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Fans Stay Here: 4 Reasons to Pick The Penn Stater

Want to make a Penn State visit even better? Add in a Penn State stay. Make the University’s iconic Penn Stater Hotel your home base for your next Happy Valley getaway. Here’s four reasons why.

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Toftrees Golf Resort for Your Personal Retreat

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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Nature Inn

Voted USA Today's Best Eco-Friendly Lodge in the Nation, the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is unlike any place else in the Pennsylvania state park system. With 16 overnight guest rooms and multiple meeting and event spaces, the Inn offers sweeping lake views, comfortable modern accommodations and amenities, all within the natural setting of Bald Eagle State Park.

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Come Home to the Penn Stater

Coming back to Happy Valley? The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center, Penn State’s premier hotel and conference center located in Innovation Park, is ready for you! You’ll enjoy a cozy, affordable stay right on the Penn State campus with a room that offers luxury, comfort and the technology you need to stay connected and productive. The hotel just seconds from the Innovation Park Exit on Route 322, and parking is free.

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Enjoy Wine Flights in Mount Nittany Winery’s New Vintner’s Loft

Every good vintner knows the value of time: the age of a vine that produces the best vintage, the perfect time to pick the grapes, the optimum aging of a bottle. Mount Nittany Winery has not only mastered these things, but took what they learned and redeemed their time during COVID.

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Stay Here, Eat Here

Happy Valley is known for charming accommodations and delicious dishes, but it’s truly magical when you can find both in one spot. Here’s some of our top picks for places to stay … and eat in style.

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The Best is Back with Gardens’ Brunch

Come Back to the Penn Stater for Iconic Penn State Eats

Happy Valley’s go-to Sunday brunch is back, and it’s just as good as you remember. With champagne and mimosas included with your meal, you can start out a lazy Happy Valley Sunday in a truly indulgent way. Reviewers on Google and Yelp agree: brunch at The Gardens at The Penn Stater is the iconic, delicious Penn State breakfast experience.

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Penn Stater Safety

When it comes to ensuring the safety of guests at The Penn Stater — one of two hotel properties on the Penn State University campus — education of staff was at the top of the priority list.

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