Fall Foliage

Slow down on the quiet side of the Franklin County this fall season! Whether you’re looking for a change of pace or simply want to escape the stresses of everyday life, we’ll be here. Prefer to stay active? Keep scrolling to find out how you can safely do it all this fall in the area. Read More …

Pennsylvania Wine Land

Wine glasses, wine bottles, fruit and barrel at a winery

Looking for somewhere to spread out this spring and summer? How about a beautiful, restorative outdoor space that isn’t your own yard or patio? And if that verdant spot also happens to serve a selection of locally-made wines — even better. There are more than 300 wineries in Pennsylvania Wine Land and almost all of them welcome Read More …

Wild Trout Fishing

Fishing Man Wearing Yellow Shirt

Trout Fishermen love Franklin County’s freestone streams with wild Brown and Brook Trout. The Conococheague Creek has two branches. One branch has its source in the northwest corner of Franklin County. The East Branch increases in width as it flows through Caledonia State Park and Michaux State Forest. The shade of the forest and many Read More …

Birder’s Delight

Blue Bird on a tree branch

Franklin County is a birder’s delight. Bring your binoculars, explore and find various kinds of birds! Franklin County is 495,000 acres of which more than 242,000 acres are farmland and approximately 100,000 acres are forest lands. The rural environment suits a variety of birds. In a 2016 study of birders, the U.S. National Wildlife Service Read More …

Hiking and Biking in the Area

A couple hiking

The beauty about hiking and biking is that it’s truly an activity for everyone. Whether you’re young or old, an expert or an amateur, there are many hiking and biking trails in Mercersburg that will be perfect for you. Enjoy hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities and explore the beauty of the nature with your loved Read More …