It’s not too late to enjoy several summer activities! Greene County embraces the summer season with a variety of attractions for all to enjoy. From swimming and camping to history and golfing, we came up with seven activities you can check off your Summer Bucket List!
Rain Day is special not just because it has been a tradition for more than a century and a half, but also because it is an event where people throughout the county and even around the globe hope for rain to fall in Waynesburg.
Founded in 1796, Greene County was established when Washington County was split as an act of Legislature. That brings over two centuries of history and mystery from the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania. Travel around the County with me as we explore a few historical sites.
The Waynesburg Farmers Market is one of the longest-running farmer’s markets in Greene County since its introduction by Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful in 2005. From 10 am to 2 pm on Wednesdays, customers can find a quaint market right next to the courthouse. Enjoy shopping for farm-fresh produce, home-baked goods, wine, and hot lunches to-go.
The High Point Pro Motocross is in town Father’s Day weekend, and this guide will help make your trip to Greene County, Pennsylvania a bit easier! Explore places you can eat near the track, places to stay, and other activities and events to extend your stay.
The Flashlight Drags – a family-oriented auto event open to all nostalgic, custom hot rod, street rod, muscle car, antique car, tuner car, electric or related vehicles – is once again bringing its popular style of “Old Fashioned / Heads-Up” drag racing back to the Greene County, as the airport will once again take on the look and feel of a classic drag strip.
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.
From the flowing waters of the Monongahela River to the rolling hills in western Greene County, the travel and tourism industry contributes so much to our local economy and the spirit of our community. We are excited for all of the promising things ahead for Greene County and the U.S. travel industry.
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.
A new year means new plans to be made, new things to accomplish, and a new chance to turn dreams into reality. Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of a fresh season, let this be a reminder of the importance of taking a break and scheduling restful and rejuvenating time off. Tuesday, January 25 is National Plan your Vacation Day, encouraging all to be intentional about setting aside time for themselves and making the ultimate experience of it.