Our 7 Favorite Day Trips To Take In Pittsburgh Before Winter Ends

Spring’s just around the corner! We’ll likely be surprised with another snowstorm or two before that glorious spring sunshine hangs around for good. While we’re counting down the days, we can make the time slip by a little faster by heading out on one, two, or more of these winter day trips near Pittsburgh. Let’s go!

What other winter day trips near Pittsburgh would you add to the list? Let us know in the comments! Then, click here to read about a mini amusement park near the Burgh that’s a perfect family destination.

Address: 1 Craighead Rd, Somerset, PA 15501, USA
Address: 347 Summit Ski Rd, Boswell, PA 15531, USA
Address: 225 Pleasant Valley Rd, Portersville, PA 16051, USA
Address: Cook Forest State Park Office, 100 PA-36, Cooksburg, PA 16217, USA
Address: 1001 Lafayette Dr, Farmington, PA 15437, USA
Address: Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Water Wheel Dr, Champion, PA 15622, USA
Address: 1150 Keystone Park Rd, New Alexandria, PA 15670, USA
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Winter Day Trips Near Pittsburgh

January 23, 2022

Where can I go winter hiking near Pittsburgh?

Bundle up and head out for some exercise while breathing in some fresh cold air on a winter hike around Pittsburgh. At McConnells Mill State Park in Portersville, take any number of trails for wintry scenery or take the easy half-mile Hell’s Hollow Trail to a waterfall. You can find additional hikes in this post.

Where can I go snow tubing or sledding near Pittsburgh?

In addition to the snow tubing locations mentioned above, you can have a thrilling downhill adventure while snow tubing at AvalancheXpress in Meadville. If you prefer sledding, you can check out several Pittsburgh-area hills in this post.

What are some of the best family-friendly winter attractions near Pittsburgh?

A cold winter shouldn’t stop you from going out and enjoying some time together as a family. There’s always ice skating at the outdoor Schenley Park Skating Rink, a sleigh ride at Dragon Run Forge & Livery, and sledding! Read about a few more family-friendly winter activities in this post.

 

Address: 1 Craighead Rd, Somerset, PA 15501, USA
Address: 347 Summit Ski Rd, Boswell, PA 15531, USA
Address: 225 Pleasant Valley Rd, Portersville, PA 16051, USA
Address: Cook Forest State Park Office, 100 PA-36, Cooksburg, PA 16217, USA
Address: 1001 Lafayette Dr, Farmington, PA 15437, USA
Address: Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Water Wheel Dr, Champion, PA 15622, USA
Address: 1150 Keystone Park Rd, New Alexandria, PA 15670, USA