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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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Jun 4, 2019

7 Outdoor Adventure & Ale Pairings

Trails & Ales. Bikes & Brews. Two of our region’s best assets are outdoor activities and craft ales. In Hershey & Harrisburg, you can spend the day outside, getting some exercise and admiring nature, before kicking back with a cold craft beer and delicious locally-inspired food. 
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May 3, 2019

Family Travel Tips: How to Save Money & Time

Looking for an affordable family getaway destination? Save money (and time) with this family travel tips guide! You don’t have a break the bank to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg. Not only do we have an abundance of budget-friendly attractions, but we also have activities the whole family can enjoy in less than an hour.
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May 2, 2019

Guide to Bike Trails in Harrisburg & Hershey

Explore the Hershey Harrisburg Region by bike, pedaling around Harrisburg doing some sight-cycling or off-roading on the challenging mountain bike trails in Hershey. Below is your guide to ride including recommended bike trails in Harrisburg & Hershey, sights along the way, bicycle rentals, and more!
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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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Oct 3, 2018

10 Amazing Statues & Monuments to Visit

From impressive military memorials made to resemble a war-torn building to bronze effigies of our region’s founding fathers, these 10 statues, monuments, and memorials are part history, part art.
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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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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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Mar 28, 2018

Things To Do with the Kids – From Toddlers to Teens

Looking for something to do to entertain and educate a preschooler? Or maybe you need an active attraction that’ll keep your teen off their phone for a few hours! The Hershey Harrisburg Region has a range of family-friendly activities that’ll suit you and your brood’s dynamic interests!
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