Those who love the outdoors will be spoiled for choice to hike or bike, walk or raft – or just have a picnic – while winter enthusiasts won’t want to miss the mountain resorts. For those who have an interest in architecture, Fallingwater, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, is only seven miles north.
Discover all that the region has to offer.
Located at the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 20,500 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands.
Laurel Caverns is the largest cave in Pennsylvania featuring 3 miles of labyrinths with ceilings as tall as 50 feet. The cave is beneath a 435 acre geological preserve at the top of Chestnut Ridge.
The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath to create a 335-mile non-motorized route between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC that’s beloved by cyclists.
Spend the night in a Usonian home at Polymath Park, the only site where visitors can get a feel for living in Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture. House tours and dining are also available.
Touchstone is Pennsylvania’s only residential craft school offering both beginners and seasoned artists weekend and weeklong courses taught by some of North America’s finest artists and artisans.
Cutting across the southwest corner of Pennsylvania, the Historic National Road Corridor is the site of arguably the most important social, industrial and cultural revolutions in U.S. history.
The battle at Fort Necessity in 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. It ended with the removal of French power from North America and set the stage for the American Revolution.
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic home designed for the Kaufmann family, hangs over a dramatic waterfall and puts Wright’s organic architecture on vivid display for guests from around the world.