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Downtown Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA
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Harrisburg has a lot to offer. There is the Whitaker Center, the Harrisburg Symphony, lots of... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
A Gem in Central Pennsylvania

In the last few years Harrisburg has transformed itself from a city you want to leave as soon as... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
Central Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Harrisburg has a lot to offer. There is the Whitaker Center, the Harrisburg Symphony, lots of great restaurants, but you have a high fee to park. The only free day is Sunday. If Harrisburg wants to attract people on Saturday, parking should be free.

2  Thank mleach54
Reviewed 22 July 2015

In the last few years Harrisburg has transformed itself from a city you want to leave as soon as you can to a place that could actually be a destination. The State Museum, the Civil War Museum, the river walk, City Island are only a...More

1  Thank amosesq
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Downtown Harrisburg is a beautiful place with an awesome state capital building, there are great spots to sit out and enjoy a drink or snack along Second and Third Street but don't stay out downtown too late, it can get sketchy. if you find yourself...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The diversity of restaurants in Harrisburg is amazing! We went to so many excellent restaurants, I don't know where to begin. Check out the Fire House and Café Fresco. Oh, and stop by for drinks at Comb; a 1920's Speakeasy--very awesome!

1  Thank 467nancieb
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Enjoyed seeing the capitol and the usual downtown architecture. Impressed with the number of early 1800 buildings. Loved the gay and the funky neighborhoods at the edge of downtown. Fun to browse.

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 6 July 2015

An enjoyable fan fair of food and drink. From Irish pubs to micro breweries, and safe walking day or night. Plenty of parking garages at a very fair price. A must do for Harrisburg, Pa!!!

Thank look2c
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this town for 2 nights at the end of our vacation to visit hershey park. In that 2 day period, car was vandalized, saw a robbery, wife was attacked by 6 workers at a dunkin donuts, because she walked out after they wouldnt...More

19  Thank harrymeandfam
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A nice place to stroll in and see all the old buildings and bridges during a sunny day. Nice to go with a group of people rather than solo.

1  Thank agxnes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The downtown area is a mixed bag. There are a lot of nice places to walk to and see. The churches and some of the older buildings have great features to see. There are a lot of restaurants there. The best gem is the Capitol...More

1  Thank tank1050
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Town is very dirty, night life is being choked out of the city by crime. Not worth your time or safety. Oh and parking is miserable and expensive!

3  Thank theonlycpm
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Nearby Attractions
Pennsylvania State Capitol
764 reviews
.07 miles away
City Island
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.24 miles away
State Museum of Pennsylvania
204 reviews
.16 miles away
Whitaker Center
211 reviews
.24 miles away
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