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Travel tip: Find an unusual view of Pennsylvania fall foliage

Shirley McMarlin
Mid-October tends to be peak fall foliage viewing time in western and central Pennsylvania.

Peak fall foliage time in western and central Pennsylvania tends to be mid-October, so it’s time to start planning your viewing.

From, here are a few unusual ways to view the Commonwealth’s vibrant autumn hardwoods:

• In Pittsburgh, ride the Duquesne or Monongahela Incline to the top of Mount Washington, which provides an excellent view of the city’s foliage.

• From Presque Isle State Park in Erie, board the the 65-foot Lady Kate and ply the waters of Lake Erie for a 90-minute tour and a beautiful view of the wooded shoreline.

• Motor along Route 26 to the Tussey Mountain overlook at the Centre/Huntingdon County line. The spot affords views of the State College area and surrounding townships.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter @shirley_trib.

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