Cheer on the Nittany Lions at Nearby Beaver Stadium
From the shop-filled streets of downtown State College to the slopes atop Tussey Mountain, the State College area provides a variety of things to do near the Country Inn & Suites. Head to Penn State, less than a mile from the hotel, to take a campus tour or cheer on the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Families enjoy exploring the outdoors at Penn's Cave, which features the thrilling Miner's Maze, and at Bald Eagle State Park, where you can swim in the lake or venture along the hiking trails. When it’s time to go home, head to the SCE airport, less than six miles away, on our hotel’s complimentary shuttle. Education and Museums:
- Penn State (0.7 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
- Discovery Space (3.7 miles)
Kids are encouraged to play, explore and experiment at this science center filled with more than 45 interactive exhibits.
Phone: +1 (814) 234-0200
- Pennsylvania Military Museum (3.7 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
- Tussey Mountain (5.9 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, fishing and outdoor movies during warmer seasons.
Phone: +1 (814) 466-6266
- Historic Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park (15.9 miles)
View stalactites and stalagmites up close 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
- Bald Eagle State Park (25.4 miles)
Escape to the woods at this beautiful 5,900-acre park, which features 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 like cross-country skiing, sledding and ice-skating.
Phone: +1 (814) 625-2775
- Beaver Stadium (1.5 miles)
Show up early for tailgating before the Penn State Nittany Lions hit the field at Beaver Stadium. Boasting more than 100,000 seats, this expansive facility is the second-largest stadium in the western hemisphere.
Phone: +1 (814) 863-1000
- Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (1.7 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 less than six miles away. Take advantage of complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport to ensure travel is a breeze.