The town of Saxonburg is slightly off the beaten path, making it a true hidden treasure. Whether you’re navigating Route 228, winding down Dinnerbell Road or cruising along Route 356, definitely follow the signs for Saxonburg! This small historical town has a surprising amount of adventures to offer, and a unique German-esque charm. The numbered attractions are all within walking distance, while the lettered attractions are just outside town. Get the map here!
1. Saxonburg Museum/Roebling Park - Saxonburg Museum includes a shocking array of exhibits, from antiques to KDKA Radio and history specific to the town. Saxonburg was founded by F. Carl Roebling and brother, John, in 1832. John Roebling later designed the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and invented the wire rope used to build it. A sizeable replica of the bridge stands in the park. Don’t forget your camera!
2. *Fun Fact* Dating back to 1837, Saxonburg Memorial Presbyterian Church was erected on the highest spot in town and still stands as the highest point today.
13. South Butler Community Library - Borrow (or buy!) a book, enjoy free Wi-Fi, or print creations on their 3D printer!
G. Spring Valley Park - Picnicking, playground and hiking.
J. Butler-Freeport Community Trail - Awesome trail for hiking, biking and more. Used to be a railroad!
K. Lernerville Speedway - The region's premiere dirt racetrack!
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5. Hotel Saxonburg - Fine dining and an award-winning chef.
7. Saxonburg Coffee & Tea - Quality coffee, espresso beverages, loose leaf tea, smoothies and baked goods.
8. Mainstreet Bake Shop - Specialty cakes and baked goods.
C. Bistro by Pizza Joe’s - Authentic Italian cuisine.
F. Speckled Hen Chocolate Company - Chocolate-covered bacon... raspberry towers... You won’t be disappointed.
H. Thoma Meat Market - Fresh and local since 1945.
I. Winfield Winery - Relax on the patio and enjoy award-winning wines.
5. Hotel Saxonburg - Hotel rooms refurbished to the late 1800s atop a popular restaurant. President Woodrow Wilson is listed in the hotel guest registry from 1914-1917!
9. The Mainstay - B&B embracing old-world charm and country chic.
B. Armstrong Farms - This bed & breakfast is comprised of several diverse houses and cottages on an 1816 farm, including a cabin “off the grid.”