Vines and Blooms Itinerary

Vines and Blooms

Monday, June 3, 2019 1:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 3-Day, 2 Night Trip Take in the relaxation and wonder of garden settings while sipping wine, enjoying local entertainment, charming small towns and a world class resort, all while cruising along scenic byways as you make your way through the beautiful Laurel Highlands. Day One Explore the history and beauty of legacy gardens at West Overton…

Ohiopyle

Your Guide to Ohiopyle

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

Adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers, look no further than Ohiopyle State Park for your fresh air fix and adrenaline rush! As Pennsylvania’s largest state park, Ohiopyle offers 80 miles of trails, a variety of camping options, abundant waterfalls and rapids, 28 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage rail trail, and 14 miles of the…

Sheena Baker, Fallingwater, Mill Run

A Guide to Visiting Fallingwater

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands region is home to four houses that were designed by architectural genius Frank Lloyd Wright. The most well-known house, Fallingwater, is a bucket list item for many and lives up to the hype. Fallingwater is inscribed as one of 24 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the U.S. and is listed along attractions including the Pyramids of…

Maple products lined up

A 2-Day, 1-Night Trip Mountains of fun await on this tasty, historical and educational tour! Sip and sample your way through the Laurel Highlands while learning about the local maple industry and the legacy of moonshiners. Day One Take in the fascinating stories of travel at the Compass Inn Museum, where groups can immerse themselves in the lore…

Mantyla at Polymath Park

Rebuilding it the Wright Way

Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

In his lifetime, America’s most prominent architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, designed more than 1,000 structures and oversaw the construction of 532 of them before his death in 1959. With achievements such as Fallingwater, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Taliesen West, along with a legacy nearly unmatched decades later, it’s safe to…

Fort Ligonier Days

The Laurel Highlands is home to a variety of unique events and festivals. Here is a sampling, categorized especially for you. Be sure to use #laurelhighlands while posting your festival fun photos on Instagram and you may be featured on our website or social media! Fall Festivals Laurel Highlands fall festivals are as vibrant as the region’s…

Main Exhibit Gallery and Art Center

Twenty-five years ago, Paul and Mandy Sirofchuck opened Main Exhibit Gallery and Art Center, a two-story boutique nestled in the quaint town of Ligonier. The shop radiates talent with art in every nook and cranny, from paintings to jewelry. In 1994, the newlyweds came to Ligonier in search of land to build their family home. The couple shares a…

Conservation Heroes of the Laurel Highlands

Conservation Heroes of the Laurel Highlands

Monday, April 22, 2019 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

The beauty of the Laurel Highlands is well-known and unrivaled. And it doesn't happen effortlessly. The trails don't maintain themselves, fairies don't remove invasive plant species and the rivers aren't magically monitored. There are many conservation heroes, past and present, that contribute to the beauty of the Laurel…

Fishing in the Laurel Highlands

Fishing has long been a recreational pastime for many Americans and their families. Each year, an average of 81 million fishing trips are taken annually, according to the Marine Fish Conservation Network. In 2017, a record 101.6 million Americans headed outdoors and participated in activities such as hunting, fishing and wildlife watching. It is a…

Fishing

Laurel Highlands Trout Trail

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00 PM by James Nelson

If you are a fishing enthusiast, you have probably heard of the famous trout trail in the Laurel Highlands. A trout trail is basically a spectacular track for fishermen to journey along while fulfilling all they have ever dreamt to see. The Laurel Highlands is located in southwestern Pennsylvania and is made up of three counties: Fayette, Somerset…

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