The Pennsylvania Route 6 Artisan Trail
Welcome to the PA Route 6 Artisan Trail!
Northern Pennsylvania’s rich history, diverse regions, and friendly people come together to produce a vibrant culture of craftsmanship and creativity. On the PA Route 6 Artisan Trail, you’ll find inspiration, entertainment, education, and great shopping, too.
Search for Artisans & Sites Along the Rt. 6 Artisan Trail
Search for Artisan Trail Members/Locations by region, county, type, or medium.
Explore the Artisan Trail Member Directory
Find a complete list of Artisan Trail Members, from west to east along Rt. 6.
Can’t Visit in Person? Shop the Rt. 6 Artisan Trail Online!
See Route 6 Artisans who offer online shopping options and digital gift cards HERE!
PA Rt. 6 Artisan Trail FAQs
What kind of art do artisans create?
The Rt. 6 Artisan Trail includes the highest quality of artisans, but we are far from pretentious in Northern Pennsylvania. We value makers of every style and medium. Artisan Trail members include soapmakers, potters, woodworkers, fiber artists, fine jewelers, handcrafters, painters, and so much more!
Where can I see artisans and their creations?
Inspiration can be found in many types of venues along the Route 6 Artisan Trail. Stops along the trail include artists’ studios, fine art galleries, cultural museums, antique shops, craft breweries, community theaters, arts organizations, arts festivals, and more!
How did the PA Rt. 6 Artisan Trail get its start?
The PA Route 6 Artisan Trail began in 2004 with the goal of raising awareness of the arts and creative industry of the Route 6 Heritage Corridor. The trail now boasts a network of 400+ northern Pennsylvania artisans, creative businesses, cultural organizations, tourism businesses, and arts supporters. Encouraging the success of these artisans and arts organizations has proven to enhance the economy, culture, and quality of life across the region.
Can I travel the PA Rt. 6 Artisan Trail virtually?
While we highly recommend an in-person visit, you can take a virtual trip along the 2020 Artisan Trail through the Digital Exhibit HERE!
How do I become a member of the PA Rt. 6 Artisan Trail?
Artisans are selected for the Route 6 Artisan Trail during an Open Membership Period at the end of each year for membership and inclusion on the trail the following year. Visit the Artisan Trail Membership Page for more information and to apply.
I am a northern Pennsylvania artisan. Where can I find support and resources?
Becoming a member of the PA Rt. 6 Artisan Trail provides incredible benefits, such as business promotion and networking. Apply for Artisan Trail Membership HERE and get free business and artisan resources.
PA Route 6 Heritage Corridor