Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Philipsburg

Enjoy the live music and other features of Philipsburg. Travelers to this trendy city praise the university setting, restaurants and boating. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Philipsburg

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Philipsburg has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Big Spring Spirits (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Rock Run Recreation Park (28 mi / 45.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Philipsburg

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Philipsburg is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • City Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Black Moshannon State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Arch Spring (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Prince Gallitzin State Park (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Rock Run Recreation Park (28 mi / 45.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Philipsburg

Fly into State College, PA (SCE-University Park), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), which is 40.3 mi (64.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Philipsburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals near Philipsburg. From 53 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Philipsburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Philipsburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Philipsburg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Black Moshannon State Park: 168 vacation rentals
  • Rowland Theatre: 76 vacation rentals
  • Union Church and Burial Ground: 79 vacation rentals
  • City Park: 78 vacation rentals
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses: 190 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Philipsburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Philipsburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in Philipsburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Philipsburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Philipsburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Philipsburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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