Hersheypark Thrills near Our Harrisburg Hotel
No matter what brings you to the Country Inn & Suites, Harrisburg, be sure to set aside some time to enjoy fun local attractions like nearby Hersheypark. Kids love riding the park's 13 roller coasters, and kids of all ages enjoy making a trip to the sweets shop for a treat. Check out the city’s local events
happening during your stay and catch a concert or a hockey game at Giant Center. History buffs can take advantage of our location off Union Deposit Road to enjoy quick commutes to the National Civil War Museum, and the Pride of the Susquehanna offers nostalgia-filled riverboat rides with incredible shows and delicious food.
Make sure these local attractions fit into your schedule:
- Giant Center (12.5 miles)
Watch a Hershey Bears hockey game, or check the schedule for a diverse listing of events from Disney on Ice to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3911
- Harrisburg Doll Museum (2 miles)
Filled with more than 5,000 antique dolls and toys, this museum looks like a life-size Victorian doll house and is a treat for all ages.
Phone: +1 (717) 233-1476
- Hersheypark (12.5 miles)
Designed to take your breath away, the roller coasters at this family-friendly destination are just the tip of the entertainment iceberg. Pack a swimsuit to enjoy the water rides, stroll the boardwalk or enjoy a leisurely meal at Hersheypark.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3900
- The National Civil War Museum (2.5 miles)
With more than 24,000 artifacts, this museum's changing exhibits give visitors a remarkably comprehensive picture of the American Civil War.
Phone: +1 (717) 260-1861
- Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center (5 miles)
Covering more than 1,000,000 square feet of event space, this expo center hosts hundreds of shows annually in 11 halls and three arenas.
Phone: +1 (717) 787-5373
- The Pride of the Susquehanna (4.5 miles)
Built nearly 30 years ago with Harrisburg visitors in mind, this paddle wheel riverboat ride provides a beautiful view of the city skyline along with food, beer and wine tastings and live entertainment. Book a 45-minute tour, a dinner cruise or a creatively themed family cruise.
Phone: +1 (717) 234-6500
- Whitaker Center (4 miles)
Spark your imagination with a visit to this ingenious combination of science and art. The Whitaker Center teaches and amazes in equal measure with an on-site IMAX cinema, a theater with performances that range from chorales to ballet and a science center with 240 exhibits.
Phone: +1 (717) 214-2787