Category Archives: fall foliage

Last Call For The Pumpkin Patch At Reilly’s

Achievement: #92. Pumpkin Patch

To mark the last day before Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm forever closes its (barn) doors, here is our visit to their pumpkin patch. (And they’re open till 6pm today, so go on over for one last hurrah!) Continue reading

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A Stroll Through The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Achievement: #86. Visit the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Feel like taking a stroll to enjoy some fall foliage? We suggest heading a little bit out of the city to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden! It’s lovely, cheap, and for a little while longer, still warm enough. Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 3 of the GAP Trail is your reward for making it through the first two days. Enjoy the sights, the scenery, and the downhill coast into Cumberland! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Connellsville To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 2 of the GAP Trail: all the rain, hills, and anger you could ever ask for, in a single 47-mile package! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Pittsburgh To Connellsville

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Come and follow us as we embark on our wildest achievement yet: a six-day, 334-mile bike ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. Will we make it? Will DC even be open when we arrive? Only time will tell. For now, enjoy Leg One of our trek! Continue reading

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The Covered Bridges Of Southwestern Pennsylvania

Achievement: #35. Covered Bridge Tour | #6. 5 Diners | #72. Fall Foliage Documentary Part Two

Before we lost the very last of the gorgeous fall foliage colors, we wanted to make our trek out to Washington County, PA for the covered bridge tour. Last year, we got our feet wet with the smaller, 4-bridge, Eastern tour, but this year, we went for broke, taking on the 13 bridges and 89 miles of the Southwest Covered Bridge Tour. Continue reading

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