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Top Ten Things To Do In State College

The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center is located in State College, Pennsylvania, near Pennsylvania State University. Here are the top ten things to do around the hotel:
  • Visit the Pennsylvania State University campus: Take a walking tour of the beautiful and historic campus, which includes iconic sites such as Old Main, the Nittany Lion Shrine, and the HUB-Robeson Center.
  • Explore the Palmer Museum of Art: This on-campus museum features a diverse collection of American and European art, as well as temporary exhibitions.
  • Attend a sports event at Beaver Stadium: f you're visiting during the football season, catch a Penn State Nittany Lions game at one of the largest college football stadiums in the country.
  • The Arboretum at Penn State: Take a leisurely stroll through this beautiful 370-acre garden, which features a variety of plant collections, a children's garden, and a pollinator and bird garden.
  • Downtown State College: Browse the shops, boutiques, and restaurants in the downtown area, and don't miss the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, held each July.
  • Hike Mount Nittany: Enjoy a challenging hike up Mount Nittany, which offers stunning views of State College and the surrounding area.
  • Tour the Penn State Creamery: Sample delicious ice cream and learn about the creamery's history at the largest university creamery in the United States.
  • Visit the Penn State All-Sports Museum: Celebrate the history and accomplishments of Penn State's athletic programs at this on-campus museum.
  • Rothrock State Forest: Just a short drive from the hotel, this 96,975-acre forest offers hiking, mountain biking, and birdwatching opportunities.
  • Attend a performance at Eisenhower Auditorium: Catch a show or concert at this on-campus venue, which hosts a variety of performances, including Broadway shows, music concerts, and dance performances.

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