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Things to do in Huntingdon County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
“Ready for breakfast? This is the place to go! With a hearty selection of breakfast items, you can't go wrong. For some, tater-tots are the only reason to go. Come early on the weekend to get a seat without a waiting line as this place can fill up quickjly!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“What a great place to visit and learn about all the various animal species. You can see a golden eagle, bats, and even falcons. With nature trails and hiking this is a grat place to take the kids for some educational site seeing. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“This is where we like to go hiking on the weekends. Great hiking and biking.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“256 acre PA state park with hiking trails, swimming, camping, boat rentals and bbq areas. It’s a great place for a day trip to hike around the lake or spend a on boat. There’s a lot scenery to take in and photo opportunities. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This is a huge lake which allows for boats of all sizes and power. There are pontoon rentals and nice beach and swimming areas. At the dam area you can find some large types of fish. It is in Huntingdon which is 20 minutes away . You will take 26 South to get to Huntingdon.. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“This is a recreational park that is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts. They have canoe , kayak and paddle boat rentals. It’s another great place to fish. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“A small, lovely park with a beach area, playground, ball field, picnic area, and hiking trails. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local upscale hangout for drinks and fine dining experience. This is a place where you would expect professional attire, khakis and polos is low end attire. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“For Bikers, Kayakers, Hikers and general outdoorsy needs and quick fixes for anything that breaks or doesn't brake!!! These guys are great. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Stunning Views and picturesque workout up and down these steps. A little nook on the side of Route 22 Westbound before you get to Huntingdon just past Mount Union as you hit the windy part along the river. Not for the faint hearted. These are literally steps built into the mountain. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great selection of Beers. Homemade pies and a long menu of sandwiches. You can get fresh cut fries or waffle fries and we love the seasoning you can put on it. Good Chocolate Milkshakes too! Wonderful owners that also own Rothrock Outfitters for your outdoor needs for kayaking, mountain biking, hiking etc.”
  • 6 locals recommend
University
“Beautiful Campus. You can easily miss it if you don't head uptown. They have a great Artist Series as well as a Speaker Series through the Academic Year (September-April). Events are open to the public. With over 20 athletic teams there is also something going on through the year.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“This is a Legit Mountain Biking Trail. It is rated a Top 10 Trail System IN THE WORLD! Wow, right here in Huntingdon. We are so proud to have the Allegrippis in our Backyard. People come from all over. Dirt Fest is in May and is a huge attraction for our area.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
State / Provincial Park
“Great location to hike, picnic and fish. Park has several hiking trails, picnic shelters.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Ready for breakfast? This is the place to go! With a hearty selection of breakfast items, you can't go wrong. For some, tater-tots are the only reason to go. Come early on the weekend to get a seat without a waiting line as this place can fill up quickjly!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local upscale hangout for drinks and fine dining experience. This is a place where you would expect professional attire, khakis and polos is low end attire. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This place is 2/10th of a mile away at the entrance of Whipple Dam State Park from Whipple Retreat. If you’re at Bailey Retreat it is 3 1/2 miles away.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“This is a small restaurant plus it has groceries that you may have forgotten. It’s approximately 3.5 miles away ”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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