Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Philipsburg

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

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Philipsburg

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling 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 centre. 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 76 holiday lettings near Philipsburg. From 53 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Philipsburg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Philipsburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Philipsburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Black Moshannon State Park: 168 holiday lettings
  • City Park: 77 holiday lettings
  • Union Church and Burial Ground: 78 holiday lettings
  • Rowland Theatre: 75 holiday lettings
  • Whipple Dam State Park: 197 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Philipsburg?

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

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Philipsburg?

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