Posts from May 2018

Bike Travel Weekend

Bike Travel Weekend

Thursday, May 31, 2018 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you're eager to dust off your bike and hit the trail for the first time this summer, take part in Bike Travel Weekend! Bike Travel Weekend, June 1-3, is the perfect occasion for a weekend getaway that doesn't require a long drive or ridiculous expenses. Gather a group of friends, make it a family bonding trip or enjoy "me…

New and Coming Soon to Idlewild This Summer

What's New at Idlewild and SoakZone in 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

Idlewild and SoakZone is open for its 141st season, making it the third longest continuously operating amusement park in the country! The park is only open for limited hours until June 1, then it will be open daily for the remainder of the regular season. Idlewild's signature attraction, Rollo Coaster, is celebrating its 80th anniversary! This…

A Taste of the National Road: A Food Tour

A Taste of the National Road: A Food Tour

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:00 AM by Stacey Magda

A 4-Day, 3-Night Trip This is a trip designed for the foodie in every group. Treat yourself to a delightful, delectable and downright delicious food tour along Route 40, the National Road! Please note that most meals are served with a side of stunning surroundings and fascinating history. Day One The first stop is a delight! Enjoy brunch in an…

Travel Then and Now: LHVB Staff Favorites

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week's "Then and Now" theme, each Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau staff member answered the question "What was your favorite spot in the Laurel Highlands growing up, and what is your favorite spot now?" Ann Nemanic, Executive Director "I’m not a native of the Laurel…

Celebrating 25 Years of Campbell House Bed and Breakfast

In a world full of hustle of bustle, it is a delight to unwind and relax. For 25 years, guests have done just that at Campbell House Bed and Breakfast. Owner Patti Campbell opened the Victorian-style B&B in Ligonier on April 23, 1993. The B&B features six bedrooms, a stocked pantry, a bathroom with a slipper clawfoot bathub and of course a…

The Laurel Highlands Then and Now

The Laurel Highlands Then and Now

Monday, May 7, 2018 6:00 AM by Allyson Null

You may be familiar with many Laurel Highlands businesses and attractions, but you may not know what these spots looked like "back in the day." Corresponding with National Travel and Tourism Week's theme of "Travel Then and Now," we collected both vintage and current photos of Laurel Highlands properties to see how…