Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Howard

The parks, lake and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Howard. This scenic and relaxing city entices travelers with its hiking and bird watching. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Howard

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Howard a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Spring Spirits (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Seven Mountains Wine Cellars (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Howard

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Howard is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bald Eagle State Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Triangle Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Poe Valley State Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Hyner View (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Black Moshannon State Park (22 mi / 35.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Howard

The nearest airport is in State College, PA (SCE-University Park), located 15.1 mi (24.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Howard?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 16 vacation rentals near Howard. From 11 Houses to 2 Bed & breakfasts, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Howard for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Pennsylvania State University: 206 vacation rentals
  • Bald Eagle State Park: 104 vacation rentals
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses: 188 vacation rentals
  • Poe Valley State Park: 93 vacation rentals
  • The Arboretum at Penn State: 190 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Howard 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 Howard?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Howard. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Howard include:

  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Howard?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Howard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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