The Top 5 Places and Tourist Attractions to Visit in State College

When visiting Penn State and State College there are so many famous landmarks and places to see its hard to decide which ones you should go to. Here are our top five picks for places to visit in State College.

#1: The Penn State Berkey Creamery

The Berkey CreameryThe Penn State Creamery has so much history at Penn State and is a lifelong tradition. Stop by and get some delicious ice cream and learn about its rich past. Most of the milk and dairy is home grown from the 225 cow herd located in the University's Dairy Production Research Center. We recommends Peachy Paterno!

#2: Beaver Stadium

Beaver StadiumThe home of the Nittany Lions! Beaver stadium is named for James A. Beaver who was a former governor of Pennsylvania and president of the university's board of trustees. The capacity of the stadium is 107,282 making it the third largest stadium in the world! We recommend that your visit to Beaver stadium be for a football game but it is awesome to just go see it any time you can.

#3: Old Main

Penn State Old MainOriginally called "Main Building", Old Main is the landmark building of the Penn State University Park Campus. It was built in 1863 and took a total of 6 years to complete. Bells from the tower of Old Main play every 15 minutes and on weekends play the PSU fight song. The bell in the tower was a gift from the class of 1904.

#4: The Old Main Frame Shop

Old Main Frame ShopWhat better way to remember your trip to State College, or your four years of school than with a photograph? Well the Old Main Frame shop specializes in photographs but on a much larger scale. It is something you have to see to appreciate. The pictures are framed and truly look like pieces of art! The pictures would be a wonderful addition to any room in a house and worth every penny in memories.

#5: The Allen Street Grill

Allen Street GrillThe Allen Street grill is a landmark on College Avenue. It has excellent food and is a unique building which also has fully functional hotel rooms available for rent. The price is very reasonable and has gift cards available for purchase which anyone would love.

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