2021 Inspiration Guide

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Toftrees Golf Resort

Nestled within the secluded pine trees of Central Pennsylvania, Toftrees Golf Resort offers guests a unique experience with resort-like amenities in a peaceful, natural setting just minutes from downtown State College. With 102 guest rooms and suites, our State College, PA resort offers full-service amenities; a 4.5-star, 18-hole golf course; and a warm, welcoming staff. Our State College hotel looks forward to being your personal retreat in State College.

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PA Military Museum

The Pennsylvania Military Museum cares for over 10,000 artifacts with the mission of preserving and teaching the military history, innovation, and sacrifice of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Located in Centre County, PA, the Museum is easily visited from major routes of travel and is accessible by public transportation.

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Nature Inn

Voted USA Today's Best Eco-Friendly Lodge in the Nation, the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is unlike any place else in the Pennsylvania state park system. With 16 overnight guest rooms and multiple meeting and event spaces, the Inn offers sweeping lake views, comfortable modern accommodations and amenities, all within the natural setting of Bald Eagle State Park.

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"The Hubie” is driven by its comfortable atmosphere, spirited American cuisine

Located in the village of Hublersburg, PA in Happy Valley’s picturesque Nittany Valley is the historic Hublersburg Inn. This cozy and popular dining spot is known for great food, artisan cocktails and craft beer. In fact, it has been a local favorite since opening its doors in1827, when it was built to accommodate travelers who were doing business with the former Hecla Furnace at a time when iron furnaces dotted the Centre County landscape.

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Hampton Inn

Stay wholesome in Happy Valley with our free hot breakfast ahead of walking minutes down the road to Penn State, the Bryce Jordan Center or Beaver Stadium.

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Downtown State College : Resolute & Resilient

A year ago our small but mighty downtown, like the rest of the country, was shuttered. With no end in sight, we persevered, we endured and became a stronger businesses community.

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When you visit Bellefonte

When you visit Bellefonte, you’ll find yourself inspired by historic architecture, the natural beauty of Talleyrand Park, friendly business owners and welcoming residents.

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.