Tag - History

Yoga on the Yough

There are so many events of every kind happening across the Laurel Highlands this weekend. Pick your festivities, plot your points on the map and get out and explore the beautiful region! Don't Dress for Dinner at Mountain Playhouse - July 19-21 View this post on Instagram Rehearsals are under way for…

Win Big with the 2019 Westmoreland Heritage Passport Contest Blog

Summer has arrived. The kids are home from school. The in-laws are in town for a visit. Your long-distance significant other is spending a weekend at your home. You’re trying to fill every minute with activity, but at some point, the ideas run dry. You sigh, and think with growing frustration, “There’s just nothing to do around…

Vines and Blooms Itinerary

Vines and Blooms

Monday, June 3, 2019 1:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 3-Day, 2 Night Trip Take in the relaxation and wonder of garden settings while sipping wine , enjoying local entertainment, charming small towns and a world class resort , all while cruising along scenic byways as you make your way through the beautiful Laurel Highlands. Day One Explore the history and beauty of legacy gardens at West Overton…

Maple products lined up

A 2-Day, 1-Night Trip Mountains of fun await on this tasty , historical and educational tour! Sip and sample your way through the Laurel Highlands while learning about the local maple industry and the legacy of moonshiners . Day One Take in the fascinating stories of travel at the Compass Inn Museum , where groups can immerse themselves in the lore…

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…

Greensburg

Road Trip on Route 119

Tuesday, April 2, 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…

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…

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…

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