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Address: 1548 Woodland Ave. Ext., Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Description: This is the place to go to visit Phil and find out whether he sees his...
This is the place to go to visit Phil and find out whether he sees his shadow come February 2nd.
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Even off season it is cool

I was here in September. Yes not ground hog day time, but just seeing the place is cool. Just go there and try to imagine the hundreds of people who stand here in the cold for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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Fort Myers, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Groundhogs day. Freezing cold. Lot's of snow. Parked the car at the local Walmart and a bus took all us crazies up to Gobbler's knot. But, not before we became a member of the Ground Hogs Club for a mere $15 and participated in the annual celebration at the Eagles Club complete with free drinks and buffet style food. I... More 

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Leetonia, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

One of the most fun weekends I've ever had! We went to the big party beginning at 3 am. It was raining but no one cared. The hosts were entertaining and fun. What a well planned event. Two thumbs up!

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Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A visit to Punxsutawney is not complete without a trip to the Knob. It is a nice walk from downtown and other parts of the town. See where Phil works on Feb 2nd!

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Berryville, Va
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Even in the freezing rain and snow, hundreds of people turned out for the annual event. The town opens up, the firework display and entertain were wonderful. Take the whole family but don't forget to dress warm. Bring chairs or you will be left standing. $5 per person for the bus ride to the top or you can walk the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Date: Saturday Jan 31 2015 - Monday Feb 2 2015 Stayed at the Country Villa across from Walmart: yes, the rooms were dated, but the new conscientious owners were a delight. our room had everything we needed including a tv, fridge, microwave and free wi-fi. a bit pricey for $149/night with a 2-night minimum, but supply and demand, sigh. ended... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I just got back from my 2nd time there. I went in 2013 and now 2015. 13 was more fun due to it had many many more people there. But I think if you are close to it its worth doing at least once.

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Midland, Michigan
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173 reviews 173 reviews
37 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Pretty neat place to stop and see while in the area. Punxsutawney is not a big town so make sure to see it while there. Phil's stump is on display and there is a lot of information. Great stop for the kids.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I was here in September. Yes not ground hog day time, but just seeing the place is cool. Just go there and try to imagine the hundreds of people who stand here in the cold for about 30 seconds to see Phil and get the weather . Well worth a 10 minute stop. If you want Phil gifts, you need... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It's a old city. Lots of old homes. Found Punxsutawney Phil sleeping in the sunshine in the window. Saw Rebecca and Abe from "Breaking Amish" at the local restaurant. All in all good day.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I didnt go on or near Groundhogs Day so I cant say there was much to see. When I got there there was a neat area for kids to run around and I got to see the Punxsy Phil tree. Wasnt well taken care of I'm disappointed to report as everyone carved their name on the tree. I'm surprised the... More 

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