Feel free to explore the countless things to do near Harrisburg

No matter what brings you to Harrisburg, be sure to set aside some time to enjoy all the fun things to do near Harrisburg and Hershey. From the roller coasters at Hersheypark to a hockey game at Giant Center or a paddle-wheel boat ride down the Susquehanna River, you are never far from the area’s main attractions. History buffs will appreciate the quick commutes from their hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites to the National Civil War Museum, and kids of all ages will love visiting the Harrisburg Doll Museum with its life-size Victorian dollhouse.

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The National Civil War Museum

1.92 mi / 3.09 km from the hotel
A Civil War buff’s delight, this fantastic museum tells Civil War history through 4,400 three-dimensional artifacts and 21,000 archival pieces.

City Island Park

3.97 mi / 6.38 km from the hotel
Ride a riverboat, a steamship, or a carriage to experience this 63-acre park. You can also play miniature golf, enjoy a picnic, practice your swing in the batting cages, or admire the view.

Giant Center

7.96 mi / 12.81 km from the hotel
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).

Harrisburg Doll Museum

2.2 mi / 3.54 km from the hotel
Filled with more than 5,000 antique dolls and toys, this museum looks like a life-size Victorian dollhouse and is a treat for all ages.


8.73 mi / 14.05 km from the hotel
Find endless entertainment at Hersheypark’s four parks. Ride roller coasters, fly down water slides, visit zoo animals, and taste delicious chocolate treats.
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Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center

3.35 mi / 5.39 km from the hotel
Covering more than a million square feet of event space, this expo center hosts hundreds of shows annually in 11 halls and three arenas.