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Category - Harrisburg

Jan 10, 2019

11 Kid-Approved Winter Activities

  Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-weather, family destination offering tons of winter activities that hold up all season long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! And let’s face it, you’re looking for a reason to get them out of the house!
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Dec 30, 2018

Uniquely Harrisburg: Activities, History & Quirky Sights

Every city has that special something that locals love and keeps visitors coming back year after year. Harrisburg is more than Pennsylvania’s capital, Hershey’s neighbor, or pass-through city along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take a peek at Harrisburg’s must-see attractions, fascinating history, and the quirky sights to see along the way. Essential
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Dec 27, 2018

Guide to Harrisburg & Hershey Museums

There’s no shortage of history in Hershey & Harrisburg. Discover the sweet story of Hershey’s Chocolate, walk the hallways of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, marvel at turn-of-the-century automobiles, and envision the Battle of Gettysburg as you walk in a soldier’s boots. While you’re here, stop at a few of our museums, rich with history and ready to inspire you. In this guide, you’ll find details on when to visit each museum and what to see while you’re there!
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Dec 21, 2018

Date Night: Dinner and A Show

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is home to several impressive theatre and show venues as well as an eclectic dining scene. Why not combine the two into an entertaining and delicious date night getaway? These pairings are walkable to one another, encouraging a little romantic handholding between stops! Hershey Theatre & Fenicci’s of Hershey Distance:
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Nov 30, 2018

5 Bakeries Sure to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

From cupcakes, cake, and cookies to Pennsylvania pies, pastries, and muffins it’s always time for something sweet at our region’s bakeries. You’ll be tempted to grab a few confections to go, perfect for munchies on your car trip home! Desserts Etc. Award-winning Hershey bakery, Desserts, Etc., welcomes locals and visitors alike to their rich array
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Nov 9, 2018

PA Farm Show: What to See, Do, Eat

The 103 rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 5 – Saturday, January 12, 201 9  at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one incredible butter sculpture! With 24 acres of agricultural entertainment, where does one begin?
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Oct 30, 2018

6 Reasons to Stay in a Bed & Breakfast

From city stays to country getaways, discover the unparalleled hospitality of a bed and breakfast. The Hershey Harrisburg Region is home to several B&Bs filled with remarkable histories, unexpected amenities, charming style, and friendly innkeepers. From the moment you walk in their doors, you feel at home.
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Oct 27, 2018

Shop Small & Buy Local: Where to Find Unique Souvenirs

Like a mosaic, it’s the little things that bring the culture of the Hershey Harrisburg Region to life. By little things, we mean small businesses run by generations of families or a few good friends who have a creative vision and a passion for sharing a taste of our region with guests. While you’re here, make time to visit that little shop around the corner, take a detour to explore a multi-story antique treasure trove, or pack a few jars of local jam into your suitcase.
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Oct 25, 2018

10 Cozy Coffee Shops & Cafes

You just started reading, but can you smell freshly brewed coffee? Morning, noon, and night, these neighborhood coffee shops and cafes put a pep in your step and artisan breads, sandwiches, and sweets in your belly. Skip the convenience store brews and opt for a mug of local java from one of these adorable shops!
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Oct 10, 2018

Our Favorite Photo Op Spots

We love seeing local and visitor photos from around the region on social media! You’re spending the day being Hersheypark Happy SM , snapping pictures of your delicious dinners, sipping at our vineyards and breweries, and capturing the beauty of our cities and towns. We’ve put together a list of the region’s most Instagram -mable locations featuring photos from you!
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