There are few places one can travel and experience magnificent designs by a world-renowned architect. The Laurel Highlands proudly showcases three of Frank Lloyd Wright's impressive works amidst our natural landscape.
Enjoy a day of soft-adventure as you ramble down a Historic River, learn about the distilling process and the Rebellion that led to a Revolution, sip the fruit of the vine in a Nectar Garden, and indulge in a Smorgasbord at a Tea Room.
What to do in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with your kids if you don't want to go to the mall. Note that many of the locations have varied hours by season or day of the week. Contact them directly for updated dates and times.
Austin has exploded and continues to do so. Living there at the beginning of that boom, the food provided the stable base on which all other culture rested. With more and more out there to experience, don't forget to experience these stalwart places on which the food culture now stands.
Amidst the foothills of the mountains in the Laurel Highlands lies a pleasant town rich in history, hospitality, and honor.
This trip is an intrepid twist on the classic Atlantic-to-Pacific itinerary—one that travels from west to east and invites you to get under the skin of Canada's hip cities and get lost in its wondrous landscapes.
So you and your guys have never been to Portland, Maine and you love craft beer? This is the trip for you. It's loaded with some of best of Maine's burgeoning craft-beer scene as well as some seriously tasty food.
This trip shows you two sides of Tennessee: Nashville, with its red-hot music scene, and Walland, which has become a foodie mecca thanks to Blackberry Farm, a Relais & Châteaux property.
Are you: in Pittsburgh? into craft beer? also into fun drinks from craft distilleries? up for riding a bike (or hailing a bunch of Ubers)? Then you're in luck! The Allegheny River has exploded with more than a dozen local craft breweries and distilleries. Grab a ride and get on the Libation Trail! You can make your own trail, go as far as you're comfortable and stop in at dozens of local bars and restaurants along the way to refuel.
There’s no denying Cuba’s fascinating, time-capsule quality, with its gloriously crumbling cobblestone plazas and beautiful faded façades in Old Havana. But this guide will show you a Havana, who's revitalization is in full swing.
If you're looking for a relaxing, romantic getaway, Bar Harbor is the perfect place to go. From the amazing views of the ocean to romantic dinners near the water, this is the perfect place to get a glimpse of what Maine is really like.
This is a collection of fun stuff to do outdoors in Austin, Texas.
Here, the best Boston restaurants and bars from pastry genius Joanne Chang’s mod Chinese diner to Ken Oringer’s Roman-style trattoria, Coppa. Plus: incredible foie gras dumplings, local oysters, and cannoli.
Costa Rica is a beautiful place to visit, make this your next vacation spot.
Forget the big tours. Here's what to do in Iceland if you're looking for a more authentic experience. As travel destinations go, Iceland is hot, so to speak, and for good reason: the country boasts 30 active volcanoes, milky-blue hot springs, elf-inhabited lava fields (or so many Icelanders believe), extraordinary scuba diving, and a landscape best described as a blend of the moon, the Arctic, and western Ireland.
Time has a way of making us more aware of our surroundings. Take a journey along Route 40, the National Road Heritage Corridor. Experience incredible history and take in the fineries that make PA's Laurel Highland's destination worthy.
For a long time, a woman's place was in the home; she kept busy taking care of the family. Oftentimes, it meant long hours at the spinning wheel. But, at the turn of the 20th century, a different kind of wheel got her attention. The automobile set women on the road toward greater freedom and work opportunities. Some little known facts about Women at the Wheel: In 1916, the Girl Scouts started their 'Automobiling Badge' for girls who could demonstrate their driving skill, basic auto mechanics, and first-aid skills. Henry Ford began hiring widows and single women in 1922 to work in his automobile factory 'so they could dress attractively and get married'. In 1955, Dodge introduced the La Femme - a pink, two-door coupe for women, featuring a matching pink calf-skin purse! The beloved Ford Mustang was created not as a muscle car, but to reach the female market. Who knew? In 1984, out with the station wagon, in with the mini-van by Chrysler. The term 'soccer mom' was coined as mothers had a roomy vehicle with easy access to haul kids, sports equipment, and groceries.
In a nation defined by remote frontier and self-reliance, Western Australians embody perhaps the purest form of that bold Aussie DNA. Perth always makes lists of the Earth's most remote settlements. Still, while locals cherish their isolated roots, they’re also huge travellers—both abroad and at home. Western Australians put the “road” in "road trip." Here’s just a sampling of the best routes (long and short) that their wild wondrous region has to offer.
There are quite a few of us with Irish lineage in the hills of Headwaters. It’s a worthy pilgrimage that in the end deepened my connections to Irish roots here in Caledon. For those tempted to explore their Ulster heritage, here’s my quick list of some lesser-known must see, do, and stay tips.