While hiking and biking the GAP Trail, skiing, whitewater rafting, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, golf and other forms of outdoor recreation are the major draws to the Laurel Highlands, there are many concerts, festivals, farmers markets, wine tours and historic sites as well. Only a few of the
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more popular destinations are listed on our Local Attractions page. Please visit and for many more attractions. There is literally something for everyone, and for every season, here!
The beautiful stained glass, above right, is made at Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company, here in Connellsville (http://www.youghioghenyglass.com/).
US 119 passes north and south through Connellsville less than a mile away. I-76 and I-70 are the major routes to due east and northwest; I-68 goes to the east through Maryland and I-79 the southwest.
The Amtrak passenger train stops in Connellsville on the Capitol Limited route from Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. The Amtrak passenger station is less than a mile from Fox Castle.
Many visitors in spring, summer and fall arrive in Connellsville on the GAP Trail from Pittsburgh through Cumberland and Frostburg, Maryland all the way to Washington, DC.