Kristin Ecker
Author: Kristin Ecker

Senior Director of Marketing at GO LH and Pour Tour guru.  Lover of all things creative, the slopes, and 3 little darlings that call me Mom.

Seven Springs

5 Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer!

Friday, May 27, 2022 11:00 AM by Kristin Ecker

Here comes the sun! Summer is kicking off in the Laurel Highlands and we've rounded up the best spots for cooling down. Warning: All of these spots pair well with onsite or nearby lodging and camping options, so stay a while and make it a fun getaway for the family! Idlewild & SoakZone When you take the family to Idlewild & SoakZone,…

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5 Ways to Get the Kids Outside this Spring

Monday, April 12, 2021 2:00 PM by Kristin Ecker

After a long winter filled with remote working and learning, we’re all ready to get out and enjoy some fresh air. It’s April in the Laurel Highlands and the weather is turning upward. The natural landscape that has laid dormant for months now is about to burst with life. And if you’re like me, you might be ready to burst out of…

Bachelor 7 Nemacolin

In case you missed this week’s whirlwind of an episode, let’s just say it was jam-packed with comings, goings, and undeniably hard truths. What began with eight contestants remaining, plus one new face appearing seemingly out of nowhere, culminated with a trimmed down pool of four lucky ladies looking at next week’s hometown…

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Bachelor Week 4: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:00 PM by Kristin Ecker

ABC’s "The Bachelor" raised the bar in week four, welcoming five new lovely contestants to the pool of possible leading ladies for Bachelor Matt James. Naturally, this plot twist sent the self-proclaimed OG (Original Group) Ladies into a tailspin, prompting tears, trickery, and all of the theatrics necessary for a seductive season.…

Happy kids on a family ski trip at Seven Springs

The Family Ski Trip: A Tradition Worth Making

Monday, January 11, 2021 11:00 AM by Kristin Ecker

I learned to ski as a teenager and my husband even earlier. The sport has been the centerpiece of our winter months, offering an experience unlike any other. The crisp air, the expansive views, taking flight on the chairlifts, testing your skills all the way down, and even getting some cardio – there’s just nothing that compares. So…

Forbes State Forest Hiking

The days are getting longer, the weather warming up and we are all feeling the urge to head outdoors! You don't have to go far; unique opportunities for escape exist right in your own backyard. The Laurel Highlands offers plenty of fresh air and room to roam, all just a short drive away. Sleep Under the Stars It just wouldn’t be summer…