Meetings   |  Sports   |  Group Tours   |  Weddings   |  Blog   |   Plan Your Trip Request Info
  | Request Info
Food
Food

Eat

Hotel
Hotel

Sleep

bicycle
bicycle

Play

maple fest
maple fest

Events

Penn State Football
Penn State Football

PSU

FEATURED BLOGS

Top Places to Meet in State College, Pennsylvania

From award-winning hotels and conference centers to the largest adventure-based team-building course on the East Coast, State College, Pennsylvania, is ready to host your group at a destination that is affordable and filled with great hospitality. As home to Penn State University, State College combines state-of-the-art facilities and accommodations with close proximity to nightlife and…


Continue Reading >


Top Places to Meet in State College, Pennsylvania

Digitally Disconnect in Centre County

Image: The Arboretum at Penn State In our high-tech, social media-crazed society, it’s getting increasingly easy to look back on a single day and tally up the rare moments when your phone was not in your hands or just out of reach. Can you even remember the last time you turned it off entirely for…


Continue Reading >


Digitally Disconnect in Centre County

5 Reasons State College is a World-Class Destination for Cyclists

Central Pennsylvania’s State College—also fondly known as Happy Valley—is best known as home to Penn State University. But beyond the Nittany Lions, Happy Valley is a world-class hub for cyclists, home to everything from wooded singletrack to smooth road rides. Cycling has also been enthusiastically embraced in State College and the surrounding Centre Region of…


Continue Reading >


5 Reasons State College is a World-Class Destination for Cyclists

The 5 Best Trail and Ale Pairings Near State College

Nestled in what is practically the geographic center of Pennsylvania, you’ll find a region that abounds in outdoor recreation, education and employment opportunities as well as the arts, entertainment and some of the country’s best local eats and drinks. The engine that drives this region is the Pennsylvania State University. Located in downtown State College…


Continue Reading >


The 5 Best Trail and Ale Pairings Near State College

8 Must-Visit State Parks in Pennsylvania’s Centre County (and What to Do in Each)

When it comes to outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania, there’s no better place than Centre County. State College, which is also known as Happy Valley is a community nestled against the Appalachian Mountains and home to Penn State University, picturesque landscapes, and abundant state parks. From paddling crystal-clear lakes to summiting mountain peaks, there are endless ways…


Continue Reading >


8 Must-Visit State Parks in Pennsylvania’s Centre County (and What to Do in Each)

The 8 Best Hikes Near State College, PA

Situated in Central Pennsylvania between the big cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, State College is a charming college town that’s a world unto itself. It’s nestled against the Appalachian Mountains in an area known as Happy Valley, and is home to Penn State University, more than 42,000 students, and outdoor adventures galore. Stories differ on…


Continue Reading >


The 8 Best Hikes Near State College, PA

An Angler’s Guide to State College: The Best Places to Fish in Centre County

Central Pennsylvania’s State College is a truly happy place for avid anglers. It’s recognized as one of the Keystone State’s best trout fishing destinations with more than 216 miles of trout fishing waters. But trout is not all you can catch in the areas waterways, perch, catfish, and bass are also abundant. Whether you fly fish…


Continue Reading >


An Angler’s Guide to State College: The Best Places to Fish in Centre County

Locals Weigh in on Their Favorite Outdoor Things to Do Near State College

State College, Pennsylvania, may be best known as a college town, but that’s not the only reason that people decide to spend time there. Located in central Pennsylvania and surrounded by protected forest, State College is filled with outdoor experiences to enjoy that have nothing to do with a football field. Locals have long known…


Continue Reading >


Locals Weigh in on Their Favorite Outdoor Things to Do Near State College

The Insider’s Guide to Mountain Biking in Rothrock State Forest

Emblematic of the ruggedly spectacular Ridge and Valley region of the Appalachian Mountains, central Pennsylvania’s 96,250 acre Rothrock State Forest treats adventure lovers to a medley of panoramic ridgelines, rhododendron-sprinkled valleys, spruce-fringed wetlands, and vast swaths of mixed-oak forest. Located just outside the town of State College, the massive state forest is also emblazoned with…


Continue Reading >


The Insider’s Guide to Mountain Biking in Rothrock State Forest

Nightlife: State College After Dark

  State College is a playground for a variety of tastes and lifestyles. Whether you like outdoor activities, retail therapy or intellectual pursuits, this area is ripe with opportunities each and every day. But nighttime is the right time to experience a whole other side of State College – and we don’t just mean the…


Continue Reading >


Nightlife: State College After Dark

How to Spend 48 Hours in State College

Ah, State College. For many visitors, coming here is a pilgrimage back to ye olde college stomping grounds. But others travel to Central Pennsylvania on business or for reasons unrelated to tailgates or graduation; they never drank the Nittany Lion Kool-Aid and are not sure what all the blue-and-white hype is about, or where to…


Continue Reading >


How to Spend 48 Hours in State College

How to Spend 24 Hours in Penns Valley

The History of Penns Valley State College may be the heart of Centre County, but the rolling farmlands, meandering creeks and quiet beauty of the surrounding valleys is part of what makes this area such a great place to live and visit. And it doesn’t get prettier than Penns Valley. Gen. James Potter, a farmer,…


Continue Reading >


How to Spend 24 Hours in Penns Valley