Things to Do
Places to Stay
Pennsylvania's Welcome Centers have full-time, trained tourism professionals to provide you with travel information and direction assistance. The Welcome Centers are full-service rest area facilities providing restrooms, vending machines, phones, and picnic spots. The Centers are open from 7am-7pm daily.
The following centers serve the three-counties of the Laurel Highlands:
Interstate 70 West Welcome Center
Warfordsburg, PA on 1-70 Westbound, 1/2 mile west of the PA/Maryland border.
Zelienople North Welcome Center
PA Turnpike Mile Marker 21 Eastbound,21 miles east of the PA/Ohio border.
Interstate 79 East Welcome Center
Kirby, PA on l-79 Northbound, 5 miles north of the PA/West Virginia border.
Interstate 70 East Welcome Center
Claysville, PA on 1-70 Eastbound, 5.8 miles east of the PA/West Virginia border.
Just 12 miles north of PA Turnpike (I-76) Exit 91 (Donegal), you will find the charming town of Historic Ligonier, featuring over 60 unique shops and eateries. The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau's administrative offices and visitors center are located in Ligonier Town Hall, open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.
One half mile from Exit 110 of the PA Turnpike (I-76), a second Laurel Highlands Visitors Center is located in the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce building at 601 North Center Avenue, Somerset, open Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 8am-5pm and most Saturdays 9am-1pm.
Ohiopyle State Park
Our most unique visitors center is located off U.S. Route 381 at Ohiopyle State Park in a train station circa 1912. The center is open dawn to dusk, year round, and information specialists are available daily May - October, 10am- 4:30pm. Additional hours from Memorial Day - Labor Day: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10am-6pm.
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From major turnpike interchanges to scenic byways, all roads lead to PA's Laurel Highlands.