Laurel Highlands PA

Things to do in Laurel Highlands PA

Discover the adventurous side of Pennsylvania!
Looking for some adventure? Then head east from Monroeville PA to The Laurel Highlands. Discover a new countryside playland brimming with exciting things to see and do. Experience the stunning beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture or the exhilaration of downhill skiing or white water rafting. The beautiful countryside offers plenty of hiking and biking trails, streams perfect for fishing, local wineries for tasting, and fun-filled seasonal festivals. We’ve listed a few of the area’s activities and attractions to whet your adventurous appetite. Don’t wait! Book your room at the nearbyHampton Inn Monroeville and be ready for an adventure you’ll long remember!

Family Fun:

Idlewild & SoakZone: voted Best Kids Park in the World and Amusement Today

Laurel Caverns Geological Park: Pennsylvania’s largest cave featuring an hour guided tour

Living Treasures Animal Park: features hundreds of animals from around the world

Farms & Wineries:

Christian W. Klay Winery: a restored bank barn from the 1880’s where you can enjoy complimentary wine tasting, tours, and shopping

Friendship Farms: a beautiful working farm, plant nursery and bread bakery

Sand Hill Berries: enjoy pie and homemade ice cream at the outdoor café, buy fresh berries and cut your own flowers

Historic Sites:

Bushy Run Battlefield: the only recognized Native American battlefield in Pennsylvania; a key turning point in Pontiac’s War

Flight 93 Memorial Chapel: built in honor of the fallen heroes of Flight 93; prayer and worship services conducted on a regular basis

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater®: a true masterpiece within the wooded Bear Run Nature Reserve—a unique home built over a waterfall; it is a National Historic Landmark that must be visited in person to get the full experience; reservations required

Fort Necessity National Battlefield: site of George Washington’s first military engagement and the battle marking the onset of the French and Indian War

Outdoor Fun:

Biking & Hiking Trails: the mountains around Laurel Highlands feature some of the most pristine hiking and biking trails in Pennsylvania—take time to enjoy all the beauty that surrounds you

Fishing: the Laurel Highlands area features a number of state parks and streams that welcome anglers of all ages

Skiing and White Water Rafting: Laurel Highlands is home to highest peaks in Pennsylvania and the largest ski resorts; enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and more; world-class whitewater rafting, ranging from mild to wild, is a great way to enjoy the waterways; choose a leisurely stretch of calm water to enjoy the lush view or tackle some of the best rapids the area has to offer.

The Hampton Inn Pittsburgh/Monroeville hotel puts you near all the fun and excitement found in Laurel Highlands. We are perfectly situated near major highways which means you have easy access to your next Pennsylvania adventure!

Located just south of Interstate 376 on Highway 48 at the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Hampton Inn® Monroeville is an ideal choice for overnight lodging no matter what time of year you travel to the Pittsburgh-Monroeville area. Our promise to you includes a Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed™, a comfortable guest room and plenty of services and amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. There’s plenty to see and do in the Pittsburgh area and we are a great choice for hotel accommodations when you want to be near it all!