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Posts from March 2016

Don't Let the Rain Get You Down

Posted on March 14, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Your spring hike may have been ruined by the rain, but that doesn’t mean you have to head home! There are tons of great things to do in the Laurel Highlands, even when the weather doesn’t cooperate. The Laurel Highlands averages 146 days a year with precipitation, 160 sunny days, and 49 partly cloudy days, which varies across the…

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Tap The Sweetest of Seasons This Spring

Posted on March 10, 2016 10:00 AM by Sheena Baker

Springtime is the sweetest time of year to be in the Laurel Highlands, especially in Somerset County. When the conditions are just right – when daily temperatures rise above freezing but nights are still cold – maple tree sap begins to flow, signifying the start of the maple sugaring season. According to the National Agricultural…

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Honoring our Heroes

Posted on March 4, 2016 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

A 3-Day, 3-Night Trip Journey among our purple mountains of majesty, national parks , acclaimed memorials, historic sites and celebrations of our freedoms. Bow your heads and place your hand to your heart as we remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Discover the tragedy and triumph through the history of the Laurel Highlands.…

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Check out what we’re loving this month! We're getting ready to say goodbye to Winter and hello to spring. From maple tastings and tubing fun to hearty foods and fantastic brews, find out what we’re excited about this month, and discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Things to Do On March 12-13th, check…

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