Butler County, PA
Charming Towns & Quirky Attractions.
While you’re here, discover the little things…like tasting a new microbrew, taking a selfie with a spaceship in Mars or visiting the world’s coolest toy store.
If you’re searching for charm, look no further than the historic towns of Saxonburg and Harmony. A stroll along Main Street in Saxonburg offers local restaurants and idyllic shops. A stop in the park has an homage to John Roebling, creator of wire-rope and designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. Harmony captivates visitors with old brick and log buildings and features a museum, coffee shop and a historic hotel that was transformed into a restaurant.
Be sure to stop at the one-ton revolving stone gate at the Harmony cemetery! The quirky town of Mars has a flying saucer parked downtown and alien sightings occur daily in storefront windows. Representatives from NASA join the town in celebrating the Martian New Year, a festival highlighting education and innovation. Slippery Rock is not only a unique name for a college town, but it’s home to Butler County’s first brewpub, North Country Brewing. Critically acclaimed, this unusual pub serves sturdy fare straight from the farm and brews a large variety of hand-crafted beers and sodas. Another fun stop near Slippery Rock is Playthings Etc. Family Toy & Hobbies, the World’s Coolest Toy Store. Inside this stealth-shaped building, are awesome toys and playing is encouraged.
Butler is the heart of the county. Also known as the birthplace of the Jeep, Butler features a Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival drawing thousands of visitors annually.
Explore More in Butler County
Butler County, PA is just 20 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh and easily accessible from I-79, I-80, the PA Turnpike and Pittsburgh International Airport. Stay with us while you’re visiting the city. Beautiful Butler County always has something fun and exciting just around the corner. The busy hub of Cranberry Township offers several options for lodging, dining and shopping. Our charming towns like Saxonburg and Harmony feature Main Streets lined with coffee shops, brewpubs and unique stores. Sometimes the best treasures are found off the beaten path.
For more information, call 866-856-8444 or explore www.VisitButlerCounty.com/Pgh