Explore the Laurel Highlands

While exploring Wright’s architecture, you’ll also what to experience the many other benefits of the Laurel Highlands!

A magnificent mountainous region, the Laurel Highlands, is a Western Pennsylvania destination that thousands of outdoor enthusiasts and visitors who flock to year-round to enjoy. It is one of the most beautiful natural environments in the Eastern United States.

An extension of the Central Appalachians, the Laurel Highlands encompasses portions of the Allegheny Mountains and Youghiogheny River in Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties. High gradient streams, sandstone outcrops, limestone caves and large expanses of intact forestland define this rugged landscape.

The Laurel Highlands provides many fun and interesting things to do in the region, and features many state parks and dinning, outdoor recreation, wineries, spas, farms, lodging and museums options. These are among the many amenities within driving distance from Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob and Polymath Park.
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The Laurel Highlands in Pennsylvania


Stay in Wright's Architecture Overnight

Did you know you could also stay at a Wright-designed home while in the Laurel Highlands? In addition to tours, Polymath Park in Acme, Pa., Westmoreland County, offers lodging options for visitors and dining at the Treetops Restaurant. Tour options and tickets are available at For overnight stays and lodging, contact or 877-833-7829 for more information.

Lodging Partners Supporting Fallingwater’s Youth Education Programs

Fallingwater has a cooperative partnership with local resorts, hotels and inns in the Laurel Highlands which participate in its Partners in Education Program. Each partner’s financial commitment supports educational programming for area school children. To make lodging accommodations and support local youth, go to