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Toftrees Golf Resort

Nestled within the secluded pine trees of Central Pennsylvania, Toftrees Golf Resort offers guests a unique experience with resort-like amenities in a peaceful, natural setting just minutes from downtown State College. With 102 guest rooms and suites, our State College, PA resort offers full-service amenities; a 4.5-star, 18-hole golf course; and a warm, welcoming staff. Our State College hotel looks forward to being your personal retreat in State College.

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"The Hubie” is driven by its comfortable atmosphere, spirited American cuisine

Located in the village of Hublersburg, PA in Happy Valley’s picturesque Nittany Valley is the historic Hublersburg Inn. This cozy and popular dining spot is known for great food, artisan cocktails and craft beer. In fact, it has been a local favorite since opening its doors in1827, when it was built to accommodate travelers who were doing business with the former Hecla Furnace at a time when iron furnaces dotted the Centre County landscape.

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Hampton Inn

Stay wholesome in Happy Valley with our free hot breakfast ahead of walking minutes down the road to Penn State, the Bryce Jordan Center or Beaver Stadium.

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Downtown State College : Resolute & Resilient

A year ago our small but mighty downtown, like the rest of the country, was shuttered. With no end in sight, we persevered, we endured and became a stronger businesses community.

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Explore all the flavors of Happy Valley, PA

Local ingredients can be found on the menus of many restaurants and craft beverage establishments throughout Happy Valley. From stand-out farm-to-fork dining options to classic American fare and adventurous ethnic cuisine -- and everything in between -- you can find a restaurant to suit your palate. We invite you to take your own flavor journey. [Learn how the Happy Valley Takeout Trail can enhance your experience if you do.]

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Plan a PA Grand Canyon Getaway at Bear Lodges

There’s something different about Bear Lodges, three non-traditional B&Bs located in Wellsboro, 90 minutes north of State College, and nestled in the heart of gorgeous Pennsylvania Grand Canyon country. Owner Jim Meade says Bear Lodges are not just accommodations catering to a great destination …. they are a getaway in themselves.

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