From the panel: “The Grove is Just Outstanding. So outstanding that it makes the entire trip worthwhile without going anywhere else.” _ De Armond.
10) STATE COLLEGE, PA. It’s called Happy Valley because it was not hit quite so hard during the Great Depression _ and Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions win more than enough to keep the locals that way. Take a hike up Mount Nittany for the best view of campus.
From the panel: “The tree-covered mountains are gorgeous in the fall.” Pete DiPrimio, The Fort Wayne (Ind.) News-Sentinel.
11) CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. The home of founding fathers Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Jefferson also founded the University of Virginia and was heavily involved in its design. His plantation manor, Monticello, is a few miles from where the Cavaliers play.
12) LAWRENCE, KAN. The home of the Jayhawks has enough coffeehouses to keep you warm when the winds pick up on the Plains.
From the panel: “The football needs to improve, but it’s a great city. Perfect downtown. Beautiful campus.” _ Asmussen.