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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 Fall Festivals Checklist

Posted on September 8, 2016 1:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

There’s something for everyone every single weekend in September and October in the Laurel Highlands. Some of these exciting events are ongoing or continue for multiple weekends, giving you plenty of opportunities to check out as many events as possible. No matter when you come, there’s a wonderful way to enjoy the fall foliage and…

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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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Looking Forward to Fort Ligonier Days

Posted on October 1, 2015 9:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

I personally look forward to Fort Ligonier Days every year, months before October. Attending this particular festival is a tradition that I hold near and dear. On any other normal day of the year, Ligonier is charming all on its own, but this small town pulls out all the stops for this weekend each and every year and is buzzing with activity.…

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Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

Posted on September 17, 2015 12:00 PM by Breanna Smith

Some friends and I decided to venture out to the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival . I’ve been before, years ago, so I knew vaguely what to expect. However, I did not expect us to laugh as hard or have as much fun as we did. Although it rained for about 15 minutes, it actually worked in our favor; the temperature wasn’t too hot, and the…

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