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Lodging in the Area

Note: If you plan to attend the Fall Spectacular, be aware Penn State's homecoming often coinsides with it, booking up lodging for hundreds of miles around.

Motels within 1 hour's drive

At the Gables 717-248-4242 Lewistown, PA
Days Inn 814-643-3934 RR 1 box 353, Route 22 at Fourth Street, Huntingdon, PA 1665211 mi. N on US 522, 7 mi. W on US 22
Downe's Motel 717-987-3116 Route 522, Fort Littleton, PA 1722318 mi. S on US 522
Huntingdon Motor Inn 814-643-1133 PO Box 353, Routes 22 and 26, Huntingdon, PA 1665211 mi. N on US 522, 7 mi. W on US 22
Motel 22 Motor Inn 814-542-2571 RR 1 Box 1900, Mapleton Depot, PA 1705211 mi. N on US 522, 4 mi. W on US 22
Raystown Resort Lodge 814-658-3500 Route 994, Entriken, PA 16638
Valley Motel 814-643-0736 Route 22 at Tenth Street, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Vista Vu Motel 814-643-2544 Route 22 East, Huntingdon, PA 1665211 mi. N on US 522, 6 mi. W on US 22

Altoona, PA (Appx. 45 minutes away)

Days Inn 814-944-9661 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602
Econo Lodge Altoona 814-944-3555 2906 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16601
Holiday Inn 814-944-4581 2915 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602
Hampton Inn 814-941-3500 180 Charlotte Drive, Altoona, PA 16602
Ramada Inn 814-946-1631 Route 220, Plank Road Exit, Altoona, PA 16601
Super 8 Motel 800-889-9698 3535 Fairway Drive, Altoona, PA 16602
Wye Motor Lodge 814-695-7283 Duncansville, PA

Breezewood, PA (Appx. 60 minutes away)

Best Western 814-735-4352 HCR 2 Box 7, Breezewood, PA 15533
Breezewood Motel 814-735-4373 HCR 2 Box 00, Breezewood, PA 15533
Comfort Inn 814-735-2200 Box 309, Breezewood, PA 15533
Econo-Lodge 814-735-4341 RR 1 Box 101A, Breezewood, PA 15533
Hi-Way Motel 814-735-4335 HCR 2 Box 9, Breezewood, PA 15533
Panorama Motel 814-735-3831 HCR Box 8A, Breezewood, PA 15533
Penn Aire Motel 814-735-4351 Box 156, Breezewood, PA 15533
Quality Inn Breeze Manor 814-735-4311 RR 1 Box 36, Breezewood, PA 15533
Ramada Inn 814-735-4005 Box 157, Breezewood, PA 15533
Richley's Redwood Motel 814-735-4358 HCR 2, Breezewood, PA 15533
Stonewall Jackson Motel 814-735-4369 HCR 2, Breezewood, PA 15533
Wildwood Motel 814-735-4999 HCR 2 Box 5, Breezewood, PA 15533
Wiltshire Motel 814-735-4361 Star Route 2 Box 1, Breezewood, PA 15533

Johnstown, PA (Appx. 90 minutes away)

Comfort Inn & Suites 814-266-3678 455 Theatre Dr., Johnstown, PA
Villager Lodge (FKA Days Inn) 814-269-3366 1540 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, PA
Holiday Inn Express 800-465-4329 1440 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, PA
Holiday Inn Downtown 814-535-7777 250 Market Street., Johnstown, PA 15901
Hampton Inn 814-262-7700 129 Commerce Ct, Johnstown, PA 15904
Sleep Inn Johnstown 814-262-9292 453 Theatre Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904-0453

Chambersburg, PA (Appx. 45 minutes away)

Best Western Chambersburg 717-262-4994 211 Walker Road Chambersburg, PA 17201-9798
Chambersburg-Days Inn 717-263-1288 30 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Chambersburg Travelodge 717-264-4187 565 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Comfort Inn Chambersburg 717-263-6655 3301 Black Gap Rd. Chambersburg, PA 17201
Econo Lodge Chambersburg 717-264-8005 1110 Sheller Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201
Fairfield Inn Chambersburg 717-264-1200 1122 Wayne Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Four Points by Sheraton 717 263-9191 1123 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Friendship Inn 717-264-4108 1620 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Hampton Inn Chambersburg 717-261-9185 955 Lesher Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Howard Johnson Lodge 717-263-9191 1123 Lincoln Hwy E, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Quality Inn & Suites 717-263-3400 1095 Wayne Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201-2995
Shultz Victorian Mansion B & B 717-263-3371 756 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Other Motels within 2 hour's drive

Days Inn 814-735-3860 RR2, Box 1595, Warfordsburg, PA 17267
Motel 30 814-652-6557 RR 2 Box 61, Everett, PA 15537
Motel 70 814-735-4385 Box 46, Crystal Spring, PA 15536
Traveler's Rest Motel 814-652-6263 HCR 5 Box 10, Everett, PA 15537
Willow Hill Motel 717-349-8816 Willow Hill, PA

Bed and Breakfasts

Aughwick House 814-447-3027 RR 1 Box 977, Three Springs, PA 17264 This B&B has closed down.
Donaldson's Mountain House 814-635-3833 14 South Main Street, Robertsdale, PA 16674
The Dublin Manor 717-987-3359 30437 Great Cove Road, Fort Littleton, PA 17223-0002 reported to be closed.
The Inn at Solvang 814-643-3035 RR 4 Box 301-A, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Helen's Cozy Corner 717-899-7371 2 South Market Street Box 348; McVeytown, PA 17051
Howes on the Hill Guesthouse 814-635-4033 Broadtop, PA
Lane's Country Homestead 814-448-3351 Star Route, Cassville, PA 16623
Maple Shade Bed and Breakfast 814-627-0488 RR 1 Box 173, Huntingdon, PA 16652
The McConnellsburg Inn 717-485-5495 131 West Market St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233
The Mercersberg Inn 717-328-5231 405 South Main St. Mercersburg, PA 17236
Steiger House 717-328-5757 Mercersburg, PA
Weaver's Ridge Bed and Breakfast 814-635-3730 PO Box 221, Saxton, PA 16678
Yoder's Bed and Breakfast 814-643-3221 Route 22, Huntingdon, PA 16652

Commercial Campgrounds

Aughwick Creek Campground 814-447-3383 Box 36b, Shirleysburg, PA 17249 This campground is no longer operating.
Boyer's Campground 814-658-3901 Hesston, PA 16647
Branch Camp 814-643-0485 Huntingdon, PA 16652
Breezewood Campgrounds 814-735-4128 PO box 125, Breezewood, PA 15533
Brush Creek Campgrounds 814-735-4035 HCR 2, Breezewood, PA 15533
Four Leaf Campground 717-838-4886 Saxton, PA 16678
Hideaway Campground 814-735-3605 RR3, Everett, PA 15537
Idle's Acres Campground 717-899-6307 Route 22, McVeytown, PA
Lake Raystown Family Camping Resort814-643-3377 RD, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Lake Raystown Resort and Lodge (lodge, camping and cabins 814-658-3500 Route 26, Entriken, PA 16638
Newburg Store and Campground 814-448-2771 Route 994, Newburg, PA 16685
Pleasant Hills Resort 814-658-3986 RR 1 Box 29, Hesston, PA 16647
Robinson's Hideaway Campground 814-658-3663 Route 994 East, Entriken, PA 16638
Shady Maple Campground 814-448-2412 HCR 1 Box 31A, Broad Top City, PA 16621 shower, flush toilets
Woodland Camp Resort 814-658-3017 Hesston, PA 16647
Ye Olde Mill Campground 717-987-3244 PO Box 65, Burnt Cabins, PA 17215 About 25 sites, about 20 minutes from the EBT

Park Campgrounds

Trough Creek State Park 814-658-3847 RR 1, Box 211 James Creek, PA 16657-9302 About 27 sites, no showers, vault toilets, outdoor water, about 40 Min from the EBT
Cowans Gap State Park 717-485-3948 HC 17266, Fort Loudon, PA 17224-9801 About 180 sites, showers, flush toilets, about an hour from the EBT
NOTE: Cowans Gap SP will be closed from Jan 2002 - Apr 2003 for renovations.

Cottages and Vacation Homes

Annette's Vacation Homes 888-232-5253 RD Box 435, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Aunt Susie's Country Vacations 814-658-3638 RR 1 Box 225, Hesston, PA 16647
Bryan House (James Creek Outfitters)814-635-2828 1101A Church Street, James Creek, PA
Kohler Rentals 814-658-3952 RR 1 Box 214E, Hesston, PA 16647
Lake Cottages 814-658-3824 RR1, Box 213, Hesston, PA 16647
Lay-Z Pine Lane Cabins 814-236-8115 Hesston, PA 16647
Lane's Country Homestead 814-448-3551 Cassville, PA 16623
Pine Lake Cottages 814-643-0853 Hesston, PA 16647
Raystown Country Homes 814-643-1990 Huntingdon, PA 16652
Raystown Farm Rental 814-643-1705 Route 26 South, James Creek, PA 16657
Raystown Lakehouse 610-398-2806 Shy Beaver, PA
Ripka's Cottages 814-643-4206 RR 1 Box 414A, Huntingdon, PA 16652
River Rental 814-696-1816 Route 829, Mill Creek, PA 17060
Seven Points Vacation Rentals 814-658-3901 Hesston, PA 16647
Shy Beaver Lake View 717-846-7056 2050 W. Stenton Street, York, PA 17404
Shy Beaver RV Park 814-658-3096 James Creek, PA 16657
Uncle Joe's Rentals 814-643-3377 Huntingdon, PA 16652
Zeigler House 814-658-3348 P.O. Box 34, James Creek, PA 16657

Food Service in the Area

Fast Food

McDonald's Mount Union, Shirley Street south end of Mount Union
Dairy Queen Brazer 814-542-8601 Mount Union, US 22 west of US 522
EBT Refreshment Stand Rockhill, beside EBT Roundhouse
Burger King 814-641-7272 Huntingdon, PA
Mini-Freeze 522 two miles north of Orbisonia (adjacent to EBT track)
McDonald's Huntingdon, US 22
Wendy's 814-643-6333 Huntingdon, US 22, Ames Plaza

Table Service

Pizza Star Orbisonia, junction of US 522 and PA 994
Pizza Star II Three Springs, junction of PA 994 and PA 747
Cassville Country Restaurant 814-448-2033 Cassville, PA
Hoss's Family Steak & Sea House814-643-6939 Huntingdon on US 22
Sunny Ridge Restaurant 814-259-3868 Shade Gap, PA (about 5 miles south of the EBT on 522)
The Original Italian Restaurant 814-542-8708 Mount Union, US 22 west of US 522
The Original Italian Restaurant Huntingdon on US 22
Jan's Family Restaurant Three Springs, PA
Vista Vu Restaurant Lounge 814-643-2544 US 22 east of Huntingdon
Grubb's Diner 814-643-3934 Huntingdon on US 22, adjacent to the Days Inn
Miller's Diner 814-643-3418 Mill Creek, US 22 between Mill Creek and Huntingdon
Tops Diner 814-643-4169 Mill Creek, US 22 (about 5 miles west of Mount Union)

Other Services

An automatic teller machine is available in Orbisonia at the intersection of PA 994 and US 522. This machine is known to charge an out of system fee. Two banks in Mount Union, Penn Central Bank and Community State Bank, both along Shirley Street, (old US 522) have ATM machines.

Sandy Rige Market grocery store and a Martin's General Store convenience store are available in Orbisonia. A larger grocery store, Weis, and two pharmacies, Rite-Aid and Appleby's, are available in Mount Union along Shirley Street.

If you are out on the old line, there are convenience stores at the Sunoco in Three Springs and at the gas station in Cooks.

There is a medical clinic on Water Street in Mount Union. The nearest hospital is J.C. Blair Hospital, Huntingdon, PA, 814-643-2290

Attractions in the Area

Rail Related Attractions

Rockhill Trolley Museum 814-447 9576 Meadow Street, Rockhill Furnace, PA (across from the EBT)
Friends of the East Broad Top Railroad Museum 814-635-2388 Main Street, Robertsdale, PA
The Hunt Signal Tower 814-643-6308 Huntingdon, PA
Railroaders Memorial Museum and Horseshoe Curve Altoona, PA
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (NPS server) 814-886-6150 Cresson, PA
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (PA rec. server) 814-886-6150 Cresson, PA
Gallitzin Tunnels Park Gallitzin, PA

Raystown Lake Activities

Raystown Lake's Visitors Information Web Site
Corps of Engineers site 814-658-3405 Raystown Lake
Raystown Lake Striper Guide Service 814-658-2088 PO Box 78, Hesston, PA 16647
Seven Points Marina 814-658-3074 R.D. # 1, Hesston, PA 16647
Trophy Guide Service 814-627-5231 R.D. 3, Box 50, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Lunker Guide Service 814-643-0609 Rt. 22, P.O. Box 184, Mill Creek, PA 17060
Jim's Anchorage 814-658-3464 RD # 1 School House Road; Hesston, PA 16647
Seven Points Lodge 814-658-2088 PO BOX 78; Hesston, PA 16647
Shy Beaver Pro Shop 814-658-3777 RD #1 BOX 178A, James Creek, PA 16657

Other Area Attractions

Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum 814-635-3807 Robertsdale, PA
Historic Burnt Cabins Grist Mill Burnt Cabins, PA
Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks 814-643-0268 R.R.#1 Box 280 -U.S. 22, Huntingdon, PA 16652
Buchanan State Forest
Swigart Antique Auto Museum 814-643-0885 RT 22 East of Huntingdon, PA

Area Tourism Web Sites

Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau: Raystown Lake Visitor's Center
Raystown Country: Pennsylvania's Family Vacation Location!
Huntingdon.net
Huntingdon Area Community Events Calendar
Borough of Huntingdon
Mount Union Borough
Mount Union Area Historical Society
Fort Shirley Heritage Association
Huntingdon County Historical Society
Pennsylvania's Heritage Regions
Path of Progress National Heritage Tour Route
McConnellsburg, PA, by the Fulton County Tourist Promotion Agency
The Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau
100% Pure Pennsylvania
PA Visitors Network: Huntingdon County

Area Groups Web Sites

Mount Union Area Chanber of Commerce
Orbisonia-Rockhill Furnace Historical Society
Huntingdon County Historical Society
Huntingdon County Transportation Society
Huntingdon County Business and Industry
Huntingdon County Govermental Site
Greater Huntingdon Chamber of Commerce
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Patch/Work Voices Coal and Coke Heritage Center
Southern Alleghenies Conservancy
Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission
Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation

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