Author: Laurel Highlands

Laughlintown Antiques

Ever wish you could find impressive collectibles like the American Pickers ? The Laurel Highlands is chock full of places to search for these gems. You never know what pieces of the past you’ll find at these antique havens. Whether you're looking for vintage home décor, fine antiques, or refurbished and rustic pieces, you're…

Banana Split Celebration

Celebrating the Banana Split in its Birthplace

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

David Evans Strickler, of Tassel Pharmacy, invented sundaes at the pharmacy’s soda fountain. News of his banana-based sundae created in 1904 spread quickly and the recipe was published in 1907. He later purchased the pharmacy and named it after himself. In Wilmington, Ohio, a restaurant owner started making the treat in 1907. The town even…

Ligonier Stroll

A Retro Relaxing Getaway

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Wish you could venture back to simpler times? Do you think of the fifties and sixties with fondness and nostalgia? Have you ever watched Mad Men and wished you could visit their era? In the Laurel Highlands, you can take that trip to the good ol’ days. Spend a weekend reliving your glory years, or experiencing a little piece of the past.…

Greendance Winery

Have a good thyme, enjoy farm-fresh goods, and experience local charm and color in the Laurel Highlands. Shop for locally grown produce and handcrafted items. Dine at restaurants where the microwave has long been extinct. Discover a place that makes "Farm-to-Table" feel like "Farm-To-Soul." Farmers’ Markets Ligonier…

Fishing on the Yough

Gone Fishin'

Friday, April 15, 2016 4:00 PM by Laurel Highlands

Grab your buds or the family, and set out for a quiet weekend away from the hustle and bustle. Trout season begins this Saturday! Find yourself a secluded cabin in the woods, the perfect camping spot, a great place to stay, and, of course, the best streams, stocked or wild. The water temperatures are rising, the fish are spawning, and…

Westmoreland Museum of American Art Interior

Don't Let the Rain Get You Down

Monday, March 14, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Your spring hike may have been ruined by the rain, but that doesn’t mean you have to head home! There are tons of great things to do in the Laurel Highlands, even when the weather doesn’t cooperate. The Laurel Highlands averages 146 days a year with precipitation, 160 sunny days, and 49 partly cloudy days, which varies across the…

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