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Family fun while your golfer is on the course

Mercer County, PA, is a great place to golf, but it is also a great place to have fun with the whole family! From great parks and playgrounds to fishing, petting zoos, and more, there is endless fun for your family in Mercer County.

Enjoy a Picnic in the Park, Swimming, and More!

While your golfer is on the course, take the kids to one of the many parks and playgrounds in the area. Have a picnic, enjoy the scenery, and explore the many great parks in the area.

Brady Springs Park offers picnic areas, a swimming pool, and more for family-friendly fun. Head on to Buhl Farm Park, where you can enjoy almost 300 acres of recreational and cultural amenities as well as the only free golf course in the country! They also offer a driving range, playground, free tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and more! Learn more about other wonderful Mercer County parks here.

Embark on an Outdoor Adventure

Spend the day fishing at nearby lakes or stroll along nature trails that offer plenty of chances to spot local wildlife. Maurice K. Goddard State Park is a great destination for fishing with the 1,860-acre Lake Wilhelm. You can also hike or bike on the 12.2-mile paved trail, where you may catch sight of wildlife such as eagles or waterfowl.

Animal lovers will enjoy a visit to Living Treasures Animal Park, where you can ride a camel, hold a baby kangaroo, and enjoy interacting with a variety of wildlife in their petting zoo or enjoy the sights of over 400 animals of 70 different species. Check out other outdoor adventure opportunities here.

Shop ‘til You Drop!

There are also plenty of shopping opportunities in and around Mercer County, so you can pick up souvenirs to commemorate your trip. A great place to shop is the Grove City Premium outlets. They offer over 100 name-brand stores such as Nike, Kate Spade, Under Armour, Vera Bradley, and more at 25%-65% off everyday retail prices!

If you are looking for women’s clothing, The Winner in Sharon is a great stop offering four floors of the latest fashions and accessories. The store features petite, missy, and women’s sizes in everything from evening wear and career wear to cruise wear and bridal. Stop by Simply Sweets for some delectable chocolates, or swing by The Happy Eggplant Gourmet for kitchen gadgets, ethnic and unusual ingredients, and more! Check out our many shopping options here.

Grab a Bite to Eat Before Heading Home

After a full day of golfing or exploring, enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the many local restaurants in Mercer County, PA, such as Quaker Steak and Lube, Margarita King Mexican Grill & Cantina, or Third Eye Pies. Whether you want pizza, brews and burgers, or Italian cuisine, there is something for everyone’s tastebuds in Mercer County! Learn more about dining options here.

Plan Your Visit Today!

With so much to do and see in Mercer County, your whole family will surely have an unforgettable time. Call us today at 724-294-5094 to plan your visit to Mercer County!

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VisitMercerCountyPA is the Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA) for Mercer County, Pennsylvania. We are passionate about promoting Mercer County, PA as a destination for tourists.
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