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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 .....

Reviewed 27 July 2015
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Hillsboro, Ohio
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Run, Duck, Jump and Hide You take your life in to your hands on the weekend if you go downtown. The bars and restaurants really try but the thugs on the corners need to be cleaned out before the Harrisburg Downtown can be taken seriously.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

If you plan to hum around Harrisburg on the weekends, popping in and out of stores - you will be disappointed. So many of the stores are closed on the weekend. This really must be a government town since the capitol is here. As long as you don't mind just wondering and finding what is open - and good restaurants... More 

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1 Thank Sally S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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331 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We were downtown for an event on a Saturday afternoon. We ended up walking around. There were plenty of restaurants open and many options to choose from. Plus downtown Harrisburg is just a block or two away from the River Front and that is a lovely paved walk. And it's also possible to walk over to City Island.

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3 Thank JG717
Camp Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

There are lots of places to drink. Sadly the parking is expensive. The good side of this is that parking is available.

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2 Thank Courthouse067
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 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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2 Thank Kilr0y_Waz_Here
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 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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Reviewed 31 July 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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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 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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2 Thank Hampstead6111
Hillsboro, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Harrison G
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 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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