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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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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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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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Biggest, Largest, & Highest

Posted on August 16, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands is home to some of the best attractions in the state, a few even earn a few important titles. Here are a few facts you may not have known about some favorite spots in the Laurel Highlands. Mount Davis The highest point in Pennslyvania, Mount Davis, located in Forbes State Forest in Somerset County, measure 3,213 feet in…

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All Things Arnold Palmer

Posted on July 18, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Always revered as generous, kind, Arnold Palmer never forgot his hometown, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He left his mark in many ways on his hometown and the surrounding area. Explore all things Arnold Palmer throughout the Laurel Highlands. After winning the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills, Arnold Palmer and his business associates were brainstorming…

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The Pittsburgh Steelers return to the Laurel Highlands July 28 for Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College for the 52nd straight year! As someone who has attended camp as a guest and a member of the media, I've put together some tips to help you meet the players, avoid the crowds, and stay cool as you enjoy watching the Black and Gold.…

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Summer Bucket List for the Adventurer

Posted on July 7, 2017 10:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Have an extreme summer adventure in the Laurel Highlands. From long haul biking and hiking to exhilarating sports and driving courses, you’ll find something for every adventurer. Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail Backpack 70 miles through picturesque valleys and mountains on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail . Varying terrain, expansive…

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Laurel Highlands 4th of July Fireworks

Posted on June 28, 2017 9:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Celebrate Independence Day in the Laurel Highlands with fireworks, activities, BBQ, live entertainment, and more! Stone House Party on the Lawn Live music, cold beer, great BBQ, and more! Stone House is partying all day long Sunday July 2, with a Stone House fireworks display at dusk. The party starts at 11 a.m. Seven Springs Independence Day…

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