For a small town of about 300 people, Schellsburg has more fun things to do!  This list offers a few suggestions and is certainly not complete.  We will be adding to the list and you can help by e-mailing us with your top choices.


Ship Hotel at Grand View Point

Though the "Ship Hotel" has burned down, visit Grand View Point on Route 30 west of Schellsburg for a breath-taking view of 3 states.

Take a self-guided walking tour of the town of Schellsburg designated as an Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

Visit nearby Gravity Hill and be amazed when your car drifts up hill.

With 3983 acres, Shawnee State Park offers 15 miles of nature walks, 7 miles of bicycling, swimming and year-round fishing (even ice fishing!).  The lake has a public boat ramp and boat rental is available. 

Take the kids to the Bison Corral and Gift Shop and bring home some buffalo steaks for dinner.

Visit Bedford County's 14 covered bridges especially nearby Colvin, Turner and Herline, and be sure to bring your camera. 

Nearby Old Bedford Village is a collection of over 40 reproduction and authentic log, stone, and frame buildings moved to the site from all over Bedford County.  Each building boasts a collection of unique artifacts that tell the story of early American life in Bedford County from 1750 to 1900.

Built in 1806, the Old Log Church, located in Union Cemetery, is believed to be the oldest church in Bedford County.

Visit Shanksville and the make-shift but very moving memorial to the passengers of Flight 93 taken down by terrorists on September 11, 2001.  About 17 miles west of Schellsburg.

Blue Knob State Park, about 25 miles, offers the best winter skiing on Pennsylvania's highest slopes.

Falling Water, the house architect Frank Lloyd Wright built over a waterfall is about an hours drive away.  Reservations are required.

Storyland is a landmark at the west entrance to Schellsburg on Route 30.  Built as an amusement park in the 1950s, the park is not open to visitors.  However, Country Originals Gift Shop, a crafts and plant store owned by the daughter of the creator of Storyland, is well worth the trip.  Look for the Pied Piper.  Open Thursday through Sunday. 

Helixville Winery offers locally made wine for sale.  The winery, located at 549 Tomco Road, Schellsburg, is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. 

Old Log Church
Humpty at Storyland