Crawford and Mercer County CVB – Meadville, Pennsylvania and Sharon, Pennsylvania
Why tour Crawford County? Groups can have fun for all the seasons.
Bring groups to ride on Barbara J Sternwheeler on scenic Conneaut Lake. Upon this true, paddle-propelled, timeless sternwheeler, groups gaze out at the largest glacier lake in Pennsylvania. Before the boat go far wine tasting and tour at Conneaut Cellars Winery and Distillery. Then enjoy your favorite bottle of wine as you watch the sunset. Return for the Holidays and view from the boat hundreds of lit Christmas trees that shimmer on the water. Have lunch or dinner at Silver
The Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad will take you by rail back in time. All seasons boast of murder mysteries, wine and brew choo are so much fun. Fall Train rides travel alone Oil Creek and the view of falls splendor is on full display.
Visit the “Spillway” at Pymatuning State Park. Voted “America the Unusual” by Good Housekeeping magazine. Throw bread and watch thousands of carp start a feeding frenzy. Duck walk on the fishes’ backs to compete for bread, such an unusual site to see. Concession Stand is on site.
For more information on building an itinerary for Crawford County, phone (800) 332-2338 or go to www.visitcrawford.org.
In Mercer County in their arsenal, summer has never looked so bright.
Groups can take safari rides across nearly 100 acres in custom open-air safari buses at Keystone Safari. Animals from around the world roam freely in a natural setting. Hell’s Hollow Wild Life Adventure Trail. Travel on golf buggies to take part in an exciting scavenger hunt. For a unique cookout, head to Webb Winery for a pig roast and summer luau.
Time to shop. Access to more than 120 shops, visit Grove City Premium Outlets. Do not forget to bring shopping groups to Wendell August Forge for the “Made in America Tour.”
Enjoy dinner and a tour at Tara—A Country Inn. This world-class, 27-room Greek-Revival mansion was inspired by the movie Gone With The Wind. Groups have a guided tour of this 1854 mansion and enjoy a sumptuous family-style meal.
For a patriotic stop, join a step-on-guide for a tour at the Avenue of 444 Flags. This guided tour will explain the history of the world’s largest display of American Flags. Also at this location is the War on Terror Veterans Memorial.
For additional group tour ideas go to www.visitmercercountypa.com or phone (724) 346-3771.