Discover Harrisburg’s best things to do
The Radisson hotel in Camp Hill, PA offers a convenient home base located just across the Susquehanna River from downtown Harrisburg and two miles from leisurely walks and riverboat rides in the park. Drive about six miles south to reach the Pennsylvania Turnpike, or take a 15-minute ride on our complimentary shuttle to Harrisburg International Airport (MDT/HIA). Chocolate lovers can discover a confectionary paradise at Hershey’s Chocolate World®, and history buffs can delve into Pennsylvania’s heritage at the state capitol building and The State Museum of Pennsylvania.
- Harrisburg City Island (2.1 miles)
Ride a riverboat, a steam ship or a carriage to experience this 63-acre park. Fill the rest of your day playing miniature golf, picnicking, practicing your swing in the batting cages or admiring the view.
Phone: +1 (717) 255-3020
- Hershey's Chocolate World® (16 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-4900
- Hersheypark (16 miles)
Started in 1923 as a leisure park for Hershey employees, Hersheypark now offers a rollicking good time for all amusement-park lovers. Don’t miss heart-stopping roller coasters, delicious dining and themed souvenir shopping.
Phone: +1 (717) 534-3900
Shopping and entertainment:
- Market Street in Camp Hill (1 mile)
Need a last-minute birthday or wedding gift? Camp Hill’s main thoroughfare is the place to find antique shops, art galleries, clothing boutiques, florists and nearly anything else you might need.
- West Shore Farmers Market (1 mile)
One of the area’s best spots for fresh food and local crafts, this market sells everything from candy by the pound, fresh pies and sandwiches to artisan jewelry and hand-painted artwork.
Phone: +1 (717) 737-9881
- Capital City Mall (3.2 miles)
Anchored by Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and JCPenney, this mall offers more than 80 stores for an afternoon of browsing.
Phone: +1 (717) 737-1578
- Hollywood Casino (25.3 miles)
Whether you’re out with the girls, the guys or your sweetheart, join in the fun and games at Hollywood Casino. Choose from nearly 2,500 slot machines and more than 50 table games.
Phone: +1 (717) 469-2211
Museums and historical sites:
- The State Museum of Pennsylvania (2.2 miles)
This museum offers three floors of exhibits that commemorate Pennsylvania’s influential people, historical events, prominent art and natural wildlife.
Phone: +1 (717) 787-4980
- The Pennsylvania Capitol (2.5 miles)
The combination of stained glass, stunning artwork and artisan-made furnishings makes this $13 million capitol worthy of President Theodore Roosevelt’s description: “The handsomest building I ever saw.”
Phone: +1 (717) 787-2500
- The National Civil War Museum (4.6 miles)
Praised for its careful representation of the Civil War, this museum features an extensive collection of artifacts such as manuscripts, clothing and weapons.
Phone: +1 (717) 260-1861
- Fort Hunter Mansion and Park (8.8 miles)
First settled in the 18th century, Fort Hunter is a fascinating place to learn about local history.
Phone: +1 (717) 599-5751
Other points of interest:
- Armitage Golf Club (4.5 miles)
This award-winning course welcomes leagues, beginners and seasoned pros to its green fairways. After your game, treat yourself to a meal at The Caddy Shack Restaurant.
Phone: +1 (717) 737-5344
- Harrisburg International Airport (MDT/HIA) (13.4 miles)
Ride the Radisson hotel’s complimentary shuttle for easy commutes to and from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).
Phone: +1 (717) 948-3900