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Author: Allyson Null

Marketing Communications Coordinator at LHVB. Recreational reader, animal lover and binge-watcher of Netflix. Follow me: @allyson_LHVB

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…

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

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…

Watch the Instagram likes roll in! These spots will have your followers jealous and commenting "Where is this?! 😍😍😍" Show off your photog skills with fellow adventurers by using #laurelhighlands! Fallingwater A post shared by Ciara Macioce (@ciara.macioce) on Jun 25, 2017 at 3:07pm PDT Frank Lloyd Wright 's…

From remarkable historic sites, amazing views and unique things to do, the Laurel Highlands is an ideal place to get away, enjoy the great outdoors and find your adventure. 2018 is a great year to visit the Laurel Highlands, with brand new places to stay, events to participate in and attractions to see. And if you think you've seen all there…

Maple Madness: Sweeten Your Spring

Thursday, March 8, 2018 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

March is the sweetest month in the Laurel Highlands. Our region, specifically Somerset County, takes great pride in the tradition of tapping maple trees and producing maple syrup and other goodies. Satisfy your sweet tooth and be sure to stop at these maple-themed locations. One may say, you can never get enough maple! Attend Maple-Themed Events…

How Sweet It Is! A Maple Syrup Tour

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

A 1-Night, 2-Day Trip Is it the thaw of snow, or the peaks of spring flower bulbs that excite us about spring? In the Laurel Highlands, it's the maple syrup that makes this season so sweet! Embark on this immersive and tasty journey that includes delicious stops, maple demonstrations, fun festivals, historic camps and unique local traditions.…

Summer Camp Preview

Thursday, March 1, 2018 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

You may be thinking spring, but summer is right around the corner. It is the perfect time to sign up for summer camp! Regardless of which summer camp you choose, your kid(s) are guaranteed to meet lifelong friends, learn valuable lessons and make lasting memories. Challenge Program at Saint Vincent College The Challenge Program at Saint Vincent…

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood's 50th Anniversary

Friday, February 16, 2018 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

photo provided by the Lynn Johnson: Ohio University Libraries There is a lot to celebrate about the legendary Fred Rogers in 2018. On March 20, Rogers would have turned 90 years old, and 50 years ago, children's television show "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" aired on PBS for the first time. A total of 895 episodes aired between…

Plan a Vacation Day

Monday, January 29, 2018 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you're already dreaming of this year's vacation, start planning now! Plan a Vacation Day is January 30, so schedule your hard-earned vacation days and start preparing a trip to the Laurel Highlands. What are you waiting for? The Laurel Highlands is a must-visit destination. The tri-county region features the place of George…

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