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WINTER FAMILY FUN IN LAUREL HIGHLANDS

Skiing, Dog Sledding & Overly’s Country Christmas!

 

Snow Tubing Across Three Resorts

Snowtubing

For fun without the learning curve, bring the entire family along for a snow tubing day filled with laughs and rides. Take a slippery slide on inflatable tubes down snowy slopes at Seven Springs, Hidden Valley and Nemacolin. Don't worry! Lifts take you back up to the top so you can tube as much as possible with minimal effort.

Tuesdays at Seven Springs and Thursdays at Hidden Valley are Tube-A-Palooza Nights. Try for your fastest run down the chutes, warm up by the bonfire and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of pizza, hot dogs, fountain drinks and hot chocolate.

Learn to Ski in the Laurel Highlands

Copy of Tiny Tots Ski School, Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Fine tune your skills at the snowsports schools or private lessons at Seven SpringsHidden Valley and Nemacolin. Whatever your age, you’ll find a lessons package that suits your needs. Sign the kids up for their first mountain adventure and let seasoned professionals transform your kids from pizza-wedge beginners into snow-carving, downhill experts. 

Terrain Parks Perfect for Children

Arctic Blast at Seven Springs

The Laurel Highlands is a great place for your children to learn advanced skills and train on terrain parks geared specifically for them. Seven Springs' Pirates Riglet Park is designed for children aged 4-7 with full and half-day group lessons. Rippers programs at Hidden Valley focus on skill development. Introduction to Terrain Park Lessons are available at Nemacolin.

Winter Festivals & Holiday Events

Overly's Country Christmas

Relax and celebrate the season with one of our many winter festivals & holiday events in the Laurel Highlands. Enjoy millions of winter lights, special entertainment, delicious foods, tons of activities and more. Make our region your winter play land and take a trip to Overly’s Country Christmas for an old-fashioned holiday tradition.

A Winter Dog Sled Adventure

Dog Sledding at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Dog sledding at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is a fun winter experience for the entire family. Their exclusive Wildlife Academy is home to a team of sled dogs that are just jumping at the chance to give everyone an adventure that they will never forget.

The Unique Fat Bike Experience

Fat Biking Laurel Highlands

The Laurel Highlands has a great way to continue your biking through the snowy season with these thick-tired mountain bikes. Based in Ohiopyle, Bike the GAP and Rothrock Outfitters combine their awesome forces to provide the only fat bike tours in the Eastern U.S. 

Make your Escape or Take a Break

Escape Room

Challenge your brain this winter with an Escape Room, a timed series of puzzles and challenges for your family to complete together and escape the room before time runs out. Or, grab your favorite weapon and head for a Break Room to smash dishes, TVs and anything else you can imagine without the clean up.

Stay Active Indoors

SeaBase Laser Maze

Learn to skate or play hockey at The Ice Mine. Play indoor baseball or dodgeball at Hot Shots. Hit the indoor playgrounds and escape a laser maze at SeaBase. Or bowl with the whole family at Terrace Lanes.

Experience the Arts

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Visit the nationally-known Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Or get hands on at the The Latrobe Art Center, which offers great classes for kids to create their own masterpiece.

Pennsylvania's Largest Four Season Resort

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania's largest four-season resort, is a fantastic skiing and snowboarding destination, but did you know the resort has so many other family friendly activities? Take a crisp winter hike with on snow shoes, a unique way to get out and enjoy the winter wonderland in the Laurel Highlands. Seven Springs also has many indoor features, perfect for a family fun day full of activities, including a bowling alley, swimming pool, arcade and more.

Hidden Valley is a Family Destination

Hidden Valley Resort in Laurel Highlands

Hidden Valley Resort’s slopes are designed with novice, intermediate and family skiers in mind. Of the 28 ski slopes, trails, and terrain parks to enjoy, 21 are designated for Novice and Intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Making it the perfect place to get the basics down and have a blast doing it. Beginners of all ages and sizes can quickly learn the fundamentals in an atmosphere built with the newbie in mind.

Nemacolin’s Mystic Mountain

Family skiing at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Laurel Highlands

Escape to Mystic Mountain and Sundial Lodge for some mellow downhill fun. Mystic Mountain offers a terrific location for first-time skiers. Enjoy your winter sports on 25 acres, with short lines, 7 slopes, 3 easy lifts, and experienced instructors. Also, check out the “The Yeti’s Lair” Terrain Park for an introduction to more advanced terrain parks.