Fallingwater - The Tour to the Mountain

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Tour Number

Activity Level

256271


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (basic)

The Most Unique Home in the World


Fallingwater stands as one of the greatest architectural triumphs of the 20th Century. Let me take you to its location astride Bear Run in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Pittsburgh businessman Edgar Kaufmann, Fallingwater provides a "Serendipitous Synergy" unequalled in the world. Along the way you will learn the story of America's First Superhighway : the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Itinerary

Six hours from your starting point to the end of the Tour. A meal stop may be made for an additional charge. On the other hand, we can stop for ice cream at no extra expense.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: This Tour can begin at any point within 7 miles of the Point State Park Fountain including Downtown Pittsburgh, Greentree, the North Shore, Oakland, Shadyside, and Homestead's Waterfront.

End location: You can leave this Tour at any point within 7 miles of the Point State Park Fountain.

Duration: 6 hours

The time of the Tour is subject to admission availability at Fallingwater. As this is a world-class destination I suggest confirming this Tour with as much advance notice as possible.

Transportation

Transportation via a spacious, clean modern air-conditioned AWD sedan with sunroof seating four guests. Larger vehicles may be available for an additional charge.

What’s Included

-Round-trip transportation including Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls between Pittsburgh and Fallingwater
-Extraordinary narration during the drive in both directions.
-Private guide between Pittsburgh and Fallingwater
-Photo stop at the Youghiogheny River's Ohiopyle Falls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 USD - Admission to Fallingwater is $25 per Adult and $18 for guests ages 6 - 12. Sorry, children under 6 years old are not permitted on this Tour.

What’s Extra

If your party is larger than four people, arrangements can be made for a larger vehicle to accommodate your group. Just send me a message with your requirements and I can let you know what the surcharge will be.
Regular admission to Fallingwater is $25 per Adult and $18 for Youth ages 6 - 12. I highly recommend booking the early morning In-depth Tour. It is worth every penny of the higher cost. Children under 6 years old are not permitted on this Tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

If you want to know the true Pittsburgh from an insider George is your guide! This walking encyclopedia on Pittsburgh's wonderful history kept our family of three (including our 12 year old son) entertained on our 1 hr journey for the city center to Fallingwater. George was punctual, friendly and accommodating.
Polly F

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