Hotels in downtown State College and the Happy Valley area have always had a timeless charm about them, but sometimes even the best of traditions can use a little freshening up. Now, with a number of new and upgraded hotels right in the heart of the downtown business district, it has never been more convenient or comfortable to travel to Happy Valley for a long weekend.
Happy Valley’s growing craft beverage scene has the advantage of incredible scenery and unique locations as guests enjoy local ciders, beers, wines and spirits. From views over the farmlands along Route 45 to a repurposed industrial center neighboring the railroad tracks, visitors have plenty of choices when it comes to craft beverages.
From the French pique-nique, picnic originally referred to a meal in which everyone contributed something, but evolved to mean dining outdoors or al fresco, especially in scenic surroundings. Picnicking options in Happy Valley come with beautiful views and options for extra fun or a little extra pizzazz. Here are our top picnicking picks in Happy Valley: