Tag - Festivals and Events

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 Game of Thrones

The final season of Game of Thrones begins April 14, but if you can't wait until then, we have you covered. Check out this Game of Thrones-inspired itinerary fit for a lord and filled with castles, battles and palaces. Valar the Laurel Highlands! Winterfell Castle | Nemacolin Castle Castles are everywhere in Game of Thrones, from frozen…

Plant a Tree

While you're visiting the outdoor mecca that is the Laurel Highlands, you can most certainly find a way to give back to the region. It may only take a few hours of your vacation, but you will feel more than rewarded when you're done! While most locations in the Laurel Highlands have a volunteer opportunity, here are just a few: Flight 93…

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Preview

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

You may be thinking spring, but summer is right around the corner. It is the perfect time to sign up for summer camp! The Laurel Highlands is the best place for your little ones to get out in the great outdoors and explore. Many summer camps offer a variety of themes, focuses and durations so that you can find the perfect fit for both you and your…

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…

Music and Theatres

Showstopping Theatres of the Laurel Highlands

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:00 AM by Kayleigh Dumas

History in the Laurel Highlands isn’t limited to museums and battlefields, our three counties are home to multiple historic theaters and entertainment venues; some even dating back to the 1900s. These theatres and venues have morphed and evolved over the years into what they are today and represent the past, present and future of…

Forbes State Forest

Reasons to Visit the Laurel Highlands in 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

From architectural wonders to exotic animals and unforgettable events to remarkable historic sites, the Laurel Highlands is an ideal place to get away, enjoy the great outdoors and find your adventure. Even if you've visited within the past year, you can create a loaded itinerary full of brand new experiences! The addition of Frank Lloyd…

Seven Springs Wide Shot of the Resort

With more winter weather on the way, make the most of your three-day weekend and make a winter escape to the Laurel Highlands. Ski the best mountains in Pennsylvania, experience family fun for all ages and celebrate at one-of-a-kind winter festivals . Here's just a few things the Laurel Highlands has in store Jan. 19-21. Best Skiing in the…

Nemacolin Woodlands Spa

10 Winter Activities for Non-Skiers

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

The cold weather and snow doesn't stop the fun in the Laurel Highlands. While winter sports are really popular in the region, skiing and snowboarding isn't for everybody. Check out these winter activities and events to keep you busy and having fun this winter, without the skis and goggles. Attend a Winter Festival Events in the Laurel…

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