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Address: Harrisburg, PA

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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

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.

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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 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 and the state museum. The problems are the traffic especially at the time the offices... More 

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 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!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

As all old cities; it's a bit rundown. But, on a Thursday evening with a summer concert series venue, downtown was packed! (Had to park in a garage; metered parking was virtually unavailable). Easy walking to many restaurants. Lots of meter parking available during the day. Nice walking trail on the east side of the river with tree shade &... More 

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Hixson, Tennessee, United States
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a city filled with beautiful old buildings, culture,,the Capitol and beautiful old churches and great restaurants!

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

After spending several hours in the car, we enjoyed walked around the city and along the Susquehanna - we walked over the bridge and enjoyed it a lot.

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Clifton Park, New York
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Just stopped quickly to eat at subway but wish I could have stopped in the monster book store - I think it's several levels - next time I am definitely doing a little shopping...

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The city could be lovely, especially in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Winter stinks. Crime has taken over the last 5 to 8 years. It used to be safe to walk around after dark; however, that is no longer the case. I see drug deals happening right outside WGAL news. You can't drive down Second Street without blowing out a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

What an extravaganza of education about all things equine and shopping that will quickly overwhelm with 500 vendors. We bought a custom "Australian saddle" from the company of the same name. Though expensive to park and enter the pavillion ($32 for two), one day was enough to thrill the senses and stimulate the mind.

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Enola
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Crime is terrible anymore, the parking authority is writing bogus tickets, read the newspaper website. The smart business owners made their money and got out. I guess people still come downtown during the summer to get trashed and carry on, but it's like a frat party. There are too many other options for food and drink in the area to... More 

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