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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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Did you know there are three Frank Lloyd Wright homes in the Laurel Highlands? Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece Fallingwater, spend the night in one of only seven Wright homes available for overnight stays, the Duncan House, and explore one of Wright’s Usonian designs built on Kentuck Knob. Remember to make reservations and…

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Highlands Highlights 04.12.17

Posted on April 12, 2017 11:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Laurel Highlands goes from winter to spring in one weekend. We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. Our newest feature, Highlands Highlights, celebrates some of our favorite photos of the week that was and showcases some of the best destinations, food, and so much more in the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands on…

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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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Seven Wonders of the Laurel Highlands

Posted on October 26, 2016 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The varying terrain of the Laurel Highlands creates an incredible array of natural and man-made wonders throughout the region, from the expansive overlooks along the ridgeline and the highest point in Pennsylvania to pristine waterfalls and preserved natural landscapes. These were our picks, in no particular order: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle State…

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A Whitewater Rafting Extravaganza

Posted on August 24, 2016 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

A Whitewater Rafting Extravaganza If whitewater rafting isn’t already on your bucket list, it should be. And if you haven’t crossed it off the list already, you should plan your trip to Ohiopyle to feel the thrill of the whitewater for yourself! If you are familiar with Ohiopyle, you’ve seen the outfitters scattered throughout…

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Did you catch a glimpse of the Laurel Highlands in two of the most recent episodes of ABC’s hit reality romance series “The Bachelorette?” Some of the Bachelorette’s activities with her dates may have seemed like Hollywood magic, but each date, activity, and location, extravagant indoor accommodations or rugged outdoor…

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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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Find a place or experience that's like no other in the PA Laurel Highlands! Discover unusual places, from one-of-a-kind overnight accommodations and exceptional experiences to unique and nostalgic stores. Get off the beaten path, or visit extraordinary, world-renowned destinations. The Laurel Highlands is home to a vast landscape with varying…

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