Fayette County Cultural Trust - Visit the Laurel Highlands
Fayette County Cultural Trust - Explore Fayette County Pennsylvania
Visit the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania...
 
The Laurel Highlands is a region in southwestern Pennsylvania made up of Cambria County, Fayette County, Somerset County and Westmoreland County. 

The actual geographic feature is approximately fifty-five miles southeast of Pittsburgh, the Laurel Highlands center on Laurel Hill and Chestnut Ridge of the Allegheny Mountains.  The mountains making up the Laurel Highlands are the highest in Pennsylvania, with Mount Davis in Somerset County the highest point in the state at 3,213 feet.  Because of the elevation, weather in the Laurel Highlands are generally cooler and wetter than in most parts of the state.

The Laurel Highlands is a popular area for hiking, biking, hunting, trout fishing, wildlife viewing, and downhill skiing.