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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

New Year's Eve in Hershey & Harrisburg

We know how to ring in a new year! The fun and excitement of a New Year’s Eve in Hershey and New Year's Eve in Harrisburg makes it easy to stay up ‘til midnight. Experience incredible eats to close out 2017 at one of our farm-to-table or fine dining restaurants. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail or microbeer made right here in Central PA.
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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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Sep 27, 2017

Surround Yourself in History

You don’t have to be a historian to be fascinated by America’s military past. From the tattered buttons and bayonets of the Civil War to breathtaking photography and first-hand accounts of the War on Terror, we can all learn about our nation’s military history in appreciation of our troops who’ve served bravely. What you might not realize is the
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Sep 7, 2017

All Roads Lead to Hershey & Harrisburg

They say you never forget your first car. Whether it was new or just new to you, wheels shiny or scuffed, it was your ride. And our love affair with the automobile doesn’t stop at the ones we own. We all have that “dream car.” The one that makes your head turn. The one that reminds you of Grandpa. The one that you’d fix up if you could. The Hershey Harrisburg Region plays host to car-lover events year-round, and one of these cars would make an excellent souvenir! 
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Aug 31, 2017

6 ½ Quirky Destinations in Hershey and Harrisburg

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is famous for a lot of things, but let’s talk about a few hidden gems that you won’t find in your average guide book. 1. The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum occupies an 1899 Victorian firehouse, full of remarkable artifacts, antique trucks, vintage helmets, and all the bells and whistles (and alarms) you want to
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May 15, 2017

Big Fun, Big Savings!

Nature lover? Check. History buff? You got it. Sweet tooth? Of course! No matter how many personalities make up your family, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has something for everyone this summer. Starting under $10, these experiences allow your entire family to make memories together all summer long! From geological wonders to botanical beauty, see
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Feb 6, 2017

Winter in Hershey Harrisburg

Winter in Hershey isn’t quite the sleepy town you may picture it to be. Yes, the rollercoasters are hibernating and the carousel horses are taking a rest. But the town is still alive with many winter-friendly activities worth a weekend getaway. Let’s start with a warning about bears. Not the kind you see in the woods, but the kind that are
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Jan 4, 2017

Engaging Education in the Region

When you’re looking for indoor fun this winter season, consider these museums and attractions. These places aren’t simply areas where you walk through and look at photos. Instead, each place is immersive and hands-on. Your family will love learning through these unique and engaging opportunities found in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. At a place
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Oct 26, 2016

Honoring Our Veterans

On the first anniversary of World War I in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson marked November 11 as Armistice Day: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory." Armistice Day continued through 1954, when Veteran’s Day
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