Kooser State Park in western Somerset County, Pennsylvania, gets overlooked thanks to the many other impressive state parks nearby like Ohiopyle State Park and Laurel Hill State Park. However, for those looking for a beautiful and peaceful state park to visit, it’s a nice destination….
Linn Run State Park is a small park located in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. While its often overshadowed by other parks in the area, notably Ohiopyle State Park and Laurel Hill State Park, there are some fantastic short hikes in the park. One of the best…READ MORE
Sitting high atop a hill on the banks of the Monongahela River is one of the most curious buildings in the Laurel Highlands: Nemacolin Castle. Nemacolin Castle was built in the 1780s by Jacob Bowman. Bowman, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, traveled Nemacolin’s Road, an…READ MORE
06 Oct Experiencing the History and Beauty of Southwestern Pennsylvania with a Road Trip on the National Road (Brought to you by the National Road Heritage Corridor and HeritagePA)Culture, History, Laurel Highlands | Jim Cheney
This article is brought to your by the National Road Heritage Corridor and HeritagePA. There’s nothing better than a road trip, and if you love history, taking a road trip along the Historic National Road in Pennsylvania is a fantastic choice. While I have traveled portions…READ MORE
When you think of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in Pennsylvania, it’s likely that the amazing Fallingwater comes to mind. However, that is just one of his many creations in Pennsylvania. One of these lesser-known creations is Frank Lloyd Wright’s Duncan House which is located in…READ MORE
There are hundreds of waterfalls hidden away in Pennsylvania’s woods visited only by locals or the few intrepid people willing to follow scant directions to find them. Yoder Falls near Johnstown is one of these waterfalls. Yoder Falls is located on land that belongs to…READ MORE