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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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Presidential Places

Posted on February 20, 2017 9:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

In honor of President's Day, step back to a simpler time with this round up of past presidents and their experiences in the region. Tour the Laurel Highlands to retrace the steps of a young George Washington before he became our nation’s first president. Rewind to President Eisenhower’s visit in 1958, or have a stately stay at…

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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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A few weekends ago, we decided to explore the birth of a nation by traveling along the National Road through the Laurel Highlands. The National Road – modern-day U.S. Route 40 – was the first federally funded highway in the U.S. and set a precedent for a national highway system and future public works projects. Beginning in…

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Did You Know?: Ohiopyle Falls

Posted on May 16, 2014 7:00 PM by Breanna Smith

Even though I am a native of the Laurel Highlands region, I am CONSTANTLY learning new, awesome information about this area. It never ceases to amaze me. It's been storming here a lot this week, and was basically non-stop yesterday. The water levels everywhere have been rising. There were even parts of roads that had water on them on our drive…

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