Indian Echo Caverns is a limestone cave, cut through 440 million year old Beekmantown limestone which features sparkling crystal clear lakes, amazing passageways and room after room of mystical beauty. Enjoy a fantastic journey of geological wonders that are breath-taking.
Hersheypark, a world-class amusement park, delights with over 65 rides including 12 coasters, water attractions, kiddie rides, live entertainment & Zoo America. Great for families & guests of all ages. Other attractions at the Hersheypark complex are Chocolate World, Hershey Arena, Hershey Stadium & the Giant Center. Jonestown KOA is located 17 miles northeast of Hershey and provides a shuttle to the park when you purchase your Hersheypark tickets at the General Store. For more information visit www.hersheypa.com
Fort Indiantown Gap is the home to the PA National Guard and the Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum showcases items and weapons from the Civil War to the Gulf War, as well as items that depict the history of the Pennsylvania National Guard and Fort Indiantown Gap. Come... Discover and learn about Pennsylvania's Citizen Soldiers
Come explore the many wonders of chocolate at the first Hershey's Chocolate World attraction located in Chocolatetown, USA - Hershey, Pennsylvania! Treat yourself to an assortment of one-of-kind experiences and discover the sweetest feeling of pure happiness.
Cornwall Iron Furnace, the only surviving intact charcoal cold blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere, attests to the once great iron industry that flourished in south central Pennsylvania. Cornwall Iron Furnace is part of a National Historic Landmark District by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Hawk Watch offers a great vantage point to see Fort Indiantown Gap and overlook Stony Valley and the mountains beyond. A variety of raptors can be seen from Hawk Watch including sharp shinned hawks, harriers, bald eagles and golden eagles.
From I-81, take exit 85B toward Fort Indiantown Gap, then merge onto Fisher Ave. Travel 0.5 miles and turn left onto Asher Miner Road. Continue 2.2 miles on Asher Miner Road until it becomes Moonshine Road / PA-443. Continue 1.3 miles and follow signs to Second Mountain Hawk Watch. Please be advised that Hawk Watch is at the end of an unmaintained dirt road.
As you explore the Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country, you will enjoy breathtaking views from our 15 award-winning, family-owned wineries situated in the heart of Central Pennsylvanias beautiful rolling hills. These wineries have perfected a wide variety of handcrafted white, red and blush wines for the enjoyment of any palate.
Many folks staying at our campground visit Lancaster because they want to experience the Pennsylvania Amish firsthand, but soon discover lots of other exciting things to see and do such as outlet shopping, the Strasburg Railroad or Sight & Sound Theater. Plan a day trip to Lancaster using the attached website link and you'll find that Lancaster's so much more than covered bridges and PA Dutch dining.
Knoebels Amusement Resort is America's largest free-admission amusement park and also offers free parking, free daily entertainment and free picnic facilities. From family rides, to kiddie rides, and even thrill rides including our nationally recognized roller coasters, Knoebels has plenty for everyone in the family to enjoy! While at the park, you can take a dip in its 900,000 gallon Crystal Pool filled with refreshing mountain stream water. The pool area includes watersides, diving boards and a play area just for young children. Knoebels is located approximately 75 minutes from our campground.
Only 25 minutes away from Jonestown/Hershey NE KOA, Harrisburg is the capital city of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Dauphin County. It is the ninth-largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg houses the PA State Capital, City Island - home of the Harrisburg Senators, the Whitaker Center, the National Civil War Museum, the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat as well as many wonderful restaurants and shopping venues.
The 3,520-acre Swatara State Park consists of rolling fields and woodlands situated in the Swatara Valley, between Second and Blue mountains. The scenic Swatara Creek meanders the length of the park and is surrounded by forests and wetlands that support a diversity of wildlife. With almost 30 miles of hiking, biking and mountain bike trails and the Appalachian Trail this state park is definitely a nature lovers paradise.
Swatara State Park is in Lebanon and Schuylkill counties, 14 miles north of Lebanon and 3 miles west of Pine Grove. The park is easily reached from I-81: at Exit 90, Lickdale, follow PA 72 north
At one of Hershey PAs most inspiring attractions, the story of Milton S. Hershey and the town that bears his name is presented through informative museum exhibits and interactive experiences perfect for adults, families and kids.
Located just off I-78, the massive 250,000-sq.-ft. retail showroom is packed with outdoor equipment and experienced Outfitters who are ready and waiting to help you get the most out of your next adventure. The store was built to not only surround customers with quality outdoor products, but to engage them with lifelike taxidermy and local fish swimming in the aquarium.
Hollywood Casino features over 2,450 reel, video slot and video poker machines ranging from one penny to $100, with all the hottest games currently available. And with over 50 table games, 16 poker tables and a thoroughbred horse track, Hollywood Casino has a game for everyone and it's only 10 miles from Jonestown/Hershey NE KOA!
Roadside America is an indoor miniature village and railway covering 8,000 square feet, created by Laurence Gieringer in 1935. It was first displayed to the public in the home of Mr Laurence Gieringer in Hamburg, Pennsylvania