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Make a vacation rental in Locust Lake, USA your home away from home

Locust Lake self-catering vacation accommodation is found in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, and is part of the State Park of the same name. In the summer months it’s a popular holiday destination, offering a wide range of outdoor recreation, from water based activities like boating, to cycling and hiking on land.

Things to do in Locust Lake, USA

The park around vacation rentals in Locust Lake is more than a thousand acres – surrounding the water is extensive woodland, which protects a range of animal species. Many people head for Locust Lake to enjoy some fishing. The lake itself is more than 50 acres in size and supports large stocks of brook and brown trout. It’s possible to hire both motorized and paddleboats at the park at reasonable process, subject to a launching permit from the park authority. Hunting is another of the main activities at the park – with more than half of its are designated for hunters, and a range of species like deer, pheasants and turkeys commonly sighted. If you arrive at Locus Lake vacation accommodation in the winter you could even give ice-fishing a go. In the warm summer months the lake is popular with swimmers, between around May and September. On land there are a number of trails to follow for walks and bike rides, and if you’d like to experience more of the abundant nature in the region then there are six other state parks within 30 miles of Locust Lake, with Tuscarora State Park just a few minutes away and boasting almost 2,000 acres of unspoiled nature based around a large lake.

Places to visit on holiday in Locust Lake, USA

The city of Philadelphia is a comfortable car ride from Locust Lake vacation rentals and offers a number of historical sites relevant to the birth of the United States. These include the Liberty Bell, as well as high profile museums like the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Franklin Institute Science Museum.

Weather in Locust Lake, USA

Locust Lake self-catering vacation rentals are set in a part of the country with a continental climate. Summers here are consistently warm, with high humidity, and temperatures that can get up to the low-30s in July and August. Winters tend to be cold, and sub-zero temperatures are common between December and February.

Cheap flights to Locust Lake, USA

The nearest major international airport to self-catering vacation accommodation in Locust Lake is Philadelphia (PHL), which lies around 2 hours by car to the southeast. If you’re travelling from the UK then you’ll be able to get to this destination by flying with British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR).

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                                                              my family and i rented this property as a last minute vacation, the description very accurate,even better in person. it was very clean & well maintained. it ended up being the best vacation we have had in many years ,i would recommend this listing to anyone. cant wait to see it in the winter.
                                                              • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2009
                                                              • Date of Stay: Aug 2009