There is sooo much to do in this area. From the thrills of HersheyPark to the tranquility of Pa Dutch/Amish Country. Take in a factory tour such as the Harley-Davidson Plant in York or immerse yourself in history at the National Civil War Museum and Gettysburg. Plenty for everyone of all ages.
Quaint shops amidst beautiful countryside feature handmade furniture and crafts, bakery goods, meats and cheeses, world renowned quilts and more. A trip back in time to a simpler life. (30 minutes away). Visit Pennsylvania Dutch Country online for more information.
Visit our State Capitol, take a walk along the riverfront, and visit the National Civil War Museum. Go to the State Farm Show Arena for one of the many events. Spend the day at City Island, in the middle of the Susquehanna. Take a ride on the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat, play Water Golf, or take in a baseball game. (30 minutes away). Visit Harrisburg City online for more information.
In the middle of the Amish country, filled with tons of steel. Railroad buffs will be more than pleased visiting the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum. Little ones will love the Thomas the Train Shoppe. Take the family for a train ride through the countryside at the Strasburg Railroad. Stories from the Bible brought to life, on stage at the world class Sight and Sound Theatre. (30 minutes away). Visit Strasburg, Pennsylvania online for more information.
Tour the Harley-Davidson Plant, on the production floor! Watch as an American classic is built. Visit the museum and see the many beautiful bikes that became legends. Other Factory Tours in the area include coffee, chips and candy. (30 minutes away). See York, Pennsylvania online for further information.
Visit the beautiful Inner Harbor where you can tour the National Aquarium, climb aboard a submarine, tour the majestic USS Constellation . Grab a water taxi and head through the harbor to Fort McHenry . Relive the moment that gave birth to the Star Spangled Banner. Before you leave, stop at one of the many restaurants and feast on the local favorite Chesapeake Crabs.
Visit our nation's Capitol . See the memorials and monuments to the greatest country on planet Earth. Visit the many museums of the Smithsonian. See how currency is made, visit the US Naval Observatory and see more stars than you thought possible, tour the Capitol Building. Tour buses operate throughout the Washington, DC area.
Visit Independence Mall and the Liberty Bell. Visit the birthplace of the United States of America. Tour over 1000 acres of pure beauty at Longwood Gardens. Grab a cheesesteak and stroll the many miles of splendid architecture. Go to VisitPhilly.com for more information.