Hotel at a Glance: Lenape Heights Golf Resort
Lenape Heights Golf Resort is an upscale boutique hotel set on the rolling hills of a lush 18-hole golf course. Its spacious, airy buildings incorporate contemporary design, and large windows let in loads of natural sunlight.
- Spacious rooms are sleek and stylish, with large windows that look out over the golf course and surrounding countryside.
- Locally sourced dishes such as filet mignon and walleye fillet are on the menu at the upscale restaurant.
- Grab a drink or a burger (or both) at the casual sports bar, where you can watch games on giant screens.
- Day trip: A 45-minute drive brings you into Pittsburgh's city center.
Ford City, Pennsylvania: Outdoorsy Town Within Reach of Pittsburgh
A small town less than an hour's drive northeast of Pittsburgh, Ford City is peaceful, quiet, and close to nature. It's just a few miles from Crooked Creek Lake, a popular year-round destination for boating, swimming, and sunbathing on a sandy peninsula beach. Crooked Creek is also an excellent fishing spot—bring a pole and angle for crappie, bass, and muskie on the scenic waters.
If it's city lights you're looking for, head to downtown Pittsburgh, less than an hour's drive away. For a quick survey of the Steel City's nearly 250-year history, take a walking tour from the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Expert guides will fill you in on local architecture and reenact General Washington's famous victory break dance at forts constructed during the American Revolution.