Area Attractions

Ohiopyle State Park
Located primarily in Fayette County, Ohiopyle State Park encompasses over 20,000 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Mountains. The focal point of the area is the more than 14 miles of the Youghiogheny River Gorge that passes through the heart of the park. Pennsylvania’s largest state park offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Great Allegheny Passage
The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) rail-trail offers 150 miles of hiking and biking between Cumberland, MD, and Pittsburgh, PA. In Cumberland, the GAP joins the C&O Canal Towpath, creating a continuous 335 mile long trail experience to Washington, DC.

Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau
The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau was founded in 1958 to promote tourism in this beautiful mountainous getaway region located just southeast of Pittsburgh, PA. It is the best resource for information about other Laurel Highlands’ area attractions.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s most widely acclaimed work, Fallingwater, sits dramatically cantilevered over the waterfalls of Bear Run. It is considered to be the best all-time work of American architecture and Wright’s most sublime integration of man and nature.

Kentuck Knob
Another masterpiece of Frank Lloyd Wright, Kentuck Knob, exhibits the extraordinary warmth, serenity, and functionality of a family home. Enhanced by a breathtaking vista, Kentuck Knob’s wooded landscape is the setting for the notable collection of artifacts.

Fort Necessity
The confrontation at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the prelude to the war fought by England and France for control of the North American continent. The action at Fort Necessity was the first major event in the military career of George Washington. It was the only time he ever surrendered to an enemy. Step back in time while exploring the still-standing Fort.

Laurel Caverns
Laurel Caverns is Pennsylvania’s largest cave. The cavern itself is situated beneath a 435 acre geological park. Laurel Caverns offers family caving and scout badge programs.

Living Treasures Animal Park
Pet, feed, and enjoy hundreds of friendly, healthy animals from all over the world at Living Treasures. The petting zoo and pony rides are the thrill of the day for young visitors while the exotic animals and wagon rides fascinate young and old alike.

Caddie Shak
Come and enjoy a variety of attractions at Caddie Shak including go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, driving range, batting cages, and more!

Christian Clay Winery
Fayette County’s first commercial winery, Christian Clay Winery, offers guests entertaining special events and informative and educational tours. It is an ideal venue for private events, wine tasting, and shopping.