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Weekday Fun and Savings in Ohiopyle!

Pssst… we want to let you in on a little secret. Ohiopyle is a lot less crowded and A LOT more fun if you are here during the week! We know most people work the standard 9-5 Monday through Friday shift. But if you are able to get away during the week, Ohiopyle is a great place to explore when there aren’t quite so many people around! As an added bonus, we are offering some GREAT…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Ohiopyle!

UPDATED for 2022! Follow THIS LINK There are so many things to see and do in the Ohiopyle State Park. Visitors can often get overwhelmed with all the options. So here is our list of the top 10 things you should do on your next visit to Ohiopyle. 1. The Youghiogheny Falls and Falls Area Visitor Center at Ohiopyle Located in the heart of the Ohiopyle, this 20-foot waterfall is a great centrally-located attraction. There…

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Lower Yough Express Guided Tours

Why go EXPRESS? Since introducing the Lower Yough EXPRESS guided tour in 2016, we’ve had a lot of people ask what does EXPRESS mean? This new tour format was the first new tour format on the Lower Yough since the Premium Guided Tour was introduced back in 1999, or as it was called then, the Super Deluxe Tour. So let’s break down this EXPRESS business… You will NOT sacrifice river miles! The EXPRESS tour travels…

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun!!

Summer has arrived in Ohiopyle! Temperatures soared well over 80 degrees this past weekend. Ohiopyle looked and felt more like July than May. The beautiful weather really got us thinking about Memorial Day weekend, the big summer kick-off holiday. Ohiopyle Guest Houses and Yough Lake Campground are close to full occupancy. Good news, though! There is still availability for rafting and zip-lining. But don’t wait too long! Trips fill up quickly for the holiday weekend.…

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Spirit of the River Festival

Wine, Music, and Art Festival – Saturday, May 19, 2018 12pm – 7pm! The mission of the Festival: To raise funds for the operation and maintenance of the borough of Ohiopyle, the Ohiopyle Stewart Community Center, and the Ohiopyle-Stewart Volunteer Fire Department, by showcasing LOCAL Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries for sampling and sales. Along with over 30 LOCAL hand made Artists, and LOCAL Music all day. Music Lineup: Jeff King, Fretbuzz Spirit Tasting and Sales:…

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Think Spring. Think Ohiopyle!

Mother Nature must really be enjoying ski season this year! She just doesn’t seem to want to let winter go. Luckily, we all know that spring is just around the corner! So let’s talk about some exciting things that will be happening here at Laurel Highlands this year. We’ve Separated Lower Yough Fully Guided Tours from Guide Escorted Tours. You asked and we listened! We have had many guests comment over the years about their…

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Labor Day Weekend Fun and Festivities in Ohiopyle!

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and it has been another great season here at Laurel Highlands River Tours and Outdoor Center. But, it’s not over yet… And there’s lots of fun stuff to do in Ohiopyle to celebrate the holiday! Music in the Mountains festival will take place again in the Ohiopyle State Park on Saturday from 12 noon until 8pm and Sunday from 12 noon until 6pm. The festival will feature craft…

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4th of July Fun, Festivities, and Fireworks around Ohiopyle!

Now that summer is officially here it’s time to start planning for the next holiday weekend. And there are a lot of fun and exciting things happening around the Fourth of July. Let’s start with some fun local events! Braddock’s Inn Flea Market will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-4pm. The Mountain Area Fair starts on June 25th and will run until July 1st! There are a lot of great activities taking…

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun in Ohiopyle State Park

Who is ready for SUMMER? Here at Laurel Highlands, we can’t wait to kick things off for a great summer of fun, sun, and whitewater rafting. And Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get outside and play. To help you get your plans in order for the weekend, we are offering a great special to raft on Saturday for Sunday’s discounted rate. This special applies to rafting on the Middle Yough, and Lower…

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Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival

Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival is Saturday, May 20, 2017 12pm – 7pm! The Ohiopyle Wine and Arts Festival sets out with lofty goals to raise funds to support the Borough of Ohiopyle with an event to highlight the best of what our community has to offer in Music, Arts and Crafts, and of course WINE! Admission into the wine tasting area of the festival is $25 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass.…

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