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Well worth the time and effort. Family can spend many hours in reflection on the
history that the Laurel Highlands can provide. It is just an hour from Pittsburgh and
Johnstown, PA. You can teach your Kids what American Heritage has provided.
The autumn rivals the New England fall with vibrant colors and cool, crisp weather.
Accommodations and services are reasonable. Look for local farmers markets and fall festivals, like Flax Scutching in Stahlstown.
Finally, I visited Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Kaufmann department store family of Pittsburgh, and nearby Kentuck Knob, for the Hagan family, which owned a large dairy operation in the area.
Fallingwater is perhaps Wright’s most ideal integration of site and structure....More
We went to this area for a weekend trip of white water rafting and nature appreciation. We were blessed with terrific weather. We enjoyed seeing lots of wildlife when walking on trails and driving along the National Road and around Ohiopyle. We used White Water...More
White-water rafting with Laurel Highlands was the highlight of our trip! This early in the season, the water was chilly but the warm sun and blue skies made for a perfect day. Our guide, Garth, was a true professional. He knows the river well -...More
We found many things to do in this beautiful area in southwest Pennsylvania, about a 90 minute drive from Pittsburgh. We stayed at the Hampton Inn in Somerset because it was centrally located but there are many motels and B&B's in the area.