Staycation Bucket List

Ever hear the saying, “There is so much to do in your own backyard?” – it’s a saying for a reason, because it’s true! So we put together an awesome bucket list to help you get started exploring Lawrence County! Be a tourist in your hometown!

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Here are some items you will be checking off …


  • Find a Waterfall at McConnells Mill State Park
    Did you know there are 5 waterfalls at McConnells Mill State Park? They are; Hell’s Hollow, Alpha Falls, Breakneck Falls, Grindstone Falls and Kildoo Falls.

Good Eats

  • Indulge in the infamous “sticky bun” at The Tavern on the Square
    Made famous by Cora Durrast, since 1931 the Tavern Sticky Buns have been a diner’s delight. Baked fresh daily and served warm with a pat of butter. It’s hard to resist these sweet rolls. You can order them as an appetizer, dessert, or take them home for a treat!

Relax & Kick Back

  • Attend a family fun outdoor concert
    Summer offers  a wide variety of outdoor concerts around the county. Enjoy concerts in Downtown New Castle at the Riverwalk, Ellwood City’s Community Plaza and Pearson Park!

Arts & Culture

  • Attend a show at Westminster College Celebrity Series
    Westminster Celebrity Series truly “Bringing the Best in the World of    Entertainment to the Campus and the Community.”  Artists to grace Orr’s stage throughout the years have been The Temptations, Marvin Hamlish, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tony Bennett, Ben Vereen, Paul Anka, The Ten Tenors,  Wayne Newton, LeAnn Rimes, Chris Botti and many more.