Tag - Outdoors

Snowshoeing, Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail

I do not know about you, but my family is starting to get a bit of cabin fever. Humans were not meant to hibernate, so I have been looking at new things we can do as a family this winter. Something that has piqued my interest is snowshoeing. Seems like something we could do together or even just my husband and me. Naturally, I had a bunch of…

Forbes State Forest Winter

Cool Winter Activities for Non-Skiers

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:00 AM by Anna Weltz

We love winter in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands. Like really, really love it. So when the temperatures dip, the local meteorologists start throwing around the S-word, and our phones keep dinging with weather advisories, we get giddy. After all, humans weren’t meant to hibernate. While winter sports are really popular in the region,…

Fallingwater

Seven Wonders of the Laurel Highlands

Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands is home to natural elements that will "wow" even the most seasoned travelers. And just like the seven wonders of the world, the seven wonders of the Laurel Highlands are must-sees during your next visit to the region. From the highest point in Pennsylvania to the river that intimidated a young George Washington, these…

Snowshoeing in the Laurel Highlands

2020 is a leap year! Which just means that there is one extra day this weekend to fill with exciting and unique events while exploring the beautiful Laurel Highlands. Make February 29 count! Devout Brewing Company's Girl Scout Cookie Pairing Flights - Feb. 28 - March 1 View this post on Instagram A…

Wholehearter Yoga

A 3-Day, 3-Night Trip Winter isn't just for snuggles indoors, winter is for wellness. Cozy up and plan for an enriching, restorative journey through Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands. This itinerary will keep your group fulfilled with peaceful moments, hands-on activities, lively experiences and inspiring workshops. This is the perfect way…

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Dinner

While there are countless things to do with your valentine in the Laurel Highlands this weekend, some places to stay in the region craft the perfect getaway for you. From delicious meals to rooms with a view, they set the stage for the perfect romantic Valentine's Day weekend retreat. You and your significant other are probably overdue for a…

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Spa

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip Keep up your New Year's resolution with a tour featuring healthy lifestyle and hands-on workshops, food and wine sampling, live entertainment and bucket list experiences only found in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands! Day One Experience the fun, joy and healing of a group drum circle and meditation at Sage Wellness…

Fallingwater

Reasons to Visit the Laurel Highlands in 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:00 AM by Allyson Null

The mountainous Laurel Highlands region spans three counties and 3,000 miles, with remarkable attractions and natural wonders around every bend. Year-round special events, outdoor adventures and unique experiences contribute to the region being named one of Travel Lemming's Top 5 Emerging Destinations for 2020. Frank Lloyd Wright's…

Hidden Valley Resort Skiing

Tips to Be Prepared for Kids' Ski Lessons

Friday, November 8, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

Hey, parents! If you're considering enrolling your kid(s) in ski school, let us ease some stress! From reservations to packing, these helpful tips will make preparing for your kiddo's ski lessons a breeze. Making Reservations Reserve your spot early! Reservations are accepted beginning in October and lessons fill up fast. Before…

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…

SPOTLIGHT