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TO HAVEY ARE LIKE ME AND DIRECTING — DREADING — IF YOU ARE LIKE ME AND ARE DREADING WINTER WEATHER A DAY TRIP COULD BE WHAT YOU NEED WE HAVE TOP DESTINATIONS A SHORT DRIVE FROM PITTSBURGH KARYN LOCKE IS HERE I KNOW SOME SATURDAYS WE WANT TO GET OUT OF HOUSE GO FOR A SUNDAY DRIVE RIGHT

GET OUT THANKS FOR HAVING ME I AM EXCITED TO BE HERE WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE YOU HERE THIS IS ONE OF THE FIRST PLACES WE WERE AT WE WERE UP IN THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS AT HIDDEN VALLEY AND THIS IS ONE OF THE TOP PICKS FOR YOU

I LOVE IT AND IT'S AN OUTDOOR LOVER'S DREAM THERE'S SKIING HIDDEN VALLEY SEVEN SPRINGS SO IF YOU IN THE AREA THERE'S PLENTY OF OTHER OUTDOORSY THINGS TO DO AND ONE OF THE THINGS YOURECOMMEND IS NEMACOLIN OH, MY GOSH WE LOVE IT

OH MY GOSH SO MANY GOOD THINGS TO SAY BUT I WILL TRY TO NARROW IT DOWN IT'S A LUXURY HISTORICAL RESORT AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A REGISTERED GUEST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE ON PROPERTY AMENITIES FROM ART DISPLAYS TO ART CLASS AND THEY HAVE A ANIMAL SANCTUARY AND A BEAUTIFUL LOVELY SPA AND CASINO LEEK YOU HAD ME THERE AT SPA CELINA WAS THERE AND WHAT LOVELY TIME SO DID I

YOU ALSO HAVE WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART ON YOUR LIST YES IN GREENSBURG AND TWO REALLY COOL THINGS ABOUT THIS IS THAT ONE FREE ADMISSION NO MATTER WHEN YOU GO AND SECOND IS LITERALLY A HANDS ON MUSEUM BECAUSE THERE'S GLOVES AROUND CERTAIN EXHIBITS AND YOU PUT THEM ON AND TOUCH THE ART YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DO THAT IN A LOT OF PLACES OHIO PILE STATE PACK — OHIOPYLE STATE FLASHING'S A LOT MORE TO DO

PENNSYLVANIA SECOND LARGEST STATE PARK AND IT'S A GREAT PLACE TO TAKE THE PUPPIES AND GET FRESH AIR AND PUT THEM IN THE CAR AND THERE'S HIKING WALKING AND BIRD BIRDING AND IT'S BEAUTIFUL PLACE TAKE THE CAMERA BECAUSE YOU WILL GET PRETTY PICTURES YEAH LAUREL HILL STATE PARK TELL ME ABOUT THE PLACE I WAS TOLD THAT THIS IS THE HIDDEN GEM OF THE AREA AND IT'S BECAUSE YES THERE'S HIKING WALKING SNOWMOBILING AND SNOWSHOEING AND BUT THERE'S A WATER FALL

HOW COOL IS THAT FOR PHOTOS BRING YOUR CAMERAS TO THAT LOCATION AND DOGS LET THEM GET NEAR IT AND BUTLER COUNTY THIS IS NOT A FAR DRIVE ALSO FROM PITTSBURGH AND IF YOU LIVE IN BUTLER COUNTY YOU KNOW THE LOCATIONS

ABSOLUTELY IT'S AN HOUR NORTH OF THIS CITY AND IT IS NEAR AND DEAR TO MY HEART BECAUSE I USED TO LIVE THERE WHEN HE WAS YOUNGER SO ONE OF THE PLACE YOU SAY TO TRY IS BIRDS BITS AND BIKE TOUR IT'S TWO HOUR TOUR AND YOU WILL GO HISTORY AND MOM AND POP AND SMALL BUSINESS RESTAURANTS JUNE MAY GET NEW RESTAURANT AND LEARN ABOUT THE AREA WHILE AT NIGHT WHAT ABOUT BUTLER COUNTY BEER CIRCUIT YEAH WE LOVE COVERING LIKE BEER CIRCUITS ON OUR SITES AND THIS MADE THE RADAR THERE

ARE 8 BREW PUBS ON IT AND YOU WILL GRAB A PASSPORT TO HAPPINESS AT ONE OF THE BREW PUBS I LOVE THAT PASSPORT TO HAPPINESS LET'S GET HAPPY AT ONE OF THE BREW PUBS OR VISITOR'S BUREAU ONCE YOU HAVE ALL 8 STAPS TAKE IT BACK TO THE VISITOR'S BUREAU AND GET A PRIZE UPMC SPORT COMPLEX A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T KNOW YOU CAN GO THERE

YOU CAN WATCH THE PENGUINS PRACTICE IT'S MUST GO IF YOU ARE PENS FAN SO YOU DON'T GET THERE WHEN THEY ARE PRACTICING YOU CAN GO AND GET ON THE ICE FRIDAY NIGHTS AND SATURDAYS AND SO YOU CAN SKATE AND YOU CAN STILL GO THERE'S A OUTDOOR FIRE PIT AND I THINK THE KIDS WILL LOVE ITESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE IN HOCKEY

THIS A FURTHER DRIVE BUT WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED THIS IS JUST UNDER THE TWOHOUR WINDOW AND BEDFORD PENNSYLVANIA IS ON THE TURNPIKE EAST AND IT'S HISTORICAL AND BEAUTIFUL AND JUST LIKE A POSTCARD A LOT OF THESE THINGS WE ARE TALKING ABOUT ARE REALLY CAMERA WORTHY AND WE ARE SEEING IT RIGHT NOW THERE ARE A LOT OF COVERED BRIDGES 14 IN FACT

VERY HISTORICAL AND AROUND 100 YEARS OLD EACH ALL MADE BY HAND SO TAKE THOSE CAMERAS AND GET OUT AND GET SOME FAMILY PHOTOS IN FRONT OF THEM THEY ARE LIVE LOVELY LAKE SHORE TRAIL IT'S A LOOP AROUND THE PARK AND IT'S VERY CALM AND EASY TO WALK SO PUT THE STROLLER IN THE CAR AND TAKE THE KIDS AND GET THEM OUT BLUE KNOB IS SOMETHING I KNOW BECAUSE THEY'VE HUGE AUTO MART BUT THERE'S AN ALL SEASONS RESORT

THERE IS IT'S A VERY COOL SKI RESORTS AND IT'S THE HIGHEST SKIABLE MOUNTAIN IN PENNSYLVANIA 34 TRAILS AND THREE LIFTS ANDTHERE'S ALSO SNOW BOARDING AND SNOW TUBING AND COOL RESTAURANTS IN CASE YOU DON'T SKI I CAN'T SEE THE BEER TOUR IN BUTLER BUT I COULD DO THIS NEXT THING THE CHOCOLATE WALK IN DOWNTOWN BEDFORD CHOCOLATE RIGHT

SO IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BEDFORD ON FEBRUARY 2nd THERE'S A CHOCOLATE WALK THAT'S GOING TO HAVE 5 PLUS BUSINESSES INCLUDED AND EACH STOP YOU WILL GET A CHOCOLATE BITE OR A CHOCOLATE EXPERIENCE AND IT'S REALLY POPULAR SO HEAD ON AND GRAB TICKETS NOW AND OMNI BEDFORD SPRINGS RESORT I HEARD BEAUTIFUL THINGS AND HAVE A STRONG DESIRE TO GO THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE RESORTS IN THE COUNTRY AND JUST BECAUSE ONE HAS 8 ON PROPERTY MINERAL SPRINGS BUT SECOND OF ALL, IT'S DOWNRIGHT HISTORICAL

AND PRESIDENTS USED TO CALL IT SUMMER WHITE HOUSE AND THEY SUMMIT THERE WITH THE FAMILIES A LOT OF HISTORY THERE YEAH CHEF'S TABLE WHAT IS THIS ON SELECT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS, IT IS A 6 COURSE PREFIXED MENU AND IT INCLUDES BEVERAGES BEVERAGE PAIRINGS AND MAKE ADVANCED RESERVATIONS

AND THERE'S A BATH RITUAL THIS IS A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE I NEVER SEEN IT IN ANY SPA SO THE BEDFORD BATH RITUAL IS AN 8 STEP PROCESS CLOGS EVERYTHING FROM A MINERAL TO LUGE TO AROMATIC STEAM AND HOT AND COLD STREEMENTS TREATMENTS ONCE YOUARE DONE YOU HIT THE LOUNGE AND GRAB A TEA AND END UP REJIEWIVE NATED AND REFRESHED THAT IS RIGHT UP MY ALLEY

IT'S COOL IT'S CIEWL THANKS FOR JOINING US THIS MORNING THANK YOU SUCH A PLEASURE

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