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In State College we recommend the following car hire offers

from 52 £ per day

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Mitsubishi Mirage
15 Days from 13.07 - 28.07.2022
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from 53 £ per day

The most booked among rental cars

e.g. Nissan Versa
15 Days from 13.07 - 28.07.2022
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from 50 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Chevrolet Sonic
15 Days from 13.07 - 28.07.2022
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State College, the home of Pennsylvania State University, is a bustling college town with ample public transportation options. However, hiring a car can offer you the flexibility and freedom to explore at your own pace.

Car Class Recommendations

A compact or standard car should suffice for driving in State College itself. If you're planning to explore the rural landscapes of Pennsylvania, an SUV or a vehicle with 4-wheel drive might be more practical.

Parking & Speed Limits

Downtown parking in State College can be limited. Public parking garages are a safe bet. Street parking is also available, but attention should be paid to the meters. Most residential areas in State College have speed limits of 25 mph, while highways typically have speed limits of 55 mph.

Attractions & Insider Tips

From educational museum visits to outdoor activities, State College has something for everyone.


The Penn State All-Sports Museum and the Palmer Museum of Art are definitely worth a visit.

Outdoor Activities

Mount Nittany, a mountain in Pennsylvania, offers a delightful hiking opportunity with breath-taking views. Don't forget to visit the Stone Valley Recreation Area, spanning over 7000 acres, it offers a range of outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, and boating.

Climate & Seasonal Events

State College experiences all four seasons. Summers can be humid with frequent thunderstorms, while winters might see snowfall. Always check the forecast before setting out on a road trip. State College also hosts the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts every July, attracting artists from all over the nation and making summer a great time to visit.


As in the rest of the United States, the local currency is the US Dollar. It's always wise to carry some cash, but most places accept credit and debit cards.

City, People & Neighbourhoods

State College is a vibrant, innovative city with a distinct college-town vibe. The downtown area, adjacent to the Penn State University campus, is well worth exploring, with numerous shops, restaurants, and bars. People in State College are warm and welcoming, often sporting the Penn State Nittany Lions logo.

Final Tip

Remember to drive on the right side of the road, a major difference from the UK. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and discover the charm and excitement of State College at your own pace.

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