The County Links
above will keep you specifically in or near Somerset and Somerset County, and the Laurel Highlands
of southwestern PA.
Somerset County is the home of many historic sites, natural attractions, recreational activities and shopping services. During the winter months, Somerset County is a popular down hill and cross-country ski destination and also offers golf, water sports, hunting and fishing opportunities during other seasons. Two ski resorts with year-round recreation and convention facilities are located in the county. A variety of dining establishments and lodging facilities ranging from hotels to bed and breakfasts can be found in the area.
Somerset County offers countless quaint and interesting shops where you will find everything from arts and crafts to antiques. The region is dotted with pleasant little towns, many with historic significance. Their streets are lined with hospitable shops welcoming you to traditional, friendly shopping in a small town atmosphere.
Somerset County offers a Heritage Driving Tour - detailed brochures are available. The tour includes the ten remaining covered bridges in Somerset County, all of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also included on the tour is Mount Davis. With an elevation of 3,213 feet, it is the highest point in Pennsylvania, and part of the Forbes State Forest.
Someset County is also the site of the September 11, 2001 Flight 93 Memorial. Remember.
For more information about this area please visit the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau. Thank you!