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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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Steelers Training Camp Kicks Off!

Posted on July 28, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

It’s that time of year again! The Steelers are headed to the Laurel Highlands for training camp at Saint Vincent College ! Beginning their 51st year of training camp at Saint Vincent College, the Steelers arrive today! The first open practice of the season is tomorrow night, and you don’t want to miss it. Since 1966, Steelers Nation…

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Whether you’re into tractors, ATVs, motorcycles, classic cars, or car races, you’ll find plenty of ways to get out enjoy the history and muscle behind these machines in the Laurel Highlands. Bring your own classic or marvel at the wide selection of antique cars at these great car shows. Have a blast with the family at the raceway. If…

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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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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Head to a local park for for a summer day at the lake. Enjoy fresh, local flavor at a restaurant, winery, or farm. Get excited for summer and water fun! Discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Things to Do Laurel Hill State Park Laurel Hill State Park is buzzing with activity…

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Sweet Summer Savings: Escape to Donegal

Posted on June 13, 2016 12:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Save big on summer fun in the Laurel Highlands. We’ve got your getaway planned with this excellent itinerary, perfect for a family trip. Stay: in and around Donegal or at Seven Springs Mountain Resort There are plenty of places to keep you close to all the action. Whether you chose to stay at the resort or at one of these great properties,…

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Check out what we’re loving this month! We're getting ready to say goodbye to Winter and hello to spring. From maple tastings and tubing fun to hearty foods and fantastic brews, find out what we’re excited about this month, and discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Things to Do On March 12-13th, check…

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Laurel Highlands Monthly Highlights - February

Posted on February 10, 2016 11:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Check out what we’re loving this month! From winter sports to winter escapes, find out what we’re excited about this month, and discover great ideas for your next trip to the Laurel Highlands! Outdoor Activities Cross-Country Skiing Are you trying to keep those pesky New Years resolutions? Tired of the crowds at the gym and waiting…

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Every February just a bit north of the Laurel Highlands, a groundhog determines whether spring is right around the corner or if another six weeks of winter is on its way. Plenty of people love winter and everything associated with the season. Still others dread that Punxsutawney Phil’s annual forecast will stall the return of warmer, sunnier…

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A Family Ski Adventure

Posted on January 18, 2016 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

Finally - a weekend without holiday madness! And what made this weekend even better? Fresh snow on the slopes of Hidden Valley Resort . We were well overdue for a family outing. SO much so that every.single.time a snowflake flew, our four-year-old daughter Emily would freak out and beg to go skiing. You see, Emily started skiing at age two. Some…

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