Tag - Skiing and Snowboarding

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…

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…

Ohiopyle State Park

Where to Take Your Out-of-Town Holiday Visitors

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

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…

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Laurel Highlands Winter Bucket List

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you're looking for activities to keep yourself busy and entertained during this year's chilly season, look no further than the Laurel Highlands! Below is a sampling of recommendations to add to your winter bucket list. Not only will you have a blast, you will more than likely leave the region with a few new hobbies! Take an Art Class…

The Laurel Highlands Then and Now

The Laurel Highlands Then and Now

Monday, May 7, 2018 6:00 AM by Allyson Null

You may be familiar with many Laurel Highlands businesses and attractions, but you may not know what these spots looked like "back in the day." Corresponding with National Travel and Tourism Week's theme of "Travel Then and Now," we collected both vintage and current photos of Laurel Highlands properties to see how…

Whitewater Rafting Ohiopyle State Park Youghiogheny River

10 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

It’s that dreaded time of year again. You’ve been filling out your taxes, crunching numbers, collecting all of your receipts, squinting at screens, and figuring out deductibles. But if you’re like most taxpayers, you’ll get a nice chunk back this spring. Start planning how you’ll blow your tax return extravagantly…

Woodlands Spa, Nemacolin Woodlands Spa

Every February just a bit north of the Laurel Highlands, a groundhog determines whether spring is right around the corner or if another six weeks of winter is on its way. Plenty of people love winter and everything associated with the season. Still others dread that Punxsutawney Phil’s annual forecast will stall the return of warmer, sunnier…

Emily Ski

A Family Ski Adventure

Monday, January 18, 2016 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

Finally - a weekend without holiday madness! And what made this weekend even better? Fresh snow on the slopes of Hidden Valley Resort. We were well overdue for a family outing. SO much so that every.single.time a snowflake flew, our four-year-old daughter Emily would freak out and beg to go skiing. You see, Emily started skiing at age two. Some…

What to wear skiing

Tips for Keeping Warm on the Slopes

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 3:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

There's nothing more painful than freezing during your first time on the slopes. Most of you probably know what I'm talking about. I have great respect for people who brave the cold dressed in jeans and a hoodie with a red face and hands on a 20 degree day, but I'm here to tell you there are other options. I would hate for you to be…

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