3200 South Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
Phone: (724) 981-1530
Fax: (724) 981-1518
This annual fair, held in a borough around thirty miles from Pittsburgh, generates a lot of excitement every year. The hundred-acre fairground has a lot in store, apart from more than 25 rides and games. There are about 150 concessions and exhibits too for you to browse through, including ones on livestock and pets. You have an eclectic range to choose from, when it comes to satisfying your hunger pangs—from Cotton Candy to Peppers & Onions, there are more than 100 food stalls. And your entertainment is catered to with the major concerts scheduled during this period.
Nestled among the sprawling woods in the Nelson Township, the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park is spread over 250 acres (101.1 hectares). A paradise for any adventure-seeker or nature lover, this park is great to spend a day in the woods, hiking, swimming in the lake, or camping with the whole family. Also, the park also plays host to a number of music festivals throughout the year, so do see the website to plan your visit.
Experience the adventure of a lifetime at Cleveland Skydiving Center. If you're new to skydiving, you have nothing to worry about. Cleveland Skydiving Center specializes in tandem falls, meaning that you'll be harnessed to an experienced professional, so you can look forward to a worry-free experience. They also offer classes and jumps for more experienced skydivers.
Take an hour's drive north of Pittsburg, to this action-filled zone with loads of activities for the entire family. From go—karting and miniature golf to bumper boats, video games and baseball batting cages, it's all here. Besides these, there are several joy rides to keep you entertained. Open throughout the year, the venue goes packed with people, especially during holiday season. Don't worry if you have small children, the play area is where they can have their share of safe fun while you are away having yours! Check the website for information on group discounts, venue rental, gift certificates, rates, and more.
Together with two other State Parks in Pennsylvania, at the time of the Great Depression, Raccoon Creek State Park was declared to be a Recreational Demonstration Area. The many buildings that make up this area were collectively placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district in 1987. Their architecture was one of the main reasons for being listed on the Register.
North Park is the largest park in Allegheny County. The 3,010 acres have everything from a golf course to tennis courts to an ice-skating rink. The swimming pool is one of the largest in the world. The boathouse offers easy access to the lake, which everyone agrees has some of the best fishing in the state and the Latodami Nature Center is staffed by a full-time naturalist. Most of the park's buildings were built during the Depression as part of federal programs.
The Alpine Valley Ski Resort is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. Here you can indulge in various winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing; apart from that it also has special ski classes conducted by professionals. This ski resort also features a cafeteria and ski rentals shop.
In 1994, the Barrington Golf Club created this 18-hole signature course and has a been a huge crowd-puller since. The elegant course moves through lakes and forested area creating a great experience. The club also has a gym and other indoor sport facilities. When you think you've had your fill of activity, you can head to the clubhouse where members and guests can relax and socialize. The club is known to conduct regular events so do visit the website for details.
Looking for a break from the daily routine? Head to this entertainment zone, located near Allegheny County's North Park. The venue offers a variety of activities for all age groups. Be it go-karting, miniature golf, bumper boats, tubing, water games or lazertag, it's all here! Kids can take joy in the rides at Kiddie City, or head to Woody's Den for their share of fun. Several other events and even birthdays can be organized here.
During winters the white slopes of Pennsylvania's Mount Pleasant comes alive with enthusiastic skiers. The numerous trails offers varied difficulty levels, so whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will definitely find something to suit your skill level. Courses in skiing are also offered here; you can sign up for a group lesson or customize a private session. A joyous time for the family or group, awaits you at Mount Pleasant of Edinboro.