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It's A Beautiful Day to Explore Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

Share your love of the classic series with the kids on this new trail.


Courtesy of Heinz History Center Facebook page


Do the kids love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood? Show them where that show got its start, by taking a trek on Pennsylvania’s new Fred Rogers Trail. If you remember watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood as a kid, this journey is the perfect way to pay homage.

In conjunction with the show’s 50th anniversary, the trail marks 15 different locations inspired by the beloved icon. Take a walk down memory lane at these PA spots.

  • The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College, where you can check out show artifacts like puppets from the show, Daniel Tiger’s clock and Rogers’ infamous sweaters and sneakers.

  • The Senator John Heinz History Center, which features the largest collection of items from the TV set, including the entryway and living room.

  • The Tribute to Children monument, which boasts a 10-foot bronze statue and boasts an amazing view of Pittsburgh.

  • The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, perfect for Daniel Tiger fans looking for a ride on the iconic car.

You can check out the full three-day excursion online. Can't make the trip soon? Check out the documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? in theaters now.

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