Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is about 130 miles (209 kilometers) to the southeast of Rockwood, while Pittsburgh is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the northwest.
Visitors commonly use Rockwood as a starting point for further adventures. Central Pennsylvania possesses a wealth of great attractions. If you are looking for more things to see and do, try the New Germany State Park and Big Run State Park in the vicinity of Grantsville, which lays 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the north of Rockwood.
About 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the northwest of Rockwood is Pittsburgh, a regional city where you can visit Duquesne Incline, Sandcastle Water Park and 84 Lumber Arena. If you're looking for more, why not stop by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, USS Requin and Station Square before heading back to Rockwood.
Every destination has its fascinating history and the Central Pennsylvania area is no exception. The traditional villages here are particularly interesting.
The Central Pennsylvania area has a number of places for rafting, so be sure you leave time to fit that in. Boating is another watersport here.
When it's time to say goodbye to Rockwood, head to the nearest major airport situated in Johnstown, 35 miles (56 kilometers) away.