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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 14, 2020

JULY 14, 2020: Take a stroll through the events and tips to plan some leisure time in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania.

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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Spend a day in and around Millheim, PA

There is plenty to see and do in and around Millheim, PA, a quaint Happy Valley community that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

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Spend a day in and around Bellefonte

Whether you are exploring Bellefonte as a local resident or a visitor, the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau has some recommendations about how best to spend your time in and around this historic Happy Valley Community.

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Under-the-radar ways to discover Happy Valley

Centre County's understated attractions -- the under-the-radar things to see and do -- combine to make Happy Valley a well-rounded destination for individuals, families and explorers of all kinds.

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - June 23, 2020

JUNE 23, 2020: News to know to help you plan some leisure time in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. 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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About Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

Happy Valley is our historic towns of Bellefonte and Boalsburg, that beckon with boutique shops and craft beverage establishments amid beautiful Victorian and Colonial architecture and tree-lined streets. Happy Valley is the many scenic drives through the heart of our agricultural corridors. Happy Valley is the quaint towns of Aaronsburg and Millheim, where tradition mixes with a modern, artsy vibe. Happy Valley is Philipsburg, where historic roots are giving way to reinvention, and where shops are filled with unique finds and where everyone feels like an old friend. Happy Valley is downtown State College, which bustles with university town energy and a robust mix of arts, culture and entertainment options. And Happy Valley is of course, home to Penn State University and Nittany Lion pride.

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Take the Scenic Route

Happy Valley is full of breath-taking views, picturesque places and adventures waiting to be discovered. Why not combine them all into one scenic drive? Well that’s just what we did! Pick a nice sunny day or an evening where the sunset is glowing across the horizon and hop in your car, roll down the windows and take a drive through the scenic Happy Valley.

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.