Hotels in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

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Elizabethtown overview

Elizabethtown is a relaxing place distinct for its countryside and live music, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find extensive beer and chocolate options. Families will find plenty of fun at Hershey's Chocolate World. Hersheypark Stadium and Pennsylvania State Capitol are popular places to visit. A family-friendly area, Elizabethtown also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Elizabethtown

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Elizabethtown has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Elizabethtown with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Elizabethtown hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Elizabethtown hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Elizabethtown

Fly in to Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from downtown Elizabethtown. Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City) is the next closest major airport, 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away. Elizabethtown Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Elizabethtown

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Eastland Alpacas
  • • Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad
  • • Bube's Brewery
  • • Hersheypark Arena
  • • Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Kreider Farms
  • • ZooAmerica
  • • Hershey's Chocolate World
  • • Hersheypark
  • • Mount Hope Estate & Winery
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Founders Hall
  • • Hershey Theatre
  • • The Hershey Story Museum
  • • Gretna Theatre
  • • Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
It's recognized for its countryside, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Indian Echo Caverns
  • • Chickies Rock Park
  • • Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick
  • • Hershey Gardens
  • • Rocky Ridge Park
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Penn State Harrisburg
  • • Penn State York
  • • Franklin and Marshall College
  • • Millersville University
  • • Dixon University Center
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Hersheypark Stadium
  • • Pennsylvania State Capitol

When to visit Elizabethtown

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 56°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 38°F night
  • July-September: 86°F day, 50°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 8.74 inches
  • April-June: 10.47 inches
  • July-September: 11.85 inches
  • October-December: 9.72 inches