Nemacolin Resort, Pennsylvania
Nemacolin Resort overview
Situated in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, 60-miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Nemacolin simply has it all. The resort's mantra is to ‘expect the unexpected' and that is truly what you are in for. Activities such as zip-lining, off-road driving, Lady Luck Casino, and animal safaris are just the start. The spa & wellness facility is exceptional, and the range of dining is of equal measure. With two outstanding Pete Dye courses onsite, Nemacolin seriously delivers for a summer golf vacation.
Nemacolin is home to two Pete Dye-designed 18-hole championship courses…
Mystic Rock: Set atop the Allegheny Mountains, Mystic Rock offers championship golf in a stunning setting. It sprawls across 2,000 wooded acres and incorporates some of Dye’s most favored elements – huge bunkers and rolling greens. As a past host of the PGA TOUR’s 84 Lumber tournament, Mystic Rock has tested the best in the game.
Shepherd's Rock: Opening in 2017 Shepherd's Rock was nominated as ‘Best New Course’ by Golfweek. The second Pete Dye-design on property works its way through the naturally rolling terrain, giving the golfer some unbelievable mountain views. It is up there with the best in the country and perfectly complements the PGA TOUR tested sister course Mystic Rock.
The Chateau at Nemacolin: inspired by the famed Ritz in Paris, France, The Chateau is a reflection of some of the finest hotels in Europe. From crystal chandeliers to marbled floors, tea rooms and boutique shopping, it offers a very different experience at Nemacolin. The bedrooms are the height of luxury, comfortable and spacious with guestrooms to suites to choose from.
Falling Rock: as the only Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond property in Pennsylvania, Falling Rock exudes luxury and class. The bedrooms are described as modern, comfortable and elegant. All overlook the Laurel Highlands and an upgrade to a suite adds a private balcony.
Town Houses: two-bedroom townhouses at Nemacolin offer a home away from home experience. With beautiful views of the Laurel Highlands, these well-appointed homes work perfectly for families and friends.
Restaurant & Bars
From elegant five-star cuisine to refined farm-inspired dishes, Nemacolin is a special place for dinner. Enjoy the finest cuts of meat and local produce at Rockwell’s, fresh seafood at Aqueous, the taste of Italy at Barattolo and at Lautrec, dining is a show-stopping experience. For more casual fare the Tavern, Amber Bar and APEX are ideal.
On Site Activities
There is certainly plenty to do off the course, including indoor axe throwing, art classes, Nemacolin Gallery, wine tasting, Jeep off-roading, biking, tennis, safari tours, horseback riding sporting clays, fly fishing. Plus, the nearby Lady Luck Casino has 27 tables playing Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Poker.
If you are looking to simply relax, then Woodlands Spa and Salon is a premier wellness facility with an extensive selection of treatments to offer.
Nemacolin is situated in the Laurel Highlands, southwestern Pennsylvania. The nearest airports to the resort are Pittsburgh International (PIT) - 85miles, Morgantown Airport/Hartfield (MGW) - 34 miles or Connellsville Airport (VVS) – 18 miles. If you prefer to drive, some example distances are 60 miles from Pittsburgh, PA, 190 miles from Harrisburg, PA, 290 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 350 miles from New York City.
When to Visit
May to September is the best time to be at Nemacolin for a golf vacation. Winters are very cold, with snow in the mountains, as spring kicks in the temperatures rise and from mid-May through to late September you’ll find perfect golfing conditions. Average highs of 82° F throughout the summer with minimal humidity make it extremely pleasant.