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Spa Getaways in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on December 14, 2017 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

After all of the Christmas shopping and cooking, treat yourself to a spa getaway in the Laurel Highlands. Below are only four of many places to go to be pampered and feel refreshed. Visit our spa packages page and maybe you'll find a deal ! Woodlands Spa at Nemacolin Nemacolin Woodlands Resort 's spa boasts its relaxing environment and…

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Couple Getaways in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on December 5, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

A weekend escape with your other half is probably long overdue. It is the perfect time to get away, and there are many places in the Laurel Highlands offering romantic packages . Below are a few, see the rest here ! Huddleson Court’s Romance in the Mountains Take a break from your everyday life and escape to the Laurel Highlands with…

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Winter Fishing in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on November 30, 2017 9:00 AM by Adam Brown

Pennsylvania is a wonderful place for outdoor activities all year round. The beautiful scenery and natural resources make it the perfect state for hiking, skiing, camping, and especially fishing. Pennsylvania is the perfect place to do some winter fishing. This is especially true in the Laurel Highlands area of Pennsylvania where there are many…

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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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