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.
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 min||Walk along the beautiful Susquehanna River from Shipoke to Route 81.||Free +|
|15 min||Wildwood Lake Santuary Boardwalk||Free +|
|15 min||Olewine Nature Center||Free +|
|15 min||Italian Lake||Free +|
|15 min||Walk around City Island||Free +|
|15 min||Susquehanna Art Museum||Free +|
|15 min||Broad Street Market||Free +|
|15 min||Harrisburg State Capitol||Free +|
|15 min||City Island||Free +|
|30 min||Army Heritage Center Carlisle||Free +|
|15 min||Night Life downtown||Free +|
|15 min||Pa State Museum||$5+ per person|
|25 min||Williams Grove Speedway & Flea Market||$10-45+ per person|
|35 min||Lake Tobias||$9-17+ per person|
|15 min||City Island Mini Golf||$8-9+ per person|
|10 min||Pop Corn Hat Players/Gamut theater||$10+ per person|
|15 min||Civil War Museum||$13-15+ per person|
|15 min||Sentators Baseball||$13-130+ per person|
|20 min||Hershey Bears Hockey||$30+ per person|
|15 min||The Harrisburg Heat Soccer||$16-22+ per person|
|10 min||Whitaker/Harsco Science Center||$10-25+ per person|
|10 min||Carriage Rides around downtown Harrisburg||$20+|
|10 min||Sunoco Performing Arts Theater||$20+ per person|
|30 min||Ski RoundTop & Outdoor Adventure Resort||$71-76+ per person|
|30 min||PA Renaissance Faire||$31+ per person|
|35 min||Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center, York||$35+ per person|
|20 min||Blue Mountain Kayaks||$45 per day|
|10 min||Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra – Harrisburg Forum||$50+ per person|
|30 min||Carlisle Events||More Info|
|15 min||HersheyPark||$50+ per person|
|20 min||Hershey Theater||$75+ per person|
|5 min||Roadhouse Café Bar & Grill at 1031 Eisenhower Blvd||See Menu|
|5 min||Brunch at the Sheraton Lindle Rd. Swatara||See Menu|
|10 min||Bricco||See Menu|
|5 min||Lancaster Brewing Company||See Menu|