. THIS SITE IS A GREAT RESOURCE.


http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/

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Michaux State Forest

Michaux is located in south central Pennsylvania on the South Mountain range, with the northern terminus of the forest located just south and west of Harrisburg, PA and its southern terminus resting on the Maryland State border. It consists of 85,000+ acres of managed forest lands that host an abundance of recreational opportunities. Laurel and Fuller Lakes have been a favorite of York Countians for decades. Take a 50 minute drive northwest of York and discover what all the fuss is about.


http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/stateforests/michaux/

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YMCA

This is the place the Village People sang about, in a positive sense. Great facilities for the average and better fitness types plus an incredible array of youth programs. Check out the Hoffman Baseball & Softball Academy. The YMCA has also maintained a great commitment to the York community - worth supporting just because they do not take the easy way out.

90 N Newberry St, York, PA 17401

http://www.yorkcoymca.org
(717) 843-7884

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Rail Trail

This is just such an incredible asset to have at your doorstep. The trail head for the rail trail is only a few blocks from Codo and the trail stretches all the way into Maryland!!! Running, riding, walking.... you just can't beat it.


http://www.yorkcountytrails.org

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Pennsylvania State Parks

If you want to explore Pennsylvania's great outdoors, you've come to the right place. You can find information for planning a one day picnic or hiking trip, a weekend getaway, or a vacation. THIS SITE IS A GREAT RESOURCE.


http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/

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Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the The AT, is a 2,174 mile (3500 km) marked hiking and camping trail in the eastern United States, extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. The AT passes through 14 states and has multiple access points in Central Pennsylvania.


http://www.appalachiantrail.com/

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Mason-Dixon Trail

The Mason Dixon Trail connects the Appalachian Trail with the Brandywine Trail. This 190-mile long trail starts at Whiskey Springs, on the Appalachian Trail, in Cumberland County, PA and heads east towards the Susquehanna River, passing through Pinchot State Park en route. The trail then follows the west bank of the Susquehanna south to Havre de Grace in Maryland.


http://www.masondixontrail.org/

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