Tag - Flight 93 National Memorial

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp

Great 8 For Steelers Fans: What to See, Do

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 9:00 AM by Eric Knopsnyder

The Pittsburgh Steelers are returning to Saint Vincent College and bringing their legions of fans with them. Training camp opens July 27 and runs through Aug. 17 with 15 practices open and free to the public – although a mobile ticket must be used to attend – along with the Friday Night Lights practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium on…

Linn Run Hiking

Four Amazing Days in the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, July 20, 2023 5:00 PM by Eric Knopsnyder

The Laurel Highlands is the perfect spot for a long weekend, whether you’re looking to escape to the great outdoors, learn about historic events that helped shape our nation, enjoy our arts and cultural scene, or simply relax with a tasty beverage. We’ve got you covered. Make a splash – and unforgettable memories – at…

Flight 93 National Memorial

Thousands of visitors are expected at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville on Sunday, which is the 21 st anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America. National Parks Service officials are advising attendees to arrive early and allow ample time for shuttling to the event site. First lady Jill Biden will mark the solemn occasion by…

Bella Terra Vineyards

Where to Take Your Out-of-Town Holiday Visitors

Friday, December 10, 2021 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

The holidays 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. If they've visited before, their schedule will be jam-packed with attractions that have opened since the last time they've been in town. Show off the beautiful region you call home with…

Fall Drives

Take a Fall Drive Through the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

While the Laurel Highlands is certainly a four-season destination, fall is truly special. Mother Nature sets the stage for an impressive show with an array of towering trees, soaring mountain ridgelines, lush valleys, and river gorges that are ablaze in breathtaking red, orange, yellow, and bronze. With the fall leaves' colors peaking in the…

Flight 93

Flight 93: 20th Observance

Thursday, September 2, 2021 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

*GO LH has verified that this information is accurate as of Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. Please check Flight 93 National Memorial's website for updated information On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners were hijacked in a planned attack against the United States. Two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center Twin Towers and a third…

Ecker Kids Spring Blog 1

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…

Rohit Vijayakumar, PA Turnpike

Need to stretch your legs? Hop off of one of the four Pennsylvania Turnpike exits in the Laurel Highlands and you’ll find plenty of exciting experiences nearby! Exit 110 – Somerset Somerset Historical Center (4 miles from exit) Learn more about the region’s local traditions and rich agricultural contributions, including…

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Tower of Voices at Flight 93 National Memorial

Friday, September 6, 2019 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners were hijacked in a planned attack against the United States. Two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center Twin Towers and a third aircraft into the Pentagon. A fourth aircraft, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed into an open field in the Laurel Highlands near the small town of Shanksville,…

Summit Inn Resort

The Men That Made America: A Fascinating Historic Tour

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 AM by Stacey Magda

A 4-Day, 4-Night Getaway to the Beautiful Laurel Highlands Legendary and ahead of their time, this tour focuses on the sites, stories and people who made America. Experience national park sites, registered historic sites, the origins of legends and unbelievable history that has shaped the world as we know it. From whiskey and automobiles to…