Idlewild Wave Pool

National Plan for Vacation Day

Friday, January 24, 2020 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

With winter comes freezing temps, snow and cabin fever...what a perfect time to set your sights on warm breezes on a sunny summer day. Did you know that 768 million vacation days were unused in 2019? Don't procrastinate, take the time to schedule your hard-earned PTO on January 28, National Plan For Vacation Day. We all love vacation, but get…

Warp Zone 3-D Printer

In 2020 we're nerdy and proud! Celebrate your love of comics, video games, music, toys and other collectables with our guide to nerding out in the Laurel Highlands. Follow along to find a new place to shop, support local businesses and add the item you've been missing to your collection. Vintage Toys Lost Culture Toys - Greensburg From…

Fallingwater

Reasons to Visit the Laurel Highlands in 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

The mountainous Laurel Highlands region spans three counties and 3,000 miles, with remarkable attractions and natural wonders around every bend. Year-round special events, outdoor adventures and unique experiences contribute to the region being named one of Travel Lemming's Top 5 Emerging Destinations for 2020. Frank Lloyd Wright's…

Fire and Ice Festival

Unwind from the holiday season with a mini-getaway to the Laurel Highlands! Whether it's a three-day weekend for you or not, while you're not shredding it on the slopes, you are sure to fill your free time with exciting unique events. 25th Annual Fire & Ice Festival View this post on Instagram Somerset’s…

Fort Necessity National Battlefield

George Washington Was Here: A Walk Through History

Friday, January 10, 2020 11:00 AM by Anna Weltz

An ambitious young officer heads west to claim lands for the British. Along the way, he makes mistakes, but he also works hard, persists and makes a name for himself. Some believe that George Washington's trials and tribulations in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands helped him grow into a legendary military leader and eventually the first…

Ohiopyle Hiking

For some, a new year is a new start. If you've made a New Year's resolution, (and you've stuck with it so far) here is your guide to easily completing it in the Laurel Highlands, regardless if it is a personal or career goal, or anything in between. If you haven't thought of one yet, consider this your inspiration. Choose one of…

Where to Celebrate the New Year in the Laurel Highlands Seven Springs

In a few days, not only will we begin a new year, but also a new decade! Start 2020 off right at one of the many New Year’s Eve parties in the Laurel Highlands. There's an event for everyone, from wine enthusiasts to families. Cheers! 🥂 Seven Springs Mountain Resort View this post on Instagram 2019 once…

Neubauer's Market House

Handmade for the Holidays

Friday, December 20, 2019 3:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 2-Day, 2-Night Trip 'Tis the season for handmade goodies to keep or to share with loved ones near and far! Follow along on this holiday tour highlighting creative stops, sounds of the season, local shoppes, historic venues and town so charming Rockwell would be inspired. Day One Begin your creative and cheery tour with a visit to the…

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…

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…

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