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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! Under 5 It’s not easy to keep the attention of toddlers and
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Mar 27, 2018

Harrisburg’s City Island, A Slice of Americana Pie

City Island in Harrisburg is one of a few places left that can effortlessly provide a classic day of family fun. It’s a chance to slow down and savor the little things like family moments and company of friends. Baseball and hot dogs, carousel rides and mini golf, sharing a horse-drawn carriage ride - City Island is a little slice of Americana
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Dec 27, 2017

7 Kid-Approved Family Attractions for Your Winter Getaway

Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-season family destination offering tons of activities that hold up all winter long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! Whitaker Center We’re not exaggerating when
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Dec 15, 2017

Art to Admire: Inside Harrisburg's Exquisite Galleries

Harrisburg’s rich culture and history make it an ideal destination for art lovers. The city is home to world-class art venues and boutique galleries which handsomely illustrate our region’s beauty through the talents of local artisans and its willingness to show visitors that art is for everyone! Susquehanna Art Museum Susquehanna Art Museum
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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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May 15, 2017

Big Fun, Big Savings!

Nature lover? Check. History buff? You got it. Sweet tooth? Of course! No matter how many personalities make up your family, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has something for everyone this summer. Starting under $10, these experiences allow your entire family to make memories together all summer long! From geological wonders to botanical beauty, see
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Jan 4, 2017

Engaging Education in the Region

When you’re looking for indoor fun this winter season, consider these museums and attractions. These places aren’t simply areas where you walk through and look at photos. Instead, each place is immersive and hands-on. Your family will love learning through these unique and engaging opportunities found in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. At a place
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Sep 28, 2015 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

A $200 Weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg

It might seem too good to be true. How can a family make a quick getaway to a city like Hershey or Harrisburg and only spend $200? It’s possible! With a few frugal tips and some local experts to show you the ropes, your family can enjoy a weekend taking in the arts, enjoying local food and embracing all that time together can bring. Through these
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