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Treat Yourself: Spas of the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

When was the last time you did something for yourself? If you're overdue, the Laurel Highlands has you covered! Let us introduce you to the region's spas with lush treatments and friendly staff. Block out a few hours of your day to escape the stress of everyday life and spoil yourself. Browse our spa packages page and find yourself a deal…

A 3-Day, 2-Night Tour Take a trip down memory lane in the Laurel Highlands with classic diners, dance lessons, nostalgic shopping, The Million Dollar Quartet and more! Day One Enjoy a welcome lunch at this retro stop - the Route 40 Classic Diner . Hot dog, it's time to dance! Learn (or relearn) how to do the jitterbug at the State Theatre…

7 Things You Need to Know About Ice Fishing

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 11:00 AM by Jim Watson

Looking for something new to try outdoors this winter? How about ice fishing? It may sound cold, but ice fishing in the Laurel Highlands is actually a very energizing adventure. Below are some of the amazing things you need to know about ice fishing. Fishing Gear You will need to put together your fishing gear before sitting out on the cold ice.…

Showstopping Theatres of the Laurel Highlands

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:00 AM by Kayleigh Dumas

History in the Laurel Highlands isn’t limited to museums and battlefields, our three counties are home to multiple historic theaters and entertainment venues; some even dating back to the 1900s. These theatres and venues have morphed and evolved over the years into what they are today and represent the past, present and future of…

National Plan for Vacation Day

Monday, January 28, 2019 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

With winter comes freezing temps, snow and cabin fever...what a perfect time to set your sight on warm breezes on a sunny summer day. Did you know that 705 million vacation days were unused in 2017? Don't procrastinate, take the time to schedule your hard-earned PTO on January 29, National Plan For Vacation Day. We all love vacation, but get…

Reasons to Visit the Laurel Highlands in 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

From architectural wonders to exotic animals and unforgettable events to remarkable historic sites, the Laurel Highlands is an ideal place to get away, enjoy the great outdoors and find your adventure. Even if you've visited within the past year, you can create a loaded itinerary full of brand new experiences! The addition of Frank Lloyd…

With more winter weather on the way, make the most of your three-day weekend and make a winter escape to the Laurel Highlands. Ski the best mountains in Pennsylvania, experience family fun for all ages and celebrate at one-of-a-kind winter festivals . Here's just a few things the Laurel Highlands has in store Jan. 19-21. Best Skiing in the…

After the holiday season, a weekend escape with your other half is probably long overdue. It is the perfect time to get away and unwind together in the great outdoors, with state parks, breweries and events around every corner! Many places to stay in the Laurel Highlands are offering romantic packages, which gives you the opportunity to plan a…

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