Outdoors

47 articles

FNSC Race Start

Say Farewell to the Old Year, Welcome the New Year at First Night State College!

After an absence of a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, First Night State College will once again provide central Pennsylvania with a great way to mark the passing of the old year and the ringing in of the New Year. This alcohol-free community celebration of the visual and performing arts will take place in downtown State College and on the University Park Campus of Penn State on December 31, 2021.

Rothrock 509

Kissing the Sky and Breaking Ground at GRIT Gravel Grinder

At first glance the inaugural Rothrock GRIT Gravel Grinder looked and felt like your typical gravel event. It had all the usual trappings: the giant bright red inflatable start/finish arch; riders whizzing by, buzzing with nervous energy, and strains of hype music floating through the air.

2021 Fall in the Valley Promotion Flyer Comfort Suites near Penn State

Fall In the Valley

It is time to break away for a while, we have been saying “let’s go there soon”. Well that time is NOW! The “Fall in the Valley” package includes coupons, maps and itinerary information PLUS special rates at either Sleep Inn or Comfort Suites.

Josh Stapleton fam

“Get Out and Explore” Josh Stapleton Talks Outdoor Fun

This article is part of our ‘Live, Work, Play in Happy Valley’ series. Each month, we will be sitting down with people from around Centre County to talk to them about what they love about Happy Valley and their tips for exploring the area.

EC0 FC67 B 740 C 402 F ACE0 E82 D65 E0 A71 C

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.