Planning a Visit to Pennsylvania?
You've come to the right place! The PA Artisan Trails are a great way to travel!
Business trip to Harrisburg? Make the most of your visit to PA's State Capital by traveling the Rt15 ByWay of the Arts, which runs directly through Harrisburg's buzzing metropolis where you can admire the architecture of the Capitol building and then simply cross the street to explore the Third Street Corridor Art District.
Cheering on the Nittany Lions in State College? After you've enjoyed the sights and sounds of the beautiful Penn State campus, why not extend your tour with a sojourn along Art Thrives on 45. This Artisan Trail will take you through many historic towns and villages, where you can enjoy historic architecture, museums, heritage and cultural events, and quaint shops.
Skiing in Northeast PA? What a perfect opportunity to enjoy the PA Route 6 Artisan Trail! One of the nation's first transcontinental highways, Route 6 stretches completely across the northern tier of PA. Along this Artisan Trail, you will find a string of small communities, each town offering a wealth of unique shops and galleries.
Exploring Amish Country? Southeastern PA is particularly rich in artistic and cultural heritage. The Pennsylvania Arts Experience Trail, which follows the Route 30/Route 113 corridor, is teaming with a wide array of contemporary painters, weavers, quilters, printmakers, potters, etc., many with national or international reputations.
Boating on Raystown Lake? Then you are right in the heART of the Alleghenies! This Route 22 Artisan Trail will allow you to connect with the triumphant heritage of the region through a variety of forums including signature galleries, artists' studios, and museums. Elevate your shopping experience with the creative culture of PA.
Touring Gettysburg's Battlefields? Why not also take home something special, like a primitive-styled, all natural felted ornament that you purchased while traveling Handmade along the Highway, the Route 30/40 Artisan Trail? The marketplaces along this Trail were specifically selected because of their knowledge of the process the participating artisans use to create their one-of-a-kind fine crafts.
If you need more food for thought on traveling to our beautiful Keystone state, try visitpa.com. Have fun and see you there!