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Best things to do in Harrisburg

Brewery
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“Lofty space built with reclaimed timber featuring a full bar, art galleries & farm-fresh local fare. The Millworks has a great gift shop!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“The front building has many great made-to-order food vendors. The Broad Street Market, founded in 1860, is located in the Midtown neighborhood of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. Originally established on Broad Street by the Verbeke family, it is today one of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets in the country.”
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Natural Feature
“City Island is a mile-long island in the Susquehanna River. It is used mainly for leisure and sports activities. City Island is the home of the Harrisburg Senators minor baseball team, and Penn FC, a professional soccer team. Come to FNB Field for baseball and fireworks!”
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Local Government Office
“The PA State Museum is worth a visit. Learn more about the great state of PA and it's natural history. ”
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Art Museum
“Bank-turned-art museum featuring original exhibitions, performances & classes, plus a gift shop. ”
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Movie Theater
“Indie cinema showing foreign & smaller-release films accompanied by premium theater snacks & coffee.”
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Movie Theater
“Great science museum for kids. They have an Imax style theater with nature movies.”
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Performing Arts Venue
“HMAC has it all! Its a music venue with a bar and full service restaurant. No reservation needed.”
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Local Government Office
“Guided tours of Pennsylvania's Capitol are offered every half hour Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Weekends and most holidays tours are offered at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.”
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Restaurant
“Stylish farm-to-table eatery serving inventive regional American dishes made with local ingredients. They offer a great Sunday brunch as well!”
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Art Gallery
“Voted "Simply the Best Independent Bookstore" in the region for 14 years running!”
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Bar
“Not sure if we should categorize the Note as a bar, restaurant or music venue. This cozy, modern spot in downtown Harrisburg is located in a converted Victorian house, has a full bar, offers seasonal, European-inspired cuisine, and excellent music events. Great for a romantic evening. ”
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Cafe
“What a neighborhood gem for coffee, breakfast and lunch. Very quaint and family-friendly, with fresh-made bread. You MUST try their biscuit breakfast sandwiches ($4-5). I recommend the brie, spinach tomato sandwich. It's one block away, towards downtown. ”
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Bus Station
“The PA state capitol is considered one of the most beautiful state capitols in the country.”
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Pizza Place
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“Italian restaurant & wine bar serving locally sourced pizza, pasta & small plates. Good outdoor seating too”
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Premise
“We go for walks along the river every day! Our favorite route is to go north from Woodbine st up to Division st and then back home on Second st and admire all the beautiful architecture.”
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