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With Grandparents Day coming up on September 13th, now is the time to start planning a fun-filled weekend in Mercer County! From outdoor fun to delicious sweets and treats, there are many sights to see and things to do in Mercer County.
Gather the Grandchildren for an Unforgettable Weekend
Pack up the car with your grandkids and head over to Mercer County for a weekend of fun-filled activities such as strolling through the beautifully decorated Kraynak’s with over 85 decorated Christmas trees, each with their own unique theme. Kraynak’s also has a 12,000 sq. Ft. Toyland that is open all year round. Enjoy the sights and do some toy shopping, then visit Daffin’s Candies or Philadelphia Candies for a sweet treat. Daffin’s Candies, home to the chocolate kingdom, features a delicious selection of homemade candies and chocolates along with a variety of cards and gifts. Philadelphia Candies, with nearly 100 years of manufacturing expertise using the finest quality ingredients, cook their candy centers from scratch.
For older grandkids or those who prefer outdoor adventure, consider visiting one of the many state or city parks throughout the Mercer County area such as Buhl Farm Park, Pymatuning State Park, Maurice K. Goddard State Park, and more! From shaded picnic areas and hiking trails to fishing, kayaking and other boat rentals, each park offers its own unique outdoor adventure that all ages can enjoy! Both Keystone Safari and Pymatuning Deer Park will delight kids with their interactive activities with animals.
Hungry after a day of adventure? Mercer County offers a number of restaurants that kids will love. Treat them to a delicious burger and milkshake or order ahead for a picnic feast to enjoy at the park.
Ready to plan your grandparents’ weekend in Mercer County, PA? Go to VisitMercerCountyPA.com today to begin planning your trip.
Stay at a participating Mercer County accommodation and receive up to $500 in Tourism Cash at your check-in. Tourism Cash can be used similar to cash at over 40 participating locations.
So Shop, Dine, Golf, Enjoy a Boating Experience, take a Wine & Brew Tour, and visit other attractions compliments of VisitMercerCountyPA!