This is a day trip that you can take any time of the year. And whether there are leaves on the trees or soggy weather -- it just doesn't matter very much because the cave stays the same temperature and climate -- 52 degrees. Two separate guided tours are offered at Penn's Cave: a 50-minute tour of the water cavern by boat and a 90-minute tour of the wildlife park by motor vehicle. We passed on the wildlife park tour, deciding to visit the nearby Penn State campus at State College so I could introduce my sons to my alma mater.
Know before you go: Even on a hot day, a sweater or jacket is recommended because the temperature is 52 degrees inside the caverns. Penn's Cave is located close to State College -- home to the
Getting there: 222 Penns Cave Road, Centre Hall, PA 16828
Hours: Changes monthly. Please check website below.
|Jody and her two sons visiting her alma mater, Penn State.|
Craving more cave? Check out:
- Crystal Grottoes in Maryland
- Grand Caverns just down the road at Grottoes VA
- Shenandoah Caverns (coming soon!)
- Luray Caverns (coming soon!)
- Skyline Caverns (coming soon!)