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Nearby Attractions

Information about nearby attractions is available from the Hershey-Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau.

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park: Along PA 443 north of Harrisburg, this 40-acre Dauphin County park was a settlement fort in the 1750s during the French and Indian War. The park has playgrounds, picnic areas, and tours of the mansion.

Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area: Straddling Peters Mountain, the 370-acre conservation area is dominated by large hardwood trees. This large block of nearly unbroken forest is a haven for wildlife like forest warblers and other deep-woods animals. A main attraction to the conservation area is the elaborate trail system. Contact the Little Buffalo State Park Complex office at 717-567-9255 for additional information.

City of Harrisburg: The historic capital of Pennsylvania has many attractions, including:

  • PA State Museum
  • State Capitol
  • Governor’s Mansion
  • Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • National Civil War Museum