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Best things to do in Harrisburg

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Brewery
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“This is one of our favorite restaurants, the rooftop waiting area is always nice. They have some great local beers and a wide variety of Farm to Table meals.”
29 locals recommend
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.”
25 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a walk around city island. There is a walking path around the island that his mini golf, and other activities. You will have a great view of the Harrisburg Skyline. Also take the walking bridge across the river and into the city for some more nightlife, bars, and restaurants”
18 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Voted "Simply the Best Independent Bookstore" in the region for 14 years running!”
18 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“The PA State Museum is worth a visit. Learn more about the great state of PA and it's natural history. ”
12 locals recommend
Cinema
“Indie cinema showing foreign & smaller-release films accompanied by premium theater snacks & coffee.”
15 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Bank-turned-art museum featuring original exhibitions, performances & classes, plus a gift shop. ”
10 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“HMAC has it all! Its a music venue with a bar and full service restaurant. No reservation needed.”
17 locals recommend
Cinema
“Great place for science discover for the kids. Perfect for a rainy day or a day of learning & fun! Located about 15 minutes from us in downtown Harrisburg. They also have a 3D show, and a food courts with many food options. Located across from the PA Capital building.”
17 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“THE PENNSYLVANIA CAPITOL A National Historic Landmark http://www.pacapitol.com/”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another favorite restaurant of ours. They also have a great Farm to Table menu and it's so cute. ”
14 locals recommend
Premise
“Take a walk to city island to enjoy mini golf or a Senator’s game. Enjoy fireworks on Fridays after the game. There’s also a great ice cream shop and walking path along the river for your convenience. ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food, great wine. And the Chef lives in the house next door to the Uptown Flat!”
10 locals recommend
Bus Station
“This is an extremely beautiful building, with some of the best historic artwork! ”
8 locals recommend
Café
“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. ”
8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“If you like italian and tapas this is the best place to go! The pizza and the pasta is great”
7 locals recommend