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Category - Arts & History

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. What You’ll Find Simply put, the Broad Street Market is a vibrant
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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. Dozens of our Partners made the list, named "Simply The Best" or "Reader's Choice" runners-up. The Millworks made the list 4
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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: Social Studies As Pennsylvania's center for government,
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Jul 1, 2018

35 Free Activities in the Hershey Harrisburg Region

Looking for cheap things to do in Hershey or Harrisburg? We’ll do ya one better. How about a list of completely free activities? From family-friendly attractions to self-guided tours and hikes, you don’t need to break the bank to get a taste of the region. When you’re traveling on a budget, it’s great to find some freebies like these: Around
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May 31, 2018

Sweet Additions to Your Hersheypark Trip

Each year, millions of families follow the scent of chocolate to Hershey The Sweetest Place on Earth ®, visiting our biggest attractions including Hersheypark ® and Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction. In and around the town of Hershey, there’s even more to explore. So delay the ride home for a few hours and stop over at one of these sweet places!
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Mar 2, 2018

The Secret Recipe For A Fantastic Family Trip

  To create his signature chocolate bar, Milton S. Hershey combined milk, sugar, and cocoa, and the result was one of America’s favorite sweet treats. With the right recipe, you can whip up a sweet family getaway to Hershey that blends fun, learning, and out of the ordinary experiences into treasured family memories!
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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 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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