Local Area Attractions Near Mercer / Grove City KOA Holiday
Nestled in western Pennsylvania, midway between Pittsburgh and Erie, lies Mercer County. Located in a region of small towns and rolling farmland, there is no shortage of adventures to entertain and occupy the whole family.
Let Mercer/Grove City KOA be your base camp while you explore all of the delightful places and recreation options this area has to offer.
Local Area Guide
Check out our Local Area Guide to help you decide where to eat, shop, and play!
Grove City Premium Outlets - 6 Minutes
Grove City Premium Outlets is western Pennsylvania's premiere shopping destination with over 120 brand name stores including Coach, aerie, J. Crew, The North Face, Columbia, Gap, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Vera Bradley and White House Black Market. The open air mall is located just off I-79, 3 miles south of the campground. Save 25-65% off everyday retail and enjoy the savings offered by Pennsylvania's tax-free status on most clothing and shoes.
1911 Leesburg Grove City Road
Grove City, PA 16127
Wendell August Forge - 6 Minutes
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. Tour the forge and watch master craftspeople at work. Located 1/2 mile west of Grove City Premium Outlets. Open 7 days a week.
2074 Leesburg-Grove City
Mercer, PA 16137
Keystone Safari - 8 Minutes
143 acre interactive animal and adventure park located less than two miles off of I-79. Guests of all ages will be delighted by a visit to this unique park that has been years in the making.
Receive 25% off admission when you show your KOA receipt! Valid only during your stay with us.
2284 Mercer Butler Pike
Grove City, PA 16127
Volant Village Shops - 15 Minutes
Volant is a unique village of quaint shops and restaurants located on Route 208 only 10 minutes from I-79 and I-80. Enjoy shopping on an old-fashioned main street nestled in the rolling hills of scenic western Pennsylvania Amish country. Open 361 days a year (closed New years day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). Shopping hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. http://www.volantshops.com/
550 Main St
Volant, PA 16156
Local Area Recreation Near Mercer / Grove City KOA Holiday
Amish Country Tours
An Old Order Amish community of approximately 2,500 people lives on farms surrounding the towns of New Wilmington and Volant.
If you are interested in a closer look into Amish life, book a tour with Simple Life Tours. Personalized tours are available Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.
Make reservations by phone or online.
108 N Market St
New Wilmington, PA 16142
Always wanted to try it? Tried it before and want to do it again? Skydive Pennsylvania is a full-service dropzone catering to both first-time skydivers and experienced skydivers.
Their expert instructors will provide you with a safe, high quality skydiving experience.
Book online or call to reserve your skydive.
496 Old Ash Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Jennings Environmental Education Center
Hike 5 miles of trail through more than 300 acres of forest and prairie. In late July and early August the prairie is in full bloom, with the rare Blazing-Star flower taking center stage. The North Country Scenic Trail passes through Jennings and uses some of it's trails. Park hours are from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week
2951 Prospect Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Mercer County is listed as one of Golf Digest's "Top 10 Golf Destinations". Three fine public courses lie within 15 minutes of the campground:
Willow Hills Golf Center in Grove City http://willowhillsgolf.com/index.html
Spring Valley in Mercer http://www.golfspringvalley.com/ and
Green Meadows Golf Course in Volant http://www.golfgreenmeadows.com/
Just 30 minutes away is The Buhl Park Golf Course - the only Free Public Golf Course in the United States! http://www.buhlfarmpark.com/golf-course-range
For information on additional courses in the area check the visitmercercountypa.com website