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Labor Day Weekend in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on August 31, 2017 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

There's always a bunch of fun-filled events during the weekends in the Laurel Highlands, and Labor Day weekend is no exception! Just a few events happening this weekend are featured below, but you can find more here ! Blue Hole Bike Tour Forbes State Forest Friday, Sept. 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Kick off your Labor Day weekend by taking…

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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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Highlands Highlights 06.26.17

Posted on June 26, 2017 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

We love the amazing photos you share every week exploring the Laurel Highlands. Once again this week, the Laurel Highlands is bustling with summer fun. #OptOutside and find your own adventure on the trail, river, or mountains. Use #Laurel Highlands on your posts and tag us @LaurelHighlands_pa and you might be featured next week. This weekend, the…

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Did you know 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the bicycle? The bicycle was invented in Mannheim, Germany in 1817 by Karl Freiherr Von Drais. Dras was worried about the dependence on horses and animals after the eruption of a volcano affected the climate and left many horses dead. This early form of the bicycle, a draisine was essentially a bike…

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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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Highlands Highlights 04.25.17

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

The Laurel Highlands goes hiking, biking, fishing, and more this week. We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we celebrates some of our favorite photos of the week that showcase some of the best destinations, food, events and so much more in the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands…

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10 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

Posted on March 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

It’s that dreaded time of year again. You’ve been filling out your taxes, crunching numbers, collecting all of your receipts, squinting at screens, and figuring out deductibles. But if you’re like most taxpayers, you’ll get a nice chunk back this spring. Start planning how you’ll blow your tax return extravagantly…

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17 Things Not to Miss in 2017

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Make 2017 a year to remember in the Laurel Highlands with these bucket list destinations, events, and activities. Gear up for an adrenaline pumping adventure, get a taste of local flavors, explore a new place, or revisit a classic attraction. These Laurel Highlands essentials will keep you busy all year-round! 1. Kick off the New Year at Laurel…

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Laurel Highlands Monthly Highlights - September

Posted on September 5, 2016 1:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! From biking and zip lining to wining and dining, find out what’s happening in the Laurel Highlands this month. We’re getting exciting about the fall foliage. Peak color usually displays late September to mid-October. Find great activities to enjoy the fall foliage. Take a drive through…

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Find a deal on your adventure in Ohiopyle State Park . Conquer the whitewater with experienced guides and discounted rafting rates. Pedal the Great Allegheny Passage with a reduced rental price, and refuel with a delicious meal. Adventures are always a little sweeter when you save big! Take advantage of 10% off whitewater rafting with Whitewater…

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