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Penn State University

State College, PA 16802
814-865-5471
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Activities: Walking
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Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

When we went for a visit, my daughter had no intention of going there since it is such a huge college. However, after meeting with several professors, she fell in love with how much the university had to offer her! We actually returned 4 days later to meet with the honors college and the Blue Band. Everyone has been so... More

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Warren, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Numerous venders. Band playing where you could sit on lawn and just relax.everyone at festival was friendly.

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Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We have lived in Florida for over 40 years but every time we return home to Pennsylvania we always make PSU a stop on our trip. Summertime on the campus is a great time to visit with less crowds and all the trees and flowers are in bloom. Make sure you visit the creamery for some fresh homemade ice cream.... More

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Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Best walkable downtown of any college I've been to. Neat, clean, safe town with a variety of activities; college activities, farmers market every week in the downtown area, and lots of food choices.

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Top Contributor
658 reviews 658 reviews
355 attraction reviews
372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It presents like your usual full of life and filled with youth campus and gives very good impression. The best it is to take a self-guided tour of the campus.

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NYC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The campus is traditional with beautiful buildings and landscaping. They are always building and making improvements. Great town.

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Wayne
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My son wanted a rah rah school to go to. This is a great fit for him. There is always something to do as well as get a good education. i love visiting over the course of the semester.

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poland oh
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Amazing campus although keeps expanding and adding new facilities ... not loosing small town feel. The new ice area is fabulous ... also new Catholic Faith Center just wow on both. Lots and lots of construction on campus and in town hope done soon.

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Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There is a ton of construction going on right now, but the campus is a gorgeous place to walk around and view.

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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Penn State has many places to see. There is lion shrine, the Creamery, Beaver Stadium, the new ice arena, the list goes on and on.

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