Hiking and Biking
Hiking and Biking options in the area.
A full-scale, on-site reconstruction of the 1758-1766 original fort.
Flight 93 Memorial
On September 11, 2001, the passengers and crew of Flight 93 courageously gave their lives thwarting a planned attack on our Nation's Capital. Flight 93 National Memorial will be a permanent memorial to the heroes on that plane.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Duncan House located in Acme, is a “must see” on your architectural tour of Wright’s masterpieces in the Laurel Highlands.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
Recognized as one of Wright's most acclaimed works.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Kentuck Knob
Kentuck Knob was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the last decade of his career for I.N. and Bernardine Hagan.
A year-round resort and convention center offering skiing/snowboarding, snow tubing, sleigh rides, golf, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
With its rich history and majestic long-range views, Laurel Mountain stands as testament to the strength of the region’s ski industry. Just 72 miles east of Pittsburgh, Laurel Mountain joins its neighboring sister resorts, Seven Springs and Hidden Valley, to create the premier snowsports destination in the region.
Pennsylvania's only recognized Native-American battlefield commemorates the conflict between British and Native-American forces during Pontiac's War (1763-64) and the role of this British victory in maintaining control of North America.
Compass Inn Museum
A completely restored 1799 stagecoach stop, located on US Route 30 in Laughlintown, Pennsylvania. Features guided tours, live demonstrations and displays.
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art exists to preserve, exhibit, and advance American art and is dedicated to making its programs and activities accessible to the people of the southwestern area of central Pennsylvania.
The Ligonier Valley Players
For almost four decades, the Valley Players has played a vital role in enriching the cultural background of area residents.
Fort Necessity NB commemorates George Washington's first military campaign; the opening battle of the French and Indian War.
Historic Hanna's Town
Hanna's Town, founded in 1773 and named for its founder Robert Hanna, was the first County Seat of Westmoreland County and the site of the first English court west of the Allegheny Mountains.
Johnstown Flood Memorial
Johnstown Flood National Memorial is located in southwestern Pennsylvania, about 10 miles northeast of Johnstown. The park contains nearly 165 acres and preserves the remains of the South Fork Dam and portions of the former Lake Conemaugh bed.
Johnstown Flood Museum
On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died. It's a story of great tragedy, but also of triumphant recovery. Visit the Johnstown Flood Museum, which is operated by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, to find out more about this shocking episode in American history.
Every summer since 1939, a talented company of professional actors presents Broadway quality entertainment at the Mountain Playhouse in the wonderful setting of a restored historic gristmill. The Mountain Playhouse offers comfortable seating in its climate-controlled theater along with an art gallery and lake-side concession area. Fine dining is available next door at Green Gables Restaurant.
Powdermill Nature Reserve
The Biological Field Station of The Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Featuring the Nimick Nature Center as well as educational programs and workshops.
Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
The LHHC is one of twelve special “Heritage Areas” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, collectively known as "Heritage PA," which is committed to improving operations, marketing, government relations and public advocacy for all of Pennsylvania's Heritage Areas.
Ligonier Valley Railroad
One of the better known short-line railroads, the Ligonier Valley Rail Road connected Ligonier Valley with the rest of the world via the Pennsylvania RR at Latrobe, Pennsylvania. It also connected the rest of the world with Pennsylvania's Mountain Playground, Ligonier Valley in general and Idlewild Park in particular. Originally only ten miles long, the line was extended six miles at the turn of the 20th century to service the coal fields north of Ligonier.
Pennsylvania Cross Country Skiers Association
Developing the sport of nordic skiing in PA and its tri-state region.