Eat Play Stay: State College

Mary Staes

Mary Staes

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Tune into our episode of “Eat Play Stay” on State College for all the college-town flavor just a few hours from Pittsburgh.

Here’s your guide to a weekend getaway in State College.

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Urbn Flavourhaus

Urbn Flavourhaus serves up everything from coffee beans to bountiful burgers. From pancake tacos to their signature Freak Shakes, Urbn Flavourhaus has a treat for every craving. The Freak Shakes are like a full meal — try one with a traditional Central PA sticky bun perched on top!

Playa Bowls

For a plant-based taste of summer in State College, stop by Playa Bowls. They offer fresh ingredients piled together in a Nutella bowl or blended into healthy smoothies. Playa Bowls is an oasis of freshness right near Penn State’s campus in Downtown.


Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks

Lincoln Caverns sit just south of State College in Huntingdon. Discovered in 1930, this family-owned and operated cave is full of underground wonders and fabulous formations. Stop by the gift shop on your way out for a glistening selection of minerals and souvenirs.

Webster’s Bookstore and Café

Webster’s is truly a one-stop-shop. From coffee to books to vintage goods, this downtown spot has it all. For veggie lovers, Webster’s café specializes in delicious vegetarian and vegan fare. Grab an oat milk latte and put on a record — Webster’s is designed to feel like a community living room.


Our Fair Lady Bed & Breakfast

Located just north of State College in Bellefonte, Our Fair Lady is a B&B housed in a Victorian mansion. Owners Bob and Tami Schuster have lovingly restored this house to its 1883 glory. Come for the Scrabble, stay for the homecooked breakfast with local veggies. If you’re lucky, you can even try the Schusters’ homemade wine.

Gamble Mill

Gamble Mill in Bellefonte is home to a restaurant, bar, inn and suites. While this building used to be a working grist mill, now it churns out craft cocktails from the speakeasy downstairs. Gamble Mill is equal parts fascinating history and cool contemporary vibes, much like the State College area itself.

Looking for more Pittsburgh & Baltimore area getaways? 

Check out the other episode of Eat Play Stay for more great spots for day trips and weekend getaways near Pittsburgh and Baltimore. 

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