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    Get Out and Play: 5 Things to Do in Laurel Highlands This Winter

    If thinking about the upcoming winter season isn't leaving you with a warm fuzzy feeling, you may need to experience winter in a whole new way! At Lady Luck Casino® Nemacolin, we know the winter season can be stressful. Don’t worry, though. If you're in the Laurel Highlands area, there's plenty of stress relief to go around. Check out these five ways to make the most of the winter season!

    Winter Sports

    If you're in the mood for some winter sports, visit the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. With 2,000 acres of land, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Experienced instructors are there to coach you even if it's your first time participating in winter activities. Seven slopes of wonderful trails range from novice to expert and offer beautiful sights to see while you enjoy some outdoor fun.

    Other popular winter sports include:
    • Snow tubing
    • Dog sledding
    • Cross country skiing
    • Snow shoeing

    Celebrate the Holidays

    The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas and ring in the New Year. Leading up to and after Christmas, the resort offers many activities including various wine tastings and late night shopping. On New Year's Eve, meet at the Academie du Vin for "A Toast to the New Year," which features sparkling wine tasting. Grab a bite to eat the next morning at Lautrec for a New Year's Day brunch. This may become a tradition you'll want to keep year after year.

    Spa Treatment

    Treat yourself to The Woodlands Spa at Nemacolin Resort. Expert staff specialize in health and wellness to offer you more than your typical salon treatment. They really believe in rejuvenating your mind and body through deep relaxation, warm aromas, and soothing sounds. Pampering yourself will help ease 2the stress that comes from the busy holiday season and the cold winter months.

    Brewery Tour

    Another great thing to do while in the area is to go on a brewery tour. Not only will it help you get out of the cold air, but you may end up finding your new favorite brew. Here are three stops worth checking out on the tour.
    • Bloom Brew®: This co-owned business believes in providing quality products. No artificial ingredients or preservatives are used when making their crafted brews. The owners grow their own fruit and raise their own bees in the hopes of drafting a beer that stands above the rest.
    • Four Seasons Brewing Company®: This local pub offers 12 different brews. Also offered are wines that have been made locally in Pennsylvania, and live music every weekend.
    • Rivertowne Brewing®: Brewing quality beers from fresh ingredients, this brewery offers a place to hang out and grab a bite to eat while sipping on a pint of beer. Tours are also available where you'll learn how the beer is made, and you will even be able to sample them!


    If you're in the mood to browse, check out the many shops Laurel Highlands has to offer. Shopping in any of the four local regions will give you an opportunity to find everything you're looking for. Visit local bakeries and markets for something good to eat, museums, clothing boutiques, and various antique stores where you'll find the perfect keepsake.

    After all of the wonderful excursions, be sure to stop by Lady Luck® for additional fun and games. Located on the same property as the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, we're only a hop, skip and jump away. With live entertainment, games, restaurants and giveaways, you'll beat the winter blues and return from the holiday season refreshed and recharged! Good luck and have fun!

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