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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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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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Sweet Summer Savings: Escape to Donegal

Posted on June 13, 2016 12:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Save big on summer fun in the Laurel Highlands. We’ve got your getaway planned with this excellent itinerary, perfect for a family trip. Stay: in and around Donegal or at Seven Springs Mountain Resort There are plenty of places to keep you close to all the action. Whether you chose to stay at the resort or at one of these great properties,…

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A Retro Relaxing Getaway

Posted on June 7, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Wish you could venture back to simpler times? Do you think of the fifties and sixties with fondness and nostalgia? Have you ever watched Mad Men and wished you could visit their era? In the Laurel Highlands, you can take that trip to the good ol’ days. Spend a weekend reliving your glory years, or experiencing a little piece of the past.…

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A Family Ski Adventure

Posted on January 18, 2016 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

Finally - a weekend without holiday madness! And what made this weekend even better? Fresh snow on the slopes of Hidden Valley Resort . We were well overdue for a family outing. SO much so that every.single.time a snowflake flew, our four-year-old daughter Emily would freak out and beg to go skiing. You see, Emily started skiing at age two. Some…

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2016 Laurel Highlands Bucket List

Posted on January 6, 2016 2:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

The New Year is just kicking off, and we have some great ideas to make this year one to remember. Check out our 2016 Bucket List, and add these experiences to your to-do list this year. Whether you’re a thrill seeker or justlooking for something new, we’ve got you covered. Winter Dogsled: If you've ever wanted to lead a team of…

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Spook-tacular October

Posted on October 13, 2015 9:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

We’re loving the fall weather and getting excited for all of the spooky October attractions. There’s something for all ages and scare levels. Head out with the family to pick pumpkins and appreciate the fall weather, or prepare yourself for the terror that awaits you at one of our haunted attractions. Take a peek at our Haunted…

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