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Best things to do in Venango County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Historic museum not far from town, great place to learn about the rich history in the oil industry in PA.”
4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great food in a wonderful atmosphere! Just blocks from the property, would be a great walk on a lovely evening and is located right next to the park where many concerts and events are held throughout the year. ”
4 locals recommend
Café
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“They have a relaxed atmosphere, roast their own coffee, and sometimes have live music.”
4 locals recommend
Museum
“Amazing collection of antique musical instruments that are actually played during tours.”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Terrific family park with beach area for swimming, canoe rentals, fishing and lots of camp sites and pavilions that can be used for family or company events.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“See the great local talent at this gorgeous historic hometown theater, Google their website for lists and times of showds.”
4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great waterfall with cool views and not too long of a hike. Tough to get to though, do your research on google and don't necessarily just trust GPS - it's worth it if you're up for an adventure though.”
2 locals recommend
Department Store
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“this walmart is about 20 min drive, this is not the Cranberry down near Pittsburgh. Also, there are gas stations, fast food restaurants, Bob Evens, A Mexican restaurant, and Valley Dairy. The Best place for fresh donuts is Clark's Donuts, across the road from Sheetz. ”
2 locals recommend
Food
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“This quaint restaurant has a great brunch and lunch menu. Judy and her team do an amazing job. They also have wonderful catering options!”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“One of the better restaurants in the area. Down Town Historic Oil City. Probably 35 mins. away.”
1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Cool venue with tasty brews and food and visit the Red Bandana Winery right next door for great local wine and live bands!”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Travel Agency
“Amazing views of the Allegheny can be enjoyed walking, jogging and biking. Just across the 8th Street bridge from the property. ”
2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Kayak and canoe outfitter that will deliver you to a spot along the river. Check out their website for suggested trips and prices. ”
2 locals recommend
Trail
“32 miles of biking/hiking trails. Kayaking on the river. Call Oars in Franklin to rent bikes or kayaks.”
2 locals recommend