Laurel Highlands' national parks remain open during the government shutdown, but building operations, restroom availability and road maintenance have changed. Please visit the National Park Service website for specific details on planning your visit.
In this article, Malerie Yolen-Cohen praises The Laurel Highlands as the perfect off-beat destination. There is plenty to see, from old school Ligonier to Kentuck Knob's sculpture garden, and beautiful places to stay, like Thistledown Inn, Ligonier, and Kentuck Knob Rental House. Take a trip to the Big Mac Museum in North Huntingdon, or tour Fallingwater. View her full list of things to do here!