Shenango Valley RV Park Area Attractions

If you and your family desire a break from camping, there are lots of other things to do and places to go in Shenango Valley and Mercer County! We have fun recreational activities for kids, beautiful golf courses, yummy restaurants to eat at, fantastic stores to shop – if you want it, we probably have it!

Check out the links on this page to learn about our recommended things to do in Shenango Valley and Mercer County!

Local Favorites

The Shenango Recreation Area

Managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Shenango Lake offers boating with unlimited horsepower and great fishing.

  • Boat launch just 10 minutes away
  • Great Heron Rookery
  • Two known nesting sites for Bald Eagles
  • ATV trails

Kidds Mill Covered Bridge

Over the Shenango River, just 2 miles from camp.

Old Erie Canal Stone Lock

Well-preserved lift lock on the Shenango Line of the Erie Extension Canal. Sharpsville, PA.

Avenue of 444 Flags

Largest display of American flags in the world.  Includes a War on Terror Memorial. State Street in Hermitage, PA.

Greenville Railroad Park and Museum

On Main St. in Greenville, PA and free of charge. 724-588-7150

The Canal Museum

Greenville, PA. 724-588-7540

Local Events

Shenango Valley Father's Day Car Show

Hermitage, PA.

Hermitage Arts Festival

Third weekend in July.

The Great Stoneboro Fair

Labor Day Weekend.

Golf Courses

Mercer County was named as one of the ‘Top Ten Best Golf Towns in the USA’ by Golf Digest magazine.  Many great courses await the avid golfer, only minutes from camp.  For detailed information, visit www.mercercountypa.org.

Buhl Farm Golf Course and Driving Range

The world's only free golf course! Downtown Sharon, PA.

Oak Tree Country Club

Semi-private course in West Middlesex, PA. 724-528-9984

Tam O'Shanter Golf Course

Four-star rating from "Golf Digest". 724-981-3552

Yankee Run Golf Course

4.5 Star by "Golf Digest". 330-448-8096

Greens of Greenville

Public course. 724-588-5030

Pine Hill Golf Course

Greenville, PA. 724-588-8053

Spring Valley Golf Course

Mercer, PA area. 724-662-1999

Willow Hills Golf Course

Driving range and 9 hole executive Par 3 course. 724-748-3375

Great for Kids

Pymatuning Deer Park

Visitors can pet and feed over 200 animals. Jamestown, PA.

Living Treasures Animal Park

Large petting zoo in New Castle, PA. Pony and camel rides!

Waldameer Water World

Erie, PA.

Coolspring Corn Maze & Farm Market

Located in Mercer, PA. Open September 12 - Halloween Weekend.

In the Sky

Silent Wings Soaring

Grove City Airport. 724-662-3379

Skydive Pennsylvania

Mercer, PA.

Restaurants

Quaker Steak and Lube

Samous for the wings. Sharon, PA.

Tara - A Country Inn

A luxurious inn with a 'Gone With the Wind' theme, offering both casual and fine dining. Clark, PA

Hickory Bar and Grill

Rt. 18 in Hermitage, PA for fine dining. 724-962-1775

Iron Bridge Inn

Rt. 19 south of Mercer, PA; fine dining. 724-748-3626

Rachel's Roadhouse

Rt. 19 south of Mercer, PA; casual dining. 724-748-3193

The Brass Lantern

Family dining, home cooking. On Rt 18 in Transfer. 724-962-4540

Carini Pizza

Great pizza, pasta and more. Eat in or have it delivered to the campground! 724-646-0800

Wine & Cheese

Conneaut Cellars Winery

Daily tours and tastings.

Volant Mill Winery

Open 7 days a week, and located in historically quaint Volant, PA.

Wilhelm Winery

Located in Hadley, PA and open Tuesday through Sunday.

The Cheese House

New Wilmington, PA. 724-946-8558

Fairview Swiss Cheese

Open Daily, located on Rt 19 in Fredonia, PA. 724-475-4154

Shopping

Grove City Premium Outlets

Over 140 of your favorite brand name stores! Grove City, PA.

Daffin's Candies

The World's Largest Candy Store, home of the Chocolate Kingdom. Sharon, PA.

Philadelphia Candies

E. State Street in Hermitage, PA.

Kraynak's Nursery

Famous for Christmasland Sept. - December. Hermitage, PA.

Wendell August Forge

One-of-a-kind metal giftware created by master craftsmen. Self-guided tour of the workshop.

The Apple Castle

Featuring a variety of apples, cider, donuts, cheeses and other farm market items. Rt. 18 in New Wilmington, PA. 724-652-3221

Country House Christmas Shop

Located in New Castle, PA, this 170 year old farm house is filled with the spirit of Christmas! 724-946-2786

Reyers

The World's Largest Shoe Store! Sharon, PA.

The Winner

The World's Largest Off-Price Fashion Store. Sharon, PA.

Main Street, Volant

A scenic village in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish Country.

Antiques

DeBence Antique Music World

See and hear over 100 old-time musical instruments.

Country Crossings Gifts & Collectibles

Rt. 19 in Volant, PA, where primitives & antiques come together. 'Look for the Covered Wagon' Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Spring/Summer hours)

Joden Jewelers

Fine selection of antique, estate and modern jewelry

Antiques by the Yard

S. Broad Street in Grove City, PA. 724-458-4407