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 endless entertainment near the Country Inn & Suites. Head to Penn State University, only 1.6 miles away, to cheer on the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Families enjoy exploring the outdoors at Penn's Cave, featuring the thrilling Miner's Maze, and at Bald Eagle State Park, where you can swim in the lake or wander the hiking trails. Sports fans appreciate a variety of events to keep them on their toes, from NCAA tournaments and ice hockey games to college baseball at Medlar Field.Education and Museums
- Discovery Space (3.6 miles)
Kids are encouraged to play, explore and experiment at this science center filled with interactive exhibits.
Phone: +1 (814) 234-0200
- Penn State (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 U.S. Grab some ice cream from Berkey Creamery before touring the arboretum, the art galleries or one of the six museums.
Phone: +1 (814) 865-4700
- Pennsylvania Military Museum (4 miles)
Learn about the role Pennsylvania citizens have played in conflicts including the Spanish-American War, WWII and the Vietnam War. This museum showcases everything from original documents to full-size tanks.
Phone: +1 (814) 466-6263
- 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 1,700-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
- Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park (15 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
- Tussey Mountain (6 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
- Beaver Stadium (1.7 miles)
Show up early for tailgating before the Nittany Lions, a Big Ten Conference team, hit the field at Beaver Stadium. With more than 100,000 seats, this facility on the Penn State campus is one of the largest in the world.
Phone: +1 (814) 863-1000
- Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (1.6 miles)
Join baseball fans to cheer on the State College Spikes at this nearby ballpark.
Phone: +1 (814) 272-1711
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.