Bridgeview B&B
810 South Main Street
Marysville, PA 17053

Phone: (717) 957-2438

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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.

Local Attractions

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.

Name Phone
Appalachian Trail
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

Local Railroads

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.

Name Phone
Enola Yard
Harris Tower (717) 232-6221
Harrisburg Yard
Middletown & Hummelstown RR Train Rides (717) 944-4435
Overview Bridge
Rockville Bridge

Area Dining

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.

Name Phone
Appalachian Brewing Company (717) 221-1080
Kristy's Whistle Stop (717) 909-3881
Stoney Creek Inn (717) 921-8056
Nathans-Bar-and-Grill (717) 728-7526
Center Street Grille (717) 732-6900
Cove Mountain Bar & Grill (717) 853-4030
Front Street Diner (717) 525-9318
Dolce Vita (717) 732-7202


The Harrisburg area includes many family-friendly activities, most within a 30 minute drive of the Bridgeview B&B.

Name Phone
Harrisburg Senators AA Baseball (717) 231-4444
Hershey Park
Knoebel's Amusement Park
Penn National Race Course
Riverfront Park and City Island
Williams Grove Speedway
Roadside America (610) 488-6241
Hollywood Casino
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.

Name Phone
East Broad Top (814) 447-3011
Horseshoe Curve & Altoona Railroaders Museum (814) 946-0834
Pennsylvania Railroad Museum (717) 687-8628
Lewis Bogaty Photography  
Rock Hill Trolley Museum (814) 447-9576
Steamtown (570) 340-5200
Strasburg Railroad (717) 687-7522
Reading Railroad Heritage Museum
The PRR Technical & Historical Society Lewistown Station
Sono Towers
Brian's Model Trains
Trackside with Jim
The Station Inn (814) 886-4757
Train Collectors Association National Museum (717) 687-8623
Williams Grove


The Old Sled Works is located in nearby Duncannon; Antique Marketplace in Lemoyne. Adamstown, the USA Antiques Capital is just over an hour east.

Name Phone
Adamstown - USA Antiques Capital
Antique Marketplace (717) 761-2865
Old Sled Works (717) 834 9333
The Cove Barn (717) 215-5831

Historic Attractions

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.

Name Phone
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

Day Trips

The following locales are convenient day trips away from the Bridgeview B&B.

Name Phone
Gettysburg (717) 334-1124
PA Dutch Country

Tourism Links

Additional information can be found at these websites:

Name Phone
Visit PA