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Snow Days: Laurel Highlands

Duration: 3 days 3 nights

Home to several ski resorts, the Laurel Highlands boasts winter fun and countless options sure to please any powder hound! With the highest peaks in Pennsylvania and, on average, the largest amount of natural snowfall in the state, conditions are ideal for skiing and snowboarding. The region’s ski resorts are some of the largest in the state, offering skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and cross-country skiing trails offsite with a side of charming small towns and plenty of hot chocolate along the way. Road trippers taking this journey will find plenty to keep them busy as they pick and choose from resorts to fit their schedule!

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Your next stop is at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, a 50-minute drive south from Seven Springs, offers you a welcome opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate. Nemacolin is a peaceful getaway surrounded by scenic woodlands that offers a true winter escape. The resort features an internationally acclaimed spa and fitness center that includes The Grove children's spa, which offers a relaxing setting that invites guests ages 5 to 13 to experience and appreciate the benefits of a spa experience while adults enjoy their treatments.

When you’re recharged, head outside and explore some of Nemacolin's 2,000 wooded acres. This time of year, there's snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding, tubing, and cross-country skiing, but what will really make your trip truly memorable is dogsledding — there’s an exclusive team of trained sled dogs just waiting to give you an unforgettable ride through the scenic landscape of the Laurel Highlands.


If you’re looking for a great meal, it doesn't get fresher than Nemacolin’s main lodge restaurant, Autumn. In addition to reimagined recipes, inspired meals, and courteous staff, Autumn also features ingredients from local farms. That means you'll have the freshest fruits, veggies, dairy, and meats on your plate. Bon appétit!

Nemacolin's six lodging options cater to everyone's personal choice, each sporting a variety of amenities.

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