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National Plan for Vacation Day

Monday, January 28, 2019 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

Boy with Compass

With winter comes freezing temps, snow and cabin fever...what a perfect time to set your sight on warm breezes on a sunny summer day. Did you know that 705 million vacation days were unused in 2017? Don't procrastinate, take the time to schedule your hard-earned PTO on January 29, National Plan For Vacation Day. We all love vacation, but get…

National Road Holiday Tour

Monday, December 24, 2018 10:00 AM by Stacey Magda

Nemacolin Christmas

A 3-Day, 2-Night Tour 'Tis the season to be jolly! So gather together and catch the holiday spirit in the Laurel Highlands! Experience historic mansions, castles, luxury resorts, gorgeous theaters, live entertainment and much more. It's a historic holiday tour along the National Road! Day One Enjoy a welcome candelight tour of the…

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort New Year's Party

Start 2019 off right at one of the many New Year’s Eve parties in the Laurel Highlands. No matter how you plan to celebrate, there is a party for you. Even dogs can get in on the merriment with their own puptacular party! So pick your festivity, grab your tickets and get ready for New Year's Eve! Seven Springs Mountain Resort Matterhorn…

Where to Take Your Out-of-Town Holiday Visitors

Monday, December 17, 2018 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

Ohiopyle State Park

Christmas will be here before you know it, and so will your guests! If it is their first time visiting the Laurel Highlands, they are in for a treat. Jam pack your special days together with winter festivals , architectural masterpieces, adventures for the entire family , tasty treats and more! Fallingwater Give your family and friends the…

Hidden Valley Snow Tubing

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Ah, yes, in a matter of days, the little ones will be officially on their winter break, anxiously awaiting the arrival of Santa, gobbling up cookies and hot cocoa and seeking fun and entertainment. If you’re like me, and you’ve stashed away a few vacation days in order to spend time…

Nemacolin Light Up

Grab your mittens, kittens! It’s the most wonderful time of the year for festivals in the Laurel Highlands. Take a sleigh ride, sip some hot cocoa and get ready for Santa to come to town! Overly's Country Christmas Nov. 29 - Jan. 1 Step back in time with old-fashioned traditions and treats at Overly’s Country Christmas. Take a…

2018 Light Up Nights in the Laurel Highlands

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

2018 Light Up Nights in the Laurel Highlands

Not in the holiday spirit? Is your heart three sizes too small? Lose your inner Grinch at these magical light-up nights throughout the Laurel Highlands that are sure to leave you and your family full of cheer! Irwin Light Up Night Thursday, Nov. 15 Downtown Irwin's Light Up Night is jam-packed with fun activities. At 4 p.m., Main Street will…

Laurel Highlands Fall Checklist

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM by Allyson Null

Seven Springs Zip Line

The trees are turning color and the leaves are slowly falling. Fall is here! That means it is 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…

Rusty Glessner, Ligonier

October in the Laurel Highlands means three things: fantastic fall foliage, harrowing haunted attractions and fabulous fall festivals. From pumpkin picking to apple fests to historic reenactments, here's ten fall festivals you won't want to miss this month. Faranda Farm's Harvest Festival Sept. 22 - Oct. 28, Fridays, Saturdays and…

Huston's Haunted Hollow

When the sun goes down and you’re looking for a night full of thrills and chills, there’s nothing better than a haunted hayride, house or hollow to bring on the terror. With decades of experience and excellence in horror-inducing haunts, we're highlighting what's new at these infamous Laurel Highlands attractions. Escape…