Stay Close to Hersheypark and the State Capitol
From the thrill of Hersheypark roller coasters and the playgrounds at Monkey Joe's to the sobering history of Gettysburg's battlefields, the Country Inn & Suites, Harrisburg West provides a convenient home base for all your area adventures. Only a 15-minute drive from the Capitol District in downtown Harrisburg, our hotel is ideally located for travelers in town on business, and nearby attractions like Williams Grove Speedway and Liberty Forge Golf Course provide plenty of entertainment for your day off. Want to relax after an on-site meeting
? Shop for local produce and fresh-baked goods at Paulus Farm Market or head to Capital City Mall to find the perfect outfit for a night on the town.
Make time to visit these attractions:
- Capital City Mall (2 miles)
In addition to more than 80 retail stores, Capital City Mall offers a variety of dining options to satisfy your hunger after an afternoon of trying on clothing.
Phone: +1 (717) 737-1578
- Carlisle Events (15 miles)
This 82-acre venue hosts the largest car and truck show in the U.S., along with a variety of other auto-related events.
Phone: +1 (717) 243-7855
- Gettysburg Battlefields (32 miles)
Often remembered as the location of Abraham Lincoln's most memorable speech and seen as a turning point in the Civil War, Gettysburg was the site of one of the war's bloodiest battles. Be sure to take a guided tour to learn more about the three-day fight that ended with Pickett’s Charge.
Phone: +1 (717) 334-0035
- Hersheypark (20 miles)
From live shows and shopping to heart-pounding roller coaster rides and water park slides, Hersheypark offers a sweet treat for every member of your family.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3900
- Liberty Forge Golf Course (4 miles)
Discover the beauty of Cumberland County as you test your skill on this beautiful 18-hole golf course.
Phone: +1 (717) 795-9880
- Mechanicsburg Museum (3.5 miles)
Find out more about the history of Mechanicsburg as you tour four historic buildings, including the 1866 Stationmaster's House, the 1886 Freight Station, the 1867 Passenger Station and the 1899 Washington Street Station.
Phone: +1 (717) 697-6088
- Monkey Joe's (2.5 miles)
For kids who have energy in abundance, Monkey Joe’s provides the ultimate playground, complete with an obstacle course, blowup slides and bounce houses.
Phone: +1 (717) 635-8300
- PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center (10 miles)
Now more than 100 years old, this expo center is the home of the nation’s largest indoor agricultural exhibit.
Phone: +1 (717) 787-5373
- Paulus Farm Market (4 miles)
Visit this family-friendly farm to find a slower pace of living as you shop for fresh produce or a basket of flowers while your kids feed the animals or play on the wooden tractor.
Phone: +1 (717) 697-4330
- Pennsylvania State Capitol (7.5 miles)
Designed by a Philadelphian architect to encapsulate a “Palace of Art,” Pennsylvania’s Renaissance-style capitol building was dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906.
Phone: +1 (717) 787-2500
- Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (7.5 miles)
Kids of all ages love getting hands-on in the science exhibits at the Whitaker Center. Don't miss a showing in the IMAX theater, and check the schedule to see if you're in town during a live music or dance performance.
Phone: +1 (717) 214-2787
- Williams Grove Speedway (4 miles)
Hosting events from March through October, this half-mile speedway thrums with the excitement of dirt-track sprint car racing.
Phone: +1 (717) 697-5000
2017 Local Events
- Dairy Farmers of America
- Delta Dental
- Drive Kore
- Equipment Depot
- Event Central
- Select Medical