About Bellefonte


Let's have a look around into background of Bellefonte
  • County: Centre County
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude:  40.9133943
  • Longitude:  -77.7783348
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Bellefonte

  • Climate:   humid continental climate & humid subtropical           
  • Best Time to Visit: Fall

Location

Bellefonte is a city, located in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Distance from Bellefonte center to Airport

University Park Airport is located in Benner Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania

  • Driving Distance: 15 miles/24 kms
  • Driving Time: 2 hours, 6 mins
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  University Park Airport 
  • Bus Services: CATA Office                  
  • Taxi Services: Happy Valley RIDE Taxi

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

1. Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill

2. Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day

3. Concierge: Between $5 - $25

  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • State College, PA,
  • Saint Marys, PA,
  • Chambersburg, PA

Emergency Contact Numbers in Bellefonte city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: +1 814-865-5511 (University Park Airport )
  • Taxi:       +1 814-237-7433(Happy Valley RIDE Taxi)
  • Hospital:  +1 570-748-8970(Lock Haven Hospital Diagnostic)

Events

  • Big Spring Festival & Tastes Of Bellefonte – May 13t
  • Bellefonte Historic Cruise - June 16th & 17th
  • nnual Fall Festival and Halloween Parade - October 14th Fall Foliage Train Rides

Tourist Attractions

  • Tallyrand Park
  • Andrew Gregg Curtin Statue
  • Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County

Theatre & Concerts

  • State College - UEC Theatres 12
  • State College - College 9

Visit Top Restaurants in Bellefonte

  • Mamma Lucrezia's
  • The Governors' Pub & Restaurant
  • Hofbrau

Top Shopping Centers in Bellefonte

  • Plaza Centre
  • Victorian House Antiques
  • Formalities By Tracina Fisher

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County
  • William Tressler, Esq., F. Potts Green House
  • Miles-Humes House, Centre County Library & Historical Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Italian Cuisine, Mamma Lucrezia's
  • Pub, The Governors' Pub & Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Anytime Fitness
  • Outdoor Sportsmen's Club
  • Planet Fitness

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Restaurants:

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 14.00 $

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)- 7.00 $

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) - 5.00 $

  • Transportation:

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 1.90 $

Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 27.00 $

Information about Kabul

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Bagrami,
  • Gardan Diwal,
  • Ghazni

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Hamid Karzai International Airport -  Previously named Kabul International Airport and locally known as Khwaja Rawash Airport is now called Hamid Karzai Airport. Although it continues to be officially known by some airlines as Kabul International Airport. It is located 5 Km away from the city center of Kabul and is the nation’s main international airport.
  • Mazar-i-Sharif international Airport is a 15 minutes drive by taxi to the center of the city.
  • Kandahar International Airport serves the southern part of the country and is the nations 2nd main airport
  • Herat International Airport is the nation’s 3rd largest commercial airport located close to Guzara district of the Heart Province.
  • In total there are 48 airports in Afganistan.
  • Road and transport are limited. People use bus as the main means of transport and even trucks and lorries.
  • Bus: Mercedes-Benz coach buses

Airport

Airport:  Kabul International Airport

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 8 minutes, 29 seconds

Languages: Dari

Customs and Tipping

Islam is practiced majorly and its obligatory for Muslims to pray 5 times a day, Friday being the holy day and during the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. Foreigners are exempt from fasting however eating, drinking, smoking and chewing gum in public is prohibited.

Women and men will never shake hands let alone speak directly. Ladies should avoid looking into men’s eyes and walk down the street to maintain their reputation. Women should also dress appropriately to avoid unwanted attention, head scarfs are advisable to be worn.

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: no tipping 
  • Housekeeper: no tipping 
  • Concierge: Between no tipping 

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% – 15 % of the Bill.
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