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Nov 18, 2016

Holiday Films at Midtown Cinema

While you’ll find the usual suspects at this independent film cinema (popcorn, candy), you’ll also find a few other snacks that are less common. Like cappuccinos and ice cream. You can even bring in a beer from the brewery next-door . Nestled on the corner of Riley and 3rd streets, Midtown Cinema provides an inviting atmosphere to bring the family,
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Oct 26, 2016

Nothing but Nightlife

Call up your best girls, group of guys, or your special sweetie and get ready for a night out in Downtown Harrisburg. Downtown Harrisburg’s Restaurant Row provides a unique setting for nightlife. The most popular spots are all along one street which makes getting to them super easy. Since going to and from each location is a breeze, it opens up
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Sep 29, 2016

Take a Peek at These Leaves

It’s the most colorful time of the year! The time of year when you can feast your eyes on fall foliage. Tucked within the hills and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains, The Hershey Harrisburg Region transforms into a festival of fall colors. Golden yellows. Rusty reds. Fiery oranges.
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Sep 2, 2016

Naturally Enthralling Family Outdoor Adventures

Warm weather seasons are the perfect time to bring your family to experience the natural beauty and wonderful learning opportunities at Wildwood Park & Olewine Nature Center in Harrisburg, Hershey Gardens in Hershey, and the Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art in Millersburg. Located on the edge of Harrisburg, the fun and free Wildwood Park offers
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Jul 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

The Boardwalk at Hersheypark

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Sweetest Place on Earth ® is also the Coolest Place on Earth. The Boardwalk at Hersheypark is open for all the splishing and splashing you could dream of. On a hot summer day, it's a watery oasis where you can chill out after working up a sweat rolling from coaster to coaster and from family ride to family show.
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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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Feb 22, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Hershey Story Museum

Some would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its milk-chocolatey taste is recognized and beloved by so many. Others, though, would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its creator embodied all that is good about the American Dream.
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Oct 14, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Shop Small

"I heard about this neat little shop around the corner but I never have time to drop in."  Sound familiar? If so, we have a holiday challenge for you! (OK - two challenges!)      Challenge #1: Visit at least one small business in the Hershey Harrisburg Region that you've never been to. 
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Sep 28, 2015 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

A $200 Weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg

It might seem too good to be true. How can a family make a quick getaway to a city like Hershey or Harrisburg and only spend $200? It’s possible! With a few frugal tips and some local experts to show you the ropes, your family can enjoy a weekend taking in the arts, enjoying local food and embracing all that time together can bring. Through these
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