Lamar is located some 150 miles (241 kilometers) from Washington, the country's capital, and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Harrisburg - Hershey.
When it comes to getting the best out of your holiday, remember that Lamar is merely just the start; Central Pennsylvania is dotted with natural sights, cities and towns. Milroy, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Boalsburg, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Lamar are also worth visiting should you have the time.
State College is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Lamar. This regional center offers a diverse range of things to do and see, including Nittany Mall, Bryce Jordan Center and Penn State Ice Pavilion. Beaver Stadium and Pennsylvania State University are good places to visit.
Journey back in time while you are visiting this area. Discover one of the traditional villages for which this place is known.
If you are looking for something a little different from seeing the sights, why not check out a local watersport? Rafting and canoeing are both well-established in the area.
The closest major airport, University Park Airport, is located in State College, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest of Lamar, which is handy to remember when planning your vacation.