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Posts from May 2016

Countdown to Summer Fun

Posted on May 30, 2016 12:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Dive into these 13 ideas for summer fun. The sun is shining, the weather is nice, and it’s time to get out! Kick of this summer of fun with this to-do list. Stay and play in the Laurel Highlands, your summer adventure headquarters. 13. Tee Off on Award-Winning Greens Try your hand at one of our mountaintop and countryside golf courses. Golf…

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On the Road with Betsy

Posted on May 16, 2016 4:00 PM by Louise Bates

Hello! My name is Louise, and I’m an import from across the pond. To be more specific, I’m actually from a village in Somerset County, England. Yes, you read right. I’m from Somerset County, UK, and now I promote Somerset County in the Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania! What a coincidence!?! Here’s the quick scoop on me:…

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#NeverForget #Honor93 #PlantaTree2016

Posted on May 13, 2016 3:00 PM by Anna Weltz

On a rainy Friday morning, more than 500 volunteers from all over the United States gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial to get their hands dirty and plant seedlings during a volunteer event, Plant a Tree at Flight 93. Four team members from the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau were among the crowd, eager to hike through the mud and fog into…

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A few weekends ago, we decided to explore the birth of a nation by traveling along the National Road through the Laurel Highlands. The National Road – modern-day U.S. Route 40 – was the first federally funded highway in the U.S. and set a precedent for a national highway system and future public works projects. Beginning in…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Shop local and buy fresh as local farmers' markets start to open. Start planning your whitewater adventure, go cave exploring, and so much more. We're excited for Spring and warmer weather! Discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Things to Do Whitewater Outfitters on…

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Fruit of the Vine

Posted on May 6, 2016 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

A 4-Day, 3-Night Trip Robust flavors, beautiful gardens, live entertainment and plenty of cheers to go around - welcome to the Laurel Highlands' wine tour! This tour offers unforgettable opportunities to learn the art of winemaking and historic representations of wine, enjoy food pairings and attend special events so fun that you'll wish…

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