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Best Romantic Getaways Around Pittsburgh

July 30, 2011 11:00 AM

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If you want to take a wonderful weekend getaway with your significant other, look no further. There are plenty of places near Pittsburgh that offer breathtaking scenery, romantic meals for two and budget-friendly pricing. Couples can find plenty to do without traveling too far from home!

Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa

422 East State Street
Sharon, PA 16146
724-346-3046 or 866-345-BUHL
www.bulhmansion.com

Voted one of America’s Top 10 Romantic Inns by ILoveInns.com, The Buhl Mansion has something for everyone. The building itself is shaped like a castle and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This resort has a spa, and the rooms offer many amenities, including jacuzzis for two, deluxe bathrobes and hairdryers. The Buhl Mansion offers several different escape packages at many different price points.

Fallingwater

1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
724-438-8594
www.fallingwater.org

One of Pennsylvania’s modern architectural wonders, Fallingwater is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most well-known masterpieces. Nestled in the Bear Run Nature Reserve in the Laurel Highlands, the home integrates the lush surrounding environment with the home itself. Tours and tickets can be purchased online.

Summit Inn Resort

101 Skyline Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
800-433-8594
724-438-8594
www.summitinnresort.com

If you’re looking for some place to stay near Fallingwater, you might try the Summit Inn Resort. This resort offers breath-taking mountain views and romantic getaway packages that include champagne and flowers. One night getaways start at $283.00.

Nemancolin Woodlands Resort

1001 LaFayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
724-329-8555
www.nemacolin.com

Located just 70 miles from Pittsburgh, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort has something for everyone. This resort is made up of 2,000 acres in the Laurel Highlands and offers six different lodging options — one to fit every budget. The property includes restaurants, golf, a spa and several activities, including bowling, wildlife tours, snow sports. In addition to vacation packages, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort offers seasonal packages as well.

The Priory

614 Pressley Street; North Shore
412-231-3908
www.thepriory.com

The Priory is a European-style hotel located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s North Shore. This 24 room hotel offers old-world charm with many modern amenities. The Priory is within walking distance of the Warhol Museum, and just a few blocks from PNC Park and Heinz Field. There are several different hotel packages, but their “Romance, Romance” package treats guests to a bottle of champagne, assorted snacks, a dozen roses and a late checkout.

Tara – A Country Inn

2844 Lake Road
Clark, PA 16113
724-962-3535 or 800-782-2903
www.tara-inn.com

If you loved “Gone With the Wind,” you’ll love this charming country inn. This hotel was created with the old south in mind. The Inn offers lavish guest rooms with fireplaces and jacuzzis, and each room is decorated differently to give each guest a unique experience. The Inn offers a full-service afternoon tea, as well as casual or gourmet dining options.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

777 Waterwheel Drive
Seven Springs, PA 15622
814-352-7777 or 800-452-2223
www.7springs.com

Best known for its exciting ski slopes and snow tubing, Seven Springs has much more to offer than just winter snow sports. The resort is open all year, and it’s a great place to relax with your significant other. There are plenty of dining options to please every palette. Of course, there are plenty of activities, too, including a great nightlife scene, fishing, paintball, a golf course and even full-service spa.

Caesars Pocono Resorts

Pocono Mountains – various resorts
www.covepoconoresorts.com
800-432-9932

The Poconos are a bit of a drive from Pittsburgh, but if you have a few days to kill, it’s worth the trip. There are all-inclusive resorts with in-suite pools and whirlpools, nightly entertainment, seemingly endless outdoor activities, big-name concerts and events, and golf courses. There’s even a champagne glass whirlpool bath-for-two. The Discovery Channel rated Caesars as one of the Top Ten World’s Best Sexiest Destinations For Couples.

Hidden Valley Resort

1 Craighead Drive
P.O. Box 4420
Hidden Valley, PA 15502
814-443-8000
www.hiddenvalleyresort.com

If you and your significant other love outdoor activities, this is the resort for you. Hidden Valley offers tons of things to do for outdoor fun, including golfing, skiing, biking, paddleboats and horseback riding. There are also some wonderful dining options on the property, and a whole host of seasonal activities as well.

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