Check things off of your holiday shopping list, find great places to eat, and more this month! Find the best places to enjoy the holiday cheer or a wonderful place to get some comfort food as the cold weather rolls in. Get excited for the opening of the fourth ski resort in the Laurel Highlands!

Things to Do

Laurel Mountain Ski Area
The moment is here! Laurel Mountain will open this season! After years of closed gates, one of the first ski areas in PA is finally returning. At 3,000 feet Laurel Mountain State Park features one of the steepest downhill skiing areas in the region. We’re excited for the new season, and hope to see you there!

Painter Pines Christmas Tree FarmPainter Pines Christmas Tree Farm
Christmas cheer is here! Get a fresh Christmas tree from Painter Pines. Pick from their pre-cut selection or cut down your own. Join Santa and his elves on weekends for the perfect family outing. 

Overly’s Country Christmas
A classic in the Laurel Highlands, Overly’s Christmas village is filled with an array of old-fashioned traditions and treats. Get your picture taken with Santa, take a horse drawn wagon ride through the village of light displays. Create holiday memories that your kids will never forget.


Pine Grill RestaurantFoggy Mountain Restaurant
This cozy country inn, restaurant and banquet facility is a cozy winter spot. Enjoy your dinner in front of the wood-burning fireplace, and choose from an extensive menu of sandwiches, steaks, fish, pasta, and chicken dishes. 

The Road Toad
This casual and family-friendly dining establishment is the perfect place to recharge after a long day of shopping in Ligonier or Latrobe. 

Pine Grill Restaurant
One of Somerset’s best, the Pine Grill offers a wide range of comfort foods, from fine strip steaks to seafood and pasta dishes. Enjoy dinner in the cozy family run business. 

Sarnelli's CornerDrink

Sarnelli’s Corner
Your one stop shop for beer, wine, and more. Featuring local wines from Christian W. Klay Winery and Glades Pike Winery, Sarnelli’s is the perfect place to grab a bottle for your next party or a gift to have on hand!