Spend the night at the Fairfield Inn and Suites and take advantage of their free high speed internet and quality rooms. Should you prefer a B&B, there are some options below on the outskirts of town.
Park in the lot adjacent to the waterfalls mentioned earlier for a chance to enjoy some unique art, from a 12-foot high water sculpture to Chinese poetry. Learn the story of how Slippery Rock got its name from a 28’ x 8’ mural painted on several separate panels. Leave a note on the public chalkboards for other passersby. Begin walking south along scenic Main Street.
316 North Main St. - The Slippery Rock Community Library provides a welcoming environment while connecting people to services, activities and technology to enrich life, foster literacy, inspire curiosity and stimulate the imagination.
141 S. Main St. - Experience an atmosphere like no other at North Country Brewing Co. Beer is brewed on site, and food is farm to fork!
1 Morrow Way - Slippery Rock University (SRU) has a lot to offer visitors, even a disc golf course across campus! If you should decide to park on campus, be sure to obtain a visitor’s pass from Campus Police on Keister Rd.
Places of interest on the campus:
- Jack Critchfield Park
- Milhalik-Thompson Stadium
- Robert M. Smith Student Center, featuring Quaker Steak & Lube and Starbucks
- Martha Gault Art Gallery
- Miller Auditorium
- Behind the Ski Lodge, there is a HUGE hill perfect for sled riding.
630 New Castle, Rd. - If you came into Slippery Rock from I-79 you probably saw The Birdwatchers Store on your way in. This shop carries feeders, seed, houses and other gifts that any bird enthusiast will enjoy.
1037 West Park Rd. - Cute and cuddly alpacas will greet you at WestPark Alpacas. They are one of the very few 'purpose-built' alpaca farms around and grow most of their own hay.
341 Centreville Pike, Rt. 173 - While ARMCO Park’s primary purpose is YMCA Camp, its 75 acres are a great place for a picnic and features a playground and horseshoe pits.
1140 Kiester Rd. - In 2015, the Slippery Rock area welcomed a distillery. DR Distillery handcrafts whiskey and rum using techniques handed down over the generations. Stop by for a tasting!
2865 William Flynn Hwy. - Dating back to 1822, the Old Stone House is a historic inn and museum of rural life. Historical encampments and other events are often held, so be sure to check ahead!
2951 Prospect Rd. - Visit the only protected prairie in the state at Jennings Environmental Education Center. The park is a unique combination of prairie and forest, offering a wide array of resources and opportunities for educational programs. Visit in late July-early August to see the stunning purple blazing star prairie flower in full bloom.
Stretching across 4,600 miles from New York to North Dakota, the North Country Trail is a national scenic trail running through Jennings and behind the Old Stone House.
Bed & Breakfast Accommodations
Creek View Manor is a 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom country rental located on 40 acres overlooking Slippery Rock Creek.
The Applebutter Inn is an 11-room inn built in 1844. It's also decorated in period antiques!