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Posts from May 2017

Idlewild Tips: Know Before You Go

Posted on May 31, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Are you headed to Idlewild & SoakZone for the first time? Here are some tips and tricks to make your day at the park go off without a hitch. Don’t miss events with the characters! Join Princess Lily for a tea party. On most park operating days, Princess Lily holds tea at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each attendee receives a Princess Lily boxed set,…

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Celebrating the Wright Way

Posted on May 25, 2017 2:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Farm-to-Table dinners and speakers highlight Frank Lloyd Wright's 150 th at Kentuck Knob In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, Kentuck Knob is partnering with Nemacolin Woodlands Resort , Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar, the Duquesne Club, and Jamison Farm to offer visitors an exciting and exceptional experience combining an…

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05.22.17 Highlands Highlights

Posted on May 22, 2017 3:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Exploring the Laurel Highlands We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we showcase best destinations, food, events, and so much more. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at @LaurelHighlands_pa and you might be featured next week! Cucumber falls and puppies? More like…

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Farmers' Market Shopping Tips

Posted on May 17, 2017 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Spring is here and that means farmers' markets are opening across the Laurel Highlands. Shop local and get the freshest produce. But before you go, know how to shop like an expert and be prepared for your farmers' market shopping trip. Go early to get the best selection of produce. But not too early or you’ll miss out on samples…

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Highlands Highlights 05.15.17

Posted on May 15, 2017 12:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Mother's Day Weekend and Spring Fun in the Laurel Highlands We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we celebrate Mother's Day and showcase best destinations, food, events, and so much more. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at @LaurelHighlands_pa and you might be…

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We’re sharing our love of the Laurel Highlands in honor of National Tourism Week. As travel professionals and locals, we get to hunt down those hidden gems, explore the area, and have so many exciting experiences. The awesome LHVB staff shared some of their favorite spots in the region, and believe me it wasn’t easy to pick: some…

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Explore the Laurel Highlands with this 3 day trip, perfect for the whole family. Get a glimpse of what Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties have to offer. Day 1: Enjoy the #1 kids park in the world, Idlewild and SoakZone . Your ticket to family fun, Idlewild features dozens of rides and waterslides. Have dinner in Latrobe , and swing by…

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In honor of National Tourism Week, I decided to put my colleagues on the spot with the question: “What’s your favorite experience working in the tourism industry?” Now, in all fairness, I know we have the pleasure of working in such an exciting industry, and there are so many fun things we get to do; so, this question is an…

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Highlands Highlights 05.08.17

Posted on May 8, 2017 2:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands celebrates Free Museum Day! We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we celebrate some of the best destinations, Free Museum Day, upcoming events, special features, and so much more in the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at…

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Highlands Highlights 05.01.17

Posted on May 2, 2017 10:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands: 9 spots for relaxation and perfect Instas + drool-worthy food posts. We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. In This Highlands Highlights, we’re lining up 9 of your favorite spots this week, plus some delicious looking food photos. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at…

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