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Punxsutawney Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania - the home of Phil the Ground Hog, and in the news every Feb.2...... My husband and I went here in 2002 to celebrate Ground Hogs Day! What a great time we had with lots of awesome memories!

from Trekaroo

A Visit with Phil the Groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

All of the US looks to Punxsutawney Phil to forecast their spring weather on February 2nd every year. Your family doesn't have to wait until winter to visit central Pennsylvania, learn about weather and forecasting, and say "hi" to the famous groundhog. Read all about visiting Punxsutawney and the surrounding area with kids at Trekaroo.


Why is Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the weather capital of the world? Because that's where the world's most famous groundhog makes his yearly predictions regarding when spring will come. The Groundhog Day tradition is all about weather, and here's why the events fall on February 2, specifically:


Baltimore & Ohio "Wagontop" caboose #902440 was pictured here at the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's Riker Yard in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1988.