Local Attractions Around Jumonville
Here in the Laurel Highlands, there are plenty of things to enjoy. Whether you like sightseeing, boating, fishing, skiing, swimming, biking, whitewater rafting, or just a walk in the woods, everyone will enjoy the scenic Laurel Highlands. History was made in these mountains, with the opening battle of the French and Indian War taking place right near our front door and the first major wagon route to the western pioneer territories running right nearby route 40. Most of the sites listed below are within a 20-30 minute drive from Jumonville.
Perhaps the best known example of architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Innovative residential design. It is open for tours from April 1st through November every day, except Monday, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
A National Historic Landmark. This is the battleground of the first battle of the French and Indian War in 1754. They offer a slide show presentation, tours of the fort, demonstrations, and picnic grounds.
Kentuck Knob is an excellent example of residential design from the final decade of Wright’s career and a nationally significant work of the great American architect. Its pristine condition, spectacular views, and woodland setting create a memorable experience for visitors to the site.
Laurel Caverns is Pennsylvania’s largest cave or cavern. They offer year-round guided tours. The cave is open 7 days a week from May 1st to October 31st and on weekends in March, April, and November.
Choosing Laurel Highlands River Tours means 38 years of rafting experience and our staff (with over 350 years of combined river experience) has a common goal, to offer you the best outdoor recreation day possible.
This is a nearby Five-Star resort complex featuring Mystic Rock, one of the top ten golf courses in the United States. The resort also features an equestrian center, miniature golf, polo fields, spas, and the Mystic Rock ski slopes.
Ohiopyle State Park is one of Pennsylvania’s most visited state parks. It offers a large variety of activities including: bike riding, whitewater rafting, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, and sightseeing.
If you like the water and want to experience whitewater rafting, you cannot go wrong with Whitewater Adventures. They have over 30 years of experience rafting and a full fleet of 4-person rafts. Make your vacation one to remember.
Wilderness Voyageurs was founded by the Martin family in 1963 and they have owned and operated the company ever since. Through the years, they have developed skills and techniques to give you the best possible experience.
The Stone House offers Victorian-Style Bed & Breakfast rooms as well as new rooms that have a modern decor. Reservations are recommended especially during the holidays. Call 800-274-7138 for more information.
Fay-West Online is a comprehensive Website pertaining to Southwestern PA. This site offers information on state parks, local attractions, as well as a huge photo archive which contains original photos taken by the Webmaster.
This site contains information on the Laurel Highlands region. Whether you are looking for a fun family getaway, a quiet romantic retreat, or an action-packed adventure, Southwestern Pennsylvania is the place to stay and play!
The closest golf course to Jumonville. It is run in conjunction with the Mt. Summit Inn which is located at the top of the mountain on Route 40. Nine hole course with separate tee boxes if you want to play 18 holes.
Also located in Uniontown, Duck Hollow Golf Course is a nice but very challenging 18 hole course that is also a favorite of the locals and also has very reasonable rates.
This golf course is the furthest from Jumonville of the four listed courses. Cedarbrook has two 18 hole courses and the carts have GPS systems.
Uniontown Country Club is a public golf club that offers a wide array of golfing activities. Their challenging 18-hole course plays to a length of 6100 yards and features heavily bunkered fairways and greens. The UCC course par 71 tests players with difficult par 3 holes and several expansive par 4 and par 5 holes.