Founded in 1860, the Broad Street Market is one of the oldest farmers markets in the United States and can be found within minutes of our Harrisburg hotel. From there, continue your journey along the banks of the Susquehanna River: Explore the Harris Cameron Mansion, built in 1766 by John Harris, Jr., son of Harrisburg’s founder and namesake, and renovated in 1863 by the Cameron Family. And Civil War buffs can’t miss a visit to the battlefield at Gettysburg National Military Park, less than an hour’s drive from your accommodations in Harrisburg.
Venture just 15 miles east of your hotel in Harrisburg, to world famous Hershey, Pennsylvania, home of Hershey Park. Once inside, take the fascinating Hershey Factory tour, which explains everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Hershey chocolate and candies, and enjoy the thrill rides, entertaining shows, and loads of fun in the Hershey-themed amusement park.
Harrisburg is home to a truly unique experience in the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, a complex where science and performing arts come together in various exhibits. Or head to the Forum where you’ll hear the moving sounds of the Harrisburg Symphony. Afterward, enjoy a delicious Old World Italian dinner at Mangia Qui.