Tag - Arts and Culture

Sheena Baker, Fallingwater, Mill Run

A Guide to Visiting Fallingwater

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands region is home to four houses that were designed by architectural genius Frank Lloyd Wright . The most well-known house, Fallingwater , is a bucket list item for many and lives up to the hype. First things first: if you're interested in touring Fallingwater, advance ticket purchase is necessary. To keep tours organized and…

Mantyla at Polymath Park

Rebuilding it the Wright Way

Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

In his lifetime, America’s most prominent architect, Frank Lloyd Wright , designed more than 1,000 structures and oversaw the construction of 532 of them before his death in 1959. With achievements such as Fallingwater , the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Taliesen West, along with a legacy nearly unmatched decades later, it’s safe…

Main Exhibit Gallery and Art Center

Twenty-five years ago, Paul and Mandy Sirofchuck opened Main Exhibit Gallery and Art Center , a two-story boutique nestled in the quaint town of Ligonier. The shop radiates talent with art in every nook and cranny, from paintings to jewelry. In 1994, the newlyweds came to Ligonier in search of land to build their family home. The couple shares a…

DTN - HPS - Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor

A 3-Day, 2-Night Tour Take a trip down memory lane in the Laurel Highlands with classic diners, dance lessons, nostalgic shopping, The Million Dollar Quartet and more! Day One Enjoy a welcome lunch at this retro stop - the Route 40 Classic Diner . Hot dog, it's time to dance! Learn (or relearn) how to do the jitterbug at the State Theatre…

Greensburg

Road Trip on Route 119

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

A 4-Day, 3-Night Trip Dig in to the roots of Route 119 in the Laurel Highlands. This easy-to-travel roadway links historic sites , charming towns , exciting attractions and gorgeous countryside all together! Load up and get ready for a progressive road trip. Day One Begin your journey at the south end of PA Route 119 at Friendship Hill National…

Fort Ligonier Days

The Laurel Highlands is home to a variety of unique events and festivals. Here is a sampling, categorized especially for you. Be sure to use #laurelhighlands while posting your festival fun photos on Instagram and you may be featured on our website or social media! Fall Festivals Laurel Highlands fall festivals are as vibrant as the region’s…

Laurel Highlands Fish Fry Guide

Laurel Highlands Fish Fry Guide 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:00 AM by Jared Bundy

The Laurel Highlands is one of only a few regions in the United States that celebrates the Catholic Lenten tradition of eating fish each Friday as our churches, restaurants and fire halls turn into small communities full of people from all walks of life enjoying a meal together. Whether you're a fish fry aficionado or just traveling through,…

Starry Night at Scenic View

A Stargazer's Guide to the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands is hustling and bustling with bikers , hikers , families , rafters and foodies during the day, but what outdoorsy activity can you do once the sun goes down? Get lost in the stars! While there aren't any dark sky sites in the region, we know a few spots where there is minimal light pollution and not too much tree coverage,…

2nd Brenda Schwartz, Hidden Valley Resort (2)

Four Seasons of Fun

Friday, February 22, 2019 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

Experience four seasons of fun in the Laurel Highlands! Fill your next visit's itinerary with tons of seasonal adventures, from snowshoeing in the winter to zip lining in the summer there’s something for everybody! Spring Once the snow melts, try something new like an exhilarating zip lining or rock wall climbing experience at Nemacolin…

Summit Inn Resort

The Men That Made America: A Fascinating Historic Tour

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 AM by Stacey Magda

A 4-Day, 4-Night Getaway to the Beautiful Laurel Highlands Legendary and ahead of their time, this tour focuses on the sites, stories and people who made America. Experience national park sites, registered historic sites , the origins of legends and unbelievable history that has shaped the world as we know it. From whiskey and automobiles to…

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