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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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1. Hit the beach at Laurel Hill State Park . Canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board, or spend the day in the sand along the lake. This charming park also has wonderful hiking trails and serene waterfalls. 2. Lounge lakeside and take a dip at Keystone State Park . Camp, hiking, and more while you’re there, and check out the movie in the park…

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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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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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Presidential Places in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on November 7, 2016 3:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Perhaps you’ve had enough of modern day politics and the current election, too. So, in honor of Election 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.…

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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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