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Jan 10, 2019

12 Kid-Approved Winter Activities

  Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-weather, family destination offering tons of winter activities that hold up all season long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! And let’s face it, you’re looking for a reason to get them out of the house!
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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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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!
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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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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 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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