Light Up Ligonier

Light Peeping in the Laurel Highlands

Friday, December 13, 2019 12:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 2-Day, 2-Night Trip During this time of year, the night comes alive with dazzling lights and cheer spreads far and wide! Enjoy a different kind of peeping tour with holiday light peeping among warm candles glowing at historic sites, stunning light extravaganzas at famed resorts, mountains covered with snow and magical colors, dancing displays…

Bella Terra Vineyards

With Christmas rapidly approaching, the holiday excitement in the Laurel Highlands is growing! Get in the holiday spirit with your loved ones at one of these special festive events. Holiday Spectacular at Bella Terra Vineyards View this post on Instagram Holidays at #bellaterravineyards #christmastree…

Best Skiing in the Mid-Atlantic

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip The Laurel Highlands is a winter wonderland, making it a great location for fun winter family getaway. Pennsylvania’s largest ski resort, Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a giant, snowy playground. Use this helpful itinerary to maximize your stay at the resort and to make sure you don’t miss out on any fun. Day…

Overly's

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for festivals in the Laurel Highlands! These magical events will bring Christmas joy to your entire family and create lifelong memories. Take a sleigh ride, sip some hot cocoa and get ready for Santa to come to town! Overly's Country Christmas Daily until Dec. 30 Create lifelong memories at…

Wedding Shopping

Buying local has an extremely important impact on not only your neighbors' businesses, but also your local economy. Most small businesses in your town sell unique high-quality items that you will not be able to find in department stores. Here is a sampling of what Laurel Highlands businesses and organizations will be offering on Small Business…

Ohiopyle State Park

Where to Take Your Out-of-Town Holiday Visitors

Friday, November 22, 2019 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

The holidays will be here before you know it, and so will your guests! If it is their first time visiting the Laurel Highlands, they are in for a treat. Or even if they've visited before, I'm sure they haven't seen it all! Plan a full itinerary for your special days together, filled with winter festivals, architectural masterpieces,…

Light Up Nemacolin

There's nothing quite like the magic you experience at a light up night in the Laurel Highlands. Feel the small town vibe come alive with the glowing lights while surrounded by your loved ones at an event near you! Light Up Night in Downtown Irwin Nov. 21 from 5 to 10 p.m. Downtown Irwin's Light Up Night is jam-packed with fun activities.…

Fred Rogers Center Puppets

Did you know that Latrobe is the hometown of Fred Rogers? The Laurel Highlands invites you to be their neighbor and explore the Fred Rogers Trail through the beautiful region. Special stops that celebrate the television personality's legacy include museums, art centers, statues, exhibits and an amusement park. On your way from stop one to stop…

Hidden Valley Resort Skiing

Tips to Be Prepared for Kids' Ski Lessons

Friday, November 8, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

Hey, parents! If you're considering enrolling your kid(s) in ski school, let us ease some stress! From reservations to packing, these helpful tips will make preparing for your kiddo's ski lessons a breeze. Making Reservations Reserve your spot early! Reservations are accepted beginning in October and lessons fill up fast. Before…

Tall Pines Distillery

Step aside, craft beer. It's whiskey's time to shine! The Laurel Highlands has a rich history of distilled spirits, and now you can experience it along the Whiskey Rebellion Trail. It all started in 1791 when Alexander Hamilton enforced a tax on whiskey to help pay off the debts that accrued during the American Revolution. The region was…

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