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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 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
Corn Maze & Fall Fun
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.


Ellwood City Festival
Ellwood City Festival
July 4th Weekend, Jun 30, 2017 (Friday) to Jul 02, 2017 (Sunday) Festival event in Ellwood City, PA USA

Arts, Crafts, Food and Entertainment More than 200 arts & crafts booth, canvas & slate painting, candles to curtains, jewelry to stained glass and wooden gifts to woven hammocks. Great foods all day, entertainment, children's area and fun for the whole family with FIREWORKS finale. Free admission.

Caravan II Albergo
Caravan II Albergo
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $79.00/night!

Offering a restaurant Caravan II Albergo is located in New Castle. Free WiFi access is available.At Caravan II Albergo you will find a bar. Other facilities offered include a 24-hour front desk vending machines a shared lounge a games room and an ironing service. Free Internet, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn New Castle
Comfort Inn New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $75.65/night!

A complimentary hot breakfast with waffles starts the day and free Wi-Fi keeps guests connected at the Comfort Inn New Castle conveniently located off Route 422 and minutes from shopping and dining. Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Hampton Inn And Suites New Castle
Hampton Inn And Suites New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $84.15/night!

Freebies such as Wi-Fi parking and hot breakfast with waffles as well as an indoor pool and hot tub are welcome features at the non-smoking Hampton Inn and Suites New Castle. The non-smoking Hampton Inn offers three levels with 74 rooms. Free Internet, Swimming Pool, 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 $88.00/night!

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

Super 8 New Castle
Super 8 New Castle
Hotel in New Castle, PA USA
Currently as low as $64.59/night!

Complimentary breakfast free high-speed internet access and rooms with microwaves and refrigerators are some of the welcome amenities at the Super 8 New Castle. Renovated in July 2012 the three-story Tudor-style Super 8 offers 57 rooms some non-smoking. Free Breakfast, 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



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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.

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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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