Looking for a destination to view fall foliage? Look no further than Ohiopyle
, as fall (late September to early October) is the best time to visit this place to check out its beautiful bursts of color. Ohiopyle is a lovely resort town located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
, along the Youghiogheny River in the Laurel Highlands. It is surrounded by the Ohiopyle State Park with its beautiful scenery and many recreational opportunities. For those in need of a rural escape, Owner Direct has some of the best vacation home rentals; either bordered by vast farm fields lined with lush forest that is host to all of nature’s colors throughout the four seasons in Ohiopyle, or siting in one of the most scenic spots in Laurel Highlands, overlooking spectacular views of Sugarloaf Mountain
. Keep on reading to pick the perfect accommodation for you and your loved ones.
These home rentals really beat staying in a hotel as you can choose a home that has 1 to 6 bedrooms that can sleep 4 up to 22 people comfortably. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy your private time as there is 1 up to 3 bathrooms. In the expansive living room with natural stone fireplace, there are comfortable sleeper sofas or a reclining couch which offers plenty of seating to ensure everyone can enjoy their leisure time without being crowded. Gather everyone to watch a favorite TV show or pick a movie to play in the DVD player while waiting for your special dish to cook in the fully equipped kitchen with plenty of counter space and dishwasher. Once the food is ready, enjoy it together at the dining table or take it outside through the glass door leading to the porch and backyard where there’s also a BBQ grill and a smoker. Some of the homes have a pool and a spacious wood deck, some have a fruit orchard with apples, pears, and many more. There are homes that features a large wrap around and covered porch with a suspended swing, perfect for relaxing any time of the day. Other perks included are towels and bed linens, cable TV and free WiFi, washer and dryer, an in-ground swimming pool and hot tub surrounded by a fence.
Ohiopyle is filled with outdoor recreation opportunities like Ohiopyle State Park, and Great Allegheny Passage bicycle trail. Just a short distance away, you will find two homes designed by renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright - Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, there’s also the Christian W. Klay Winery, Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Cucumber and Ohiopyle Falls, and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa. If you want to take a rest from cooking, you can dine at Braddock's Inn Restaurant & Tavern for your favorite mountaintop cooking, or if you’re not opposed to traveling about 10 miles over the mountain to Confluence, there’s a wonderful cafe called The River’s Edge. A delightful place to relax and enjoy a great meal while also enjoying beautiful Yough!
Ohiopyle is along PA 381, about 6 miles north of US 40 at Farmington, and around 20 miles south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It’s a scenic and winding route, due to the hilly terrain. There you have it, whether you’ve had a long day of hiking, biking, whitewater rafting or any other area activities, one of the vacation home rentals that you choose here will be the perfect place to relax and retreat, and create memories to last a lifetime.