3 Things You Need to Know About Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

background of fall colors trees - vg guideThere are many things to do and see in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. If you are an outdoor person, you can enjoy numerous hiking trails and rafting activities. But there is one place you cannot miss Fallingwater! Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is an architectural masterpiece that sits atop a 30-foot waterfall. A visit to this modern marvel will make a great addition to your getaway! When planning your visit, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide. It’s full of recommendations for outdoor attractions, restaurants, museums, events, and more!

 

3 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

Learn the Story Behind the Walls

Fallingwater first captured the world’s attention on a 1938 TIME Magazine cover. The house was built during the Great Depression for the Kauffman family, the owners of Kaufmann’s Department Store in Pittsburgh. Frank Lloyd Wright agreed to design this futuristic masterpiece, and the L.D. Astorino Firm constructed it.

Take a House Tour

If you want to experience Fallingwater in PA, plan a visit to this iconic home. We recommend taking the one-hour Guided House Tour for a closer look. Discover the detailed interplay between the interior and exterior space and the numerous terraces, open-air walkways, and stunning views of the surrounding forest. Follow your guide through the main rooms and learn how Fallingwater broke barriers in architectural design. You can also stroll the breathtaking grounds and appreciate the stark contrast between the organized structure and free-flowing elements. To capture your own perspective of the exterior, be sure to bring your camera!

Enjoy a Special Package at Oak Lodge

Planning a vacation can be overwhelming, especially when coordinating restaurant reservations, activities, and a place to stay! If you wish to have a stress-free trip, take advantage of our Frank Lloyd Wright Package! Stay in the accommodation of your choice and, for an additional $91, get two tickets to Fallingwater as well as $35 gift certificate to Bittersweet Cafe. Please call our office at (724) 593-2913 for more information.

Note: Bittersweet Cafe is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Have a Relaxing Stay Near Fallingwater

Oak LodgeOnce you experience the magnificence of Fallingwater, unwind in the rustic elegance of Oak Lodge. Our breathtaking B&B sits on 800 acres of natural beauty. We invite you to browse our charming properties and reserve the ideal one for you. Each features restored hardwood floors, stunning antiques, and epic views.

Take a look at cabin 13, for example! It’s a great place to rekindle the spark with your better half. Take a hot shower in your private bathroom, cozy up by the fireplace with a glass of wine, and fall asleep to the soothing sounds of night owls outside your window. Wake up the next day and join us in the main lodge where a delicious homemade breakfast awaits you!

 

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