Charming & Quaint Places Near Pittsburgh

Are you looking for a “getaway”, or a break from the fast-paced culture and endless electronic notifications? This category includes all things charming, quaint or nostalgic in the Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania area. Recharge your batteries for a day or weekend with the listings below!

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1491 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464

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In 1937, construction was completed on Fallingwater, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The brilliant design fused nature and function like no other – complete with a stream running through the house. This much celebrated vacation home in the Laurel Highlands of Edgar and Liliane Kaufman is now open to the public and under direction of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Plan to visit during all four seasons, as each season brings its own unique beauty.

Sarris Candies & Ice Cream

511 Adams Ave, Canonsburg, PA 15317

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The Sarris Candy Factory has long been a favorite Canonsburg destination. Sarris chocolates, jelly beans and just about every type of candy available are sold far and wide, and have been a local pick for school and sports fundraisers for years. There is a huge candy store onsite, and an old-fashioned ice cream parlor connecting to it. Double the sweetness!