Join the Nittany Lions for an Exciting Getaway
From the shop-filled streets of downtown State College to the slopes atop Tussey Mountain, the State College area provides you endless entertainment and the Country Inn & Suites is near it all. Head to Penn State University, only 1.6 miles away, to cheer on the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium, see the latest exhibit at Palmer Museum of Art, attend an exciting event
and tour this impressive campus. Families enjoy exploring the outdoors at Penn's Cave, featuring the thrilling Miner's Maze, and Bald Eagle State Park, where you can swim in the lake or wander the hiking trails. Sports fans enjoy a variety of events to keep them on their toes, from NCAA tournaments and ice hockey games to Penn State and State College Spikes baseball at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.Make sure these attractions are on your itinerary:
- Bald Eagle State Park (20 miles)
Escape to the woods at this beautiful 5,900-acre park, featuring hiking trails, a sandy beach, and a 1700-acre lake perfect for boating, swimming and fishing. The park is open year-round, with winter activities that include cross-country skiing, sledding and ice skating.
Phone: +1 (814) 625-2775
- Beaver Stadium (1.7 miles)
Head early for tailgating before the Nittany Lions, a Big Ten Conference team, hits the field at Beaver Stadium on the Penn State campus. With more than 100,000 seats, this facility is one of the largest in the world.
Phone: +1 (814) 863-1000
- Penn State University (1.6 miles)
Tour the main campus of Pennsylvania State University, a premier public research university with more than 160 majors and one of the highest enrollments in the US. Grab some ice cream from Berkey Creamery before touring the arboretum, art galleries or one of the six museums.
Phone: +1 (814) 865-4700
- Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park (13 miles)
See glittering stalactites as you take a boat tour through these mysterious caverns. You can also pan for gemstones or try to find your way out of the Miner’s Maze.
Phone: +1 (814) 364-1664
- Pennsylvania Military Museum (3 miles)
Learn about the role Pennsylvania citizens have played in conflicts including the Spanish-American War, WWII and the Vietnam War. This museum includes everything from original documents to full-size tanks.
Phone: +1 (814) 466-6263
- Tussey Mountain (5 miles)
Nothing beats a day at the slopes during winter or an outdoor movie on a summer night. Open year-round, Tussey Mountain features seasonal attractions such as skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing during colder months and go-karts, mini golf and fishing during warmer seasons.
Phone: +1 (814) 466-6266
For easy transportation in and out of State College, guests can fly with University Park Airport (SCE), located just six miles away. We offer hotel guests convenient, complimentary shuttle service
to and from the airport.