Posts from January 2019

Music and Theatres

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…

Boy with Compass

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…

Forbes State Forest

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…

Seven Springs Wide Shot of the Resort

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…

Hamilton Cover

Ten Dollar Founding Father Alexander Hamilton is portrayed as an American hero in the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton" that showcases his life full of triumphs and failures. But don't be fooled. There was a time that Hamilton was the most hated man in the Laurel Highlands. Here's the tea: Let's start with the biggie, the…

Overly's

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…

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 this 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…

Nemacolin Woodlands Spa

10 Winter Activities for Non-Skiers

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

The cold weather and snow doesn't stop the fun in the Laurel Highlands. While winter sports are really popular in the region, skiing and snowboarding isn't for everybody. Check out these winter activities and events to keep you busy and having fun this winter, without the skis and goggles. Attend a Winter Festival Events in the Laurel…

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