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Spend a day in and around Boalsburg

Boalsburg is a quaint town where history is on full display everywhere you look. Quaint shops, plentiful dining options, and abundant, nearby outdoor recreational opportunities make Boalsburg an ideal destination for individuals and families to spend a day.

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Old (and new) barn charm is plentiful in Happy Valley

Signs of Happy Valley’s agricultural roots are all around. Nowhere is this heritage more evident than in the impressive inventory of barns that dot the landscape. If you are inspired by old (and new) barns, you’ll find some amazing examples in Happy Valley.

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 28, 2020

JULY 28, 2020: From the Poe Valley Troubadours in Millheim to the Go Karts at Tussey Mountain Fun Centre to the Old Mud Church in Philipsburg, there are in-person events and places to visit in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. Enjoy Friday in the 'Fonte this Friday in Bellefonte. Read more in this week's dispatch. Please follow health guidelines and wear a mask to protect yourself and others.

ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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Places To Stay

Happy Valley Hotels & Restaurants Showcase Health and Safety Measures

We are proud of our hotels and restaurants in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. As regulated industries, businesses have rushed to adopt and adapt to safe practices designed to protect guests and employees during the pandemic. Hotels and restaurants in Pennsylvania have always adhered to strict cleanliness mandates. Public health agencies and business leaders are working together nationwide to develop even more heightened “New Normal” cleanliness, public safety and health protocols in every industry. Read more about how Happy Valley hotels and restaurants are working to ensure a safe

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Friday in the 'Fonte - July 31, 2020

Downtown Bellefonte will again be home to two pop-up outdoor dining spaces, as well as a downtown Sidewalk Sale, on July 31, 2020, during the community’s monthly Friday in the ‘Fonte celebration. Photo Credit: Kathy Breidenbaugh

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Spend a day in and around Philipsburg

Philipsburg, PA is a quiet small town with historic charm and plenty of hidden gems worth checking out. So pack up the car and head “over the mountain” for an enjoyable visit to this Happy Valley community.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.