Harrisburg Vacations

United States
Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania and a crucial part of the state's early success. As an important steel and railroad center in the late 19th century, the city helped put Pennsylvania on the map. Today it is a large metropolitan area with two performance centers and a lively nightlife …

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Reviews of Harrisburg

John Wright
John Wright
18/09/2019

I loved Gettysburg but didn’t have enough time to see it all. Great gift shop, could have bought everything. Harrisburg had nice bars that were quite well priced for beer. Must go back as the area has lots to do.

@WayneAtherholt
@WayneAtherholtSt. Petersburg, Florida, USA
28/12/2015

Not the nicest place you'll ever visit but certainly not the worst. Museums and restaurants and a good rail service Not much shopping downtown and there are areas of this small city that are quite unpleasant. Nice waterfront and bike paths.

Kevin Lu @sweatengine
Kevin Lu @sweatengineNew York City, New York State, USA
06/02/2013

Harrisburg and the Sesquehanna River at night The Pennsylvania State Capitol’s prominent 94-foot dome sits quietly under the gilded brass statue of Commonwealth. The Fulton Bank sign on the right paints over the silky river with an interesting red. I took this shot from a small island called City Island, between Harrisburg and Wormleysburg. This small mile-long landmass, used for sports and recreational activities, provides one of the best views of the Pennsylvania State Captiol from the Sesquehanna River.

John Abdou
John AbdouTustin, California, USA
27/12/2012

Capitol of Pennsylvania and the closest airport to Bucknell University, where I worked for six years. Every time I visit this city I am pleasantly surprised. There's a great downtown with some good restaurants and fun events. Not a bad place to swing through if you're nearby.

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