Tag - Flight 93 National Memorial

Travel Then and Now: LHVB Staff Favorites

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week's "Then and Now" theme, each Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau staff member answered the question "What was your favorite spot in the Laurel Highlands growing up, and what is your favorite spot now?" Ann Nemanic, Executive Director "I’m not a native of the Laurel…

Flight 93 Tower of Voices

From remarkable historic sites, amazing views and unique things to do, the Laurel Highlands is an ideal place to get away, enjoy the great outdoors and find your adventure. 2018 is a great year to visit the Laurel Highlands, with brand new places to stay, events to participate in and attractions to see. And if you think you've seen all there…

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Wonders of the Laurel Highlands

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 4-Day, 3-Night Trip The Laurel Highlands is a stunning region comprised of lush mountains, rolling countryside and charming small towns filled with cultural, historic and exceptional places to visit! Experience the natural and man-made wonders that make this area of southwestern Pennsylvania a unique and captivating experience. Day One Be…

Laurel Hill State Park Beach

8 Inexpensive Summer Outings

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Looking to spend a summer day in the Laurel Highlands that doesn’t break the bank? Find great places to cool off, get outside, and show your Steelers pride this summer. Laurel Hill State Park The lake and the beach at Laurel Hill are a hub for summer activity. Build sandcastles and cool off in the water. Rent boats, canoes, kayaks,…

Flight 93 National Memorial

From the new Visitors Center Complex to the Memorial Plaza, the entire Flight 93 National Memorial is a beautiful place of remembrance and honor recognizing the sacrifice made by the passengers of Flight 93. Whether your visit serves as a pilgrimage, a patriotic rite of passage, or merely a historical and educational experience, one thing is for…

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Don't Let the Rain Get You Down

Monday, March 14, 2016 10:00 AM by Laurel Highlands

Your spring hike may have been ruined by the rain, but that doesn’t mean you have to head home! There are tons of great things to do in the Laurel Highlands, even when the weather doesn’t cooperate. The Laurel Highlands averages 146 days a year with precipitation, 160 sunny days, and 49 partly cloudy days, which varies across the…

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Honoring our Heroes

Friday, March 4, 2016 2:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 3-Day, 3-Night Trip Journey among our purple mountains of majesty, national parks, acclaimed memorials, historic sites and celebrations of our freedoms. Bow your heads and place your hand to your heart as we remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Discover the tragedy and triumph through the history of the Laurel Highlands.…

Flight 93

When it comes to celebrating our nation's birthday, several destinations come to mind as prime locations to dive into all that is the Independence Day holiday: Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Gettysburg, national and state parks, and the list goes on. Locally, fireworks displays and attractions like Idlewild Park & SoakZone, the…

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