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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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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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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.
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Jul 1, 2018

36 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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Apr 2, 2018

Rainy Day Activities in Hershey & Harrisburg

So you’ve planned a spectacular getaway, but it looks like bad weather is in the forecast! Thankfully we have plenty of indoor, rainy day activities that’ll make you and the family see rainbows instead of cloudy skies. Try out one of these itineraries, packed with museums, galleries, tours, and fun!
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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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Oct 4, 2017

'Simply the Best' 2017

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. Big winners include Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar, medaling for best sports bar, best wings, and best kid’s menu, and
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Aug 31, 2017

6 ½ Quirky Destinations in Hershey and Harrisburg

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is famous for a lot of things, but let’s talk about a few hidden gems that you won’t find in your average guide book. 1. The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum occupies an 1899 Victorian firehouse, full of remarkable artifacts, antique trucks, vintage helmets, and all the bells and whistles (and alarms) you want to
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