Friday, May 9, 2014

In Review: Round Hill Park + Exhibit Farm

At our recent Mom's playdate planning session, we decided that Round Hill Park definitely needed to be one of our summer destinations! It's a bit of a drive (Elizabeth, PA) for many of us, but everyone seemed to think it was worth it. This past week, my family & I headed out to see why so many moms have raved about this spot. Yep, we definitely found out - it's an awesome space!
When you first turn into the farm, you will see a pond with ducks & geese. You may want to bring bread or one of them may chase your entire family. Just say'n. :) 
From there we went on the self-guided tour through the farm. It is a beautiful space with wide paths, so strollers would have no problems. 
The animals that are out may vary by season. We saw a cow hooked up for milking, (baby!) sheep, pigs, goats, chickens & rabbits. 
Toward the end of the path is a beautiful herb garden. And if you're lucky enough, sometimes the grapes are in season! 
 Behind the white fence you may spot horses, cows or sheep!
Thirsty? A well fountain pump is there for a cold thirst quencher. 
After the farm tour, you can choose to drive to either the spray park or playground parking lots. 
The spray park opens Saturday, May 31st! 
There is a fantastic playground with several surrounding picnic tables. 
I would suggest bringing: 
  • Chairs or a blanket to sit on at the spray park as there are not a lot of surrounding seats. 
  • Cups / buckets for the kids to use at the spray park. 
  • Bread to feed the ducks. You are not allowed to feed any of the farm animals.
  • Picnic lunch. There are lots of tables / spaces to eat. Although, a picnic blanket is a good idea as well. 
  • I also was told that the Red Caboose, a quaint little restaurant nearby, comes highly recommended. They mostly sell hot dogs / hamburgers / fries. And it's super cheap!

Well done, Round Hill Park. Thanks for being such a great family destination!
651 Round Hill Road Dot Elizabeth, PA 15037
The Pgh Momtourage will be heading there for an official playdate in July! Join us there - details & RSVP here. 

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