Where Traveler: By Dustin Turner


We asked Susan Grunstra, of Ligonier's Chamber of Commerce, why people know this town's charm, and she said it's because the location in Pennsylvania's scenic Laurel Highlands couples well with historic sites, art museums, galleries and some the best boutique shopping in the region. She adds that the town is also a great jumping-off point for other adventures: "We are close to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob and Duncan House; whitewater rafting in Ohiopyle State Park; the Flight 93 Memorial; Idlewild and SoakZone (one of the oldest amusement parks in the country); and our own Fort Ligonier." Perhaps one of Ligonier's most charming sites is the town's "Diamond" central square with its iconic bandstand.

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