Somerset County is the ultimate outdoor playground, no matter what the season and no matter what the age. Skiing, snowboarding, bicycling, kayaking, hiking, boating, bird watching, geocaching, camping, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, skeet shooting, golfing, zip lining, ATV riding, are just some of the activities here in Somerset County.
Compliment your adventures by staying in one of our quality hotels, quaint B & B’s, or one of our world class resort areas. Campgrounds and hostels are also a part of our lodging choices. Dining choices abound in Somerset County and include nationally
known chains, local home-style and fine dining restaurants and everything in between. You can also sample local products at our farmer’s markets and specialty food stores.
Millions of people have visited the Flight 93 Memorial, the Quecreek Mine site, historical centers, covered bridges or other historical sites around the county. Others have enjoyed our local theaters and playhouses or our abundant fairs and festivals,which celebrate the cultures and history of Somerset County.
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Shopping in Somerset County is like a tour back in time, when shopping was still about the quality of the products and the personal and friendly service. We are home to a vast array of specialty shops, where you can find that unique gift or that perfect treasure, while maybe getting a local history lesson from the owner. We are proud of our local handcrafted goods and our huge selection of Somerset County Produced goods. There is something for everyone.
History was made here; from pioneer days to now, Somerset County is the place to be. Tour our historical centers and museums, enjoy a play at one of our playhouses or theatres, explore our 10 covered bridges or any of our other historical and cultural attractions.
Somerset County is home to the famous 9 for 9 rescue at the Quecreek Mine site and the Flight 93 Memorial, honoring the 40 heroes of Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.
The Flight 93 National Memorial and the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site draw hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to Somerset County. Others enjoy our historic covered bridges or visit the highest point in Pennsylvania, Mount Davis. Our acclaimed state park system continues to bring more visitors than ever to enjoy its family friendly amenities. Cultural and historic attractions abound throughout the county, making Somerset County a great destination to visit time and time again.
Somerset County is the ultimate outdoor playground, no matter the season and no matter the age. Skiing, snowboarding, bicycling, kayaking, hiking, boating, bird watching, geocaching, camping, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, skeet shooting, golfing, zip lining, and ATV riding are just some of the activities here in Somerset County.
From chateaubriand to hamburgers and home-style soup to bisque, Somerset County has a choice for everyone. Family oriented restaurants, fine-dining inns and national chains are all a part of the culinary scene in Somerset County. Sample locally grown and produced products at our farmers' markets or specialty food stores.