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Nov 11, 2019

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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Aug 20, 2019

Simply The Best & Reader's Choice 2019

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. If you're looking for a
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May 3, 2019

Affordable Family Getaway: Attractions Under $10

Looking for an affordable family getaway? You don’t have a break the bank to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg. Save money in Hershey & Harrisburg with this frugal family activities guide filled with budget-friendly attractions (under $10 a ticket). Plus, save time with our list of activities you can do in under an hour.
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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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Sep 21, 2018

Fall Bucket List: 18 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, fall activities for kids – to name a few. Do it all and more in the Hershey Harrisburg Region with this fall “to-do” list that's easy as pie to complete!
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Jul 1, 2018

37 Free Things to Do

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:
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Nov 10, 2017

Harrisburg's Mansions Tell Its History

Situated on the bank of the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, you'll find Harrisburg's historic mansions, which have stood the test of time tell the story of our region’s history. Learn about some of Harrisburg’s distinguished properties and the prominent Pennsylvanians they housed. John Harris - Simon Cameron Mansion Brief History of the John
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