Comfort Inn Cranberry Twp.
924 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA 16046
Phone: (724) 772-2700
Fax: (724) 772-2710
Take an hour's drive north of Pittsburg, to this action-filled zone with loads of activities for the entire family. From go—karting and miniature golf to bumper boats, video games and baseball batting cages, it's all here. Besides these, there are several joy rides to keep you entertained. Open throughout the year, the venue goes packed with people, especially during holiday season. Don't worry if you have small children, the play area is where they can have their share of safe fun while you are away having yours! Check the website for information on group discounts, venue rental, gift certificates, rates, and more.
Open year round, this family entertainment center features an arcade, batting cages, bumper boats, concessions, go-carts, and mini-golf.
The Research Center for Beaver County is a non-circulating library of local history that includes the Beaver County Genealogical Society's collection of books and other research material. It is open on Mondays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This sports center is part of Robert Morris University and home to RMU Colonials ice hockey team. Built in 1998, the place hosts a gamut of activities—figure skating, golf, athletic training, fitness center, public skating, and of course, ice hockey. While visitors can come for recreational purposes, RMUISC also offers training and instruction. The place rents out the premises for corporate and kiddie parties.
The Davis Island Lock and Dam Site is the location of the Davis Island Lock and Dam that was built on the Ohio River. Its rolling lock gate was an exemplary idea that was followed while constructing other dams. Once, the Emsworth Locks and Dams came into existence, this dam was no longer needed. The dam site is now incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hartwood Acres is a 629-acre Allegheny County Park, with one of the largest country estates in the region. Hartwood includes a Tudor Mansion cottage, stable and gate lodge, and inside the mansion is a collection of original English and American antiques. Guests can enjoy the beautiful gardens as well as opportunities for hiking, horseback riding and, in the winter, cross-country skiing. Outdoor concerts are also common in the warmer months at Hartwood.
Riverview Park sits on a hillside on the North Side of Pittsburgh. The park features a public pool, tennis courts, play areas and ball fields. The Allegheny Observatory, home to the University of Pittsburgh's 13-inch telescope, is also located here. The observatory is open to the public one day each October.
Located on Locust Street, ScareHouse is often deemed to be one of the spookiest places in the United States. The haunted house has been featured on many travel channels and magazines. Employing creative, original characters, effects and top-quality sets, the attraction requires an entire year's efforts. Housed within the haunted Elks Lodge, the ScareHouse is not to be missed, especially during Halloween. Check the website for more details.
Open six days a week, except for major holidays and Sundays, the Carnegie Free Library is part of the Beaver County Library System.
The St. Nicholas Croatian Church is a graceful historic church built in 1922. Designed by noted architect Frederick C. Sauer, it has a simple yet stunning architecture. It has been a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1922 and has been in continuous service from the time of its inception. The church is particularly famous for the murals made by Maxo Vanka.
Rustic Acres Winery can ship to Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The Fortieth Street Bridge is also known as the Washington Crossing Bridge. It is built across the Allegheny River and it connects Lawrenceville with Millvale (Pittsburgh areas). Built in 1982, it handles the vehicular traffic and is named after George Washington, as the bridge is located at a site where an important event pertaining to his career occurred.