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There's plenty of reasons to love fall - cool temps, beautiful fall foliage, fun festivals - but nothing makes me more excited than a new Oktoberfest or pumpkin ale. That's why I've put together this list of new fall brews available now or coming soon at Laurel Highlands breweries throughout our region. Grab your growler and meet me…

The Laurel Highlands may be the hub of outdoor adventure and family fun , but sometimes rain can ruin your plans. Don't worry, there is plenty to do indoors! Read on to see just a few of the many ways to keep dry and have fun during your visit! Travel Back in Time and Learn About the Nation's First Coast-to-Coast Highway Did you know that…

With a winter season full of snow, adventurers have flocked to the Laurel Highlands for everything from skiing and snowtubing to sleigh rides and ice festivals. After a long day on the slopes, warm up in the taprooms of our craft breweries with these winter beers or mixing a cocktail from our local distilleries. Four Seasons The Winter Warmer ,…

Fall Checklist

Friday, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

Today is the first day of fall! That means it's now perfectly acceptable to wear sweaters and eat and drink everything pumpkin flavored! The Laurel Highlands always has something fun to do during every season, but fall brings unique, festive opportunities. Not sure what fall in the Laurel Highlands has to offer? Look no further! By the end of…

Explore the Laurel Highlands with this 3 day trip, perfect for the whole family. Get a glimpse of what Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties have to offer. Day 1: Enjoy the #1 kids park in the world, Idlewild and SoakZone. Your ticket to family fun, Idlewild features dozens of rides and waterslides. Have dinner in Latrobe, and swing by…

10 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

It’s that dreaded time of year again. You’ve been filling out your taxes, crunching numbers, collecting all of your receipts, squinting at screens, and figuring out deductibles. But if you’re like most taxpayers, you’ll get a nice chunk back this spring. Start planning how you’ll blow your tax return extravagantly…

From unusual names to unique flavors, these craft breweries are tapping into some delicious creativity. Hop to it, and try the flavors that speak to you. This beer list is just a taste of all the crafts these brew masters have created. Visit all four of these fantastic breweries in the region: Bloom Brew , Four Seasons Brewing Company , Rivertowne…

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…

Every February just a bit north of the Laurel Highlands, a groundhog determines whether spring is right around the corner or if another six weeks of winter is on its way. Plenty of people love winter and everything associated with the season. Still others dread that Punxsutawney Phil’s annual forecast will stall the return of warmer, sunnier…

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