2024 July 4th Celebrations

The Raystown Lake Region is always a hotspot for those looking to celebrate the Fourth of July. There’s no need to worry about finding where all the fun is at because we’ve got it all sorted for you. Check out a sample of what is going on around the region below or visit our Calendar of Events to…

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Raystown Lake's 50 years of Growth

The Raystown Lake you have come to know and love was not built in a day. Rather, it has been changing and evolving since its completion 50 years ago. The area has seen plenty of growth from its opening as just a dam to its current state with hydroelectric facilities, 11 boat launches, 14 playgrounds…

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Alleghenies Tasting Trail Launches

The Altoona Blair County Development Corp. (ABCD) along with the partnering Destination Marketing Organizations covering the 9 counties of Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata and Mifflin, are proud to announce the creation of the Alleghenies Tasting Trail. This…

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8 Free Things to Do in the Raystown Lake Region

When exploring Huntingdon County, you cannot ignore Raystown Lake, the largest lake entirely within Pennsylvania. Serving as the region's prized gem, it offers many leisure and recreational opportunities. While we treasure our lake, there are many other delightful ways to spend your day beyond its…

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Explore Our Small Towns

Nestled amid the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania, the Raystown Lake Region stands as a testament to the enduring charm of small-town America. Steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, our communities beckon travelers to explore their quaint streets and discover the…

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24 Things to do in 2024

1. Kayak down the Juniata River Trying something new can be scary, but kayaking down the Juniata River is an outdoor excursion that can push you outside your comfort zone. Don’t know where to begin? By stepping into the doors of Rothrock Outfitters, you have found the perfect start. Not only can…

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Raystown Lake Region Free Museum Day Activities

Take a step back in time Sept. 16 to museums in the Raystown Lake Region Museums all over Huntingdon County and beyond are coming together to give visitors and community members the opportunity to take a step back in time and visit - or revisit - all the historical sites in the region. The best…

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Raystown Pour Tour

Can't-miss beverage stops in the Raystown Lake Region Within the last decade, Raystown Lake Region has welcomed many unique coffee shops, wineries, breweries and distilleries into the area. Visitors and locals can start their mornings with coffee from a local drive thru before an action-packed day…

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Agritourism adventures in the Raystown Lake Region

The Raystown Lake Region is home to rich agricultural diversity. Each year, the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau works with local farms to organize “Farm Tour Fridays”, giving farmers the opportunity to share their passions with the general public. Agriculture is a wonderful outlet that deserves to…

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