Philipsburg

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In Happy Valley, farm fresh ice cream is always in season

The summer might be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy a scoop or carton of delicious, farm fresh ice cream. In keeping with Happy Valley’s deep agricultural roots, there are plenty of places to cool off (or get your chill on) with this popular frozen treat straight from the farm.

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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.

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200th anniversary of Philipsburg’s Old Mud Church to be celebrated on-line

The planned events for the 200th anniversary of Philipsburg’s Old Mud Church will not be taking place over the summer of 2020 due to restrictions of the COVID-19 epidemic. But this doesn’t mean the old church has been forgotten. A number of on-line celebrations will be hosted on the new website of the Philipsburg Historical Foundation, soon to be announced.

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Town Feature - Philipsburg

Philipsburg offers a variety of activities for tourists and local residents alike. Walking tours, shopping, history, and peaceful nature is just the beginning.

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Strolling Through Picturesque Happy Valley

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of options in Happy Valley to test their hiking, biking or kayaking mettle – from the obligatory climb to the summit of Mount Nittany, to traversing through the old-growth pines of Rothrock State Forest, to navigating the Bald Eagle Creek from Bellefonte to Milesburg and beyond.

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.