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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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16 Alfresco Wining and Dining Spots

Posted on July 31, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Dine in the open air and pop the cork on an excellent bottle of wine at one of these establishments. Food is always better when it's enjoyed in the fresh air, right? Enjoy delicious food, unique flavors, and some wonderful views with this list of places to eat and drink outdoors. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Bar Nine , a unique gastropub…

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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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5 Summer BBQ Spots in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on June 27, 2017 11:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Summer isn’t complete without some sweet barbecue (and a cold one or two). Here are 5 spots with excellent, slow-cooked, finger licking, sticky, BBQ goodness. Stone House BBQ in Farmington Stone House Restaurant & Country Inn smokes, braises, grills, and fries some of the best BBQ around, from wings and things to stakes, pulled pork, and…

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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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Farmers' Market Shopping Tips

Posted on May 17, 2017 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Spring is here and that means farmers' markets are opening across the Laurel Highlands. Shop local and get the freshest produce. But before you go, know how to shop like an expert and be prepared for your farmers' market shopping trip. Go early to get the best selection of produce. But not too early or you’ll miss out on samples…

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We’re sharing our love of the Laurel Highlands in honor of National Tourism Week. As travel professionals and locals, we get to hunt down those hidden gems, explore the area, and have so many exciting experiences. The awesome LHVB staff shared some of their favorite spots in the region, and believe me it wasn’t easy to pick: some…

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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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Highlands Highlights 05.08.17

Posted on May 8, 2017 2:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

The Laurel Highlands celebrates Free Museum Day! We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we celebrate some of the best destinations, Free Museum Day, upcoming events, special features, and so much more in the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at…

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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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