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Posts from May 2017

Idlewild Tips: Know Before You Go

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Are you headed to Idlewild & SoakZone for the first time? Here are some tips and tricks to make your day at the park go off without a hitch. Don’t miss events with the characters! Join Princess Lily for a tea party. On most park operating days, Princess Lily holds tea at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each attendee receives a Princess Lily boxed set,…

Celebrating the Wright Way

Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Farm-to-Table dinners and speakers highlight Frank Lloyd Wright's 150 th at Kentuck Knob In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, Kentuck Knob is partnering with Nemacolin Woodlands Resort , Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar, the Duquesne Club, and Jamison Farm to offer visitors an exciting and exceptional experience combining an…

We’re sharing our love of the Laurel Highlands in honor of National Tourism Week. As travel professionals and locals, we get to hunt down those hidden gems, explore the area, and have so many exciting experiences. The awesome LHVB staff shared some of their favorite spots in the region, and believe me it wasn’t easy to pick: some…

Explore the Laurel Highlands with this 3 day trip, perfect for the whole family. Get a glimpse of what Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties have to offer. Day 1: Enjoy the #1 kids park in the world, Idlewild and SoakZone. Your ticket to family fun, Idlewild features dozens of rides and waterslides. Have dinner in Latrobe, and swing by…

Made in the Laurel Highlands

Friday, May 5, 2017 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip Welcome to Made in the Laurel Highlands, an immersive and fun tour that features food, libations, sweet treats, family favorites and much more! After all, it's not just memories that are made in the Laurel Highlands. Pack your bags and bring your group on this tour packed with fun facts and fascinating bits of history.…

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