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Greetings from Lion Country, your year-round vacation and recreation destination in the heart of scenic Central Pennsylvania. From the fast-paced excitement of Big Ten football to the peaceful solitude of world-class trout fishing, Lion Country delivers a full range of attractions and experiences. Whether you yearn to learn about American history, attend an international cultural performance, or hike through a pristine natural area, you'll find it all here in Centre County.
Add to these enticements excellent shopping, diverse dining, delightful accommodations, and - most importantly - friendly and helpful residents, and you'll see why so many visitors consider Lion Country their home away from home.
Encompassing the beautiful Happy Valley and surrounding tree-covered slopes and ridges, Lion Country seems a world apart from the hectic pace of urban life. Yet here is a cultural and special events calendar rivaling that of many mid-sized cities. Best of all-Lion Country is easily accessible from metropolitan centers in the Northeast, making it an ideal weekend-getaway destination.
For more information about this area, including local events please visit the Central PA Convention & Visitors