Remote working in the "Welcome Mat" to the region

In the I-80 Frontier Landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds

Considered to be the "Welcome Mat" to the PA Wilds, the I-80 Frontier landscape spans the southern width of the region and is home to historic Bellefonte. Steeped in rich history, incredible architecture, small town charm, and big city amenities, the community is a bustling home to entrepreneurs and remote workers.

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Bellefonte has a tight-knit and bustling downtown community, filled with shops, restaurants, and more.

Outdoor Rec

Cast a line in a world-class trout fishing stream that runs right through the downtown; or check out many hiking, biking, and other opportunities just a short drive away.


Craft ciders? Check. Locally distilled spirits? Check. Breweries? Check. You won't run out of things to do after-hours in Bellefonte.


No slow wifi speeds here. Whether you're taking advantage of downtown coworking options or just working from your accommodations, you'll have the tech you need to get the job done.

Outdoor Recreation

Hiking and Biking Trails

Water recreation (kayaking, tubing, etc.)



Bird watching

… and much, much more!


Remote workers in Bellefonte can expect to find amenities like:

Coworking spaces
(indoor and outdoor)

Coffee shops



Craft Beverages


Must-see attractions


Farmers Markets

Community Events

Live Music


Arts & Culture

Live, visit, and work remotely in Bellefonte

Downtown Bellefonte Inc. serves as the Community Lead Organization in partnership with the PA Wilds Center to continue the availability of remote work amenities for those considering relocation to the area.

SpringBoard, Bellefonte’s coworking space and small business innovation center for the community, is a highlight-amenity for these visitors. Read more about how the Wilds Are Working: Remote Lifestyle Experience jumpstarted a transformation of the space.


Is Bellefonte a Host Community for 2024 Wilds Are Working participants?

Bellefonte was a Wilds Are Working Host Community in 2022! Although the 2024 program does not include Bellefonte as a designated Host Community, resources for those looking to relocate to Bellefonte are still available.

Can I try out coworking in Bellefonte?

SpringBoard, Bellefonte's downtown coworking space and business innovation center, offers day passes for those traveling through the area or who just want to try out the coworking experience. 

Is high-speed internet available?

High-speed internet is available in Bellefonte. All visitor accommodations offer internet, as well as coworking spaces and some businesses. In downtown Bellefonte, Comcast customers are able to access Xfinity hotspots throughout town.

Will I have cell phone service?

To make sure your service provider has available coverage, please consult this map.

Is Bellefonte walkable?

Very much so! Most visitor accommodations can be found within walking distance to the downtown and all of its amenities. 

Is public transportation available?

Yes, CATA bus services the Bellefonte area. Uber and Lyft are also available locally.

Is parking available?

Parking is available in downtown Bellefonte. Learn more from the Borough of Bellefonte.

What accommodations are available?

There are a variety of accommodations selected, including suites at the Historic Gamble Mill, Our Fair Lady Bed and Breakfast, Bellefonte Bed and Breakfast, The Queen Bed and Breakfast and many more. All accommodations are within walking distance of town.

Applications for the Wilds Are Working: Remote Lifestyle Experience in Bellefonte in July 2022 are closed. Find up-to-date information on the program at