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The Laurel Highlands is the perfect destination for a stop-over trip when traveling through Pennsylvania

We're more than just a convenient stop along the highway to pull off for the night. Our region offers unique and interesting things to do and affordable accommodations in a spectacular picturesque setting.

The easy access to major highways and interstates will keep your tour on schedule.

The PA Laurel Highlands is in an ideal location a stop during multi-day tours throughout the Northeast. Stop-overs can be easily planned for tours headed east/west through Pennsylvania, or north/south along the east coast.

Located at the crossroads of several major highways including the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 30 (The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor), Interstate 70 and Route 40 (The National Road Heritage Corridor), our three-county region is a fantastic en-route location. 

Proximity to major tourism destinations

Our location makes us an ideal destination for groups coming to and from many major metropolitan locations in the Northeast.

Below are some approximate drive times to the Laurel Highlands from major metropolitan cities. 

Distance from major cities to Donegal, the center of the Laurel Highlands, at Exit #91 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike:
Please note these time estimates are for automobiles.  Times for motorcoach travel may vary. 

  City Distance (miles) Hr
  Baltimore, MD 200 3.5
  Buffalo, NY 264 4.6
  Cincinnati, OH 313 5
  Cleveland, OH 177 3
  Columbus, OH 237 3.5
  Detroit, MI 329 5.5
  Erie, PA 173 3
  Harrisburg, PA 158 3
  New York, NY 323 5.5
  Philadelphia, PA 258 4.5
  Pittsburgh, PA 50 1
  Richmond, VA 295 5
  Washington, DC 198 3.5

One-of-a-kind experiences to enhance your tour or inspire a future visit:

The Laurel Highlands is full of surprises, hidden gems, and wonderful attractions and things to do. Nestled in our hills and serene valleys are one of a kind experiences.

Make sure your trip includes visits to some of these memorable locations:

Check out our group tour travel itineraries for ideas on how to easily turn your stop-over into a featured destination along your tour.