Find a hiking trail for any skill level in the Laurel Highlands. From challenging, adventurous hikes to leisurely trails perfect for an afternoon walk with the kids, you'll find a trail that suits your needs. Hike to scenic overlooks, hidden waterfalls and natural wonders. For a longer trek, take a journey on the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, which features overnight shelters every 8 to 10 miles.
Plan a family-friendly getaway this spring and visit Idlewild & SoakZone, home of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and voted Best Children's Park in the World for eight consecutive years. Let your kiddos' imaginations run wild at an animal park, where they can see some of their favorite species up close.
If you’re an adrenaline-seeker, whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny River is something you must try! Guides will give you the gear and knowledge to make your trip on the water a thrilling success. If you need a raft, don't fret, there are many outfitters who rent out all the equipment you will ever need.
From the final resting place of General Braddock to the site of young George Washington's first military engagement and only surrender, the Laurel Highlands is brimming of historic sites. Tack on a stop to your trip and pay tribute to the heroes of Flight 93 or learn more about the miracle at Quecreek Mine Rescue in the Laurel Highlands.