Shopping in the Bellefonte, PA, area is the perfect way to spend an afternoon exploring the Penn State area! From the big box stores you know and love to new local discoveries, there are plenty of places to get some much-needed retail therapy. After exploring the local hotspots, plan a visit to one of the many restaurants before planning the next day’s activities!
Where to Find the Best Shopping Near Penn State
Need Nittany Lion gear? Never fear, we have many stores selling everything from PSU socks and underwear to jackets and hats. The downtown shops also feature an eclectic mix of retail chains, independent local shops, and more restaurants than you can count. While you’re in Centre County, don’t forget to visit the antique shops in Bellefonte and the specialty shops in Boalsburg. Of course, we also have to mention the Bone Bar & Boutique in downtown Bellefonte. Our daughter, Carly, owns this adorable and unique shop for dogs and cats. She carries bakery treats, bulk treats, Penn State dog attire, and Made in America toys. Don’t forget to tell her that the Reynolds Mansion sent you!
Big Box Stores Near Penn State
If you’re looking for big box stores, there are two Walmart stores, a Home Depot, Lowe’s, Sam’s Club, Home Goods, Michael’s, Trader Joe’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, and more. We even have a small mall called the Nittany Mall, which is from Bellefonte to State College. If you’re headed over to Wegman’s to stock your son/daughter up with food, you’ll find Kohl’s, Target, and Dick’s Sporting Goods right next door.
An interesting new shopping spot is called The Barn at Lemont. It is approximately a ten-minute drive from the Reynolds Mansion. The Barn at Lemont is a retail destination comprised of local businesses committed to quality products, sustainability, and community. Anchored by an organic garden center and market, The Barn is an all-inclusive resource for those interested in hydroponics and indoor growing, home brewing, beekeeping, and naturally derived home and self-care products. The Barn also houses a tasting room featuring wine, spirits and mead, dog treats, and a grab-and-go café specializing in hometown recipes and local, fresh ingredients.
The best shopping in the State College area is only minutes away from Reynold’s Mansion! We have unmated accommodations and amenities for visitors to relax and rejuvenate. Our historic Inn will take you back in time and encourage you to slow down and take in the beauty of our town. Book your Pennsylvania escape today!