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Fayette County Attractions

Visit some of the great places and historic attractions of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, including Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, parks, museums, battlefields, caves and inns.
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Fallingwater
One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most widely acclaimed buildings, Fallingwater is built over a waterfall and offers a variety of tours.

Fort Necessity National Battlefield
The confrontation at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening battle of the war known in North America as the French and Indian War and elsewhere as the Seven Years' War.

Kentuck Knob - Hagan House
Often called the "child of Fallingwater," this landmark Frank Lloyd Wright house offers spectacular views, beautiful grounds and an impressive sculpture collection. Privately owned, open for public tours.

Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle State Park is arguably one of the most beautiful state parks in the state of Pennsylvania. Learn about its many attractions, including whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, camping and waterfalls, and get the information you need to plan your Ohiopyle visit.

Braddock Grave
Braddock's Grave monument memorializes the final resting place of British Major General Edward Braddock, leader of an ill-fated expedition to the forks of the Ohio River to try to capture French-held Fort Duquesne.

Chalk Hill Farm Machinery Museum
This one-of-a-kind outdoor display includes more than 1,000 items of antique machinery, tools, furniture, farm and household devices, ranging in size from a ladies' buttonhook to a potato digger, manure spreader and 12-ton 1905 steam engine tractor. Free, though donations are welcome.

Friendship Hill National Historic Site
The former estate of Albert Gallatin, a Swiss emigrant who was instrumental in financing the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition, ending the War of 1812, developing the National Road and mitigating the Whiskey Rebellion.

Historic Summit Inn Resort
This majestic turn-of-the-century Inn, sitting majestically atop Chestnut Ridge in southwestern Pennsylvania's beautiful Laurel Mountains, is renowned for its panoramic four county views and its nostalgic atmosphere. Open seasonally, April to November.

Laurel Caverns Geological Park
Laurel Caverns, with 2.8 miles of passages, is the 16th longest developed cave in the United States and the largest cave in Pennsylvania. Rappelling, spelunking and tours are available.

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa
This luxurious resort in Fayette County PA offers luxurious accommodations, a stunning spa, gourmet dining, 10 restaurants, two PGA-rated golf courses, sporting clays, an equestrian center, a giant kids activities center and downhill skiing.

Stone House Restaurant & Country Inn
One of the original wayside inns along the National Road, the Stone House first opened its doors in 1822 to wagoners and travelers seeking renewed health in the waters of nearby Fayette Springs. Ever since those early days, the Stone House has been regarded by travelers and locals alike as a charming getaway for fine dining and good times in a peaceful mountain setting.

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