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Centre County Pennsylvania

Located in the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Centre County is home to Penn State University, the historic towns of Boalsburg & Bellefonte, and University Park & State College.

Centre County offers visitors and locals alike plenty to do year-round. Choose from world-class concerts at PSU’s on campus theaters, live theatre and dance performances, historic site tours and museums, hiking & biking trails, fishing & boating in the area’s many lakes and rivers, winter recreation at Tussey Mountain… the list goes on and on!

Nittany Lions Fans – don’t miss your favorite PSU team sporting events! Whether you’re a football, hockey, basketball, wrestling or volleyball fan – catch a home game on campus next time you’re in town! Check our Events Calendar for upcoming games.

Looking for a place to stay in Centre County? Our online BookDirect tool can help you find a hotel, motel, or bed & breakfast to suit your needs. You can also request a Visitor’s Guide – mailed straight to your home, including information about accommodations throughout Centre County.

Our Meeting & Group Tour Planning Team can help you plan your group events in Centre County. We offer services that are helpful for both meeting planners and sporting events planners, including finding the right accommodations, event facilities, and other services you may require. If you’re planning a group event in Centre County, we invite you to contact us or request a Meeting Planners Guide or Sports Facility Guide today!

If you're already in Centre County, we invite you to stop by the Visitors Center and browse our selection of visitor information, including local area maps, brochures, local newspapers & magazines, to-do guides, menus and coupons for local businesses. 

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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