Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau

Tour. Roar. Explore--Central Pennsylvania!

A Nittany Lion fan or not--you will leave a fan of Central Pennsylvania! A bit of the city and the country life together---State College is a vacation gem and here’s why-

Tour--Take in a Broadway musical, comedy, ballet and the symphony, all in one day. Hotels with history, internationally ranked art exhibits, unique shops, fine dining, night clubs and Cafés--all wrapped into one charming package in Downtown State College. Host of the renowned Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts each summer, First Night State College (C) each winter and --and it’s all a stone's throw from the peaceful seclusion of a wooded trail in the mountains; Boalsburg, a town over 200 years old, is the birthplace of Memorial Day and home to the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boal Mansion Museum, Columbus Chapel.

Visit Victorian Bellefonte…Seven United States Governors called it home and it is one of the most beautiful Victorian Downtowns in the country.

Roar with the Nittany Lions! The Penn State Spirit is one you’ll have a hard time not catching--even if you are a rival fan at heart. Game Day at PSU is an event like no other--or step up to the plate with the Pittsburgh Pirates single ‘A’ affiliate, the State College Spikes.And of course--the University Creamery, where Ben & Jerry got their start, has the best ice cream in the world!

Explore…The most beautiful countryside in Pennsylvania. Hike or Mountain Bike Mount Nittany and stop to take in some breathtaking views of endless mountains and fields… The area is pet friendly too…so bring them along for the climb!
The streams in the region are frequented by internationally known Fly fisherman Joe Humphreys…you may catch him casting a line with past presidents and celebrities who boast fishing Spruce Creek is some of the best Fly fishing in the country. If caving is your passion…we have many, including the only all-water cavern in the United States.