Wellsboro Travel Guide
Welcome to Wellsboro, PA!
Established in 1806, the historic town of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, is located 52 mi (83 km) northwest of Williamsport and 180 mi (289 km) southeast of Erie. The town is the home of the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, a natural gorge that spans approximately 160,000 acres (64,750 ha) and has a maximum depth of 1450 ft (442 m). Visitors who stay in Wellsboro can experience a variety of activities and attractions, including a walking tour of historic Wellsboro, Animaland Zoological Park, which covers 12 acres (5 ha) and houses more than 200 animals, and the unique statue Wynken, Blynken and Nod that depicts the characters of a 19th-century children—s poem. Additionally, many festivals take place in Wellsboro for travelers to partake, from the Endless Mountain Music Festival, which takes place in the canyon and features an assortment of musicians, to the Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival.
The Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center houses and preserves more than 300 Gmeiner paintings.
Hotels & Motels
The Woods is a bed and breakfast in a natural setting that features 11 rooms, each with private baths and some with fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs.
This tour takes visitors through the town of Wellsboro and describes the historical homes and bulidings.