Stay Close to Hersheypark and the State Capitol
From the thrill of Hersheypark roller coasters to the sobering history of Gettysburg's battlefields, the Country Inn & Suites provides a convenient home base in Mechanicsburg 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. Plus, 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.
Family Fun and Entertainment:
- 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 new clothes.
Phone: +1 (717) 737-1578
- Hersheypark (20 miles)
From live shows and shopping to heart-pounding roller coaster rides and waterslides, 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
- Monkey Joe's (2.5 miles)
For kids who have abundant energy, Monkey Joe’s provides the ultimate playground, complete with an obstacle course, blow-up slides and bounce houses.
Phone: +1 (717) 635-8300
- Paulus Farm Market (4 miles)
Visit this family-friendly farm to enjoy a slower pace of life as you shop for fresh produce or a basket of flowers. Kids can feed the animals and play on the wooden tractor.
Phone: +1 (717) 697-4330
- 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
Area History and Events:
- 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, Gettysburg was home to one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Be sure to take a guided tour to learn about the three-day fight that ended with Pickett's Charge, a turning point in the war.
Phone: +1 (717) 334-0035
- 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
- Pennsylvania 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
- Pennsylvania State Capitol (7.5 miles)
Designed by a Philadelphian architect to stand as a “Palace of Art,” Pennsylvania’s Renaissance-style capitol building was dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906.
Phone: +1 (717) 787-2500
- Dairy Farmers of America
- Delta Dental
- Drive Kore
- Equipment Depot
- Event Central
- Select Medical