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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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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Restaurants and bars, state capital building tours, canoeing or kayaking off City Island where you can also watch baseball and soccer games. And the State Museum. Strawberry Square offers some nice air-conditioned dining and shopping. Nearby train and bus terminals.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Harrisburg has a lot to offer- 2nd and 3rd street restaurants and City Island to name a few. Just make sure that you don't stray too much past 2nd street, and make sure you are out of the City by nightfall.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

It was avery good day to look around. The capitol building is beautiful from behind, from the front and inside. The twi huge industrial-looking plinths by the bridge are imposing as well as being and fascinating memorials. The walk down the mainstream to the riverside is most pleasant. We spent were passing through but I think we will come back... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

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

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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Central Pennsylvania
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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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