Penn State &
Explore the stunning gardens that are great to walk through. Be sure to find the water shed map.
The Children's Garden is charming for kids
A tour of Beaver Stadium that includes the home locker rooms, tunnel, the field and more ($15 adults, $10 students & seniors)
*requires 3 week advance purchase
A little gem on campus with a sculpture garden and changing exhibits in addition to the permanent collection.
Admission is free.
Take a guided Segway tour through PSU campus and parts of State College (call for pricing)
*requires advance purchase
Walk around downtown State College and enjoy the college town vibe. Favorite local shops include: Appalachian Outdoor, Kitchen Kaboodle, Growing Tree Toys
Favorite Coffe Shops
The Cheese Shop (The beans are roasted in house and the locals know you can grab a cup of coffee and leave the cash on the counter)
Friday 11:30 - 5:30 on Locust Lane or Saturday on Allen St. 10:00 - 2:00
Just 30 minutes outside State College this state park is the perfect way to cool off. All you need is a picnic and a towel, and you can spend the day sitting on the beach, swimming, or adventuring out on a boat
The park is free but bring cash for boat rentals
A larger state park just 30 minutes away with similar attractions in addition to multiple hiking trails and paths.
You can rent motor boats, canoes, bikes and more.
Bike around campus or down various bike trails through State College.
If you're into things like go-karts, mini golf, and batting cages make sure to swing by Tussey Mountain.
Outdoor seating and delicious margaritas.
Local brewery with a wide range of beer selections
This bar boasts are over 200 different types of whiskey
Friday night is rock n' roll night at Pickles. Featuring $2 Miller Lite & Bud Drafts