Discover Attractions near Hotel in Carlisle, PA Area
With both I-81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike just outside your door, the Country Inn & Suites provides an ideal location for exploring attractions throughout South Central Pennsylvania. You can take a daytrip to Harrisburg to tour the Pennsylvania State Capitol and explore neighboring Hershey's Chocolate World. Try shoofly pie in Lancaster County's Amish Country, or salute American history at Gettysburg National Military Park. For more fun close to this hotel in the Carlisle, PA area, see a car show at the fairgrounds and visit the US Army Heritage and Education Center. The Country Inn & Suites is also a convenient choice for students and parents visiting Dickinson College or the US Army War College.
Make these attractions a must-see during your stay:
- Carlisle Fairgrounds (5.2 miles)
No car enthusiast should miss visiting these famous fairgrounds. Annual gatherings include the Carlisle Ford Nationals, the Carlisle Summer Bike Fest and the Corvettes at Carlisle.
Phone: +1 (717) 243-7855
- Dickinson College (3.3 miles)
Founded in 1783, this college was the first institution of higher learning chartered in the United States. Today, the private liberal arts college offers 42 majors and a host of study abroad programs.
Phone: +1 (717) 243-5121
- Dutch Wonderland (67 miles)
From costumed character meetings to exciting attractions like the Astroliner, Duke's Lagoon and Kingdom Coaster, it's clear to see why Dutch Wonderland is called "a kingdom for kids!"
Phone: +1 (866) 386-2839
- Gettysburg National Military Park (32.7 miles)
Visit one of the nation's most famous Civil War sites. While there, make sure to walk through the Soldiers' National Cemetery where President Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address.
Phone: +1 (717) 334-1124 ext. 8023
- Hershey’s Chocolate World (37.2 miles)
Chocolate lovers rejoice! You can get your fill of this sweet treat with a 4D show, trolley ride, tasting tour and more. Make your own candy bar, go on a shopping spree and then celebrate the day with dinner at one of the on-site restaurants.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-4900
- Hersheypark (37.6 miles)
Adjacent to Chocolate World, this amusement park offers more than 60 rides and attractions, including 12 roller coasters, a water park, ZooAmerica and a restored 1919 carousel.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3860
- Lancaster County's Amish Country (63.5 miles)
Visit Pennsylvania's Dutch Country, home to one of the largest Amish communities in the country. Adventure into this picturesque land to take a buggy ride, tour the museums and visit the local bakeries, crafts shops and pretzel factories.
Phone: +1 (800) 723-8824
- Pennsylvania State Capitol (25.6 miles)
Don’t miss the chance to tour the gorgeous state capitol in nearby Harrisburg. Built in 1906, the American Renaissance-style building contains an impressive collection of sculptures and murals.
Phone: +1 (800) 868-7672
- Roundtop Mountain Resort (22.4 miles)
There is fun to be had all year long at Roundtop Mountain, where you can ride bumper boats, tackle ropes courses and play paintball during the warmer months or ski, snowboard and snowtube throughout the winter.
Phone: +1 (717) 432-9631
- US Army Heritage and Education Center (6.6 miles)
Part of the US Army War College, this museum is dedicated to preserving the nation’s military legacy. The heritage center features interpretive exhibits and educational programs.
Phone: +1 (717) 245-3972
- US Army War College (5.3 miles)
New military recruits and visiting families will appreciate the hotel’s location near this renowned military college, located at the historic Carlisle Barracks.
Phone: +1 (717) 245-3131
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