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Small Business Saturday Deals

Posted on November 21, 2016 5:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Shop local in the Laurel Highlands in honor of Small Business Saturday! Get started on your holiday shopping at these local shops , family run business, and artisan markets. Save big with great deals while you support the local community. When you're done shopping small, enjoy some grub at these local restaurants and try some local craft beers…

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The holiday season is almost here, and all across the Laurel Highlands things are lighting up with holiday cheer. Looking to start a new tradition with your family this Thanksgiving? Let these culinary experts prepare the feast for you, and gather the family for a meal without the stress. Be sure to check out all of the other holiday happenings and…

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Presidential Places in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on November 7, 2016 3:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Perhaps you’ve had enough of modern day politics and the current election, too. So, in honor of Election Day, step back to a simpler time with this round up of past presidents and their experiences in the region. Tour the Laurel Highlands to retrace the steps of a young George Washington before he became our nation’s first president.…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Get a jump start on your holiday shopping, find great places to eat, and more this month! Hunting season is here! Keep those marksmanship skills sharp and find great services that all hunters will appreciate. Things to Do Shooting Activities Perfect your aim, and let off some steam at A & S Indoor…

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Seven Wonders of the Laurel Highlands

Posted on October 26, 2016 12:37 PM by Laurel Highlands

The varying terrain of the Laurel Highlands creates an incredible array of natural and man-made wonders throughout the region, from the expansive overlooks along the ridgeline and the highest point in Pennsylvania to pristine waterfalls and preserved natural landscapes. These were our picks, in no particular order: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle State…

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From unusual names to unique flavors, these craft breweries are tapping into some delicious creativity. Hop to it, and try the flavors that speak to you. This beer list is just a taste of all the crafts these brew masters have created. Visit all four of these fantastic breweries in the region: Bloom Brew , Four Seasons Brewing Company , Rivertowne…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Fall is here in the Laurel Highlands with harvest festivals , terrifying haunted attractions, and the picturesque array of colors across the rolling hills and mountains. Things To Do Haunted Happenings Pack the entire month of October with one haunted excursion after another. Are you brave enough to…

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Ever wish you could find impressive collectibles like the American Pickers ? The Laurel Highlands is chock full of places to search for these gems. You never know what pieces of the past you’ll find at these antique havens. Whether you're looking for vintage home décor, fine antiques, or refurbished and rustic pieces, you're…

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Leaf peeping – traveling to view and photograph the changing fall foliage – is a favorite pastime for many on the East Coast each autumn, including here in the Laurel Highlands. Brilliant shades of orange, crimson and gold adorn the rolling hills and countryside, turning the region into an awe-inspiring landscape of vivid colors.…

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Laurel Highlands Fall Festivals Checklist

Posted on September 8, 2016 1:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

There’s something for everyone every single weekend in September and October in the Laurel Highlands. Some of these exciting events are ongoing or continue for multiple weekends, giving you plenty of opportunities to check out as many events as possible. No matter when you come, there’s a wonderful way to enjoy the fall foliage and…

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