Fort Ligonier Days

October in the Laurel Highlands means three things: fantastic fall foliage, harrowing haunted attractions and fabulous fall festivals. From pumpkin picking to apple fests to historic reenactments, here are 14 fall festivals you won't want to miss this month. Faranda Farm's Harvest Festival Sept. 21 - Oct. 27, Fridays, Saturdays and…

Skiing Sweepstakes

The Laurel Highlands is excited to announce the brand-new Laurel Highlands Pour Tour. The Pour Tour is perfect for finding a new brew, enjoying a wine tasting with friends and traveling someplace new to change up your next night out. We put together this handy guide so that you can experience everything that the Pour Tour has to offer! What is the…

Haunted Hills Estate

When the sun goes down this fall and you’re looking for a night full of thrills and chills, there’s nothing better than a haunted hayride or house to bring on the terror. With decades of experience and excellence in horror-inducing haunts, we're highlighting what's new at these infamous Laurel Highlands attractions, from…

Voodoo Brewery | Spirits and Spirits

A 3-Day, 3-Night Trip Fall is the perfect season to pair spooky stops with sensational samples of beer, wine, ciders and shine. Considered the number one beer producer in the country, Pennsylvania’s brew trails have now expanded into the Laurel Highlands with endless opportunities to taste and travel on the Laurel Highlands Pour Tour. Tour…

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Friday, September 6, 2019 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners were hijacked in a planned attack against the United States. Two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center Twin Towers and a third aircraft into the Pentagon. A fourth aircraft, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed into an open field in the Laurel Highlands near the small town of Shanksville,…

Kentuck Knob

Divine Design

Friday, August 30, 2019 11:00 AM by Stacey Magda

A 2-Day, 1-Night Trip As a region known for stunning scenery, significant history and unique connections to spirituality, the Laurel Highlands welcomes groups both big and small to take this tour. The trip includes stops at an exquisite basilica, drives along historic and scenic highways, visiting charming towns, taking in awe-inspiring views and…

Autumnfest Weekends

As fall rolls in, the Laurel Highlands welcomes colorful foliage, delicious comfort food and a jam-packed season of awesome festivals. Our gorgeous rolling hillsides blanketed in red, yellow and orange serve as the perfect backdrop for some harvest season entertainment! Below is a round up of fall festivals happening in the Laurel Highlands this…

Living Treasures Wild Animal Park

It takes a compassionate, dedicated team of employees to successfully provide a memorable experience for families. For more than two decades, Tom Guiher, his family and the team at Living Treasures have done just that. Living Treasures Wild Animal Park provides a unique experience for kids of all ages to get up close and interact with creatures of…

Immersion Research

As a young girl growing up in the river town of Confluence, Kara Weld spent countless days paddling on the water. Perhaps paddling was in her blood as her parents owned the local kayaking school, Riversport. It was here that Kara found her passion and her husband, John, who worked for Kara’s parents. That same passion guided Kara as a…

Shredders

In 1971, Tom Love was a river guide living the dream in the small town of Ohiopyle. With extensive experience in repairing and crafting boats under his belt, Love was approached by his friend Tom Clark, who suggested that they collaborate to create a boat that would accommodate river photographers. They needed to make something light and sturdy.…

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