Couples Must Do and See

From date-night in downtown Harrisburg to chocolate-inspired spa treatments in Hershey, a couples getaway in Hershey & Harrisburg can deliver a much-needed quiet escape or time to reconnect and make new memories over coffee or a gallery walk, a fun-filled night on the town with live music and so much more. With so many dining options in Harrisburg, it’s hard to know where to start – but we’re here to help! Here are some of our top picks to relax or explore with the one you love.

Couple in front of Harrisburg Mural



Broad St. Market

A Saturday date to the Broad St. Market is a must do! The variety of Black-owned stands and eateries will leave you in awe. The oldest continuously operated market house in the United States, you’ll find a culturally rich place to experience a broad diversity of fresh food, people, and city life.

Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Voted one of America’s Great Independent Bookstores, The Midtown Scholar Bookstore is an absolute must!  Home to over 200,000 new, used and rare books, you’ll lose track of time as you explore this one-of-a kind experience.  Make sure to stop into Just Baked Cakes and Pies for Tammy’s “Southern-Grandma-styled baked goods! 

Nyeusi Gallery

If you enjoy art and are looking for a unique and fun experience while visiting the city, book a Sip & Paint Date Night at Nyeusi Gallery!


What are Sundays without Brunch? Enjoy amazing food and drinks at District. On Sundays from 11am-3pm, relax and enjoy a live DJ and bottomless mimosas! 

National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum tells the conflict’s story as a timeline. Its curators hope to inspire lifelong learning of the American Civil War through the preservation and balanced presentation of the American peoples’ struggles for survival and healing.


Crawdaddy’s, home to “Southern Comfort Food with a New Orleans Flair”, makes for the perfect date night! Enjoy dinner for two starting with fried green tomatoes, then the Crawdaddy's Storyville salmon and finish with the Georgia peach cobbler. 

The Singer's Lounge

Grab a table for two at The Singer’s Lounge. This monthly music themed event features talent from all over PA and on occasion, Grammy-nominated recording artists!

Midtown Harrisburg

Enjoy the art, the music, and the vibe of Midtown Harrisburg. Take a stroll down 3rd Street, home to many murals. Take time to shop and dine at some of Harrisburg’s hidden gems along the way!