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Visit Washington County, PA!

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Welcome to Washington County, PA. and the Mylan Classic July 29 - August 4).

Washington County is thrilled to host this prestigious and exciting tournament. Taking place at the beautiful Southpointe Golf Club, this week-long celebration promises plenty of fun, entertainment and of course - golf.

And while you're in our neighborhood, why not tee up some other Washington County options.

Located in the scenic environs of Southwestern PA, chances are we're not too far from your front door. In fact, Washington County is just about an hour's drive from Pittsburgh proper and less than 400 miles from many of the nation's hubs, including Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Charleston and Charlotte, Cleveland and Columbus and New York and Philadelphia.

So, what are you going to do here? For starters, you can play here. Washington County is home to the new Meadows Racetrack & Casino (where more than 3,500 slots, 60-plus table games and live harness racing await), the Washington Wild Things baseball team (celebrating its 10th anniversary season) at CONSOL Energy Park and PONY Baseball and Softball (home to the annual world series tournament).

You can shop here. Washington County, PA offers everything from malls (Washington Crown Center and Washington Mall) to specialty stores (The Spring House, Trax Farms and Sarris Candies); Tanger Outlets to The Riverside Village Shoppes, The Shoppes at Quail Acres and The Shoppes at Scenery Hill; and farmers' markets to 84 Alpacas at Linwood Farms.

You can rediscover history here. The county's heritage sites include 23 covered bridges, The David Bradford House, Duncan & Miller Glass Museum, The LeMoyne House, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, the National Road and the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum.

And of course, you can sleep here. Hotels, bed and breakfasts and campgrounds abound.

So, what are you going to do here? Decisions. Decisions.

To help simplify the decision-making process, we recently unveiled our new - FREE - app and mobile website. Now you can access information about events and sites and attractions via your smartphone any time, any place.

This is big. Maybe not revolutionary, but BIG. Washington County, PA's got it all - especially when it comes to fall festivals. We have apple festivals, pumpkin festivals and the Oktoberfest-ival, not to mention the 41st Annual Covered Bridge Festival set for September 17 & 18.

Thanks for visiting.

JR Shaw

Executive Director

Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency

www.VisitWashingtonCountyPA.com