Harrisburg Region Events and Attractions

Nearby Shopping Centers

Shopping on Eisenhower Blvd:
Lancaster Brewing Co., Domino’s Pizza, Gulf Pet and Car Wash, Monroe Auto Service, Leeds Restaurant and Lounge, Sunoco Fuel, Harbor Freight Tools, Capital Diner, McDonalds, Dollar General, Gilligan’s Bar and Grill, ABC East Lanes and Escape Rooms, Roadhouse Café, Schmidt’s Sausage Shop, Harbor House Crabs, Boulevard Pizza, Breski Beverage, Farmer’s Market Stand, Exxon Fuel, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, El Rancho Restaurante, and the Turnpike Entrance.

High Pointe Commons- 4640 High Pointe Blvd.
Located 1.5 miles from the campground you will find stores like Target, JCPenney, Christmas Tree Shoppe, Famous Footwear, Petco, Game Stop, GNC, Sally Beauty, Hair Cuttery, Lane Bryant, Lee Nails, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Panera Bread, Five Guys, Chilis Bar and Grill, Teriyaki Madness, Tropical Smoothie, Subway, and Two Brother’s Pizza.

Giant Food Store- 450 East Main Street, Middletown (Heading in the direction of Lancaster)
7 miles from the campground. What you’ll pass on the way: Taco Bell, Wendy’s, several pizzerias, Rita’s Ice and Custard, Highspire Diner, Champion’s Sports Bar, 230 Café, Dollar General, Etnoyer’s R.V. World, Twin Kiss Soft Serve, Lin Garden, Sharp Shopper Groceries, Sheetz, United States Post Office, Hardee’s, Hop’s and Barley’s, Brownstone Café, Alfred’s Victorian, Kuppy’s Diner, Tattered Flag Brewery and Distillery, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Wine and Liquor Store, and a Dollar Tree.

The Point Shopping Mall- 4211 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg (Heading north towards Route 81, on the east side of Route 83)
4 miles from the campground. In this shopping center is Giant Food Store, Giant Gas Station, Staples, Supercuts, Fine Wine and Spirits, Infinito’s Pizza Buffet, Burlington Clothing Store, Santander Bank, Burger King, Panera Bread, Dollar Tree, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and Citizen’s Bank. Across the street is Concentra Urgent Care, Dunkin Donut’s, Got Jerk Island Grill, PNC Bank, and Arby’s.

Union Square Shopping Center (Heading north towards Route 81, on the west side of Route 83)
4.5 miles from the campground. In this shopping center you will find, Weis Markets, Starbucks, GameStop, Gabe’s Discount Store, Salvation Army Thrift Store, Dollar Tree, Tandy Leather, Woodcraft of Harrisburg, OIP Orthopedic Injury Clinic, Joe K’s Brewhouse (Axe Throwing), Outback Steakhouse, Red Crab Seafood, Fulton Bank, McDonald’s, Sheetz, and Wendy’s. Across the street is Rita’s Ice and Custard, Waffle House, Dollar General, Price Right Groceries, Subway, HFC Pizza, Lahori Kabob and Grill, The Adventurer’s Gild: Games and Hobbies, Big Lots, Sally Beauty, and Lowe’s.

Nearby Fuel

These are the 2 closest fueling options from the camp ground:
1 mile north on Eisenhower Blvd-Sunoco Gas/Diesel 801 Eisenhower Blvd.
1 mile south on Eisenhower Blvd.-Exxon Gas/Diesel 835 So. Eisenhower Blvd.

Harrisburg City Highlights

The Pennsylvania State Capital building, Pennsylvania State Museum, Whitaker Science Center, Susquehanna Art Museum( and many smaller galleries around town), John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion Museum, Fort Hunter Museum and park, Senators baseball, numerous restaurants, pubs and nightlife downtown, Broad Street Market, Popcorn Hat Players children’s theatre and Gamut Shakespearean theatre, Horse and carriage rides, City Island Sports and Leisure complex.
Trails Capital area Greenbelt ( nearest entrance with parking from campground at the 5 Senses Garden just past intersection of Harrisburg St.(Rt 441) and Mall Rd.)
Appalachian Trail – www.appalachiantrail.org, the interactive map has great info on trail head parking.
Wildwood Lake Santuary and Nature Center – 100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg
Susquehanna River walk-a flat paved walkway from the downtown community of Shipoke to the northern end of the City.
City Island – Leisure and Sports Complex
Kayaking: The Swatara Creek in Dauphin County, The Yellow Breeches and the Conodoguinet in Cumberland County and the Susquehanna River.
Rentals: Susquehanna Outfitters, Cocoa Kayak Rentals of Hershey, Chiques Rock Outfitters

15 minWalk along the beautiful Susquehanna River from Shipoke to Route 81.Free +
15 minWildwood Lake Santuary BoardwalkFree +
15 minOlewine Nature CenterFree +
15 minItalian LakeFree +
15 minWalk around City IslandFree +
15 minSusquehanna Art MuseumFree +
15 minBroad Street MarketFree +
15 minHarrisburg State CapitolFree +
15 minCity IslandFree +
30 minArmy Heritage Center CarlisleFree +
15 minNight Life downtownFree +
15 minPa State Museum$5+ per person
25 minWilliams Grove Speedway & Flea Market$10-45+ per person
35 minLake Tobias$9-17+ per person
15 minCity Island Mini Golf$8-9+ per person
10 minPop Corn Hat Players/Gamut theater$10+ per person
15 minCivil War Museum$13-15+ per person
15 minSentators Baseball$13-130+ per person
20 minHershey Bears Hockey$30+ per person
15 minThe Harrisburg Heat Soccer$16-22+ per person
10 minWhitaker/Harsco Science Center$10-25+ per person
10 minCarriage Rides around downtown Harrisburg$20+
10 minSunoco Performing Arts Theater$20+ per person
30 minSki RoundTop & Outdoor Adventure Resort$71-76+ per person
30 minPA Renaissance Faire$31+ per person
35 minStrand Capitol Performing Arts Center, York$35+ per person
20 minBlue Mountain Kayaks$45 per day
10 minHarrisburg Symphony Orchestra – Harrisburg Forum$50+ per person
30 minCarlisle EventsMore Info
15 minHersheyPark$50+ per person
20 minHershey Theater$75+ per person
5 minRoadhouse Café Bar & Grill at 1031 Eisenhower BlvdSee Menu
5 minBrunch at the Sheraton Lindle Rd. SwataraSee Menu
10 minBriccoSee Menu
5 minLancaster Brewing CompanySee Menu