Welcome to Cranberry Township
A booming suburb offering unlimited activities and amenities
Cranberry Township is the largest municipality in Butler County, Pennsylvania, and ranks among the wealthiest zip codes in Pittsburgh. Once an agricultural community, the region has developed into a major hub for commerce, with more than 1,000 businesses now operating in Cranberry Township. This economic growth has provided residents with ample opportunities for upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment without ever having to leave their neighborhood. Located only 20 miles north of downtown Pittsburgh, this growing suburb is also conveniently located close to everything Steel City offers, including museums, sporting events, and world-class entertainment.
What to Love
- Booming economy
- Access to first-rate shopping and dining
- A friendly, welcoming community
- Plenty of things to do
- Highly-rated schools
- Beautiful suburban setting
Residents of Cranberry Township tend to be well-educated, healthy, and focused on building a prosperous community. They enjoy playing as hard as they work, which is evident by the area's three public parks, disc golf course, skatepark, waterpark, dog parks, and award-winning municipal golf course.
This lively suburb has a bustling vibe, and residents enjoy taking advantage of nearby amenities, whether it’s grabbing drinks with friends at a local bar or heading out for dinner with family. The affluent area has a forward-thinking outlook, and the people, businesses, and shops here exude positive energy.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Streets of Cranberry offers a large selection of shops and restaurants, including an exciting blend of upmarket stores and popular brands. Entertainment options are plentiful in Cranberry Township, with venues such as Fun Fore All Family Fun Park offering miniature golf, arcade games, go-karts, batting cages, and much more.
There are unlimited fine-dining experiences to choose from around Cranberry Township, but some of the favorite local hotspots include Firebirds Wood Fired Grill for its high-quality steaks and seafood in an upscale lodge-like setting, Juniper Grill’s tasty margaritas and Southwestern treats, and Avor Thai’s spiced-to-order Thai dishes. Nearby, Jimmy Wan's Restaurant and Lounge offers a Pan-Asian fine dining experience using only ethically-sourced ingredients in their made-to-order meals.
Things to Do
The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is located in the heart of Cranberry Township and is used as the primary training facility for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team. The state-of-the-art facility is open to the public, offering skate sessions, camps, drop-in hockey games, and more.
Golfers can enjoy a day on the links at Cranberry Highlands Golf Course. The daily fee municipal course is designated by Audubon International as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and is considered one of the best regional courses in the state. The 186-acre, par-170 course amplifies Western Pennsylvania's rugged natural beauty. The full-service clubhouse includes locker rooms, a pro shop, and an outdoor patio.
For a change of pace, visitors can enjoy a game of disc golf at the 18-hole North Boundary Park Championship Disc Golf Course. A dog-friendly nature trail meanders through the woods, with a birdseye view of the course. If pickleball is more your style, Cranberry Township offers 13 dedicated courts and is recognized as one of the most extensive pickleball facilities in Western PA. The courts are maintained exclusively by volunteers and community fundraising efforts.
For a luxurious day of relaxation, Renaissance Day Spa offers health and wellness packages that include hot stone massages, facials, aromatherapy, and much more.
The award-winning Seneca Valley School District serves residents of Cranberry Township and is ranked as the best district in Butler County.
Haine Elementary School, K-4, ranked #1 best public elementary school in Butler County
Haine Middle School, 5-6, public, highly rated middle school with top proficiency scores
Seneca Valley High School, 9-12, ranked #1 best public high school in Butler County with an excellent college preparation
Aquinas Academy, PK-12, private, ranked #2 best Catholic high school in Pittsburgh area