Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Getting Away From The Summer Swelter
After a wave of heat waves, KYW’s Jay Lloyd keeps his focus on finding the closest and coolest getaway spots.
by Jay Lloyd
KYW Newsradio 1060
There can’t be anything much cooler than setting your nether regions in the donut hole of a gussied-up innertube and floating down the Schuylkill or Delaware River, using nature for a watery air conditioner.
Or, if you prefer to chill on dry land with a roaring waterfall or a series of them helping temperatures plummet, head for Bushkill Falls (below), on Route 209 in the Poconos. Wooded hiking trails hidden from the broiling sun along with eight cascading waterfalls provide an unfailing cooler in a pristine environment.
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Then again, you might prefer to go underground, where the sun never penetrates. Make a beeline for Crystal Cave, near Kutztown, Pa. It may be pushing a hundred outside, but it’s in the comfy 50s down under.