Danville Named to Expedia Top 15 List

Our very own town of Danville, Pennsylvania was included in a recent Expedia Travel Top 15 Places for the Perfect Child-Free Getaway.

From Expedia Travel

Kids are lots of fun, but they definitely change the vibe of a vacation! Sometimes, creating lasting memories for the little ones comes at your own expense, and that’s assuming you even have children. Whether by design or by circumstance, some folks don’t have kids—and they prefer to travel without the distraction of unsupervised children in hotels, restaurants, and attractions.

And there’s no denying it—childfree travel is trending in a major way. From childfree flights to adults-only resorts and cruises, the travel industry is paying attention. We scraped three years of conversations from Twitter and Instagram, looking at relevant hashtags related to taking vacations without kids (think terms like #childfree, #DINK, #nokids, #babymoon, #vacation, and #travel). More than ever, people are opting for childfree getaways when they plan their vacations—in fact, from 2016 to 2017, social media chatter about childfree travel literally doubled!

Social media conversations regarding childfree travel doubled from 2016 to 2017You’re certainly not alone if you’re considering a vacation where you specifically avoid kids. Whether you’re a parent craving some “me time” or you’re childfree and searching for travel spots that fit your vibe, we’ve got you covered. Here are 15 top U.S. travel spots where you can vacation to your heart’s content, without worrying about little ones skittering underfoot.

Danville

Danville should be on every childfree traveler’s bucket list. In addition to boasting plenty of fun activities to enjoy without little ones in tow, it’s just an overall easygoing area. The people are warm and welcoming, it’s brimming with historical houses, and there are plenty of scenic views to enjoy as you stroll along the Susquehanna River. It’s the perfect relaxing weekend jaunt for anyone, whether it’s overworked childfree jet-setters or frazzled parents seeking alone time. 

Unwind: Abigail House, which welcomes guests aged 13 and older, offers a peaceful respite that’s just minutes from Danville’s vibrant downtown. Fun fact: the original owner of the house, Abigail Geisinger, led quite the charitable and progressive childfree lifestyle! 

Indulge: Unlike larger bars in the area, pint-sized The Pub II caters to adults–you’ll be hard-pressed to find kiddos in this quiet pub, which also happens to offer legit eats. Opt for the mac ’n’ cheese skillet dinner. 

Experience: Enjoy a drive-in movie at Point Drive-in in nearby Northumberland. You’ll be blissfully free from worrying about noisy kids in the comfort of your car. If you’re visiting Danville for the scenery, enjoy the canopy of foliage at Robbins Trail Park or explore Montour Preserve. 

 

To read the complete article, visit Expedia’s website.

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