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State College
State College, as can be imagined from its name, is a college town, the home to the main campus of Penn State, one of the ten largest public universities in the United States. Downtown State College is home to hundreds of businesses that serve the university's students and professors, from boutique shops, to coffee houses, to theaters for the performing arts. The city is also home to the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, which brings 125,000 visitors to the downtown area each year.

All things to do » Things to do

Penn State University
Penn State University
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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The Arboretum at Penn State
The Arboretum at Penn State
Attraction type: Gardens
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Pegula Ice Arena
Pegula Ice Arena
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Palmer Museum of Art
Palmer Museum of Art
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Mount Nittany
Mount Nittany
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Berkey Creamery
Berkey Creamery
Ranked #1 of 212 Restaurants in State College
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Callao Cafe and Market
Callao Cafe and Market
Ranked #2 of 212 Restaurants in State College
Price: $7 - $11
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, Creperie, Sandwiches
Dining options: Takeout, Street Food
Waffle Shop The
Waffle Shop The
Ranked #3 of 212 Restaurants in State College
Waffle Shop
Waffle Shop
Ranked #4 of 212 Restaurants in State College
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Spats Cafe & Speakeasy
Spats Cafe & Speakeasy
Ranked #5 of 212 Restaurants in State College
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nittany Budget Motel
Nittany Budget Motel
$52 - $69
Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in State College
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Quality Inn
2.5 of 5
Quality Inn
$63 - $98
Ranked #7 of 26 Hotels in State College
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Rodeway Inn
2.0 of 5
Rodeway Inn
$63 - $96
Ranked #16 of 26 Hotels in State College
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Carnegie Inn & Spa
3.5 of 5
Carnegie Inn & Spa
$137 - $205
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in State College
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
2.5 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
$93 - $161
Ranked #2 of 26 Hotels in State College
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SpringHill Suites State College
3.0 of 5
SpringHill Suites State College
$135 - $375
Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in State College
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