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Penn State University

State College, PA 16802
814-865-5471
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Type: Educational Sites
Activities: Walking
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Parsippany, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Beautiful campus and cool downtown for students and parents. My husband and I walked around campus and stopped at a bar or two. Nice restaurant options. What I was most struck by was the friendliness of the people we encountered in the stores. Happy Valley!

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Hicksville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The campus was amazing - Town also terrific. Parking around town a little tough - This town needs more restaurants that have Gluten Free Menus. A bit behind the times.

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Fallston, MD
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

loved walking around campus looking at the buildings and flowers. there is lots to see, like the Nittany Lion statute.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Was skeptical about this being such a large school for daughter but the education has been priceless. Wonderful support for alumns.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While travelling through PA we made plans to see Penn State Univ as a college option. It is a beautiful campus that is well cared for. In some areas there are signs to give you the history of a building or monument. The campus seems very safe and people were friendly. It is a nice walking campus with a nice... More

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Bel Air, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's all about the creamery. Stopped in once each day to enjoy the best cone anywhere and enjoy campus atmosphere!

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New York City, New York
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243 reviews 243 reviews
62 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Dropped my son off at law school. The school was jaw droopingly beautiful. The only thing to remember is that State College is it's own town- has it's own zip code....not much there except Penn State!!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I've been to Penn State's campus many times over the years and always find it interesting and inspiring. Not only is it fun to see the buildings on campus including the gigantic football stadium and Old Main, but there's a lot to do -- the art museum, the book store and union building, photos with the lion statue, and definitely... More

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Dresher, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews 83 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Was here for graduation festivities this weekend. This was our first visit here, and we were floored. I was totally impressed with the campus. Very attractive landscaping and layout. Well run graduation ceremony and smooth sailing for the most part with getting around. Can't wait to return!

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Huber Heights
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Two floors of PSU sports history with many visuals and interactive displays. Great for a fan or alum. Donation requested but not required. Located under the south stands of Beaver Stadium, a destination on its own.

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