Washington, the national capital, is located 180 miles (290 kilometers) southeast of DuBois, while Pittsburgh is 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the southwest.
DuBois offers a selection of nice places to visit. The Dubois Area Historical Society and the Sandy Township Recreational Park are two of the best.
Try not to limit yourself to DuBois, because this region features a treasure trove scenic and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. You may also wish to check out Ridgway, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and St. Marys 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest.
State College, is another interesting place to visit. It is approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from DuBois and offers a great selection of visitor attractions, for example Beaver Stadium, Nittany Mall and Bryce Jordan Center. State College has a lot to offer visitors happy to linger. Penn State Ice Pavilion and Pennsylvania State University are just a couple of the other sights not to miss.
If you are looking for indoor activities, you can't do better than Central Pennsylvania's art museums. These are good places to learn a little about the region's rich cultural tapestry and perhaps find a special memento.
There can be times when one of the most effective ways to see a place is by hiring local guides. This region has some interesting winery tours.
The handiest major airport, Bradford Regional Airport, is located in Bradford, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north of DuBois, which is handy to remember when planning your vacation.