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 recreation options and outdoor fun.
Whether you're staying for the night or a week, there are many things to entertain and occupy the whole family.
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.
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.
Almost 2,000 Old-Order Amish people make their home in the farms surrounding the village of New Wilmington. Buggies and cars co-mingle on the roads.
A number of interesting specialty shops are located in town. Whiting Meats, an old fashioned butcher shop that makes out of this world bacon. Gilliland's Market, a great little grocery store with a friendly staff. The Cheese House, notable not just for the cheese but also a large selection of gluten-free foods. The Silk Road Fair Trade Market carries extraordinary handcrafted gifts from around the world. The Fractured Grape is a medical themed wine bar that donates part of their proceeds to curing disease. Amish Oak Showcase offers handcrafted Amish made furniture. All are worth a visit, and if your tummy starts to grumble, The Tavern on the Square serves lunch and dinner in an historic old house. Hitching your horse and parking are both free here.
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/
Hike the 4 mile trail or rent a cart buggy and explore. History, wildlife, water falls, iron ore furnace and so much more.
Admission: $27.50 Per Cart; $5.00 Walking Per Person
Mid April – Mid October 2018 – Daily 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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