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Plan your trip to the Laurel Highlands today.

Just one visit to the Laurel Highlands and you'll see why this is simply a wonderful place. The information below will help get you started whether you are planning to travel by car, air or train.

Once you are here, stop in one of our Visitor Centers for information and a personal greeting.

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Getting Here By Car

There's no better way to get around the Laurel Highlands than by car. Be sure to check check out our Travel Information for emergency numbers, speed limits and a list of roadside Welcome Centers.

General Directions

From the North: Take Route 119 South or Route 219 South

From the East: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) to any of the four Laurel Highlands exits:
Exit 110 - Somerset 
Exit 91 - Donegal 
Exit 76 - New Stanton 
Exit 67 - Greensburg/Irwin 

Routes 22, 30, and 70 also make their way through the Laurel Highlands.

From the Southeast: Take Route 70 West to Breezewood, then follow either Route 30 West or the PA Turnpike (I-76) - exits 110, 91, 76 or 67.

From the South: Route 219 North.

From the Southwest: Route 79 to Route 119.

From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) to any of the four Laurel Highlands exits:
Exit 67 - Greensburg/Irwin 
Exit 75 - New Stanton 
Exit 91 - Donegal
Exit 110 - Somerset

Routes 22, 30 and 70 also make their way through the Laurel Highlands.

Driving Distances

Distance from major cities to Donegal, the center of the Laurel Highlands, at Exit #91 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

  City Distance Hr
  Baltimore, MD 200 3.5
  Buffalo, NY 264 4.6
  Cincinnati, OH 313 5
  Cleveland, OH 177 3
  Columbus, OH 237 3.5
  Detroit, MI 329 5.5
  Erie, PA 173 3
  Harrisburg, PA 158  3
  New York, NY 323 5.5
  Philadelphia, PA 258 4.5
  Pittsburgh, PA 50 1
  Richmond, VA 295 5
  Washington, DC 198 3.5

Laurel Highlands Regional Map:
Laurel Highlands Regional Map

Getting Here By Air 

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands is the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.

Getting Here By Train

Rail service is provided to the  Laurel Highlands by Amtrak (800-USA-RAIL)

  • The Capital Limited runs daily between Washington, DC and Chicago with a stop in Connellsville
  • The Pennsylvanian runs daily between NYC and Pittsburgh with stops in Johnstown, Latrobe and Greensburg.

Come See Us

Historic Ligonier
Just 12 miles north of PA Turnpike (I-76) Exit 91 (Donegal), you will find the charming town of Historic Ligonier, featuring over 60 unique shops and eateries. The GO Laurel Highlands administrative office and visitors center is located at 113 East Main Street in Ligonier, PA, 15658 and open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Travel Info

Pennsylvania's Welcome Centers have trained, full-time tourism professionals to provide you with travel information and direction assistance. The Welcome Centers are full-service rest area facilities providing restrooms, vending machines, phones, and picnic spots.