Let’s Get Outdoors & Explore the Great Lakes

Welcome to PA on Pause

We’re so happy to have you here! We’re Mike & Sam, the adventurous couple behind PA on Pause. We’ve lived in and traveled around the region and beyond, always looking to experience the outdoors. We’ve done this our entire lives!

A hidden waterfall in Pennsylvania or Michigan? That little New York State Park? The best hiking trails for your next national park visit?

We’re here to share all the information you’ll need to plan your next outdoor adventure to a national park or road trip exploring around the Great Lakes.

If this is what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place.

Great Lakes Destinations:

Experience a National Park

We have some really fantastic outdoor spaces in the US managed by the National Park Service. We’re here to share our favorite spots, sometimes off the beaten path.

We’re America the Beautiful Passholders and take advantage of the annual pass every time we possibly can by visiting these national park sites.

Don’t forget about those national lakeshores, national seashores, and historic sites, too. We’re sharing them all with you!

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