Live Happy

It’s not hard to find your work-life balance in Happy Valley

Both Penn State and Happy Valley have long been favorites on “best of” lists, both in terms of business and livability. That’s because Happy Valley has found the secret –  it can be a top Industry 4.0 town and a great place to adventure outside, eat amazing food and see world class entertainment. 

Happy Valley nationally ranked as top place to live and launch

It’s not the setting for a fairytale, but Happy Valley is producing beautiful beginnings and happily-ever-afters for more than Penn State’s 40,000-plus students. Young professionals, entrepreneurs, growing companies and more are finding central Pennsylvania is the ideal place growing their careers, innovations and businesses.

Why Happy Valley? Industry leaders weigh in

Actuated Medical CEO, co-founder and owner Maureen L. Mulvihill: “The people that work in central Pennsylvania are working individuals; they love coming to work and they love where they live. When you’re happy at home and you’re happy at work, life is good.”

Best Town in Pennsylvania, Niche, 2018

Top 15 Best U.S. Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live and Launch, Entrepreneur Magazine, 2016

No. 5 Best Summer Festivals, Livability, 2013

No. 7, The Best Places for Business and Careers, Forbes, 2018

Top Adventure Town, National Geographic, 2011