Mount Joy Vacations

A popular place for visitors in the world-famous city of Lancaster, Mount Joy has much to offer sightseers. Mount Joy is situated 14 miles (23 kilometers) from Lancaster’s city center. If you are flying in, Mount Joy is approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from Harrisburg International Airport.

Mount Joy is a great place to stay while you are in Lancaster as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. The Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre and the Harley Davidson Factory are two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other recommended attractions that are located within a short distance of Mount Joy are Hershey Theater and the Hershey Story Museum.

Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Admire, learn and discover in the various museums such as the Landis Valley Museum, the Antique Auto Museum in Hershey and Demuth Foundation.

There are also some great venues and parks that will entertain the entire family. These include Dutch Wonderland, Hersheypark in Hershey and the Hershey's Chocolate World. For those who like the animal kingdom put Zoo America in Hershey on your list of places to visit.

Get your body moving in the great outdoors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Get a taste of the area’s wildlife with a visit to a lake in the area like the Old Hawk Lake Golf Course in York.

There are plenty of tourist sites to discover around Mount Joy. Be sure to allow enough time to see them all. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Mount Joy’s holy places like the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

You’ll find great greens and friendly locals at the Old Hawk Lake Golf Course in York. Grab your clubs and tee off.

If you love to find a great deal, browse Central Market, the Lebanon Valley Mall in Lebanon and the Tanger Outlet Center.

While you are in the Mount Joy area, don’t miss the Hershey Bears ice hockey team in winter at Giant Center, Hershey, the region’s premier sporting venue. Giant Center, Hershey also offers behind the scenes tours, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s operations and about sports heroes from the past.

When you’re ready to rest up after checking out the charms of Mount Joy, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. The Red Roof Inn Lancaster, the Wyndham Garden Hotel Harrisburg-Hershey and the Lancaster Host Resort & Conference Center are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.

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