Posts Tagged "LaurelHighlands"


Updated on: 11/20/18When it comes to Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces in southwest Pennsylvania, odds are good you know of the iconic Fallingwater house. But did you know that Wright also commissioned a house just a few miles down the roads for friends of the Kaufmann family? Booking.com This house is Kentuck Knob- a large, Usonian house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the Hagan family (of local ice cream fame). Kentuck...

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Updated on: 11/14/18When driving through the borough of Ligonier in the Laurel Highlands, you can't miss Fort Ligonier. This imposing, recreated fort is located right in the heart of the town and is a highlight all visitors must check out. Booking.com We've got to hand it to this one, it does an exceptional job of bringing the history of southwest Pennsylvania during the 1700s to life! Fort Ligonier is Meticulously Recreated Fort...

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Updated on: 11/14/18Fort Necessity was the site of a battle in 1754 that, quite literally, shaped the state of the colonies and the world for many centuries to come. Booking.com Even better for us is that it is located in the Laurel Highlands, about an hour southeast of Pittsburgh, and is an easy day trip to visit and explore the grounds, recreated fort, and the museum! A Brief History of Fort Necessity While western Pennsylvania is...

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Updated on: 10/16/18If you are in the mood for an ultra-luxurious hotel in southwestern Pennsylvania, look no further than Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in the Laurel Highlands. Booking.com Whether you are looking for relaxation, outdoor activities, high-end cuisine, or more, odds are good this property will have what you seek. We were guests of Nemacolin Woodlands for a media conference, and share our thoughts from the stay in this...

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Updated on: 10/16/18Getting out into nature can mean a number of things, be it hiking, doing adventure activities, or for some, hunting. Booking.com We're not really hunters, but we do appreciate getting out into nature to enjoy sporting clays. At the Nemacolin Shooting Academy in the Laurel Highlands, we got just that! A Large Shooting Academy at Nemacolin The shooting academy occupies 140 acres of property near the Nemacolin...

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