Bedford, in Central Pennsylvania, is a city of about 3,000 inhabitants.
The city is located approximately 85 miles (137 kilometers) from the state capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg and about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from Gettysburg.
Speed freaks and motor heads will love the thrills, spills and high-octane action at the Bedford Speedway, the number one raceway in Bedford. Time your visit with a race day and enjoy all the tyre-squealing action as as the local heroes of motorsport race to be first past the chequered flag.
Broaden your horizons in Bedford when you visit the Fort Bedford Museum. Admire the building and grounds, view the exhibits, then ask around to uncover some of the more eclectic museums in the area.
The natural havens surrounding Bedford allow visitors to see the birds, trees and plants that flourish in the area. Head out to Shawnee State Park and appreciate being out in nature and away from the urban streets.
One of the most entertaining places to take the family in the Bedford region is Old Bedford Village. Laugh, learn and become intrigued at this much-loved destinations for children and parents.