Area things to do
Things to Do
There are plenty of things to do during your stay at the Bridgeview Bed & Breakfast. You can use the B&B as a launching point to a variety of day trips, or you can stick to a variety of local attractions, or do some of both. The greater Harrisburg area and Central Pennsylvania as a whole include a great many historic and entertaining activities. Choose a category above to view selected attractions for each area.
Things to do within a 10 mile radius of the Bridgeview B&B. Outdoor activities abound - consult the Local Railroads and Historic Attractions sections for additional local activities.
|Birds & Wildlife|
|Carlisle Fairgrounds and Farm Show Center||(717) 243-7855|
|Cupboard Maker Books||(717) 732-7288|
|Griff's Fishing and River Guide Services||(717) 957-2417|
|Steve Hancock - Fishing Guide||(717) 576-4217|
|Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex|
|Harrisburg, PA State Capital|
|PA National Fire Museum|
|Canoeing and Kayaking||(717) 957-2413|
Railroad enthusiasts will find plenty to do during their stay at the Bridgeview B&B. Even casual fans of the Iron Horse will enjoy these tourist-friendly attractions.
|Harris Tower||(717) 232-6221|
|Middletown & Hummelstown RR Train Rides||(717) 944-4435|
There are a great many dining establishments throughout the region. All are located within a 15-minute drive, and represent just a select few of the variety of restaurants in the area.
|Appalachian Brewing Company||(717) 221-1080|
|Marysville Dinner||(717) 957-2105|
|The Whistle Stop||(717) 909-3881|
|Stoney Creek Inn||(717) 921-8056|
The Harrisburg area includes many family-friendly activities, most within a 30 minute drive of the Bridgeview B&B.
|Harrisburg Senators AA Baseball||(717) 231-4444|
|Knoebel's Amusement Park|
|Penn National Race Course|
|Riverfront Park and City Island|
|Williams Grove Speedway|
|Roadside America||(610) 488-6241|
|Pride of The Susquehanna Riverboat Rides||(717) 234-6500|
Our Railroad Friends
Already noteworthy within rail enthusiast circles, the Bridgeview B&B makes a great stop on a tour of railroads in Pennsylvania. All of these destinations make practical day trips from the B&B.
|East Broad Top||(814) 447-3011|
|Horseshoe Curve & Altoona Railroaders Museum||(814) 946-0834|
|Pennsylvania Railroad Museum||(717) 687-8628|
|Rock Hill Trolley Museum||(814) 447-9576|
|Strasburg Railroad||(717) 687-7522|
|Reading Railroad Heritage Museum|
|The PRR Technical & Historical Society Lewistown Station|
|Brian's Model Trains|
|Trackside with Jim|
|The Station Inn||(814) 886-4757|
|Train Collectors Association National Museum||(717) 687-8623|
The Old Sled Works is located in nearby Duncannon; Antique Marketplace in Lemoyne. Adamstown, the USA Antiques Capital is just over an hour east.
|Adamstown - USA Antiques Capital||
|Antique Marketplace||(717) 761-2865|
|Old Sled Works||(717) 834 9333|
|The Cove Barn||(717) 215-5831|
Civil War and Industrial Revolution aficionados will find no shortage of historic museums and sites. Don't forget Yuengling, America's Oldest Brewery, in Pottsville, PA.
|Fort Hunter Museum||(717) 599-5751|
|Harrisburg Civil War Museum||(717) 260-1861|
|John Harris Mansion||(717) 233-3462|
|Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour|
|Yuengling Brewery||(570) 628-4890|
The following locales are convenient day trips away from the Bridgeview B&B.
|PA Dutch Country|
Additional information can be found at these websites: