A number of restaurants support the local farm-to-plate movement! Check out Voodoo Brewery, Julian's, the Market House Grille, & Pampered Palate.
To get outdoors, consider walking along Ernst Trail or hiking in the woods adjacent to the Woodcock Dam nature area. Head to nearby state and local parks such as McConnell's Mill, Panama Rocks, or Lake Pymatuning.
Meadville is located at the edge of a rich vineyard region, and visitors can check out nearby wineries along the Lake Erie Wine Trail or the French Creek Wine and Artisan Trail.
Things to do in Meadville, PA
Have an extra day or two before or after the summer institute? Explore beautiful Northwest Pennsylvania!
Have a sweet tooth? Don't miss local patisseries like Confections of a Cake Lover and Twin Pies. Stop by Casey's Ice Cream & Candies and/or Hank's Frozen Custard for some homemade ice cream!
LOCAL BUSINESSES & ARTISANS
Consider stopping by The Woolen Mill, Campbell Potery, Chateau Christine, and other small businesses while exploring the city!
Meadville hosts a multitude of events throughout the year. One huge summer attraction includes the 32nd annual Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival which will be held June 19 - June 21, 2020.