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Sep 2, 2018

Burgers, Wings & Beer: Best Places to Watch the Game

If you’re visiting us over the weekend but can’t imagine missing the big game, we have several MVP sports bars to try! Robust casual food menus with burgers and wings, impressive craft beer lists, and dozens of screens broadcasting the big game and every other kind of sport. Game on!
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Sep 1, 2018

Take a Hike: Guide to the Region's Hiking Trails

Our bustling region has much for travelers to see and do, but we are also fortunate to have a softer, more serene side, marked by an abundance of outdoor activities. When it comes walking trails and hiking in PA, everyone from open-air enthusiasts to active amblers loves our proximity to nature. 
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Aug 31, 2018

Find Culture, Character & Cuisine at Broad Street Market

Spanning three city blocks in Midtown Harrisburg, the Broad Street Market is a gathering place for the community and a must-see spot for visitors looking to get a healthy sampling of the city’s culture. Take a look inside the oldest continuously operating market house in the country.
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Aug 24, 2018

Simply The Best & Reader's Choice 2018

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.
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Aug 7, 2018

Campgrounds in Hershey & Harrisburg

Some people think camping is “roughing it,” but not if you do it right! Staying at a campground in PA is what you make it, and our region's campgrounds have a variety of accommodations and recreational amenities perfect for your level of camping expertise. 
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Aug 6, 2018

Delicious Food & Drink Pairings to Try Now

You’ve probably heard that there are certain wines that go well with food groups, like white wine and fish, or red wine and hearty red sauce dishes. There’s also an art to pairing beer and cocktails with your meal because the right drink and spot-on menu choice can enhance your overall dining experience.
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Aug 5, 2018

School Your Kids With These Fun Learning Opportunities

When you're a kid, the best part about summer is NO SCHOOL! With our interactive museums, fascinating history, and creative ways of blending education and fun, parents can get their little students back in a learning mindset, even if it's just for the day. Check out this semester’s schedule!
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Aug 3, 2018

Live Like a Local at Spring Gate Vineyard

Spring Gate Vineyard is tucked away in a largely residential area in Harrisburg and offers guests a serene place to bring family and friends for a taste for Central Pennsylvania. Rebecca Kline , Wine Queen and Director Of Operations, shares the story of Spring Gate and why so many locals love the wine, beer, and farm-like atmosphere.
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Jul 2, 2018

Insider Tips for Sweet Trips to Hersheypark

You’re pumped about coming to Hersheypark ® this summer, and you might even be mapping out your park route to make sure you ride as many rides as you can! To help you make the most of your sweet day at the park, we’ve put together some insider tips from skipping the lines and avoiding the crowds to the best places eat and where to find awesome deals!
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Jul 1, 2018

8 Go-To Spots for Refreshing Summer Cocktails

What does summer taste like? For you, maybe it’s a frozen drink on a hot afternoon. Or it’s a fresh fruit infused mixed drink in the shade. The Hershey Harrisburg Region can quench anyone’s thirst, from award-winning margaritas and famous bloody mary’s to signature chocolate martinis and one-of-a-kind flavor infusions.
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