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The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB) is a nonprofit, membership-based organization committed to the fundamental principal that meetings and visitors can be more effectively attracted to our area through "coordinated group action" rather than independent action. The bureau's mission is to develop, promote, and engage in travel related activities and coordinate visitor services designed to enhance the economic activity and quality of life within Centre County, Pennsylvania.
The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Centre County, Pennsylvania. Like cities and towns worldwide, Happy Valley is promoted as a vacation and meeting destination to select target audiences. Your membership joins you to a network of business professionals who understand that travel and tourism are vital to the overall wealth and economic strength of the region.
To develop, promote, and engage in travel related activities and coordinate visitor services designed to enhance the economic activity and quality of life within the county and thereby contribute to the commonwealth.
Inspiring you to be as amazed by Happy Valley as we are.
The Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center is a state-of-the-art Visitor Center with staff servicing hundreds of visitors, as well as local residents, each day. Guests can find out what's happening in the area and pick up brochures on Centre County businesses, attractions and outdoor recreation. The pet-friendly center features state-of-the-art interactive tourism network kiosks, wireless internet service, a large brochure/information area, an exhibit gallery, auditorium, retail, vending area. The center is open and staffed seven days a week.