Downtown Bedford andNearby Attractions

Whether you are interested in outdoor activities like hiking and golfing or your idea of leisure is strolling around our lovely downtown enjoying the shops and galleries, there is something for everyone in beautiful Bedford County. 

Enjoy the area’s history at the Fort Bedford Museum, Old Bedford Village and pay respects to our nation’s more recent history at the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville (23 miles west of Bedford).    

Wine tasting is always a good time and visitors to downtown Bedford may enjoy wines at Briar Valley Vineyards Tasting Room where they make Pennsylvania wine from grapes grown in nearby Everett, Pennsylvania.

We are very lucky to have a great organization in Downtown Bedford to organize activities to highlight our beautiful downtown.  Along with these great events are a multitude of shops throughout the town that are sure to offer something for everyone.

There is plenty to do in Bedford and the surrounding area! All of these attractions are just a day trip away!

Bedford County's Covered Bridges-various locations

Pitt Theater-right across the street

PinHead Amusements- right down the street

Jacks Mountain 1,000 Steps Trail- 55 miles

Fallingwater- 76 miles

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike- 23 miles

Blue Knob State Park- 23 miles

Living Treasures Animal Park- 61 miles

Horseshoe Curve- 41 miles

DelGrosso's Amusement Park- 48 miles

Rocky Gap Casino- 33 miles

Coral Caverns- 7.6 miles

Lincoln Caverns- 56 miles

C&O Canal- 32 miles

Altoona Curve Minor League Baseball- 36 miles

1802 Old Log Church- 8 miles

We are also surrounded by a wonderful selection of State Parks!

Shawnee State Park- 10 miles

Ohiopyle State Park- 68 miles

Warriors Path State Park- 29 miles

Trough Creek State Park- 40 miles

Laurel Hill State Park- 51 miles

Laurel Mountain State Park- 42 miles

Linn Run State Park- 49 miles

Kooser State Park- 50 miles