Rural chicness a stone’s throw from Pittsburgh
North Huntingdon is a thriving and family-oriented community, not far from Pittsburgh’s city center.
Strategically located between downtown Pittsburgh and Greensburg, North Huntingdon offers convenient access to all the amenities and activities the region has to offer. North Huntingdon is situated in Westmoreland County, a picturesque landscape filled with outdoor adventure, and often referred to as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands.
North Huntingdon is an ideal location for families and businesses alike, with many residents working either within the community or less than 30 minutes away in Pittsburgh and Greensburg. Route 30, a major retail corridor, runs throughout the community, providing a conduit for thousands of visitors and easy access to shops and restaurants. North Huntingdon connects to southwestern Pennsylvania’s extensive infrastructure, including two major airports, numerous rail yards, and the region’s vast waterways.
Residents enjoy a high quality of life, outstanding schools, and top-notch amenities. Though North Huntington is home to a plethora of world-class shops and restaurants, the community retains a charming, small-town feel that attracts long-term residents.
This bustling community is chock-full of everything from casual eateries to fine dining. Cenacolo serves fresh, family-style pasta in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Wine connoisseurs rejoice at Greenhouse Winery, which boasts a full wine sampling bar, banquet hall, and lavish back patio. Head to Luehm Candy Company to satisfy your sweet tooth. This candy and snack warehouse offers something for everyone, from candy bars and chewing gum to soft drinks and coffee. Enjoy a fun afternoon of ice cream, mini-golf, and tubing at Kerber’s Dairy.
North Huntington is surrounded by natural beauty, so there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors in this rural oasis. Oak Hollow Park features picnic groves and multiple pavilions, playgrounds, soccer fields, and a basketball court among rolling hillsides. Indian Lake is known as the crown jewel of the community’s park system. It’s an ideal spot for breaking a sweat while enjoying the beautiful scenery—walk, run, rollerblade, hike, or fish among an aesthetically landscaped hillside and five-acre lake. Braddock’s Trail Park is North Huntington’s largest park. Home to an abundance of wildflowers and wildlife, it’s also known as one of the most scenic parks in Western Pennsylvania. Vantage points of interest include a waterfall and a lookout with hiking trails.
When not exploring the outdoors, North Huntingdon residents are likely mingling with their neighbors at one of the several family-friendly events hosted by the community. Each spring, an eclectic array of vehicles parade through the community for the annual Car Cruise. After the parade, visitors have the opportunity to glimpse the cars up close. Kick off the holiday season with food, music, and a parade at the annual Irwin Light Up Night.
North Huntington is in close proximity to several highly acclaimed colleges and universities in Pittsburgh, including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, and Chatham University. Public school students living in North Huntington are served by Norwin School District. Top schools include: