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Nemacolin Resort: Home to The Bachelor’s Season 25 in Farmington, PA

by Taylor Duncan
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Adventure, luxury, and beauty. Nemacolin Resort, home to the 25th season of The Bachelor is exactly that. Located in Western Pennsylvania, Matt James this past season’s Bachelor, used this spot as a backdrop to find true love. As the grounds are covered in experiences, amenities, accommodations, and more – making this a bucket list trip. Read on to learn all about a glamorous getaway in Farmington, PA.

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How to Get There

By Car

Approximately 350 miles away, driving to the Nemacolin property takes about 6 hours from the tri-state area With ample rest stops and open roads – take I-78 W to 1-81 S to 1-76 W, and follow PA-281 S and US-40 W straight to your glam weekend.


Head to Newark Airport {EWR} and catch a flight to Pittsburgh {PIT}. United offers direct flights, while PIT is one of the most painless airports to fly in and out of {with short security lines and pleasant staff}. Plus, the flight time is just over an hour – a breeze! There are car rentals available on site, and it’s an 85-mile drive to Farmington.

Impacts of COVID-19

The resort is currently operating at limited capacity for safety reasons. The staff is going the extra mile with precautions to ensure guests and staff stay healthy. The face mask requirement is heavily enforced in all public areas, and social distancing is in full effect on the property. 

Personal protective equipment such as face masks, hand sanitizers, and alcohol wipes are readily available throughout the resort – placed at entrances, restaurants, pools, salons, in rooms, and more.

All of Nemacolin’s restaurants and activities used to be open to the general public. But since reopening in May 2020 – after closing at the start of the pandemic – these parts of the resort are only accessible to guests and members only {with the exception of the ski area and two of the restaurants}.

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Where to Stay

{all part of the Nemacolin property}

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The Chateau 

Picture this: you walk into your hotel room and are greeted by floor-to-ceiling balcony doors and stunning chandeliers throughout the space. And giant whirlpool bathtubs are just an added bonus. We can promise you’ll be blown away by the accommodations at The Chateau.

Falling Rock

An absolute oasis with stunning interior design, luxury amenities, and personalized services – you’ll have a wonderful stay at the Falling Rock Resort on Nemacolin’s grounds. Right near the golf courses, while boasting a breathtaking infinity pool – this modern-style resort makes for elegant relaxation during your getaway. 

Where to Eat/Drink


With stunning views of Mystic Mountain, recharge during your adventure at APEX. With a stunning fireplace, tasty cocktails, and eats – this spot is a quintessential luxury ski lodge.


A taste of Italy {because let’s face it, you’re probably visiting from New Jersey}. The Italian food at Barattolo is delicious and exceeds expectations. From wood-fired pizzas, pasta, and of course, dessert – you’ll definitely enjoy this restaurant’s setting and offerings. 

Cigar Bar

Located in The Chateau, the Prohibition-inspired Cigar Bar is a real taste of historic luxury in an impressive selection of 20’s-themed cocktails. And if it’s your thing, you can also choose from an array of world-class cigars. If cocktails and smoke aren’t up your alley, this vibe is historic, rustic, and one-of-a-kind – so stop in to check it out.


An unforgettable dining experience. Lautrec has been awarded both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Restaurant {one of only 32 restaurants WORLDWIDE to have received both accolades}. And it does not disappoint. The highly acclaimed Lautrec culinary team creates a unique dining experience customized for you with an innovative, ever-evolving menu that elevates the best local ingredients of the season. A fantastic meal.


Farm-to-table dining – Rockwell’s specializes in steaks and fresh local produce. With an extensive wine and cocktail list, it’s the perfect complement to anything you order on the menu.

The Pantry

If you’re heading to the slopes or the spa, The Pantry has a wide assortment of artisanal food and beverage items as well as fresh coffee and tea offerings. Take your food and drink to-go, or bring your computer to catch up on work at this café-style spot.

The Tavern

Serving all-American fare, The Tavern offers a menu full of family favorites and signature cocktails. The Tavern has something for everyone – and is a great, casual spot after a long day of activities.

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Things To Do

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The Woodlands Spa

Signature spa and salon treatments are next-level at The Woodlands Spa. From facials and skincare specialties to massages and hot stone experiences – the spa menu is vast, and any treatment will have you feeling refreshed and recharged. At the salon, choose from manicures and pedicures to haircuts, styling, and even make-up application. The Woodlands Spa also has everything else you might expect, including indoor pools, saunas, food/drink options, and more. 

Mystic Mountain

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During the winter months, guests can ski, snowboard, and even tube across 25 acres on Mystic Mountain. And the fun never stops, as Mystic Mountain hosts night skiing on illuminated trails after dark. The slopes are open to the general public, overnight resort guests, members, and pass holders. Temperature checks are conducted at the mountain, while social distancing measures and mask mandates are in place throughout the space.


For the golfers out there, enjoy a round at either of Nemacolin’s two on-property courses designed by the renowned Pete Dye. The Mystic Rock course spans acres of the scenic Laurel Highlands, and offers spectacular views {and not to mention, it is a rather challenging, championship-level course}. Shepherd’s Rock, Nemacolin’s second course, offers players a stunning golf experience along the mountains.

Jeep Off-Roading

As seen in one of the episodes of The Bachelor, take your driving skills to the mountains. Each passenger will have the chance to drive portions of the 20-mile trail of rugged terrain. {Driving guests must present a valid driver’s license prior to their Jeep experience}.

Holistic Integrative Therapy

Customized treatments that can include any combination of acupuncture, cupping therapy, bodywork, and more. Qualified therapists, educators, and wellness advisors are on-site to provide each guest a tailored healing treatment and help you solve the problems you didn’t know you had.

These are just a few of the experiences and amenities that Nemacolin offers. While there is plenty more – axe throwing, art classes, wine tastings, yoga retreats– just to name a few. This is a trip of a lifetime.


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