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 features

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 rentals are available around Harrisburg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 414 holiday lettings around Harrisburg. From 84 flats & apartments to 129 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harrisburg? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harrisburg. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • National Civil War Museum: 258 holiday lettings
  • Wildwood Park: 257 holiday lettings
  • City Island: 258 holiday lettings
  • Pennsylvania State Capitol: 258 holiday lettings
  • Red Crown Bowling: 259 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harrisburg listed on 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 Flats in Harrisburg?

Yes, of course. offers 84 Flats in Harrisburg. Our other popular types of Harrisburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 129 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 53 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harrisburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 157 holiday homes with pool available in Harrisburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.