Ohiopyle, Phipps, Fallingwater among top 10 Pennsylvania attractions

OCT 25 2017

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By Joanne Klimovich Harrop

If you're looking for someplace to visit in Pennsylvania, your best bet is to staying on the western side of the state, according to a USA Today Readers' Choice vote.

Southwestern Pennsylvania claimed five of the top 10 best attractions in the state:

• Ohiopyle State Park (4) 

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• Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (5)

• Flight 93 National Memorial (6)  

• Carnegie Museum of Natural History (9)

• Fallingwater (10)  

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This side of the state also can claim the No. 1 pick — Presque Isle State Park in Erie (1).

The rest of the list included: Knoebels in Elysburg, Northumberland County; (2), Pine Creek Gorge in Wellsboro, Tioga County (3); Pennsylvania Amish country in Lancaster County (7) and Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Chester County (8).

The paper asked a panel of Pennsylvania travel writers to nominate their favorite state attractions and the readers voted. The experts partnered with 10Best.com editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 were determined by popular vote.

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