FREE 2022 Butler County Official Visitors Guide
The travel and tourism industry provides an unprecedented value for our local economy, businesses and personal wellbeing. It’s the fabric of our culture and generates growth in innumerable ways. In the midst of an ever-changing environment, local businesses have adapted and our community has supported one another!
It's very exciting to see that things are going in a more positive direction, and we look forward to welcoming visitors to Butler County. You’ll find one-of-a-kind attractions, restaurants and breweries, charming towns, a variety of tasty trails, and discover unique experiences only found in the gently rolling hills of Butler County, PA.
The 2022 guide focuses on the self-navigated trails in Butler County, hands-on experiences and the number of ways to enjoy outdoor activities at our parks. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a long-standing resident, we hope you enjoy exploring all that Butler County has to offer.
Butler County, PA – Brew Pubs
You know the feeling you get after tasting a cold, draft beer? Now imagine being able to try a variety of craft beers made locally! Introducing the Butler County Beer Circuit - a listing of the local breweries within the area. Here you will find the Brew Pubs (and a distillery) that create the beverages we know and love along with highlights and special features throughout the year. You’re in Butler County, PA - home to rolling hills, charming towns, quirky attractions and breweries!
The Barns of Butler County
Go on a journey across Butler County’s scenic farmland to view some of our most intriguing barns. By following the barn trail, you’ll learn more about agriculture and discover some interesting history. This brochure is great to have on a day when you want to roll the windows down and enjoy the little things. You’ll be surprised at what beauty can be found throughout our farmland! - View the Barn Trail here.
Washington's Trail Guide
Our newest addition to the brochure list is our Washington’s Trail brochure. Featuring George Washington’s momentous journey in the fall of 1753, just prior to the French & Indian War, the brochure gives visitors the route he followed and the history of his trip. Learn about his hardships, perils and the incident that could have changed the course of our nation’s history. We've really beefed up this brochure! It now includes a new and improved map (the previous map, combined with a historical one), a timeline, interesting and educational facts, and even a recipe for pemmican (which would have been eaten at the time). If you’re a history buff, interested in the French & Indian War, or looking for something new and different to do, experience Washington’s Trail! Take a trip through Butler County and visit the sites, shops and eateries along the way.
Camping in Butler County
For all of you that love the great outdoors, the many wonderful private campgrounds in Butler County and surrounding areas can provide you with a place to fit your camping style. From basic tent camping and cooking over the fire to the full hookup RV trailer and motor home sites, you’ll find just what you’re looking for.
Golfing in Butler County
Experience golfing in Butler County with one of the ten courses that we’re sure will fit you to the tee! Whether you're an expert or a first-timer, you'll find a Butler County golf course with a suitable skill level. Our courses are all within a 30-minute drive of one another and have unique panoramic landscapes and rolling hills to make your game even more enjoyable.
Experience the Arts in Butler County
You don’t have to visit a big city to hear a great symphony, witness spectacular works of art or see a well-done performance. Butler County, Pennsylvania has an impressive representation of arts from music to theatre to visual arts. Have you ever experienced glass blowing? That’s a rare art form that you can witness and even try here, too! So get ready to “ooh” and “ahh” and tap your toes during a fantastic arts experience in Butler County. Our theatre groups are breaking their legs for you.
History of Butler County
Our small towns are packed with some big history! Did you know that the first U.S. President, George Washington, set foot here? Or that Butler is the birthplace of the “jeep?” Learn about these and much more through our museums and historic sites.
Brochures are also available in these conveniently-located racks around the county. Click here for a map of these locations.
- Bear Run Campground
- Best Western Plus Pittsburgh North / Cranberry
- Bottlebrush Gallery
- Brown’s Country Kitchen
- Butler Chamber of Commerce
- Butler City Building
- Butler County Government Building
- Butler County Community College
- Butler County Symphony Association
- Butler County Tourism Office
- Butler Township Municipal Bldg.
- Clarion Inn - Cranberry
- Clearview Mall
- Comfort Inn Butler
- Conley Resort
- Cranberry Twp. Municipal Building
- Cranberry YMCA
- Fairfield Inn – Butler
- Fairfield Inn – Slippery Rock
- Forward Township Building
- Hampton Inn – Butler
- Hampton Inn – Cranberry
- Harmony Inn
- Holiday Inn Express – Butler
- Hyatt Place - Cranberry
- Indian Brave Campground
- Jennings Environmental Center
- Jerry's Car Wash
- Log Cabin Inn
- Moraine State Park
- North Country Brewing Company
- Pittsburgh Marriott North
- Red Roof Inn
- Regional Learning Alliance - Cranberry
- Saxonburg Museum
- Slippery Rock University (Guide Only)
- South Butler Library (Saxonburg)
- SpringHill Suites