Lincoln Highway

The summer of 2020 has turned out to be vastly different than what I planned for it to be. The full calendar of events that was slated dissolved into sensory memories of summers past and dreams of future travels and events. Even though I cannot gather with friends or take that summer trip, I can happily Staycation in the Laurel Highlands. Over the…

Marino's Beer Selection

It's easy to focus on the doom and gloom of 2020. Join us instead for the story of how one local business decided to persevere in the face of a global pandemic by collaborating with others and giving his local customers exactly what they want. Josh Jones, owner of Marino's American Eatery in Greensburg, created his restaurant out of a…

Somerset Fireworks

Put on your red, white and blue, get outdoors and celebrate the 4th of July in the Laurel Highlands with your friends and family! With many community celebrations canceled, everyone from racetracks and resorts to private citizens and country clubs have stepped up to give our region a weekend full of fireworks and fun. Grab your blanket, set up a…

Forbes State Forest Hiking

The days are getting longer, the weather warming up and we are all feeling the urge to head outdoors! You don't have to go far; unique opportunities for escape exist right in your own backyard. The Laurel Highlands offers plenty of fresh air and room to roam, all just a short drive away. Sleep Under the Stars It just wouldn’t be summer…

We Are One Body Audio Theatre

While a global pandemic was shutting down much of the region's economy, John Wojtechko instead saw an opportunity. Taking advantage of his technological prowess and the ability to create remotely, he helped make We Are One Body Audio Theatre into one of the most active and creative theatre companies in the Laurel Highlands. We Are One Body…

Bella Terra Hard Cider and Wine

Memorial Day Weekend means barbecues, backyards and, most importantly, brews. Our Laurel Highlands Pour Tour locations are sure to make this weekend even better by releasing new summer beers, wines, sangrias and shines that pair perfectly with a hot dog and some sun. Plus, there's more ways than ever to enjoy Pour Tour products with new cans,…

Fresh Finds: A Farmers' Market Guide

With travel and shopping beginning to reopen in our region, Laurel Highlands farmers’ markets will soon be open for business! There is something special about shopping local, buying the freshest ingredients possible and getting insider tips and advice from the growers and craftsmen at the market. In addition to getting deals on unique items,…

Pinkerton Cliffs Great Allegheny Passage

Biking Safely in the Laurel Highlands

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 PM by Jared Bundy

As travel begins a new normal in the Laurel Highlands, biking has quickly become one of the most popular ways to exercise, get outdoors and keep social distancing. Whether you're riding for the first time since childhood or are an experienced cyclist, the Laurel Highlands wants to keep you safe and healthy by following these biking etiquette…

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