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breakfast at the inn

 

All overnight stays include an exceptional country-style breakfast, either served buffet style or made to order, featuring an assortment of hot entrees, breads, pastries, seasonal fruit, hot and cold cereals, yogurt parfaits, fruit juices, and hot beverages. Breakfast is served daily from 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

dine with us

 

We’re excited to launch our expanded foodservice offerings in addition to our regular boxed lunch menu.  These meals are available for take-out only and are prepared and packaged for guests to pick up in the lobby area.

 

Fridays we’ll be featuring freshly baked pizzas, salads and caramel cheesecake.  Saturday dinner will showcase our in-house smoked meats which include Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork.  Roasted potatoes, slaw, cornbread muffins and chocolate cake round out this hearty meal.

On Sunday through Thursday nights during the colder months, enjoy your choice of house-smoked BBQ or seasonal entrees, savory sides, beverages and dessert for two guests right here at the Nature Inn! | Served take-out style and pick-up is from 6-6:30PM. 

On Sunday through Thursday nights during the warmer months, enjoy ready to grill entrees prepared by our chef! Everything you need to make an amazing meal on our commercial gas grills is included in these grilling kits! Your order can be picked up any time between 3PM - 7PM on the day you specify. These meals are not available until April.

 

Box lunches are available every day and include fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, salads, snacks, and sides.  Order by 10:00 A.M. and your lunch will be available for you to pick up between 11:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. at the front desk.  Getting an early start?  Just let our staff know the night before and we can have your lunches ready to go earlier in the day.  

You will be emailed a link to pre-order online prior to your arrival date. Check out our dining options below! 

outdoor patio & grills

 

Nature Inn guests enjoy exclusive use of our outdoor patio and the two built-in, professional-grade, gas grills.  With views overlooking the lake, the patio draws guests looking to unwind after an adventure filled day.  Ample seating, with tables and umbrellas, is perfect for sharing a late afternoon glass of wine or an evening meal with family and friends.  There  also are several adjacent, covered porches available for use on rainy days.

Local Eateries

Hublersburg Inn
Hublersburg Inn

The Hublersburg Inn is one of central Pennsylvania's best-kept secrets: a local favorite for great food and drink. Featuring fireside dining, a patio, local beer, and spirits. Nature Inn guests receive a 10 percent discount on food! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(10.3 Miles) Directions

Governors Pub
governors' pub

The Governor’s Pub is a comfy eatery in the heart of downtown Bellefonte, featuring eclectic comfort food, plus an array of craft brews and cocktails. Enjoy a meal in the pub or on the deck. Governors' Pub offers Nature Inn guests a 10 percent discount on food! Dine-in only discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(15.8 Miles) Directions

Brothers Pizza of Howard
brothers pizza of howard

Brother’s Pizzeria and Restaurant serves the best fresh Italian pizza, stromboli, subs, and entrees in nearby Howard.  Nature Inn guests receive a 10 percent discount! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(4.9 Miles) Directions

Haywood's on the Green
haywood's on the green

Haywood's on the Green is a golf course bar and grill specializing in great sandwiches, wings, and entrees. Enjoy the full bar with large TVs to watch your favorite team or enjoy a peaceful meal outside on the patio. Nature Inn guests receive a 10 percent discount on food! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(13.7 Miles) Directions

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broken axe brew house

If you love local beer and great food you'll love Broken Axe Brew House. They typically have 20+ Pennsylvania beers on tap! The Broken Axe offers Nature Inn guests a 10 percent discount on food! Discount coupons are available at the front desk. 21& up only.

(16.2 Miles) Directions

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red horse tavern

At Red Horse Tavern you are sure to enjoy the great atmosphere, friendly service, and affordable prices. The Red Horse offers Nature Inn guests a 10 percent discount on food! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(20.8 Miles) Directions

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big spring spirits

Big Spring Spirits is a craft distillery using the finest local ingredients to make award-winning spirits and serve locally-sourced, unique seasonal fare, designed to harmonize beautifully with Big Spring Spirits drinks. Big Spring Spirits offers Nature Inn guests a free taste three tasting! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(16.1 Miles) Directions

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axemann brewery

Axemann Brewery is a craft beer production brewery and taproom with open air seating operating in the renovated Cerro Metal Factory in Bellefonte, PA. Axemann Brewery offers Nature Inn guests a free taste three flight! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(16.5 Miles) Directions

Kitchen Witch Cafe
kitchen witch cafe

The Kitchen Witch Cafe is a local, family run restaurant that offers all-day breakfast, sandwiches, salads, and entrees. Nature Inn guests receive a 10 percent discount! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(5 Miles)  Directions

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twin kiss ice cream

Twin Kiss Restaurant in Howard offers soft serve and hand-dipped ice cream and a range of delicious food from burgers & cheesesteaks to our home-cooked meals like ham pot pie & roast turkey dinner. Twin Kiss offers Nature Inn guests a 10 percent discount on ice cream and food! Discount coupons are available at the front desk.

(7.7 Miles) Directions