6 Spots for Long Weekend Getaways in the Pittsburgh Area

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. From scenic hiking trails to charming small towns, pack your bags and get ready to explore our picks for your next long weekend adventure.

Polymath Park

We’re all familiar with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, but did you know you can take your dive into the famous architect’s work to the next level at Polymath Park? Located just a short drive from Fallingwater, Polymath Park offers house tours of Wright’s Duncan House and Mäntylä alongside Peter Berndtson’s Balter and Blum Houses, with the option for lunch, brunch, and dinner at a Wright-inspired restaurant or private tree house. You can even book an overnight stay at Duncan House!

Green Gables

Find amusement and relaxation while nestled in the rural delights of Laurel Highlands. Depending on the season, fill your days with hiking, biking, skiing, golf, or visiting local historical and architectural sites. After a day of venturing, dine at Green Gables Restaurant before enjoying a Mountain Playhouse performance.

Geneva on the Lake

For an adult-friendly getaway, boutique resort hotel Geneva on the Lake is located in the middle of New York’s Finger Lakes wine country. Not only will you get to stay at the resort’s historic Italianate villa while sipping wine and appreciating the beauty, Geneva on the Lake also offers seasonal dishes at its restaurant. If you’re not an oenophile, perhaps you’ll sample an offering from their enchanting cocktail list.


Quiet luxury is currently trending, but Nemacolin has been offering luxurious lodging and dining options to guests for over three decades. Relax with one of their bespoke wellness packages, take a dip in one of the multiple pools, or sweat out your stress at the fitness center. Plan ahead and visit during one of Nemacolin’s special event-filled weekends, like their yoga retreats, golf schools, and holiday happenings.

Lawrence County

From multiple lush parks to a thriving arts scene, a historic district, and an Amish countryside, Lawrence County is a family-friendly local getaway spot great for any time of the year. With fall fun on the horizon, check out Visit Lawrence County’s calendar of autumn events.

Seven Springs

Did someone say away from home staycation? Everything you need for a thrilling mini vacation can be found at Seven Springs: multiple dining options, spa packages, summer activities ranging from horseback riding to lake fun, and winter entertainment like snowboarding and tubing.

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