Discover Delightful, Diverse Saxonburg

The town of Saxonburg is slightly off the beaten path, making it a true hidden treasure.  Whether you’re navigating Route 228, winding down Dinnerbell Road or cruising along Route 356, definitely follow the signs for Saxonburg!  This small historical town has a surprising amount of adventures to offer, and a unique German-esque charm.  

Fascinating.  (Attractions)

  • Butler-Freeport Community Trail - Awesome trail for hiking, biking and more.  Used to be a railroad!
  •  *Fun Fact* Dating back to 1837, Saxonburg Memorial Presbyterian Church was erected on the highest spot in town and still stands as the highest point today.
  • Lernerville Speedway - The region's premiere dirt racetrack!
  • Saxonburg Museum/Roebling Park - Saxonburg Museum includes a shocking array of exhibits, from antiques to KDKA Radio and history specific to the town.  Saxonburg was founded by F. Carl Roebling and brother, John, in 1832.  John Roebling later designed the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and invented the wire rope used to build it.  A sizeable replica of the bridge stands in the park.  Don’t forget your camera!
  • Saxonburg Borough Muhlhausen Sister City Society - John Roebling emigrated to America from Muhlhausen, Germany, and founded Saxonburg Borough in 1832. Saxonburg has been a Sister City with Muhlhausen, Germany, since 2008.
  • South Butler Community Library - Borrow (or buy!) a book, enjoy free Wi-Fi, or print creations on their 3D printer!
  • ​​​​​​Spring Valley Park - Picnicking, playground and hiking.

 

Festive.  (Events)

 

Delicious.  (Eateries & Food Shops)

 

Dreamy.  (B&Bs)

  • Armstrong Farms - This bed & breakfast is comprised of several diverse houses and cottages on an 1816 farm, including a cabin “off the grid.”
  • Hotel Saxonburg - Hotel rooms refurbished to the late 1800s atop a popular restaurant.  President Woodrow Wilson is listed in the hotel guest registry from 1914-1917!
  • The Mainstay - B&B embracing old-world charm and country chic.