Fall brings cool, crisp air to Greene County, Pennsylvania and the colorful display of leaves changing their colors. While you are enjoying this seasonal masterpiece, we are highlighting seven activities that should be added to your Fall Bucket List.
Driving through country roads and farmlands, one can get a clear view of Greene County’s historic heritage through its preserved buildings and landmarks. Rustic barns with the words “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” painted across their sides are easy to spot surrounded by the scenic countryside.
Spring fever is sweeping through the homes of those in southwestern Pennsylvania who have found themselves cooped up inside waiting out the cold for far too long. A trip outside is the perfect cure. Not only will it cleanse you of spring fever, but spending time outdoors actually comes with many health benefits such as increased energy, restored moods, and mental clarity. Looking for things to do and outdoor activities? Enjoy recreation and restoration by experiencing all thing outdoors in Greene County.
The far southwestern corner of Pennsylvania looks on the surface to be a pleasant rolling, river-cut landscape carpeted with vegetation and trees. But underneath is a bloody history and a supernatural reality brimming with ghosts, aliens, and unknown creatures.
Take a self-guided tour of Greene County’s many monumental tributes to its soldiers. Veterans monuments and memorials stretch across the rolling hills of the county, and an afternoon spent exploring the countryside makes for a time of relaxation and remembrance.
Steal a kiss, take a selfie and enjoy the drive between these sturdy bits of the past that have survived floods, vandals and time itself to tell the story of 19th century rural America. They can all be driven through – one lane only. Interestingly, it’s the movement of the traffic that gives life to the old wooden beams, stretching them and keeping them supple. Legend has it that kisses have been stolen in them, far from prying eyes.
The cooler weather and changing of leaves brings some of our favorite traditions we look forward to each year. From the extreme fast-paced action of motor sports to the timeless celebrations centered around our covered bridges. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Southwestern Pennsylvania!
The Tour of Honor is including the Veterans War Memorial in Aleppo Township in this year’s event!
Now Paul and Amy’s son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Diane Stokes, carry on Harry’s neighborliness with a little bit of everything for sale, at Stokes General Store. It’s this kind of gathering place that every small town needs to stay alive, including gas pumps and a family-run deli.
“Shop Scenic” could well become the catch phrase for Greene County when the holiday season consists of driving country roads to find that perfect gift. Unique shops stuffed with handcrafted items, delicious eats and bottles of wine are waiting for the day-tripper who is willing to imagine that Greene County is a super mall with miles of rural scenery to be enjoyed between shops.