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Explore the most beautiful countryside in Pennsylvania! There are so many things to do in State College, the only thing you'll have to worry about is how to fit it all into your vacation! Whether you’re looking for kid friendly activities in Central Pennsylvania or planning an adult vacation, we’re here to help you find the perfect activities for your trip. Request a free Central PA Visitors Guide today!

Catching the big game at Penn State University is only the beginning of all the great attractions and recreation you'll find in Centre County. Find family-friendly things to do throughout the area. You'll be amazed at the historic sites and tours you will find in Central Pennsylvania, from the historic halls of Penn State University to historic villages that will take you back in time.  Arts and entertainment abound in State College, such as concerts, museums, theater and more.

But that's not all! With so much outdoor recreation in Central Pennsylvania, there are plenty of chances to explore the beautiful landscape around State College. ATV and dirtbike fans will find plenty of heart-pumping trails winding through the forested hills of Central Pennsylvania. Mountain bikers will be thrilled with the miles of mountain bike trails snaking their way along the forest floor.

If pavement is your preference, you won't feel left out! Take a motor tour and explore the striking countryside from the comfort of your car. If road cycling is more your style, explore the rolling hills of the State College region while getting a workout! With so many hiking trails, you can immerse yourself in nature while exploring all the nooks and crannies of Mount Nittany.

Want to dive into all the things to do in State College? You won't feel like a fish out of water! Within minutes of Penn State University you'll find beautiful creeks, rivers and lakes waiting for you. Explore these brilliant waterways and find plenty of fishing and boating to tempt even the seasoned angler. Cavers will love exploring the only all-water cavern in the United States. During the fall months, the area around Penn State is a sea of brilliant golds and reds as fall colors take over the forest canopy.

From sightseeing to action-packed adventures, see all the amazing things to do as you explore Central Pennsylvania!

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Visitor Center | CPCVB

800 E. Park Ave
State College, PA. 16803

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Local: 814-231-1400
Toll Free: 800-358-5466
Fax: 814-231-8123

The Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau includes member businesses in State College, Bellefonte, Boalsburg, Philipsburg and all of Centre County. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, attractions, recreation, events, and information about Penn State University, as well as information for meeting & sports planners, group tour planners, and family vacations. Be sure to check our Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in Centre County when you Visit Penn State.

Are you a local business owner? Become a member of the CPCVB and enjoy the great benefits of our organization. 


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