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Highlands Highlights 11.14.17

Posted on November 14, 2017 4:00 PM by Allyson Null

This is my favorite time of year . The temperature is dropping, the fall foliage is gorgeous and comfort food is being served. Take a look at some awesome Instagram photos who used #laurelhighlands ! A fall drive through the Laurel Highlands will not disappoint. This shot shows a stunning roadside view of the red and yellow leaves. Take the scenic…

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Stranger Things in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on October 27, 2017 10:00 AM by Jared Bundy

The season two debut of the critically acclaimed Netflix show, Stranger Things, got us thinking. With more than 250 years of history, what are some of the most unusual, haunted, paranormal or downright weird places in our area? Grab your Eggo waffles, hop on your bike and make your way to some of the Stranger Things you can find in the Laurel…

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A Celebration of Tourism: LHVB Annual Dinner 2017

Posted on October 26, 2017 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

We celebrated tourism and partnerships in the Laurel Highlands at The Barn at Ligonier Valley on Oct. 25. If you haven't been to The Barn, it is absolutely gorgeous and it was decorated perfectly for the occasion. Thanks to Ridgeview Acres Farm for the lovely fall-themed floral centerpieces! There was a silent auction with more than 30 baskets…

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Besides Christmas, Halloween seems to be everybody's favorite holiday. Because what is better than making a costume, dressing up and getting a ton of candy? Whether you're into spooky haunted houses or not, there is somewhere in the Laurel Highlands for you to celebrate Halloween. This weekend is when most of the fun events are happening…

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Take a Fall Drive Through the Laurel Highlands

Posted on October 20, 2017 6:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you're looking for something to do in the Laurel Highlands this weekend, look no further! With the fall leaves' colors peaking , zooming through the Laurel Highlands will definitely be a sight to see! Pick a route closest to you, invite some friends and family and hit the road! No matter which fall drive you choose, there will be…

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"Something very strange has been going on along the Chestnut Ridge for many, many years," says Stan Gordon, UFO investigator, at the beginning of Invasion on Chestnut Ridge, the fifth documentary from Small Town Monsters . In the film, director Seth Breedlove uses firsthand accounts to explore the history of alien encounters, Bigfoot…

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Highlands Highlights 10.10.17

Posted on October 10, 2017 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

The leaves are finally starting to change colors in the Laurel Highlands, and the beautiful weather is complimenting the views! It is the perfect time to get out and explore, or take a scenic fall drive and bring the pups with you too! The Barronvale Covered Bridge, which crosses the Laurel Hill Creek in Middlecreek Township, is 162 feet 3 inches…

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Highlands Highlights 10.03.17

Posted on October 3, 2017 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

Despite the Indian summer weather, fall is officially here! Since the weather is still so beautiful, adventurers everywhere are continuing their expeditions in the Laurel Highlands, farmers markets have stocked their pumpkin supply and Highlanders are attending awesome fall festivals! This little tot is in search for the perfect pumpkin, which he…

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Fall has arrived in the Laurel Highlands and there's more craft beers brewing than a coven of witches' cauldrons. From Octoberfests to dark lagers to pumpkin beers, here are all of the new fall brews to look forward to at microbreweries and craft breweries located throughout the Laurel Highlands. Four Seasons Brewing Company If…

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Fall Checklist

Posted on September 22, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

Today is the first day of fall ! That means it's now perfectly acceptable to wear sweaters and eat and drink everything pumpkin flavored! The Laurel Highlands always has something fun to do during every season, but fall brings unique, festive opportunities. Not sure what fall in the Laurel Highlands has to offer? Look no further! By the end of…

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