Tag: Ohiopyle State Park

10 Places To VIsit in Pennsylvania that Aren’t Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

The other day, while perusing a whole lot of travel blogs and websites to come up with post ideas, I noticed (or I should say, re-noticed) that when Pennsylvania in concerned, the large majority of writers break up the state into three parts: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and “The Amish.”  Now, I’m not hear to disagree with

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Hiking Ohiopyle State Park

I love going somewhere and being genuinely impressed, which was my experience this weekend when my brother, sister and I took a sibling hiking trip to Ohiopyle State Park, in southwestern PA. Ohiopyle is both the name of a town and a 19,000 acre Pennsylvania State Park known for its waterfalls, biking trails and what’s

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100 Things to do in Pennsyvlania (Part II)

Last year around this time I decided to “celebrate” my 100th blog post by coming up with a list of “100 Things to do in Pennsylvania.” It ended up being much easier than I anticipated, which is good considering that one of my main purposes of my site is to celebrate and explore all the things do within our own

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Weekend Trip Idea: Laurel Highlands

With the exception of Pittsburgh, I don’t give western Pennsylvania much love, mainly because  I’ve traveled very little in that region.  Let’s try to change that. This week’s “Weekend Trip Idea” is western PA’s Laurel Highlands.  The Laurel Highlands is a mountainous region located southwest of Pittsburgh encompassing Cambria, Fayette, and Somerset counties.  It’s mountains

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Weekend Trip Idea: Rafting at Ohiopyle State Park

We’re lucky here in Pennsylvania to have an abundance of rivers and lakes for watersports.  Most of these waterways are calm and easy to navigate, but sometimes you feel like you’re in the mood for a little whitewater.  Contrary to popular belief you could find real whitewater rafting here in Pennsylvania (as opposed to the fake

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New Years Resolutions

I’ll admit to it, I’m one of those weirdos who writes up a list of New Year’s resolutions every year.  This year is no exception except I’ve decided to make a list of new places/experiences I’d like to complete and hope that by publicizing it here, I’ll be forced to comply.   Let me know you

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