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 >
At its original location, enjoy one of their signature sandwiches that has been a Pittsburgh tradition since 1933. Their sandwiches are famous for being topped with French fries, cole slaw and tomatoes.Read More >
The super-comfortable accommodations of the elegant Omni William Penn Hotel have been attracting distinguished guests since 1916. During your overnight stay here, you’ll be tempted by award-winning food.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 >
The Chop Shop is an excellent place to enjoy a delicious meal, as every meal is made with passion and dedication. The Chop Shop strives to have the best tasting and most creative food in Butler, so be sure to stop by and check out some of the juicy burgers or even the black bean dip.Read More >
Receive the “rest of your life” at the Inn at Mt. Chestnut, where innkeepers Kevin and Leslie Vinroe are dedicated to entertaining their guests and making them comfortable. Situated on ten acres of woodlands, this inn is guaranteed to provide you a relaxing and memorable experience.Read More >
Enjoy period furnishings of this gorgeous hotel, which has grown with the Saxonburg community since the 1800s. Fall asleep under a painted tin ceiling in the Amelia Room, or cozy up with a loved one in the king sized canopy bed in the Perusia Room. Whichever room you stay in, you’ll be sure to enjoy the rich history, beautiful décor and comfortable sleep at Hotel Saxonburg.Read More >
Known for their daily specials and friendly service, Johnny B's is a local favorite. Enjoy Johnny’s Scrambler in the morning, or a delicious steak and scampi for dinner.Read More >
If you’re stopping by the Freeport Restaurant, you have to taste some of their bacon and ham, both of which are smoked in the restaurant’s in-house smoker! You also have to try their sausage, which is homemade and absolutely delicious.Read More >
Nestled among grape vines, apple orchards and fruit farms, Vineyard Bed & Breakfast beckons you to enjoy the tranquil Pennsylvania countryside.Read More >
As soon as you step in the door of Grape Arbor Bed and Breakfast, your senses will be met with the sweet smells of home-baked bread and cookies. This bed and breakfast is focused on providing its guests the most comfortable, and delicious, stay possible. The owners even cure and smoke their own bacon! Before you fall asleep in their beautifully decorated rooms, all of which are named after different varieties of local grapes, you must relax with a glass of wine next to the fireplace in the library, or enjoy the surrounding gardens on the sun porch.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.