Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Bellefonte

The area's architecture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bellefonte. Travelers to this scenic city praise the riverfront, kayaking and camping. 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 Bellefonte

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bellefonte a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Spring Spirits (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Seven Mountains Wine Cellars (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bellefonte

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bellefonte is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bald Eagle State Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Black Moshannon State Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Poe Valley State Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Whipple Dam State Park (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Greenwood Furnace State Park (20 mi / 32.2 km)

Transportation to and around Bellefonte

Fly into State College, PA (SCE-University Park), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), which is 52.9 mi (85.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Bellefonte?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals near Bellefonte. From 149 Houses to 9 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 Bellefonte for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County: 179 vacation rentals
  • Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society: 182 vacation rentals
  • Big Spring Spirits: 180 vacation rentals
  • Talleyrand Park: 184 vacation rentals
  • American Philatelic Center: 179 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 149 Houses in Bellefonte. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bellefonte include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 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 Bellefonte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Bellefonte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.