About Harrisburg

by SmarterTravel Staff
Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Full Moon (Photo: iStockphoto/David Coleman)

Located on the banks of the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, offers plenty of family fun. History buffs can head to the Pennsylvania State Capitol building and the State Museum of Pennsylvania, or explore the National Civil War Museum. Second Street's Restaurant Row offers a great variety for foodies, from affordable to gourmet. The city center has a bustling nightlife, and Strawberry Square offers plenty of designer duds for shopaholics. Kids of all ages can visit City Island Park and ride its carousel and railroad, or buy some peanuts and crackerjacks at the AA Minor League Harrisburg Senators baseball games.

Flights to Harrisburg arrive at Harrisburg International Airport, which has been serving Central Pennsylvania for more than 100 years.

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