Did you know that going on vacation is good for your health? Taking a break every once in a while is the best treat you can give yourself, and there’s no need to travel to a far away country to do so! The Laurel Highlands is the perfect place to escape to and is ranked amongst the best short trips from Pittsburgh. Hike through lush forests on exciting trails, visit museums, taste delicious food, and shop for unique antiques! You can do all of these things and more when stay at Oak Lodge. Read on to find out how easy it is to enjoy short trips from Pittsburgh and learn the best tips to make it happen!
If you want to relax for a weekend, take a short trip from Pittsburgh to Oak Lodge! The Laurel Highlands has so much to offer, we guarantee you won’t get bored. Download our free Vacation Guide and find local recommendations for things to do during your stay. This tool has helped so many travelers cut their planning time in half, and we want the same for you! Here are all the things you can find in our guide:
- Outdoor activities
- Fun events
- Gourmet restaurants
- Quaint shops
- And so much more!
The Best Tips for Successful Short Trips From Pittsburgh
How to Get to Oak Lodge From Pittsburgh
There are plenty of short trips from Pittsburgh available to you. Oak Lodge and the Laurel Highlands are less than 60 miles away from the city, hence making it the ideal weekend getaway for you and your loved ones!
When leaving Pittsburgh, get on I-376 until you hit I-76 to PA-31 in Donegal Township. Then, take exit 91 from I-76 E. Oak Lodge is located in Stahlstown, so you’ll need to take PA-711 N and PA-130 W until you reach 693 Donegal Lake Road.
Tip: If you are having difficulty finding us, you can always call our main office at (724) 593-2913. We’ll be more than happy to assist you!
What to Do and See in The Laurel Highlands
Oak Lodge is a serene, quiet place that makes for a relaxing retreat from Pittsburgh. However, there are a lot of things to do and see in the area! Here are some of the best activities and attractions to enjoy during your stay:
- Hike at Ohiopyle State Park
- Visit the Powdermill Nature Reserve
- Shop at the Ligonier, PA, Farmers Market
- Tour the Ligonier Valley Railroad Museum
- Explore the Westmoreland Museum of American Art
- Treat yourself to a spa day
- … and so much more!
Have a Marvelous Weekend at Oak Lodge
Stay at Oak Lodge during your getaway from Pittsburgh and experience the best of the Laurel Highlands! Our gorgeous accommodations are ideal for a romantic trip or a family adventure. Reconnect with nature in our authentic bed and breakfast and leave all your worries behind.
Book one of our cabins! Enjoy a simple way of life in an elegant setting and take advantage of all our modern amenities. 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 owls in the distance. Wake up the next day in your comfortable king bed and make yourself a hot cup of coffee while contemplating the forest right outside your window. Then, join us in the main lodge where a delicious homemade breakfast awaits you!
Book your stay today at Oak Lodge! We look forward to hosting you.