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Lawrence County Tourism and Sightseeing
Lawrence County's rich history, scenic beauty and variety of events make this an ideal family destination. Rich in culture, the county boasts its own ballet company, community theater, genealogical research center, historic museums and art galleries. Restaurants of various ethnic cultures are unparalleled. Outdoor enthusiasts will revel in the hiking trails, rock climbing and rappelling areas, rivers for fishing and canoeing, historic covered bridges and a ruggedly beautiful state park. Two sects of old-order Amish make the sight of horse-drawn buggies on major roads commonplace. Events include antique car shows, art and storytelling festivals, horse and dog shows, quilt auctions, a county fair, hot air balloon rally plus a renowned film festival. With two internationally known fireworks display companies and a smaller retail company, Lawrence County is the Fireworks Capital of America.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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New Castle Playhouse
New Castle Playhouse Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Theatre in New Castle, PA USA

NCP continues to grow through both renovation and innovation. The year 2008 marked the Golden Anniversary celebration of the NCP, reflecting 50 years of our commitment to the community and to the arts. In 1958 New Castle Playhouse (NCP) was incorporated as a non-profit organization and since then has been enriching the lives of our locality through live theatrical performances.


Volant Shops
Volant Shops Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Arts and Craft in Volant, PA USA

Volant, Pennsylvania - incorporated in 1893, was originally a small gristmill town.

Living Treasures Animal Park
Living Treasures Animal Park Top Attraction!
Zoo in New Castle, PA USA

Both parks are designed to allow our visitors to get face to face with all types of animals for interaction opportunities not available at other zoos.

Corn Maze & Fall Fun at Irons Mill Farmstead
Corn Maze & Fall Fun at Irons Mill Farmstead
Recreation in New Wilmington, PA USA

10 aMAZEing acres of cornfield and farm fun attractions A heap of pumpkins to pick from, 10 aMAZEing acres of cornfield, hayrides, 30+ farm fun attractions! Day & season passes available. Irons Mill Farmstead *Last Hayride at 6 pm.

Weingartener's Christmas Open House
Weingartener's Christmas Open House things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Shopping in New Castle, PA USA

Goods for joyful giving & festive living. Themed Christmas Trees line the rooms. Garlands, lights and ornaments adorn the halls. Truly a Holiday enthusiasts delight.


Hampton Inn And Suites New Castle
Hampton Inn And Suites New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $82.50/night!

Located directly off Interstate 376 this New Castle Pennsylvania hotel boasts an indoor heated pool and free Wi-Fi access. Living Treasures Animal Park is 14 miles away. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Castle
Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $90.00/night!

Located in New Castle PA Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Castle offers a free continental breakfast daily. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Quality Inn New Castle
Quality Inn New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $71.40/night!

Quality Inn New Castle is located less than 20 miles from Youngstown State University Westminster College Slippery Rock University and Grove City College. This New Castle PA hotel is also near the Lawrence County Fairgrounds and Moraine State Park. Non Smoking Rooms.

Super 8 New Castle
Super 8 New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $59.49/night!

Located in New Castle 9 miles from Westminster College this hotel offers a daily continental breakfast and guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Covelli Centre is 30 minutesGÇÖ drive away. A flat-screen TV with cable is featured in all rooms at Super 8 New Castle. Non Smoking Rooms.


Westgate Cinema
Westgate Cinema things to do on a rainy day in Lawrence County, PA
Movie Cinema in New Castle, PA USA



Lawrence-County

Activities
Indoor Activities


Best Places to Stay in Lawrence County


Hampton Inn And Suites New Castle
Guest Score:
From $83 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Castle
Guest Score:
From $90 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Quality Inn New Castle
Guest Score:
From $71 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Super 8 New Castle
Guest Score:
From $59 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Lawrence County


The best time to visit Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

Spring Visit Lawrence County in the summerSummer Visit Lawrence County in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Lawrence County


Month Low Avg High
January 16.4 25.9 35.4
February 17.4 28.4 39.3
March 24.6 37.1 49.6
April 33.5 47.3 61.1
May 44.7 58.4 72.1
June 53.9 67.1 80.2
July 58.6 71.6 84.5
August 57.0 70.0 82.9
September 50.3 63.4 76.4
October 38.4 51.7 64.9
November 30.8 41.3 51.7
December 22.7 31.6 40.4

Destinations in and around Lawrence County to Visit



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Hagerstown, MD
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