Local Area Attractions
Wendell August Forge
One of the very few remaining forges in the country that continues to produce forged aluminum, pewter, bronze, and sterling silver articles entirely by hand, using no production machinery. Open Monday thru Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit Wendell August Forge online for more information. Currently due to a fire in 2010 the factory tours have been closed. The plan is for 2012 reopening.
New Wilmington - Amish Farms
The area in all has many Amish. We have an area drive yourself tour book ($5 deposit) featuring several Amish crafts and farms.
A local winery located about 30 minutes north of us in Hadley, PA.
Mercer Mercantile and Courthouse
Enjoy country shopping and Victorian styles around Mercer's Courthouse Square. The Mercantile is an old-fashioned soda shop. Open Monday-Friday.
Kraynak’s Easter & Christmas Displays
Enjoy Kraynak’s Easter Bunny Lane including Easter trees decorated with silk flowers and miniature lights, accented by animated Easter bunnies, chicks and a host of other animated figures. The Easter display is Open February 15 through April 7 daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Easter Sunday. Also enjoy Kraynak’s Santa’s Christmas land including a Christmas fantasy land of traditional, religious and toy land themes. Over fifty decorated Christmas trees and animated figures for all ages to enjoy. The Christmas Display opens the day after Labor Day through December 24 daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Christmas Eve 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.
Reyer’s Shoe Store
The World’s Largest Shoe Store . No matter what size, style, or brand name it is, chances are you’ll find the shoe that fits you at Reyer’s. The have 175,000 pairs in stock. Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Lengel Brothers Farm and Market
Lengel Brothers Farm and Market Local Farm Market Meat, Fowl and local grown Veggies
Living Treasures Animal Park
Touch and even feed pygmy goats, miniature and baby sheep, llamas and other little friends. Learn interesting facts about animals from Africa, Australia, Europe, Asia and North and South America. Open daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sky Dive Pennsylvania
Sky Dive at Grove City Airport (800) 909-JUMP www.skydivepa.com
We are conveniently located near interstate 79. Our campground is 1 hour north of Pittsburgh, 2 hours from Cleveland, less than 1 hour from Youngstown and 1 hour south of Erie.
Free Stocked Fishing Lake
Catch and release fishing lake - restocked with trout in early April. Bass (large and small mouth) - Trout - Crappie - Bill Gill and if you can catch them several carp we want out of there.
Recreation Area with Playground Equipment
In the store we have basketballs, volleyballs, kickballs, soccer ball, bocce balls, horseshoes, sidewalk chalk, and other misc stuff available for sign out.
In Season Saturday night wagon ride. First Saturday in July and August we have a family favorite - Squirt gun wagon ride. The Saturday prior to Columbus Day we have a trail run of the Spooky Wagon ride in the woods. Columbus Day weekend is The "Campground Halloween Weekend" and the official Spooky wagon ride.
Moraine State Park - Butler, Pennsylvania
Moraine State Park features 3, 225-acre Lake Arthur, and outstanding warm water fishery that is also great for sailing and boating. Of special interest are the Frank Preston Conservation Area and a 7-mile paved bike trail that winds around the north shore of the lake.
Pymatuning Deer Park
Animals from all over the world, large shaded picnic area and snack bar, gift shop with something for everyone, pony rides, petting zoo, train rides, and more. Open every day Memorial Day through Labor Day Monday and weekends only in September. Closed October through April.
Football Hall of Fame - Canton, Ohio
Since 1963, more than 7 million visitors from across the globe have passed through the turnstiles at the museum to soak in the history of America's favorite sport. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Remainder of the year, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed on Chistmas.
The Erie Zoo has been in operation since 1929. The zoo includes a botanical garden and 15 acres of extensive animal and plant collections from the far corners of the globe. There is also a train ride, children's zoo, gift shop, etc.
Waldameer Park and Water World
Family fun complex combines a beautiful amusement park with one of the greatest water parks in the entire country. The Park includes over 75 rides, slides and attractions. Waldameer and Water World open Tuesday - Sunday. Visit www.waldameer.com for times.
One-acre indoor water park resort featuring 5 water slides, 100+ family game arcade, Treasure Island Tropical Tanning Center, and Laguna Grill. The water temperature is 84 degrees year round and the air temperature is always 86 degrees. Open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 10 p.m. on weekends.
Presque Isle State Park
The Presque Isle State Park is a year-round day-use park. There are 15 miles of trails for hiking and biking, swimming, boating, fishing and beautiful sandy beaches. It is open from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. before Memorial Day and 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Sandcastle Water Park
There water park and riverplex picnic area are located on scenic shores of the Nonongahela River, just a short drive from downtown Pittsburgh. There are 9 featured slides and many other water attractions.
Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
The zoo and aquarium are part of a 77-acre facility that is home to thousands of animals. One of only 6 major zoo and aquarium combinations in the country. It is open year round except on major holidays.
Pittsburgh Strip District - Primanti Brothers Subs
Voted best subs in the city! Don't visit Pittsburgh without eating here.
Station Square and Duquesne Incline
Dining and nightlife, including Hard Rock Café, the Grand Concourse, Funny Bone Comedy Club, the Matrix, Ref's Sports Bar. There is something for everyone. Shopping Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Duquesne and Monongahela Inclines, horse and carriage rides, Chevrolet Amphitheater, Fountain at Bessemer Court, and the Gateway Clippers Fleet.
Andy Warhol Museum
Unique collections of the art and life of Andy Warhol. The museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh.
Point State Park
Located at the tip of Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle, Point State Park has a fabulous water fountain, paved promenades along the riverfront and overlooks with dramatic views of the city, busy waterways, and impressive hillside scenery.
US Steel Building - Top of the Triangle Restaurant
The US Steel Building is the tallest building in Pittsburgh with a rotating restaurant on the top.
Pittsburgh Symphony - Heinz Hall
One of the top 10 best orchestras in the world, the Pittsburgh Symphony is the first American orchestra to perform for the Pope in the Vatican. Performances are held in the beautiful Heinz Hall.
Directed by Franz Welser-Most, Cleveland is one of the top 5 orchestras in the world. Performances are held in the stunning and historic Severance Hall.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This attraction contains remarkable interactive exhibits, films, videos, and priceless poignant artifacts. On the shores of Lake Erie, the building itself is a stunning piece of daring architecture. Open daily 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Conneaut Lake Park
A small amusement park just off the shore of Conneaut Lake. During the summer months they have a variety,of rides and games, including the old wooden rollercoaster The Blue Streak. On weekends in the fall they redecorate the park into Ghost Lake with haunted rides. Closed during the winter.