Are you looking to be dazzled during your vacation to Pennsylvania? Our beautiful state is home to many historic sites and natural areas, but it has one more attraction that can turn any vacation into an unforgettable adventure. The Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway is the perfect addition to your bucket list! In this blog, you’ll learn all the reasons why this is one of the most sought-after destinations in Pennsylvania and how you can add it to your itinerary getaway. So, are you ready? Read on, take notes, and start planning your vacation!
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3 Reasons Why You Want to Add the Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway to Your Bucket List
It’s a Sight to Behold
The Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway is a fabulous addition to any country road trip. This stunning 68-mile drive slithers through the lush forests of Pennsylvania, starting at the border of West Virginia in Fayette County and moving through the quaint towns of Donegal, Jones Mills, and Seward. It’s a prime spot for admiring fall colors, picturesque farm landscapes, and rolling hills.
It’s the Gateway to Many Great Activities
In addition to stunning scenery that makes for the most beautiful road trip, the Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway also provides an array of fun activities! Do you want to take it easy and enjoy a relaxing day trip? Stop in the town of Donegal for a delicious meal at Out of the Fire Café where you can enjoy a hot drink and lunch surrounded by breathtaking views of the hills. If you prefer a more outdoorsy adventure, stop by Ohiopyle State Park! This amazing area features many hiking trails that take you to gorgeous waterfalls where you can swim in the summertime.
It’s Close to Oak Lodge
Do you want to know the best part about the Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway? It’s right by Oak Lodge! Indeed, our stunning B&B is just a few minutes away from the byway, giving you quick and easy access when you want to get going after breakfast. After all, you don’t go on a vacation often, so why waste time commuting between your room and your favorite attractions? Plus, you’ll love being able to come back to your cabin and rest after a long day of exploration.
Make Your Laurel Highlands Vacation Even More Spectacular at Oak Lodge
Are you excited about a trip along the Laurel Highlands Scenic Byway? We can hardly wait for you to experience it! Now that you know how much fun you’ll have during your getaway, it’s time to find the ideal place to stay. Oak Lodge is one of the top B&Bs in the Laurel Highlands and is nestled on a stunning property on the rolling hills of PA. Pick one of our beautiful cabins and treat yourself to a lavish and relaxing stay.
After a day spent driving, you can come home and enjoy a hot shower, slip into something comfy, and light your gas fireplace. Then, open a bottle of wine and snuggle up!