Amazing Day Trip to Hartwood Acres Park – 30 min from Pittsburgh

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Hartwood Acres Park makes for a great day trip from Pittsburgh. Located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It is one of the largest and most spectacular country estates! A wide range of outdoor activities, concerts, seasonal events, and the magnificent Lawrence Mansion will make an indelible impression on you!

Hartwood Acres Park

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Getaway Description

Hartwood Acres Park is 629 acres of beauty. It was an estate in the past, and now it is the crown jewel of the Allegheny County park system.

The park is popular with outdoor entertainment, free summer outdoor concerts at the amphitheater, movies under the stars, seasonal events, teas, and an off-leash dog area.

There are more than 30 miles of picturesque trails for hiking, running, biking, horseback riding, and also cross-country skiing in the winter months.

Take a tour to the elegant 31-room Tudor-style Lawrence Mansion with a fascinating history and beautiful English gardens. The mansion decreases the beauty and style of the early 20th century. It has a unique collection of original English and American antiques ranging from 17th-century Flemish tapestries to 19th-century English furniture.

There are 12 large outdoor sculptures created by nationally-known artists in the scenic Sculpture Garden near the mansion. This is an awesome venue for the whole family!

Hartwood Acres Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset.

🐶 Pets Allowed: yes


Tours of the estate require advanced reservations.

Where To Stay

Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh/Harmarville is a great place to stay when exploring Hartwood Acres Park. The hotel has 108 spacious rooms and suites with king- or queen-size beds, mini-fridges, coffee makers, TVs, cozy seating areas, and more.

The hotel offers free hot breakfast, an indoor pool, a fitness center, an outdoor fireplace, and free Wi-Fi. Close to restaurants and downtown Pittsburgh. Pet-friendly! The cost range is $121 - $196 for a standard room. Great 4.5 TripAdvisor Reviews.




Located in Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Great for a day trip from Pittsburgh or Cleveland.

• 0.5-hour drive from
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• 2-hour drive from
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