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Explore & Experience: The Laurel Highlands

A mountainous region encompassing three counties, FayetteSomerset, and Westmoreland, and 3,000 square miles of Pennsylvania's highest peaks, the Laurel Highlands is located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland, and Washington, D.C.

Fayette County

Somerset County

Westmoreland County

The Laurel Highlands is the ideal place to plan a relaxing getaway, enjoy the great outdoors, and find your own adventure. Immerse yourself in arts and culture. Find inspiration and step into the past at historical sites. The regions' striking scenery provides a picturesque backdrop for remarkable attractions, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece Fallingwater®Idlewild & SoakZone, named "Best Children's Park in the World" for seven years in a row, and Pennsylvania's largest year-round resort, Seven Springs Mountain Resort


The Laurel Highlands is your destination for outdoor recreation with trail, river and mountain activities sure to please any outdoor enthusiast.


Epic colonial, and pre-colonial, military events in southwestern Pennsylvania set the course for western exploration, led to the creation of…