It may be hard to believe, but summer will be coming to an end soon. Seriously, time flies! Before you send the kids back to school, take a few days to spend quality family time together and make lifelong memories with these Laurel Highlands attractions, activities and events!
Idlewild and SoakZone has been named "Best Kid's Park in the World" by Amusement Today for eight consecutive years. Kiddos can explore Storybook Forest and meet characters from fairytales and nursery rhymes. Take a trolley ride through Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, the children's TV series inspired by Mister Rogers' Neighborhood!
Play a game of mini-golf underground at Laurel Caverns, Pennsylvania's largest cave! Kavernputt is an 18-hole course built in a simulated cave where each hole conveys a unique aspect of a cave.
The drive-in is a unique twist on a family movie night. Evergreen Drive-In Theatre has three screens with a double feature on each. Be sure to load up on goodies from the snack bar before each movie!
Order pizza and soda, put up the bumper guards and create lasting memories with a family bowling night at Terrace Lanes.
For a fun-filled day, visit Caddie Shak, a family fun park! With three go-kart tracks, two mini-golf course, bumper boats with water cannons, a paintball shooting gallery, batting cages and an arcade, you are guaranteed to have a blast.
You can find another family fun park in Greensburg: Statler's Fun Center. Race around the thrilling go-kart track in a single or double cart, complete all 18 holes of the mini-golf course or practice your swing at the batting cages.
Jennerstown Speedway is the fastest property in the Laurel Highlands, with thrilling stock car races every Saturday night from May to September. When the race is over, head to the pit to meet the drivers and see the cars up close!
At Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, you can get up close and personal with the animals by petting and feeding them!
The Westmoreland County Airshow has six hours of performances including stunt planes and aerial acrobatics.
Watch the Pittsburgh Steelers get ready for the upcoming season at training camp practices at Saint Vincent College. For nearly three weeks, the Steelers call Chuck Noll Field home for more than a dozen practices. If you go, you might even have a chance to meet some platers and even get their autographs!