Discover fun things to do near Hershey, PA

The Country Inn & Suites, Harrisburg Northeast (Hershey), PA puts you near I-81 and the area's top things to do, such as wandering with your kids through the Indian Echo Caverns or see a concert at Hollywood Casino's myheroes Stage. You can’t stay near Hershey without sampling the rich chocolates at Hershey’s Chocolate World® or meandering through the aromatic Hershey Gardens. Get a great night’s rest in your pet-friendly hotel room before spending a day exploring historic Harrisburg, touring the Pennsylvania Capitol, and attending a game at In the Net Sports Complex.

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The National Civil War Museum

9.26 mi / 14.9 km from the hotel
A Civil War buff’s delight, this fantastic museum tells Civil War history through 3,500 three-dimensional artifacts and 24,000 archival pieces.

AACA Museum, Inc.

4.01 mi / 6.45 km from the hotel
Perfect for car fanatics, this Smithsonian Affiliate features hundreds of classic automobiles and antique vehicles. Explore the famous Cammack Tucker Collection and other exciting exhibits.

Giant Center

5.2 mi / 8.37 km from the hotel
Watch a Hershey Bears hockey game or check the schedule for a diverse array of events from Disney on Ice to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).


5.46 mi / 8.79 km from the hotel
Find endless entertainment at Hersheypark’s four parks. Ride roller coasters, fly down waterslides, visit zoo animals, and taste delicious chocolate treats.

Hershey’s Chocolate World®

5.38 mi / 8.65 km from the hotel
Take a free tour to learn how chocolate is made, and then get tickets for unique experiences like creating your own candy bar, solving a chocolate mystery, or indulging in a chocolate tasting.

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

10.02 mi / 16.13 km from the hotel
With 11 halls and three arenas, this 24-acre venue hosts a wide variety of events each year, from trade shows to sports, craft shows, and concerts. It’s home to The Pennsylvania Farm Show, the unofficial state fair. Check out what’s on while you’re in town.

Hershey Gardens

4.87 mi / 7.83 km from the hotel
Opened in 1937 by Milton Hershey himself, these 23 acres of botanical beauty still provide joy to visitors. The children’s garden, the butterfly house, and 11 themed gardens overlook the town of Hershey.

Hersheypark Stadium

5.37 mi / 8.64 km from the hotel
Join 30,000 other fans for performances by chart-topping artists like Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles, or Maroon 5 at one of the state’s must-visit concert venues.

The Hershey Story

5.73 mi / 9.22 km from the hotel
Explore the life and work of chocolate pioneer and philanthropist Milton Hershey at this state-of-the-art museum. Attractions include a chocolate lab, chocolate tastings, and a café.

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

5.6 mi / 9.01 km from the hotel
Take an hour-long walk through this 11-acre zoo, and keep an eye out for alligators, bald eagles, mountain lions, and other species from five North American climate zones.

Pennsylvania State Capitol

10.79 mi / 17.37 km from the hotel
Tour this historic landmark, considered one of the nation’s most beautiful state capitols. Learn more about Pennsylvania while you enjoy the stunning art and architecture, including a 272-foot dome modeled on St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.

Indian Echo Caverns

6.84 mi / 11.01 km from the hotel
Even among the many underground attractions in Pennsylvania, Indian Echo Caverns stands out for its majestic limestone caves. Kids love panning for gold, gems, and fossils as well as shopping for souvenirs.