When you imagine rolling farmland and fresh produce, you might not think of Pittsburgh or Erie, but prepare to fall in love with western Pennsylvania’s blend of city bustle and country charm. Plan a trip along I-79 to discover farm-to-table cuisine in the Steel City, barns with a story to tell in Butler and endless relaxation along the commonwealth’s only shore in Erie.
For a more elegant take on farm-freshness, this sleek, light-filled restaurant is famous for its global fusion menu that prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients, including golden trout from a nearby fish farm.Read More >
Locals love this authentic Italian restaurant family operated since the owners emigrated from Italy 50 years ago. Mama Rosa’s sauce is made daily using only the freshest natural ingredients from the area. Mama even grows her own basil!Read More >
Tucked away in the gently sloping hills of Butler County is Sunset Hills Farm with its beautiful alpacas grazing in the pastures and the quaint cottage-style of the Stargazer Bed and Breakfast.
Known for their daily specials and friendly service, Johnny B's is a local favorite.Read More >
Heinz History Center
A great place to spend an afternoon (or morning) with six floors and more than 275,000 square feet of permanent and rotating exhibits. The Heinz History Center is home to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and the Library & Archives which documents more than 250 years of life in Western Pennsylvania.
Moraine State Park
Allow yourself to relax and unwind with more than 16,000 acres of beautiful rolling hills, lush meadows, abundant wildlife and peaceful, sparkling lakes. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset, so take your time and enjoy all the wonderful scenery on display.