Named for the wagon mechanics who settled here in the 19th century, Mechanicsburg later became a place where rail workers would come to stock up on wood and water. In a similar fashion, the Courtyard Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg offers today’s visitor a place to rest and recharge. Just off Route 15, this Harrisburg-area hotel is both family- and business-friendly, with easy access to corporations and major attractions including Hersheypark. Guests set their own schedule with convenient 24-hour services including a market and business center. Accommodations feature a large desk, free Wi-Fi, LCD TV, minifridge and microwave. King rooms can comfortably accommodate families with a sofa bed. For your well-being, this hotel is nonsmoking and offers an indoor pool, fitness center and healthy breakfast buffet. Local businesses, from the Dairy Farmers of America to Delta Dental, can hold interviews and meetings in the modern event space. Don’t miss Jubilee Day, the east coast’s largest one-day street fair.