Drive to Amish Country from Our Carlisle Hotel
Conveniently located near I-81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Country Inn & Suites, Carlisle is a great place to stay when visiting nearby attractions like Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland and Roundtop Mountain Resort. History buffs won’t want to miss touring Gettysburg National Military Park or seeing Civil War artifacts at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center. When you choose our hotel, you are just a day trip away from Amish Country where you can immerse yourself in the rich culture, beautiful handmade crafts and delicious food. We are also less than six miles from Carlisle Fairground and Dickinson College. Add these destinations to your itinerary:
- Carlisle Fairgrounds (5.2 miles)
The Carlisle Fairgrounds host dozens of gatherings throughout the year, including the area’s largest car, truck and motorcycle events.
Phone: +1 (717) 243-7855
- Dickinson College (3.3 miles)
This private, liberal arts college is home to more than 2,000 students and the Dickinson Red Devils sports teams.
Phone: +1 (800) 644-1773
- Dutch Wonderland (67 miles)
At Dutch Wonderland, the littlest ones rule the day. They can take a spin on more than 30 fun rides, watch fun live shows or relax by Duke’s Lagoon.
Phone: +1 (866) 386-2839
- Gettysburg National Military Park (32.7 miles)
The historic site of President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech, Gettysburg features a beautiful park and 43,000 Civil War Artifacts. Be sure to check their website for upcoming battle reenactments.
Phone: +1 (717) 334-1124 ext. 8023
- Hershey’s Chocolate World (37.2 miles)
Follow a cocoa bean on its journey to becoming delicious Hershey's chocolate at this interactive museum. After your tour, enjoy a chocolate bar and stop by the gift shop.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-4900
- Hersheypark (37.6 miles)
From rollercoasters and water rides to live performances and delicious food, Hersheypark offers a fun-filled day for everyone.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3860
- Lancaster County's Amish Country (63.5 miles)
Spend a weekend exploring Amish Country where you can take a horse and buggy ride, tour a working farm and indulge in handmade pastries.
Phone: +1 (800) 723-8824
- Pennsylvania State Capitol (25.6 miles)
Known as a “palace of art” because of the impressive collection of murals, stained-glass windows and sculptures, the Pennsylvania State Capitol is a beautiful stop for locals and tourists alike.
Phone: +1 (800) 868-7672
- Roundtop Mountain Resort (22.4 miles)
Whether you visit in winter or summer, you can participate in fun outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, paintball and zip line tours.
Phone: +1 (717) 432-9631
- S. Army Heritage and Education Center (6.6 miles)
The USAHEC is a research facility for the U.S. Army. You can stop by the Visitor and Education Center to see a selection of the campus’s extensive collection of artifacts.
Phone: +1 (717) 245-3972
- S. Army War College (5.3 miles)
This 500-acre, state-of-the-art campus provides graduate-level training for Army colonels and lieutenant colonels.
Phone: +1 (717) 245-3131
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