Kangra Art Museum - A gallery of miniature paintings from Kangra, a representative collection of sculptures, pottery and anthropological items and many more such things are there in the Kangra Art museum.
War Memorial - Just as one is entering the town, set amidst the pine groves is a war memorial. A web of narrow paths and stretches leads to the memorial. This memorial was raised to commemorate the war heroes of the post independence era.
Dall Lake - Surrounded by high and green Deodar trees is the lake which fills a mountain bowl. This shimmering blue
Lake is called the Dall lake. This lake is 11kms from Dharmsala and is approachable by roads. Dall lake forms a perfect scenic picnic spots in the area.
St. John's Church - One of the most poignant memories of the British Raj is the church of St. John in wilderness. This charmingly dressed stone church is located just 8 kms from Dharamsala on the way to McLeod Ganj. The church is surrounded by Deodar trees which adds to the beauty of the church. Under the shades of the Deodar is laid to rest the body of British Viceroy, Lord Elgin. The grassy slopes also holds a well maintained and preserved graveyard
Bhagsunath - Just 11 kms from the town center of Dharamsala is the ancient temple of Bhagsunath. There are many fresh water springs close to the temple. The place has developed as a popular picnic spot. The famous slate quarries of Dharamsala are also nearby.
Kunal Pathri - These are the rock temples from which the Place derives its name. Kunal pathri is a 3 kms flat walk from Kotwali Bazaar.
Dharmkot - Dharmkot is just 11 kms from Dharamsala. From here one can get very panoramic view of the Kangra valley. The Dhauladhar ranges are also visible from this place. The whole area is famous as picnic spot. The attractive scenes of the valley and the natural splendour of the area has made people visit the place time and again.
Masrur - Just 45 kms from Dharamsala are the 15 richly carved rock temples. This place is called Masrur.
Norbulinka Institute - Just four kms from Dharamsala is Norbulinka. This place has heavy Japanese influence. The shady paths, wooden bridges, small streams tiny water falls make this place look like heaven. Norbulinka was established to preserve and teach the ancient Tibetan arts. Here one can watch the wooden carvings and the tangka paintings, golsithing and embroidery being done. The nunnery close to the institute where women are taught the advanced levels of Buddhist philosophy. Norbulinka can also be approached from McLeod Ganj.
Chinmaya Tapovan - Just 10 kms from the town is the ashram complex established by Swami Chinmayananda. A noted exponent of Gits, Swami Chinmya choose this lovely place on the banks of Bindu Saras. The ashram includes a 9m high image of Hanuman, a Ram temple, a meditation hall, a school and a health & recreation center.
Andretta - This place is 13 kms from Palampur. Andretta was the house of artist S.Sobha Singh and it has a gallery some of his major works. There is also a pottery center at Andretta