- Our list of the best things to do in State College, Pennsylvania, features the top 40 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- State College, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of State College, PA , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Huntingdon
Altoona Community Theatre hosts dramatic productions by a local community theater group. The group holds open auditions, and stages a variety of shows from different genres and eras, using an all-volunteer cast and crew.
88% 420 votes
1300 Ninth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602 MoreLess Info
The Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum celebrates rail history in industrial America through an exploration of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Three floors of exhibits and educational films are available indoors, along with a gift shop and outdoor picnic area.
83% 721 votes
1300 Ninth Ave., Altoona, PA MoreLess Info
Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark showcases the unusual Horseshoe Curve, a three-track railroad engineering feat designed to make passage through the mountains possible. Ride up to the tracks via funicular, or walk up 194 stairs from the Visitor's Centre.
With entertainment focused on bringing arts and culture to children and families, the Mishler Theater presents shows based on kids' classics such as Mary Poppins and Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Originally founded at Saint Francis University, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art now has four locations throughout the southwestern part of Pennsylvania. The museum showcases the works of artists ranging from local to internationally known.
100% 1 votes
1801 Logan Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602 MoreLess Info
The mission of the Pleasant Valley Recreation Center is to provide an affordable and fun facility for local residents of the community. The center holds an annual golf tournament and also has a swimming pool.
63% 27 votes
2000 Union Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601 MoreLess Info
Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center stands to inspire creative thought in youthful minds and to foster and appreciation of art, science and history. The center offers hands-on exhibits that include a veterinary room, a marketplace, a drama stage and more.
Altoona's Black & Gold Tavern is more than just a restaurant and bar, it's a place that offers a friendly atmosphere and nightlife entertainment. The tavern also hosts weekly karaoke nights, poker nights and pool tournaments.