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Mother Earth News Fair

This September weekend is brimming with fantastic fall events! From haggis hurling to grape stomping to music festivals and historic reenactments, there is truly something for everyone! So come on out and enjoy everything the Laurel Highlands has to offer. Mother Earth News Fair at Seven Springs Mountain Resort - Sept. 13-15 View…

Yoga on the Yough

The variety of events this weekend is outstanding! Some are inaugural and others have been happening for decades, but they all have one purpose: bring everybody together to experience the community and beauty of of the Laurel Highlands! Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee - Sept. 4-8 View this post on Instagram…

Charlotte Pletcher, Pittsburgh Renaissance Faire, West Newton

During your 2019 Labor Day Weekend, squeeze in a few extra Laurel Highlands events and activities between picnics. If you don't have plans, snag a room or cabin to make it a long weekend getaway! Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival - August 31 - Sept. 1 View this post on Instagram Beginning Renaissance Parade…

Immersion Research

As a young girl growing up in the river town of Confluence, Kara Weld spent countless days paddling on the water. Perhaps paddling was in her blood as her parents owned the local kayaking school, Riversport. It was here that Kara found her passion and her husband, John, who worked for Kara’s parents. That same passion guided Kara as a…

Shredders

In 1971, Tom Love was a river guide living the dream in the small town of Ohiopyle. With extensive experience in repairing and crafting boats under his belt, Love was approached by his friend Tom Clark, who suggested that they collaborate to create a boat that would accommodate river photographers. They needed to make something light and sturdy.…

Glades Pike Winery

Wineries Worth A Stop

Friday, July 12, 2019 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

Laurel Highlands wines are so fresh, the grapes are grown on the property that they're served on! No two wineries in southwestern Pennsylvania are the same, each serving different vibes with their unique wines. After reading this rundown of all of the wineries in our region, you'll have a winery trip mapped out within hours! Bella Terra…

Ice Cream in Ohiopyle

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip One scoop or two? What pairs better with fun travel plans than everyone's favorite tasty treat- ice cream! Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands is home of the banana split and also boasts as many fantastic ice cream parlors and unique flavors as there are wonderful attractions to visit throughout the region. Plan your fun…

AS Beer Flight

Barbecue and Brew Roundup

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Nicole Worsham

Welcome back, summer, our dear old friend. We’ve missed the warm weather, long days and, of course, the food! And what says summer more than barbecue and ‘brew? Nothing! In this article, we’ve rounded up some well-known and hole-in-the-wall places to satisfy your fair-weathered favorites! Big Black Grill If you’re…

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…

Ohiopyle

Your Guide to Ohiopyle

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

Adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers, look no further than Ohiopyle State Park for your fresh air fix and adrenaline rush! As Pennsylvania’s largest state park, Ohiopyle offers 80 miles of trails, a variety of camping options, abundant waterfalls and rapids, 28 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage rail trail, and 14 miles of the…

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