Love art, university life, and dining out? Get away to Mechanicsburg!

Discover the family-friendly area of Mechanicsburg—a college vibe, entertainment choices, and sights from Williams Grove Speedway to Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg.

Top Hotels in Mechanicsburg

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Harrisburg West, PA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Harrisburg West, PA
3 out of 5
4943 Gettysburg Road, Mechanicsburg, PA
$71
per night
Nov 14 - Nov 15

Located in the heart of Mechanicsburg, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Messiah College, Williams Grove Speedway, and Strawberry Square. Pennsylvania State ...

4.1/5Very Good! (829 reviews)

"I would truly recommend this property. Excellent staff, very clean. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Harrisburg West, PA
Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg
Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg
2.5 out of 5
385 Cumberland Parkway, PA Turnpike Exit 236, Mechanicsburg, PA
$76
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2

Situated in Mechanicsburg, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Messiah College, Williams Grove Speedway, and Capital City Mall. Ski Roundtop and Pennsylvania ...

4/5Very Good! (820 reviews)

"Water pressure was low. Rooms were very clean. That is all."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019

Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg
Homewood Suites by Hilton Harrisburg-West Hershey Area
Homewood Suites by Hilton Harrisburg-West Hershey Area
3 out of 5
5001 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA
$120
per night
Nov 25 - Nov 26

Situated in Mechanicsburg, this golf aparthotel is 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from Monkey Joe's and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Capital City Mall. Paulus Farm Market and Little ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (388 reviews)

"Efficient and friendly staff. There is s minimum requirement of 50 characters."…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Homewood Suites by Hilton Harrisburg-West Hershey Area

Popular things to do in Mechanicsburg

Hershey's Chocolate World
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Hershey's Chocolate World

4.5/5(1,219 reviews)

Feed your sugary fantasies in attractions dedicated to all things cocoa-related at this chocolate-themed attraction.

Hersheypark Stadium
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Hersheypark Stadium

4.5/5(389 reviews)

Enjoy a sports competition or a musical concert under the bright lights with beer and snacks in this historic arena.

Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Pennsylvania State Capitol

4.5/5(235 reviews)

Visit a majestic palace in the heart of Harrisburg and wander Pennsylvania’s halls of power in a building created as a tribute to art, freedom and democracy.

Hersheypark
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Hersheypark

4.5/5(1,215 reviews)

Ride roller coasters in this action-packed candy-themed park filled with thrilling water slides, child-friendly rides and opportunities to dine with actors dressed as Hershey products.

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex
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Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex

4.5/5(238 reviews)

After visiting Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Harrisburg. Amble around this family-friendly area's riverfront or experience its acclaimed theater scene.

Hershey Theatre
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Hershey Theatre

4.5/5(170 reviews)

Spend a night watching drama, dance and music in one of Pennsylvania’s most opulent venues or tour it during the daytime to glimpse behind the scenes.

Top activities in Mechanicsburg

Operation City Quest of Harrisburg, PA
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Operation City Quest of Harrisburg, PA

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Harrisburg, PA
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Harrisburg, PA

$3

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Civil War Ghosts Walking Ghost Tour
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Civil War Ghosts Walking Ghost Tour

$21

Join Civil War Ghosts walking ghost tour through the most haunted sites in Gettysburg’s history! Hear only the most authentic ghost stories on this haunted ghost tour! Civil War Ghosts walking ghost tour guides you through the historical Battle of Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Full-Day Excursion
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Gettysburg Full-Day Excursion

$150

Journey to the hallowed Civil War battlefields in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Explore the Gettysburg Visitor Center on your own, and then take a guided walking tour of the battlegrounds to see what life was like for soldiers in 1863.

2 Hour Gettysburg Battlefield Licensed Guided Carriage Tour
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2 Hour Gettysburg Battlefield Licensed Guided Carriage Tour

$59

Witness the Battlefield at the Speed of History! Visit Gettysburg. Learn some History. Bring Home Memories! You have never Experienced the Gettysburg battlefield like this! Licensed Battlefield Guides, slow speed, and only 10 guests, allow you to get involved in the discussion.

Tour of America's Oldest Farmers Market!
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Tour of America's Oldest Farmers Market!

$50

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Lancaster Central Market, 23 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 You will get an overview of the market, opportunity to meet each vendor, and yummy samples! We will also take a 30 minute walking tour of the city.

Reviews of Mechanicsburg

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Top Destination

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4 - Good 49.76744186046512%
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3 - Okay 23.25581395348837%
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4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 13, 2019

Just wanted to say that the staff at the Country Inn & Suites are awesome n did everything to make my stay a pleasant one :)

4/5 - Good

LT

Nov 7, 2019

Lovely historic downtown, worthwhile walking through. Don't miss Diener's for breakfast!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Nov 7, 2019

We always enjoy the Sportman's Outlet Center and JCPenney, at Capital City Mall, not far from the Econolodge. Sometimes we also go to Texas Roadhouse for steak dinner and to the local cinema. Very Nice!!

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Nov 1, 2019

Alot has changed there and not for the better.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Nov 1, 2019

We did not stay here to see the area. We just needed a convenient place to stop.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Oct 10, 2019

Did not spend time in Mechanicsburg, we were in town for Carlisle Fall Event.