Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Harrisburg

Enjoy the area's museums, live music and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Harrisburg. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, theme park and restaurants. Hershey's Chocolate World and Pennsylvania State Capitol are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Harrisburg

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harrisburg a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hershey's Chocolate World (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Spring Gate Vineyard (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Kohl Memorial Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Deer Valley Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hersheypark (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • ZooAmerica (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Harrisburg

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harrisburg is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kohl Memorial Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Wildwood Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Fort Hunter Mansion and Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Riverfront Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • City Island (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Indian Echo Caverns (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Harrisburg

Fly into Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Harrisburg Transportation Center.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Harrisburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 309 holiday rentals around Harrisburg. From 124 Houses to 52 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Harrisburg is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harrisburg?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Harrisburg. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex: 158 holiday rentals
  • Dixon University Center: 150 holiday rentals
  • Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace: 151 holiday rentals
  • National Civil War Museum: 160 holiday rentals
  • Red Crown Bowling: 160 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harrisburg listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harrisburg?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 124 Houses in Harrisburg. Our other popular types of Harrisburg holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 52 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 52 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 76 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harrisburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in Harrisburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.