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The Best of Armstrong County

The Best of Armstrong County

Among the scenic hills and farmlands of Armstrong County lies a plethora of historical and natural wonders alike for you to add to your next road trip. Ranging from unique museums sharing the story of this county’s past to romantic gardens and wineries, there are quite a few hidden gems to be discovered and enjoyed. Check’s Radio Museum Armstrong local Mel Check is the creative

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Exploring McConnells Mill State Park

Exploring McConnells Mill State Park

Nestled in the scenic hills of Lawrence County, McConnells Mill is a paradigm of beauty and solitude for Pennsylvania natives and visitors alike. This state park is filled with endless natural wonders, including waterfalls, breath-taking overlooks, and a variety of trails perfect for hiking. And because of its close proximity to Pittsburgh (only 40 miles outside of the city), McConnells Mill makes a perfect day

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The Best of Lawrence County

The Best of Lawrence County

Lawrence County lies to the north and west of Pittsburgh and abuts the Ohio line. Its county seat is New Castle. The county was once known as the Fireworks Capital of America, and two of the largest fireworks manufacturers are still located there. Below are some attractions that draw visitors to Lawrence County: Living Treasures Animal Park Unlike larger zoos, Living Treasures Animal Park allows

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Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art at The Frick

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art at The Frick

Buying art is the same thing as falling in love. ~Nohra Haime Thank goodness, Pittsburgh-born philanthropist Paul Mellon (1907-1999) and his wife, Rachel (Bunny) (1910-2014), fell in love with art many times, or we wouldn’t be enjoying the masterpieces now on display at The Frick Art Museum. From March 17 through July 8 2018, The Frick is exhibiting Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection

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The Best of Indiana County

The Best of Indiana County

Indiana County lies to the east of Westmoreland and Armstrong Counties in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. It is known as The Christmas Tree Capital of the World. In the early 20th century, farmers in Indiana County began planting Christmas trees, and by 1960 there were more than 200 growers in the county producing 1 million trees each year. That volume has decreased over

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The Bayernhof Museum

The Bayernhof Museum

It’s fun to fantasize about what kind of home you would build if money were no object. Charles B. Brown III didn’t have to fantasize about it; he did it. Brown built one of the area’s most unusual homes, The Bayernhof, which has since been turned into The Bayernhof Museum. Brown grew up in Aspinwall and graduated from Thiel College. After working in a machine

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Attractions of Pittsburgh

Attractions of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is home to many great attractions. Here’s a list of just some of the wonderful places for sightseeing, sports, culture, and fun in and near Pittsburgh. Fun Things to Do + Open All Galleries + Open All Historical Places + Open All Museums + Open All Parks + Open All Performing Arts, Music and Theater + Open All College Sports Teams + Open All

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The Best of Cambria County

The Best of Cambria County

Cambria County lies to the east of Westmoreland County, and at one time, this area was so remote that railroads could not traverse the steep Allegheny Mountains. Today, those mountains have been conquered, but Cambria County is still home to some of the most picturesque vistas in the state. Ebensburg is the county’s capital, and Johnstown is its largest city. Allegheny Portage Railroad This National

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A New Holiday Tradition: Overly’s Country Christmas

A New Holiday Tradition: Overly's Country Christmas

The thrill of excitement that fills the air during the Christmas season is enough to crack a smile on even the biggest Scrooge. From baking cookies with the grand-kids to caroling with the family, there are endless traditions that warm the heart for years to come. While some traditions remain tried and true, it is always fun to amp up the holiday spirit with a

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The Best of Fayette County

The Best of Fayette County

Fayette County received its name from the Marquis de Lafayette, who was instrumental in helping the colonists win the Revolutionary War. Fayette County lies in southwestern Pennsylvania on the border of West Virginia and Maryland. Its county seat is Uniontown. The county benefits from natural wonders as well as from a rich history. Below are some notable attractions in Fayette County. Fallingwater Located in Mill

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