Are you camping near Penn State this summer? If so, you may want to enjoy some recreational activities or local sightseeing while relaxing in your comfortable camper rental from Freedom RV Rentals. Check out these three popular, local recreational pastimes that will elevate your family camping vacation.
1. Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
Only about two miles from Penn State, the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center is a 62-acre property that features a 12-acre farmstead and 50 acres of protected wetlands, marsh ecosystems, boardwalks, and hiking trails. This nature center was created to educate and inspire people about the great outdoors. You and your family can explore the wetland laboratory, hike the boardwalk or walking trails, or picnic under the pavilion. You can also enjoy walking your dog and watching the birds from the observation deck.
2. Rothrock State Forest
Rothrock State Forest is a forest in Pennsylvania that spans Center, Huntingdon, and Mifflin Counties. It borders Bald Eagle State Park and Tuscarora State Forest. There are over 300 miles of hiking trails that include the 326-mile cross-country Mid-State Trail and 70-mile Standing Stone Trail. Spend a day at Rothrock experiencing several activities like mountain biking, horseback riding, backpacking, fishing, sightseeing, and more.
3. The Original Waffle Shop
A local favorite near Penn State, the Original Waffle Shop was founded by John Dimakopoulos in the early 1970s. This welcoming neighborhood cafe specializes in freshly made waffles that are prepared with fresh local ingredients. The cafe also serves signature waffles like chicken and gravy, blueberry, banana-nut, and chocolate chip.
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Source: “15 Best Things to Do in State College, Pennsylvania.” Web article. Vacation Idea Dream Vacation Magazine. Vacation Idea, LLC, 22 Jul. 2021. Web 09 May. 2022.