Enjoy Best of Fall and Winter Feasts and Fun at The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater

Penn State's premier hotels, The Nittany Lion Inn on campus and The Penn Stater located in Innovation Park, are ready for your visit back to Happy Valley. With golf packages, game weekend seafood buffets, Sunday brunches and events around the holidays, your visit back to Happy Valley just got more delicious!


Golf and Fishing Packages

You can make your next round of golf at Penn State's golf courses even better by staying at The Nittany Lion Inn or The Penn Stater. Their golf packages include a round of golf (choose 18 or 36 holes), accommodations for one night, a sumptuous full American breakfast buffet, a bucket of range balls and cart, 20% Pro Shop Discount and a beverage welcoming you to Happy Valley! Are you enjoying our local prime fly-fishing spots? Their tight line package includes an overnight at The Nittany Lion Inn and unguided world-class fishing in the Little Juniata River (with guided experiences available). Professional fly-fishing guides and instructors will take care of all the details, ensuring that you enjoy your quality time with family and friends!


Sunday Morning Brunches
The Penn Stater's and Nittany Lion Inn's brunch buffets are award winning, and after one visit, you'll know why. At The Dining Room at The Nittany Lion Inn, enjoy a carving station, omelet station, fresh smoked salmon, and all your breakfast favorites. At The Gardens at The Penn Stater, you'll get a complimentary mimosa or champagne with breakfast dishes like scrambled eggs with pepperoni, tomato and fresh mozzarella cheese alongside their weekly featured items – an omelet station, Belgian waffles, salad bar, dessert table and much more. Reservations are recommended – call the Dining Room at 814-865-8590 or The Gardens at The Nittany Lion Inn at 814-863-5090.



Relax and let someone else do the cooking for Thanksgiving. You'll enjoy a nearly endless selection of culinary delights and familiar favorites at the Thanksgiving buffet available at both The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater. Choose The Nittany Lion Inn with its classic colonial feel, or discover one of Happy Valley's best kept secrets in the bright, contemporary, cheerful Penn Stater. These reservations fill up fast – reserve your table now by calling The Nittany Lion Inn at 814-865-5890 or The Penn Stater at 814-863-5090.


Breakfast with Santa

Ho Ho Ho! Santa Claus is coming to . . . The Nittany Lion Inn! Bring the family for Breakfast with Santa on December 3 and 10. Enjoy a delicious start to your day, and take home a complimentary photo with our star guest, Santa. Call 814-865-5890 for more information and reservations.​

Christmas Eve at the Penn Stater

Add The Penn Stater to your Christmas Eve plans. Their buffet features familiar favorites and decadent new treats that will make your Christmas Eve even better! Reserve a table today at 814-863-5090. Let them do the decorating and cooking for your Christmas Eve this year it just might start being a favorite new Christmas tradition!


Christmas Day Buffet at the Inn

The Nittany Lion Inn ushers in Christmas Day with an endless array of main dishes, sides and their famous dessert buffet featuring Creamery ice cream, Christmas cookies, freshly baked cakes and pies and more! The only thing better would be a white Christmas!

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