Laurel Highlands Blog

Your Place for Insider News, Events & Activities


Tag - Outdoors

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…

Read More

Highlands Highlights 08.29.17

Posted on August 29, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

It was a great week for exploring, and our fellow Highlander adventurers definitely took advantage of the beautiful weather that continued into the weekend to take a camping trip in the Laurel Highlands. This week's Instagram photo winner set out in the Laurel Highlands and photographed high and low, and snapped this photo of the vivid shades…

Read More

Highlands Highlights 08.23.17

Posted on August 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

It's all about the pups this week! From dogs who participated in Mutts on the Mountain to hounds who took hikes with their people, they're all going to make you say "awh!" This weekend, Seven Springs hosted Mutts on the Mountain, an obstacle course for pups of all shapes and sizes. With assistance from their owners, the dogs had…

Read More

On August 21, the moon will partially cover the sun and create a solar eclipse. While solar eclipses are rare and interesting, the best part about this eclipse is that if you watch the eclipse from the Laurel Highlands , you will be able to see ~80% coverage of the sun, almost the highest percentage in the state! In the Laurel Highlands, the…

Read More

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…

Read More

Highlands Highlights 06.19.17

Posted on June 19, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Down the river or on the mountain, everyone is opting outside this week in the Laurel Highlands. We love the amazing photos you share every week exploring the Laurel Highlands. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at @LaurelHighlands_pa and you might be featured next week! Nothing more exhilarating than a trip down the river! Book your…

Read More

05.22.17 Highlands Highlights

Posted on May 22, 2017 3:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Exploring the Laurel Highlands We love the amazing photos you take every week in the Laurel Highlands. In this Highlands Highlights, we showcase best destinations, food, events, and so much more. Use #LaurelHighlands on your posts and tag us at @LaurelHighlands_pa and you might be featured next week! Cucumber falls and puppies? More like…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More