Local Area Attractions Near Uniontown KOA
Uniontown KOA Holiday is located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands. The 3 counties of Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland have many attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you enjoy the great outdoors, immersing your self in the regions art culture or stepping into the past at the many historic sites, the Laurel Highlands will not disappoint. Pick up the Laurel Highlands guide in our office or visit the website at www.laurelhighlands.org. Below you will find a few of the attractions the Laurel Highlands has to offer.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
Fallingwater is the name of a very special house that is built over a waterfall in the Laurel Highlands. Frank Lloyd Wright, America's most famous architect, designed the house for his clients, the Kaufmann family. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939. It instantly became famous, and today it is a National Historic Landmark.
1491 Mill Run Road
Po Box R
Mill Run, PA 15464
Frank Lloyd Wright's Kentuck Knob
Kentuck Knob was built by Wright for I. N. and Bernardine Hagan in the mountains above Uniontown. "There is a sense of beauty, comfort, serenity and harmony in the house and all of its surroundings,” Mrs. Hagan said about the house.
PO Box 305
723 Kentuck Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
The confrontation at Fort Necessity, just east of Uniontown, in the summer of 1754 was the prelude to the war fought by England and France for control of the North American continent. The struggle was known in North America as the French and Indian War and spread around the world as the Seven Years' War. It ended in 1763 with the removal of French power from North America and India. The action at Fort Necessity was also the first major event in the military career of George Washington. It was the only time he ever surrendered to an enemy.
One Washington Parkway
Farmington, PA 15437
Flight 93 National Memorial
On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted. Discover the Visitors Center opened in September 2015 and explore the features of the memorial.
6424 Lincoln Highway
Stoystown, PA 15563
Great Allegheny Passage
This is one of America's best bike trails, where you will discover a nearly level trail along winding rivers, shaded valleys, and traditional small towns. The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) rail-trail offers 135 miles of hiking and biking between Cumberland, MD, and Duquesne, PA, near Pittsburgh. In Cumberland, the GAP joins the C&O Canal Towpath, creating a continuous trail experience, 320 miles long, to Washington, DC.
PO Box 501
Latrobe, PA 15650
Laurel Caverns is Pennsylvania's largest cave, located just 50 miles south of Pittsburgh. The cavern itself is situated beneath a 435 acre geological park. There is a three hour upper and lower caving tour or a one hour family tour. There also many other activities for the whole family to enjoy.
PO Box 62
200 Caverns Park Road
Farmington, PA 15437
Kennywood Amusement Park
Kennywood is perhaps the oldest and most beloved amusement park in America. Founded in 1898, it has thrilled and delighted both young and young-at-heart visitors for more than 110 years. From the early days of the carousel, through the development of the first roller coasters, to the technological advancements in today's steel looping coasters, Kennywood has always been the park that puts a smile on everyone's face. Designated a National Historic Landmark since 1987, you'll find "Lost Kennywood," a replica of turn-of-the-century architecture that houses some of the park's most popular rides, as well as attractions that go from mild to wild throughout the park. Refuel at more than a dozen dining areas offering tasty treats that can't be found at any other amusement park anywhere.
4800 Kennywood Blvd
West Mifflin, PA 15122
Idlewild Park & SoakZone
Located in Ligonier, Idlewild Park & SoakZone is the combination of a family friendly amusement park with a fun water park. It was voted Best Kid's Park in the World by Amusement Today; and voted Best Park for Families by National Amusement Park Historical Association.
PO Box C Rt. 30 East
Ligonier, PA 15658
Ohiopyle State Park
Located on the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, Ohiopyle State Park encompasses approximately 20,500 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Highlands. Ohiopyle is known for the fast-flowing whitewater of the Youghiogheny River that ranges from Class III to IV and attracts boaters of all skills and ages. Enjoy the unbelievable views, natural water falls and many outdoor activities the Laurel highlands has to offer. In the middle of the state park sits the small, charming town of Ohiopyle. You can grab a bite to eat, snag an ice cream cone, enjoy a cold brew, buy a souvenir, tour the Laurel Highlands Falls Area Visitor Center, play a round of mini golf, try zip lining, rent bikes and rafts from outfitters and more. A stroll through the town is just as exciting as the outdoor adventure beyond!
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Living Treasures Wild Animal Park
Living Treasures is a family owned and operated wild animal park that offers an up close, interactive, and educational experience with our family of animals. With over 400 animals of 70 different species. The parks provide a unique interactive experience that allows visitors to get closer to the animals than ever before.
288 Route 711
Jones Mills, PA 15646
Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin
Looking to live it up in Southwestern Pennsylvania's beautiful Laurel Highlands region? Lady Luck® Casino Nemacolin is calling your name. The good times are waiting right on the premises of the five-star Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Try your luck at any of nearly 600 gaming machines, at any of 27 hot tables or at the high-limit gaming area if that's the way you roll.
4067 National Pike
Farmington, PA 15437
Big Mac Museum Resturant
=14pxTHE IRWIN, PENNSYLVANIA MCDONALD'S LOCATION details the history of the iconic sandwich. However, the location of the museum rankled the residents of the city where the Big Mac was first sold, almost 40 miles away in Uniontown, PA.The Big Mac was created by western Pennsylvania franchisee Jim Delligatti, and first served in 1967. The sandwich would then become part of the nationwide menu a year later, and would go on to worldwide fame along with the company.
9061 Route 30
North Huntington, PA 15642
Friendship Hill National Historic Site
Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.
223 New Geneva Road
Point Marion, PA 15474
Caddie Shak Family Entertainment Center
Located in the Laurel Highlands, Caddie Shak is the ultimate family fun destination! We have an outdoor fun park with three Go Kart Tracks, two Mini Golf Courses, Driving Range, Batting Cages, Bumper Boats, small amusement rides, and our Snack Shak. Open Spring thru early Fall.
132 Caddie Shak Road
Donegal, PA 15628
Seabase Family Fun Center
The area's largest and best indoor family fun center featuring two two-story play gyms, miniature golf, toddler play area, interactive game floor, laser maze, arcade room with ticket redemption, train rides, laser tag, birthday party rooms, and an extensive kitchen menu.
770 East Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
60 Minute Missions Escape Room
60 Minute Missions Escape Room offers immersive, interactive puzzle rooms where groups of friends, colleagues or family members are placed in a themed room and given a mission to complete.• Find the Clues • Solve the Puzzles • Complete the Mission • Escape the Room •
116 East Pittsburgh street
Greensburg, PA 15601