Area Attractions

Sparkling crystal clear lakes, intimate passageways, and room after room of mystical beauty awaits you at Indian Echo Caverns. You will have a fantastic journey of geological wonders that will take your breath away!(5.2 miles from Penn State)



Hersheypark features over 60 rides, family entertainment, and fun for the whole family.(10 miles from Penn State)



Hershey Gardens features a breathtaking assortment of flowers and shrubs, a stately collection of rare, signature trees, and a calendar of events designed to delight visitors of all ages.(11 miles from Penn State)



The Susquehanna Art Museum features four, seasonal exhibits each year. The exhibits are comprised of museum-quality pieces by internationally-recognized artists.(8.8 miles from Penn State)



The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the mid-state’s premier center for arts, education, entertainment and cultural enrichment. Composed of three main venues — Sunoco Performance Theater, Select Medical IMAX® Theater, and Harsco Science Center.(8.8 miles from Penn State)


City Island is downtown Harrisburg's major city park. Besides hosting the two minor league teams, City Island also has batting cages, an arcade, miniature golf, Susquehanna Outfitters to rent kayaks, canoes and bikes, and river access.  It is also a local running and bike path as the loop around the northern part of the island is almost a mile long. (8.8 miles from Penn State)


The Pennsylvania State Capitol is, first and foremost, a public building belonging to the citizens of the Commonwealth. It is also a priceless architectural and artistic treasure, a majestic symbol of history and power, and an icon of democracy and freedom.(8.8 miles from Penn State)


As President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address encompassed the emotions of the American struggle, The National Civil War Museum portrays this struggle as a time line, from the issues straining the nation through the war's conclusion at Appomattox Court House. (7.8 miles from Penn State)


Hershey Theater is central PA's premier performing arts center. It present the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music and more (9.3 miles from Penn State)


From the agricultural shows that gave the building its name, to the car shows, proms and other activities that take place here throughout the year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is home to a host of exciting events.(14.8 miles from Penn State)



Enjoy award-winning wines, summer concerts, and wine tasting tours by visiting The West Hanover Winery and vineyard in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, today. (16.6 miles from Penn State)




Carlisle Events, one of the world’s largest presenters of collector car, truck and motorcycle entertainment, is the preferred auto show destination for enthusiasts and collector car hobbyists worldwide! (28 miles from Penn State)



Many folks are drawn to Lancaster County for our Amish community, but soon discover and enjoy all the other things to see and do when they visit Pennsylvania Dutch Country. (29.7 miles from Penn State)