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Address: Harrisburg, PA

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The parking was okay but you can't see the lines on the roads and the bridge looked like it could fall down at any time .....

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Hillsboro, Ohio
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Harrisburg has much to offer from fine dining, museums, an outstanding symphony, beautiful riverfront and is located in a region rich with diversity.

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Hillsboro, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The parking was okay but you can't see the lines on the roads and the bridge looked like it could fall down at any time .....

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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 few of the things to see. There are great restaurants, architectural views everywhere you turn,... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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 out downtown too late stay on Second Street and don't venture off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 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!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 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.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 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!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 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 melt her sugar. After the attack, the police came. They basically told us to brush... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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.

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Address: Harrisburg, PA
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg

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