Located in the heart of Downtown Harrisburg at the corner of 2nd Street (Restaurant Row) & Chestnut St. Only 1 mile from 1-83 and 3 miles from 1-81 by 3 blocks from the Capitol.
There are always things to do in Harrisburg, PA. Start your day by visiting the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex. Take a free tour to learn about Pennsylvania's history as you admire the countless murals and statues, along with the grand staircase in the main rotunda. Then, explore the National Civil War Museum, one of the largest museums dedicated to chronicling the war.
Visit the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts and experience everything from science and movies to live dance, music, and theatrical performances. If you're visiting with children, there's an art gallery and area featuring kid-focused entertainment. After, take a stroll through Riverfront Park as you admire Susquehanna River views before grabbing a bite to eat at Restaurant Row.
Head to the State Museum of Pennsylvania with the whole family. A visit to this museum is one of the most interesting things to do near Crowne Plaza Harrisburg-Hershey. You'll get a comprehensive look at Pennsylvania's history from the beginning of time through to the modern day. During your visit, you'll see exhibits showcasing Native Americans, astronomy, wildlife, the Civil War, and industry.
For family fun, make your way to Hershey's Chocolate World. Take the immersive chocolate tour and learn about chocolate making before putting your creativity to the test by creating your own candy bar. Choose packaging and ingredients, and then taste it for yourself. Later, venture to Hersheypark, a theme park featuring over 70 different rides and attractions for people of all ages.
Make sure to visit the City Island complex, a 63-acre island and park in the middle of the Susquehanna River. Admire panoramic views of Harrisburg or take an authentic paddlewheel boat ride. Families with children can ride the City Island Railroad, a miniature version of a Civil War-era steam train, while sports fans can cheer on the Harrisburg Senators, the city's minor league baseball team.
100 West HersheyPark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
HersheyPark amusement park and The Boardwalk water attractions open seasonally. Explore Chocolate World, Hershey Museum, ZooAmerica, Hershey Gardens, shopping at Tanger Outlets of Hershey and so much more! Call ahead for seasonal hours of operation.
550 Old Hershey Road, Hershey, PA 17033
Home of the Calder Cup winning Hershey Bears AHL team, The Giant Center also hosts a wide array of shows and performances. Catch professional ice shows, family events, national concerts and special attractions. New shows are announced every week so be sure to check www.GiantCenter.com for the latest events!
Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Walk to more than 30 restaurants and clubs all within 5 blocks of the hotel. Casual Irish Pubs, lively Sports Bars, Upscale Cuisine including Mexican, Italian and Contemporary are all featured. Relax at a wine bar or meet friends and go dancing.
1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA 17013
One of the world's largest venues for car, truck and motorcycle shows for more than 36 years. Home of 10 seasonal events including Spring Carlisle, Carlisle Bike Fest, Corvettes at Carlisle and Fall Carlisle.
North Third and State Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17120
Featuring Government Offices and attractions including the State Capitol Building and State Museum. Offices include Health & Welfare, Labor & Industry, Finance, Legislative, Commonwealth and Judicial Buildings.
1 Lincoln Circle at Resevoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
The only museum in the United States that portrays the entire story of the American Civil War. Over 24,000 items including artifacts, manuscripts, documents and photographs come together to tell the human side of the conflict, without bias to Union or Confederate causes.
501 Greenfield Road, Lancaster County Visitors Center, Lancaster, PA 17601
Explore Historic Lancaster, amusement parks, buggy rides, working farms, train attractions, factories, local sports and outlet shopping.
Walk, jog, bike or skate along the beautiful Susquehanna River. Take a ride on the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat. City Island features mini golf, arcade, batting cages, shopping and the Harrisburg Senators minor league baseball team.
11 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Retail complex featuring shops, food court and offices. Houses Temple University and Fitness U gym.
North Cameron & Maclay Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17101
One million square feet of indoor space hosts more than 200 events each year including the PA Farm Show, Auto Show, Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, Garden Expo, Home Builder's Expo, MAPACA Jubilee, Fire Expo and PA National Horse Show
222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Three floors of interactive, fun & educational exhibits in the Harsco Science Center provide hours of fun for kids of all ages. Sunoco Performance Theater hosts a variety of national musicians and performers. Central PA's only IMAX theater.
Exit 29 of I-81, Annville, PA 17003
A 17,000-acre National Guard training site.
201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802
Home of the Nittany Lions and Bryce Jordan Center
777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028
Try your luck at 2,300 hot slot machines on the gaming floor. DJ's and live acts at Hollywood on the Roof. Dine at Final Cut Steakhouse, Epic Buffet or the Skybox Sports Bar. Catch turf racing on a nationally-acclaimed seven-furlong course. Table Games are here! Including blackjack, craps, roulette and poker!