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Category - Harrisburg

Dec 31, 2017

Midtown Harrisburg: The City's Culture Cornerstone

Locals and seasoned visitors know about the eclectic culture vibes exuding from Midtown Harrisburg. From its independent businesses, craft breweries, and farm-fresh culinary creations, you’ll find nothing short of memorable and unique experiences each time you visit. Here’s a sample of what Midtown has to offer, with new and exciting businesses
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Dec 29, 2017

Dine Around The World in Hershey & Harrisburg

With a trip to the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you can embark on a bonus excursion to taste exotic flavors from around the world at some of our area’s delectable ethnic eateries! We love that you want to try new things which is why we have international dining options for everyone in the family. Destination: Mexico Herby’s El Mexicano Herby’s is a
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Dec 27, 2017

7 Kid-Approved Family Attractions for Your Winter Getaway

Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-season family destination offering tons of activities that hold up all winter long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! Whitaker Center We’re not exaggerating when
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Dec 15, 2017

Art to Admire: Inside Harrisburg's Exquisite Galleries

Harrisburg’s rich culture and history make it an ideal destination for art lovers. The city is home to world-class art venues and boutique galleries which handsomely illustrate our region’s beauty through the talents of local artisans and its willingness to show visitors that art is for everyone! Susquehanna Art Museum Susquehanna Art Museum
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Nov 17, 2017

Pocket Guide to the 2018 PA Farm Show

Locals and seasoned visitors know the Pennsylvania Farm Show is one of the region’s most anticipated events. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one
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Nov 16, 2017

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The centerpiece of Christmas at the
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Nov 10, 2017

Harrisburg's Mansions Tell Its History

Situated on the bank of the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, you'll find Harrisburg's historic mansions, which have stood the test of time tell the story of our region’s history. Learn about some of Harrisburg’s distinguished properties and the prominent Pennsylvanians they housed. John Harris - Simon Cameron Mansion Brief History Have you ever
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Oct 27, 2017

The Season of ‘Yum’: Holiday-Inspired Foods

Thanksgiving and Christmas are two special days in a season of celebrating and indulging! Everyone makes allowances this time of year for an extra helping of dessert and delicious cocktails to cheers with loved ones. In the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you can tell it’s the holidays by the seasonally-inspired treats offered by our creative chefs!
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Oct 4, 2017

'Simply the Best' 2017

Each year, readers of Harrisburg Magazine cast their votes for the region’s best places to eat, stay, and play! The result is a roadmap of must-see destinations approved by locals who experience our area day in and day out. Big winners include Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar , medaling for best sports bar, best wings, and best kid’s menu, and
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Sep 28, 2017

Harvest the Farm-To-Table Taste

You traveled the miles to get here, but we can’t say the same about your dinner! Working with locally sourced and sustainably farmed produce, meats, and dairy, chefs at our farm-to-table eateries create mouthwatering menus that harness the fresh flavor of our seasonal crops. We’re certain these palatable places will reward your good taste in
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