The village of Champion can be found within Fayette County in southern Pennsylvania, USA. Champion lies close to the Seven Springs Mountain Resort, a popular outdoor pursuits activity centre, making the village a popular base amongst tourists looking to spend their holidays here. To cater for the steady stream of visitors looking to spend their holidays in Champion will find that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here, mainly in the form of apartments and more rustic log cabins.
Due to the village’s location, on the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the majority of tourists looking to spend their holidays in Champion will be lovers of the great outdoors, looking to explore the unspoilt beauty of the region. The nearby Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a popular all season resort, providing ideal ski conditions on its 33 slopes in the winter months and a popular rambling, hiking and fishing destination in the summer. The resort also boasts a recently completed outdoor swimming pool and spa facilities.
Set deep within Amish Country, visitors looking to spend their holidays in Champion will have the opportunity to encounter the unique lifestyle of these peaceful and hardworking Pennsylvanian-Dutch settlers at close hand. As a complete contrast, visitors may also wish to spend some time enjoying the urban attractions of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s second largest city, which is less than an hour’s drive away. As well as offering great shopping experiences, Pittsburgh also boasts such diverse attractions as the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Zoo and Miller Art Gallery.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Champion will discover that this south-western corner of Pennsylvania has a typically continental climate, which is greatly influenced by the village’s elevation. Summers can be very warm, with temperatures often reaching the mid 30s degrees Celsius, whilst winters are much cooler, with temperatures struggling to rise above 3 degrees Celsius. Champion receives an average annual precipitation of around 40 inches, most of which will fall as snow in mid-winter.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Champion will first fly with British Airways or US Airways to Philadelphia international Airport (PHL), departing from London Heathrow (LHR). They may then make use of a hire car to travel the three hour drive to Champion.