The Central Pennsylvania Ragtime & American Music Festival is located in the historic twin boroughs of Orbisonia & Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania, home of the East Broad Top Railroad. Below is a listing of recommended hotels/bed & breakfasts/restaurants, and other places of interest nearby. There are also a number of AirBnB locations within a reasonable drive to Rockhill/Orbisonia. Please search AirB&B directly for a list of local places for weekend rental.


Hotel/Motels Nearby:

Comfort Inn (30 minutes away)
100 S. 4th Street, Huntington, PA.
Phone: 814-693-5075

Mill Stone Manor (30 minutes away)

11979 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon, PA

Phone: (814) 643-0108

Fairfield Inn & Suites (30 minutes away)

9970 Shaner Blvd, Huntington, PA

Phone: 814-643-3672

Gage Mansion Bed & Breakfast (30 minutes away)

317 Penn St, Huntingdon, PA 16652

Phone: (814) 599-2803

Huntingdon Motor Inn (30 minutes away)

6920 Motor Inn Dr, Huntingdon, PA

Phone: (814) 643-1133

Downes Motel No. 2 (30 minutes away)

29195 Great Cove Rd, Fort Littleton, PA 17223

Phone: (717) 987-3116

Airydale Retreat (Luxury Campsites/Camping) (30 minutes away)

10272 Big Valley Pike, Mill Creek, PA

Book via website

Burnt Cabins Grist Mill & Campground (20 minutes away)

582 Grist Mill Road, Burnt Cabins, PA 17215

Phone: (717) 987-3244

Recommended Food/Eateries

In Rockhill/Orbisonia

Jenkies Joint - 368 Pine St, Orbisonia, PA


Jenkies Joint @ The Depot - 421 Meadow St, Rockhill, PA

Sandwiches/wraps/coffee/drinks inside the Orbisonia train depot. 

Pizza Star - 509 Ridgely Street, Orbisonia, PA

Pizzas/subs/salads, all with an Italian theme.

Subway - 18851 Sandy Ridge Station, Orbisonia, PA
Located inside the Sandy Ridge Market, Subs and Sandwiches

A&W - 18844 Sandy Ridge Station, Orbisonia, PA

Fast Food Burgers/Hot dogs/Chicken meals with both sit down and drive thru options.

The Little Ice Creamer - 540 US-522, Orbisonia, PA

Ice cream, burgers, subs, and finger foods. Take out only, a small outdoor dining area is present.

Hidd'n Valley Restaurant - 17060 Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, PA
Small family owned diner that specializes in home style cooking. Offers a wide range of sandwiches/sides as well as full course meal options.

In Mt. Union, PA (15 minutes away)

Checker's Bar & Grill - 323 N Jefferson St, Mt Union, PA

Highly recommended! Family restaurant with a large selection of meal options.

Bello's Diner - 116 N Division St, Mt Union, PA

Family restaurant and bar with a variety of meal options

Dairy Queen - 224 US-22, Mt Union, PA

Soft-serve ice cream & signature shakes top the menu at this classic burger & fries fast-food chain.

McDonalds - 121 E Shirley St, Mt Union, PA

Classic fast food restaurant with both drive thru and sit down options.

In Three Springs, PA (15 minutes away)

Spring Creek Diner - 8781 Hudson St, Three Springs, PA

Traditional diner fare

In Huntingdon, PA (30 minutes away)

Standing Stone Coffee - 1229 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, PA

Coffee shop featuring breakfast and lunch options

Woody's BBQ - 7620 Lake Raystown Shopping Center, Huntingdon, PA

Barbecue restaurant with a variety of American fare. 

Boxer's Cafe - 410 Penn Street, Huntingdon, PA

Great beer joint with a friendly atmosphere and a decent selection of sandwiches and burgers

Mimi's Restaurant and Martini Bar - 312 Penn Street, Huntingdon

Huntingdon's only fine-dining establishment.

Other Area Attractions

Swigart Museum - 12031 William Penn Hwy, Huntingdon, PA
America's Oldest Antique Automobile Museum

Phone: (814) 643-0885

Friends of the East Broad Top Museum - 550 Main Street, Robertsdale, PA (Open Sat Sept 25 Only!)

Learn more about the history of the East Broad Top Railroad and the mining communities on Broad Top Mountain!

Phone: (814) 635-2388

Broad Top Area Coal Miner's Museum - 105 Church Street, Robertsdale, PA

Learn about the mining communities on Broad Top Mountain, which the East Broad Top Railroad served!

Phone: (814) 907-1788

Huntingdon County Fair Farm Museum - 10455 Fairgrounds Access Road, Huntingdon, PA

Museum of farm and home memorabilia/antiques!

Phone: (814) 643-9740

The Baker Mansion - 3419 Oak Lane, Altoona, PA

Historic Mansion and museum

Phone: (814) 942-3916

The Palmer Museum Of Art - Penn State University, Curtin Road, University Park, PA

Art museum at Penn State.

Phone: (814) 865-7673

Lincoln Caverns - 7703 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon, PA

Tours of a beautiful natural cavern!

Phone: (814) 643-0268