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PA Mid State Bed and Breakfast Association
The forest-covered mountain ridges, farm-filled valleys, sense of tradition and vibrant arts scene beckon in every season. In the spring, hike the trails at Bald Eagle State Park that offers scenic views and wildlife watching opportunities. Summer brings the Central Pennsylvania Festival for the Arts where hundreds of juried artists display their wares in downtown State College. Fall offers tailgate parties and cheering for the Penn State Nittany Lions and Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival – two weekends of shopping the fine artwork of more than 400 artists.
Sample the region’s tastiest thirst quenchers on the Central PA Tasting Trail, a self-guided tour of more than 13 breweries, wineries and distilleries. Birders, boaters, bikers and anglers have a piece of heaven at Raystown Lake, with its 118 miles of wilderness shoreline and 8,300 acres of clear water. The Allegrippis Trails offer mountain bikers 33 miles of “buttery smooth single-track bliss.” Railroad enthusiasts will love the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum, a look at the Pennsylvania Railroad’s repair shop, locomotive construction facility and test department that by 1945 was the world’s largest rail shop. Don’t miss the Horeshoe Curve engineering feat, and journey through the Aughwick Valley on the narrow-gauge East Broad Top Railroad. Stop to smell the roses at The Arboretum at Penn State in University Park, and then pop into the Penn State Berkey Creamery for a super-fresh scoop. Learn the rich stories of Pennsylvania’s citizen soldiers at the Boalsburg PA Military Museum that preserves the Commonwealth’s military history since 1747. It’s the hills of Bellefonte that enhance the charm of the town’s famed pre- and post-Civil War and Victorian architecture.
Inns in this region
Located about 10 minutes from Penn State, you’ll enjoy our comfortable and cozy bed and breakfast at the base of Mt. Nittany.
Built in 1885, the historic Reynolds Mansion features an eclectic blend of Gothic, Italianate, and Queen Anne styles.
Relax by the fireplace in your room, the foyer, or the Victorian parlour with working victrola, player piano and stereoscopic viewers. All of our accommodations are beautifully decorated with
Our three story brick, southern colonial home provides a tranquil retreat surrounded by forests and spacious lawns located 25 miles south of State College.
Experience life in a small town and explore the forests that make up the Pennsylvania Wilds - home to the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi. Enjoy a room or suite at the charming B&
Take a break from the fast pace of everyday life with a stay at our quiet country bed and breakfast surrounded by the beautiful mountains of central Pennsylvania.
A Victorian B&B in a historic town near Penn State.
Wilson House Bed & Breakfast, our elegant 19th century manor home, is the ideal place to come to be pampered and to celebrate that special event. Sleep in one of our comfortable guest room
We have lovingly restored this grand old house into a Bed and Breakfast, saving the traditional architectural features and adding all new modern conveniences.
The graceful blend of Victorian and federal architecture, beautifully enhanced by its generously proportioned wrap-around porch, has made it one of the village's most treasured and frequently p
Our historic Queen Anne Victorian home, commissioned by Colonel George F. Gage in 1896, has been restored to its original grandeur.
Step through our doors and travel back to another time! Two dining room fireplaces warm you as you enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the morning and dinner at night.
The Earlystown Manor is an estate style bed and breakfast with seven guest rooms. Our property is located on 10 private acres with views of both Mount Nittany and Tussey Mountain.
Retire to comfort in one of six historic bedrooms furnished with antiques and local photographs from the area. Each guest room has a private bath, air conditioning and cable TV.
Located just 5 miles East of State College and the Pennsylvania State University, our farmhouse style B&B offers clean, lovely rooms in a private setting.
Located in Bellefonte, this classic victorian bed and breakfast offers two spacious and comfortably furnished rooms.