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Sep 21, 2018

Your Fall Bucket List: 17 Essential Autumn Activities

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are slowly turning colors, and pumpkin everything is on the shelves. No other season packs in so many quintessential things to do: pumpkin picking, Halloween costumes, hayrides, wineries – to name a few. Do it all and more in the Hershey Harrisburg Region with this fall “to-do” list easy as pie to complete!
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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. 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 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. Keep it simple and rustic with a tent near the tree line or reserve a cozy cabin to snooze
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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. We've rounded up a few winning food and
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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

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. Chilly Wine Slushies at
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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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