Things To Do In Bellefonte PA

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, is a beautiful town with roots dating back to its founding in the 16th century. The city still retains much of its Victorian architecture and other historical sights. When camping in the Pennsylvania mountains there is so much to see and do in the local area.

Why You Should Visit Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, offers glimpses into history and a stunning natural landscape full of areas to explore. Explore some of the family-friendly things to do in Bellefonte PA.

  1. Victorian Sights - You can take walking tours of Bellefonte's historic district to view Victorian homes or visit the historical museum. You can also step into history by riding the Bellefonte Historical Railroad. Curtin Village is fascinating to see as well to learn more about historical ironworking.
  2. Art - The Bellefonte Art Museum (BAM) holds art by local and regional artists as well as pieces on loan from all over the world. The home that contains the museum was once a stop on the underground railroad and houses an exhibit devoted to enslaved people seeking freedom.
  3. Outdoor Recreation - If you are wondering where to go near Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, you will have plenty to do outdoors. You can visit places like Fisherman's Paradise or Bald Eagle State Park for fishing, hiking, biking and more. You can also stroll Talleyrand Park and enjoy gardens, sculptures and a playground for kids.

Best Places to Visit Near Central Pennsylvania
Central Pennsylvania has it all. If you stay in the local area, you can enjoy art, history and many outdoor activities. When you visit Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, you have a convenience of camping near PSU, Penn's Cave, and are less than 45 minuntes from DelGrosso'ss Amusement Park.
  1. Penn State University - The biggest State College, Pennsylvania, attraction is Penn State University. You can come to the university to view a game from the Nittany Lions at the third largest football stadium in the country. Penn State is also great for visiting museums and enjoying recreational facilities.
  2. Penn's CavePenn's Cave and Wildlife Park contains the only all-water cavern in Pennsylvania. The cavern stretches about a mile, and you can explore it on a boat tour. You can also take a wildlife tour in the park.
  3. DelGrosso's Amusment Park - DelGrosso's Amusement Park is a family fun amusement park located in Tipton, PA. Offering park rides, famous food, and special events. Finding a campground near DelGrosso's Amusement Park is the alsoways the way to go!

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Penn's Cave

Penn's Cave

America's only all water cavern and wild life sanctuary! This unique cavern was formed by the bed of a shallow sea that existed millions of years ago. An immense spring of unknown origin flows into the cavern and allows you to ride the one-mile tour entirely by motorboat.

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Victorian Bellefonte and the Historical Railroad

Victorian Bellefonte and the Historical Railroad

Bellefonte is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and has countless Victorian-style buildings. The Bellefonte Historical Railroad operates from the restored Pennsylvania Railroad Station and charters more than 60 miles of track.

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Woodward Cave

Woodward Cave

One of Pennsylvania's largest limestone caves. It is nicknamed "The Big One." It is also home to the "Tower of Babel," Pennsylvania's largest Stalagmite.

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Curtin Village

Curtin Village

This village provides a glimpse of iron-works plantation life in the 1800s. A refurbished iron-master's mansion contrasts with the restored iron-workers log cabin. The rebuilt, charcoal-fueled, water powered blast furnace preserves the heritage of Pennsylvania's metal industry.

Penn State University

Penn State University

Home of the Big Ten powerhouse, the Nittany Lions, Penn State enrolls nearly 40,000 students providing exciting athletic events at Beaver Stadium, the third largest football stadium in the country, and the new Bryce Jorden Center. The Plamer Museum of Art is also located on the campus and welcomes visitors with sculpture gardens and ten spacious galleries. Other museums include Matson Museum of Anthropology, Frost Entomological Museum, Earth and Mineral Science Museum, National Cable Television Center and Museum, and the Football Hall of Fame. Penn State also offers recreational facilities such as golf courses, tennis courts, and flower gardens.

Things To Do In Bellefonte PA

Golf

Golf

The area has four public golf courses including two Penn State Public Golf courses.

1523 West College Ave

State College, PA 16801

814-865-4653

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Tour Bellefonte

Tour Bellefonte

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Bellefonte has a beautiful downtown with buildings from 1785 in the Victorian-style construction. Visit the 1889 Train Station and ride the Bellefonte Historical Railroad.

Penn State University

Penn State University

Home of the Penn State Nittany Lions, this major University houses lots of museums and recreational facilities.