Fall in Love with Autumn at Penn State

As the crisp autumn air begins to nip at our noses and the once-green leaves transform into a riot of reds, oranges, and yellows, there’s no place quite like Penn State to experience the beauty of the season. Staying at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center offers an unparalleled opportunity to dive deep into the heart of Penn State’s autumnal charm. Here’s why visiting Penn State during the fall, and making The Penn Stater your home away from home, is an absolute must.

  • A Prime Location Amidst Penn State’s Fall Foliage Nestled in the heart of the Penn State campus, The Penn Stater offers a front-row seat to nature’s grand spectacle. Step outside and you’re just moments away from iconic spots like Old Main and the HUB Lawn, blanketed in hues of gold and auburn.
  • Home Football Games Experience the fervor and excitement of Penn State Football in the fall. When game day arrives, there’s an electrifying energy in the air. From tailgating to roaring with the crowd at Beaver Stadium, it’s an experience you won’t forget. And staying with us ensures you’re right in the heart of the action.
  • Nearby Autumn Activities Beyond the campus, the broader State College area comes alive in the fall. Navigate a corn maze, go pumpkin picking, or simply enjoy a scenic drive through the breathtaking Pennsylvania countryside. And when the day winds down, return to the cozy comforts of The Penn Stater.
  • Seasonal Delights at Our In-House Restaurants Indulge in fall flavors at our very own eateries. Whether it's a pumpkin-spiced treat or a hearty autumn-inspired dish, our culinary team crafts seasonal delights that'll tantalize your taste buds. At Legends and The Gardens
  • Perfect Base for Penn State Events Fall at Penn State isn't just about the changing leaves. It’s a season of art fairs, music festivals, alumni gatherings, and academic events. Stay with us and you'll be conveniently located to attend these events, making the most of what Penn State has to offer.

Wrap Up Your Autumn Adventure with The Penn Stater

When you think of Penn State in the fall, think of the warm, welcoming embrace of The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. We invite you to immerse yourself in the golden glow of autumn with us, where every moment is memorable.

Book your fall getaway now and become part of the Penn State autumn tradition.

The Magic of Autumn at Penn State

There’s a certain magic that envelopes Penn State as summer transitions into fall. The campus, already buzzing with the return of students, takes on a serene, almost poetic atmosphere. Shadows lengthen, and the walks by the picturesque duck pond become moments of reflection. The glow from lampposts seems warmer, illuminating pathways strewn with leaves.

The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center enhances this autumnal experience for its guests. Its architecture complements the beauty of the season, with vast windows offering panoramic views of the changing landscapes. Here, every sunset is a painting and every dawn, a fresh canvas.

Moreover, the hotel ensures that guests are deeply connected to the seasonal festivities. Halloween, for instance, is a special time. Nearby, orchards host haunted hayrides and cider tastings. Local artisans showcase their crafts, from hand-knitted scarves to intricately carved jack-o’-lanterns. And The Penn Stater often arranges special events, ensuring guests have an authentic State College Halloween experience.

Thanksgiving, another hallmark of the season, is met with equal enthusiasm. The hotel’s dining areas come alive with the aromas of roasted turkeys, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pies. Traditional dishes, prepared with a modern twist, promise a gastronomic delight, making it a sought-after destination for both locals and visitors during the holiday.

And as you stroll around the hotel’s vicinity, don’t be surprised to stumble upon impromptu student performances. Penn State’s talented student body often serenades visitors with autumn-themed songs, dances, and plays during this season, adding to the overall festive spirit.

In essence, staying at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center during autumn is not just about comfortable rooms and top-notch facilities. It’s about being part of a vibrant, dynamic community that celebrates the beauty and traditions of the fall season.

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