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Penn State University

State College, PA 16802
814-865-5471
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Activities: Walking
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Activities: Walking
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Gans
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Love penn state and State College, beautiful town, nice shopping district , lovely campus. Unlimited things to do.

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danmc1
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great visiting. Interesting to see the old landmarks and the new buildings. Creamery was terrific and was able to bring a few 1/2 gallons home!

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Columbia, Maryland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a large lovely campus. It's nestled in a beautiful town in central PA. Expect the temperature to get quite cold in the winter. Don't forget to visit the Nittany Lion Statue, the arboretum, the art museum and the very popular creamery.

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very clean, wholesome atmosphere. Campus is beautiful with its architecture, landscaping, etc. My son attends PSU and thoroughly enjoys it! There is so much to see and do, people are super-friendly, and I never worry about his safety while there.

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Scarsdale
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Lovely grounds, quaint downtown area and delicious ice cream at the famous Penn State Creamery.If you can get tickets and a room definitly go to a game at Beaver Stadium. It's an experience you will never forget. We are......... Penn State!

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Certainly if in State College worth some time to roam around campus. Pretty typical for school this size. Spacious and pretty. In the fall got to see the leaves changing. The locals were very welcoming and polite.

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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For me this is the absolute best campus with the strongest alumni base in the country. Visit in any season & you will find something special to take away as a fond memory. Summer is incredible & loads of fun during the Arts Festival; Football season - nothing more needs to be added; winter- be sure to have a warm... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We took a stroll around campus on a Sunday and loved it - very beautiful. You must stop at the Berkey Creamery for ice cream!

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Hilliard, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Trip to Penn state was a good one . however even with the great fans we ran into, and the great weather. The only thing we did not like, was the three hour wait to get out of our parking spot. We had a fun time, and would like to thank everyone

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Central PA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My family started it's experience with this school in 1919. Four generations later, We've seen many changes, some good and some bad. The bad, they seem to have lost their way in teaching the classics, and unfortunately the school is now best known for watching students throw a ball. The good, the Science, Art, and Music programs are world class,... More 

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