Tag - Flight 93 National Memorial

Rohit Vijayakumar, PA Turnpike

Need to stretch your legs? Hop off of one of the four Pennsylvania Turnpike exits in the Laurel Highlands and you’ll find plenty of exciting experiences nearby! Exit 110 – Somerset Somerset Historical Center (4 miles from exit) Learn more about the region’s local traditions and rich agricultural contributions, including…

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Friday, September 6, 2019 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners were hijacked in a planned attack against the United States. Two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center Twin Towers and a third aircraft into the Pentagon. A fourth aircraft, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed into an open field in the Laurel Highlands near the small town of Shanksville,…

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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…

Top Things to Do in the Laurel Highlands

There's so much to do in the Laurel Highlands, it can be hard to know where to start! That's why we turned to TripAdvisor to rank the top things to do in the Laurel Highlands. Check out this list as we count down the best Laurel Highlands attractions based on your reviews! 10. Living Treasures Wild Animal Park If you love getting up close…

An Epic Family Getaway A Multi-Generational Trip

A 5-Day, 4-Night Trip The Laurel Highlands is famous for family getaways and vacations. From world-renowned attractions, exhilarating adventures, living history and hands-on activities, your group will cherish the lifelong memories it will make while traveling through the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. Day One The first stop on…

Travel Then and Now: LHVB Staff Favorites

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week's "Then and Now" theme, each Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau staff member answered the question "What was your favorite spot in the Laurel Highlands growing up, and what is your favorite spot now?" Ann Nemanic, Executive Director "I’m not a native of the Laurel…

Flight 93 Tower of Voices

From remarkable historic sites, amazing views and unique things to do, the Laurel Highlands is an ideal place to get away, enjoy the great outdoors and find your adventure. 2018 is a great year to visit the Laurel Highlands, with brand new places to stay, events to participate in and attractions to see. And if you think you've seen all there…

Fall Drives

Take a Fall Drive Through the Laurel Highlands

Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you're looking for something to do in the Laurel Highlands this weekend, look no further! With the fall leaves' colors peaking, zooming through the Laurel Highlands will definitely be a sight to see! Pick a route closest to you, invite some friends and family and hit the road! No matter which fall drive you choose, there will be…

Sixteenth Remembrance

Flight 93 - Sixteenth Remembrance

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

Almost 16 years ago, Sept. 11, 2001 became a date that every American will never forget. Nineteen terrorists boarded four commercial airplanes, which they used to attack our county. More than 3,000 people were killed in the plane that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon near Washington and United Airlines Flight 93 in…

Wonder of the Laurel Highlands Itinerary Blog Cover

Wonders of the Laurel Highlands

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 4-Day, 3-Night Trip The Laurel Highlands is a stunning region comprised of lush mountains, rolling countryside and charming small towns filled with cultural, historic and exceptional places to visit! Experience the natural and man-made wonders that make this area of southwestern Pennsylvania a unique and captivating experience. Day One Be…

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