TOP 10 LIST - This is a list I created years ago for summer interns (REU students) and subsequently for freshmen seminar students. It includes cool places to go (out-doorsy) that are within about a 10 mile radius of campus; maps included.
Here are some pictures:
Longwood Gardens stop after DuPont Research Meeting
Biggest Icecream Cones in PA ... Lab Campout at Farm
Dolly Sods, West Virgina campout in mountains on Road trip to U. Kentucky for research Update meeting
Quick hike up into Rothrock in Early spring