There are lots of reasons to love Happy Valley, but let’s be honest: the long winters is often not at the top of the list. But that just makes sunny days and mild breezes feel extra special, and there are lots of outdoor dining options to enjoy when the weather cooperates.
State College is becoming known for its varied cuisine options and its plethora of talented chefs, who are pairing increasingly local ingredients in creative ways.
There are plenty of places across Centre County in which to spark romance. If you’re looking to branch out from your usual Netflix-and-wine combo this month — or any other — try pairing two or three of these instead.
State College and the surrounding areas have plenty of other, uniquely local, spots to satisfy your breakfast desires or get your day buzzin’ with a great cup o’ joe.
There is one overriding reason Penn State consistently ranks among the best tailgating colleges in the country. And that reason is not the quality of our burgers or the winning record of our team. It’s the camaraderie and spirit of our fans, the happy sea of blue and white that blankets the fields surrounding Beaver Stadium on game day with its good cheer and great food.
State College is a playground for a variety of tastes and lifestyles. Whether you like outdoor activities, retail therapy or intellectual pursuits, this area is ripe with opportunities each and every day.
Ah, State College. For many visitors, coming here is a pilgrimage back to ye olde college stomping grounds. But others travel to Central Pennsylvania on business or for reasons unrelated to tailgates or graduation; they never drank the Nittany Lion Kool-Aid and are not sure what all the blue-and-white hype is about, or where to go to find out about it.
Tons of families converge in State College for one main reason in the fall: Penn State football. But many alumni who are happy to be back in the valley for a few days bring with them something they didn’t have when they were Penn State students: Kids!