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Apr 18, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Harrisburg Beer Week 2017

For nine days in April, it's all about the brew. The region's craft brewing community comes together to toast the 2nd Annual Harrisburg Beer Week April 21-29. Craft brewing in the Hershey Harrisburg Region has long had a name for itself on the strength and success of Tröegs Brewing Company and Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC). But in recent years
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Apr 12, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

A Go Green Getaway

It’s not easy being green! Unless you’re one of the eco-conscious locations in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. Visit natural havens perfect for putting your phone down and getting lost among the trees. There’s no likes or retweets on these trails. Just serene environments filled with lush landscapes and great animal watching. You don’t have to be an
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Sep 12, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

PA National Horse Show

Are you a “horse person?” There are probably a lot of people who would say, "no." Sure, you like horses but you don’t own one or ride one and you’ve never been to a competition. So if you’re not a horse person, then why go to a horse show? Oh so many reasons! But we want to start by highlighting one very special reason that may all-too-often go unnoticed.  
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Apr 15, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Rainy Day Fun in Hershey Harrisburg

We all know the song. "Rain, rain go away..." But wishing it away for ourselves just means it will rain on someone else and we're too nice for that, right? So instead of watching the rain clouds, make plans to visit some of Hershey Harrisburg's best-loved museums and indoor attractions. You'll be so into the antique fire trucks, civil war stories, chocolate tastings and more, that you won't give a second thought to the raindrops!
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Mar 31, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Sara's Top 5 Live Music Venues

Pop quiz. When you think of Hershey, PA, what comes to mind? Chocolate and Hersheypark ? Yep. We have those. What about Harrisburg? Politics and the Capitol? Busted. But what's really, really cool about these towns is that there's so much more than their "main attractions." And while the region doesn't have the size of a destination like Philadelphia or Baltimore, we most definitely have the sound .
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Mar 17, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg City Island

The idea of “something for everyone” can be a little bit cliché in tourism. But sometimes you really do find a spot that covers the bases (literally – more on that in a minute!) in entertainment for families, couples, business travelers and the outdoor-minded.
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Feb 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Clockwinder - PA State Capitol Clocks

The Pennsylvania State Capitol is an architectural gem that graces the Harrisburg skyline. And for all the beauty of the shining green dome that greets every visitor, the treasures on the inside of the building are every bit as stunning. Some people enter thinking, “it's just a state capitol building.” They come out wanting to see and hear more.
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Jan 5, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The National Civil War Museum

America's Civil War waged no battles in Harrisburg. No, the bloodshed reached its peak just to our south in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. But much like the famed copula at Seminary Ridge where Union General John Buford spotted an advancing Confederate Army, so too does Harrisburg have its own piece of Civil War history sitting high on a hill. Many
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