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 travellers with its hiking and bird watching. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Howard a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Howard?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11 holiday lettings around Howard. From 7 houses to 2 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Howard? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Howard. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Centre County Historical Society: 156 holiday lettings
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses: 156 holiday lettings
  • Penn State Ice Pavilion: 157 holiday lettings
  • Tait Farm Foods: 159 holiday lettings
  • The Arboretum at Penn State: 159 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 7 Houses in Howard. Our other popular types of Howard holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Apartment: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Howard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 11 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Howard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.