ABOUT MEADVILLE

Amenities in Meadville, PA - where the host institution, Allegheny College, is situated.

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LOCAL RESTAURANTS

 

A number of restaurants support the local farm-to-plate movement! Check out Voodoo Brewery, Julian's, the Market House Grille, & Pampered Palate.

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EVENTS

 

Meadville hosts a multitude of events throughout the year. One huge summer attraction includes the 32nd annual Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival.

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LOCAL BUSINESSES & ARTISANS

 

Consider stopping by The Woolen Mill, Campbell Pottery, Chateau Christine, Green Shoppe PA, Meadville Council On the Arts, and other small businesses while exploring the city!

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DESSERTS

 

Test out local patisseries like Confections of a Cake Lover and Twin Pies, and be sure to stop by Casey's Ice Cream & Candies and Hank's Frozen Custard for some homemade ice cream!

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

 

Consider taking a walk along Ernst Trail or hiking in the woods adjacent to the Woodcock Dam nature area. Head to nearby state and local parks such as McConnell's Mill, Panama Rocks, or Lake Pymatuning.

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WINERIES

 

Meadville is located at the edge of a rich vineyard region, and visitors can check out nearby wineries along the Lake Erie Wine Trail or the French Creek Wine and Artisan Trail.

ABOUT THE REGION

Meadville is also situated a short drive from metropolitan areas and regional attractions. Plan enough time in your visit to enjoy some of these great activities!

ERIE, PA

(approximately 45 minute drive)

Presque Isle State Park, Erie Art Museum, Glass Growers Gallery, Splash Lagoon, Waldameer Water Park, Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC), Erie Zoo

PITTSBURGH, PA

(approximately 90 minute drive)

 

Phipps Conservatory, Carnegie Museums (Science, Natural History, Art, Sports and Medicine), Heinz Center, Falling Waters Frank Lloyd Wright House, Children's Museum, Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium

CLEVELAND, OH

(approximately 2 hour drive)

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Natural History, Great Lakes Science Museum, Art Museum, Little Italy, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

BUFFALO, NY

(approximately 2 hour drive)

 

Niagara Falls, Frank Lloyd Wright houses, Museum of Science, Art Center, Historical Museum, Buffalo Zoo

ROCHESTER, NY

(approximately 3 hour drive)

 

Strong Museum of Play, Rochester Museum and Science Center, George Eastman Museum, Susan B Anthony Museum, Rochester Public Market, Eastman Theater

TORONTO, CANADA

(approximately 4 hour drive)

 

Lake Ontario Wine Region, Niagara on the Lake, Legoland, Seaworld, Botanical Gardens

ITHACA, NY

(approximately 4 hour drive)

 

Corning Glass Museum, Watkin's Glen, Finger Lakes Region, Downtown Ithaca, Buttermilk Falls & the regional gorges

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