Duration: Two days and two nights
You’ll be hard-pressed to find more opportunities to enjoy historic art and architecture than in the Alleghenies region of Pennsylvania, known for Victorian-esque small towns, coveted covered bridges and quaint charm. Downtown Huntingdon is home to galleries, boutiques and specialty shops you’ll get lost in for hours. And of course, this region is home to the famed Pennsylvania State University, so be sure to bring your Pennsylvania pride to enjoy this festive college town.
Boxer's Cafe has been serving great pub food and fine beer for over two decades. Enjoy a variety of beer on tap including favorites like Dogfish Head, Ottos, Sierra Nevada, Troegs, Victory, Founders, and 21st Amendment, complemented by homemade soups, desserts, and delicious pub fare.Read More >
The Inn at Solvang is a top TripAdvisor rated, secluded bed and breakfast just outside of downtown Huntingdon. Surrounded by forests and spacious lawns, this southern colonial home provides a tranquil country retreat where you can fish on the private trout stream, take a nature walk and enjoy breakfast as part of your stay.Read More >
There are several dining options at the Inn for you to try. Visit the Dining Room for extravagant lunch buffets, popular seafood dinners, and an award-winning wine list. For a more relaxed setting, bring your appetite to Whiskers, a one-of-a-kind Penn State experience with a full bar, lunch, dinner, and late-night dining options.Read More >
In the heart of downtown State College, Allen Street Grille offers traditional and contemporary American cuisine. In the warmer months, be sure to sit on the porch for an incredible view of the gates to Penn State and its famous Mall while you dine.Read More >
A night at the Nittany Lion Inn is like reliving your old college days. You could get cozy and spend the night in, but then you’d be missing all the fun of downtown State College! This 237-room colonial style inn features restaurants, golf and many other activities conveniently located near the university. Enjoy Penn State's sports events, its two performing arts venues, museums, gardens, cultural and ethnic exhibits and events, and a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities as part of your stay.Read More >
With 102 unique guest rooms and suites, Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center is nestled within the secluded pine trees of Central Pennsylvania. Relax outside and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the resort from your private patio or balcony. Have an extra day to spare at the end of your trip? Stick around for a round of golf on Toftrees’ 18-hole championship golf course, rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest magazine's “Places to Play.”Read More >
Take a journey back in time to Christmases of the past at the 32nd annual Bellefonte Victorian Christmas. Stroll on the streets alongside ladies in traditional dress riding in horse-drawn carriages and gentlemen in top hats greeting the visitors. Ring in the season and turn on the holiday cheer with a variety of Victorian traditions, such as tea parties, home tours and much more.
Located just 30 miles outside of State College, Lewistown is home to two iconic holiday celebrations in central Pennsylvania that you’ll want to experience at least once. Each year over three days, downtown Lewistown hosts two holiday celebrations, the Annual Festival of Ice and the Annual Festival of Wreaths. Old-fashioned carriage rides take visitors past walls of magnificently sculpted ice, interactive ice sculptures and more than 40 individual blocks of sculpted ice, while live entertainment and festive foods keep visitors warm among the decorated wreaths that line the halls of the historic courthouse on Monument Square.