Guidebook for Harrisburg

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Guidebook for Harrisburg

Food Scene
They have a very creative seasonal menu.
Café 1500
1500 N 6th St
They have a very creative seasonal menu.
They have an excellent happy hour special -- half off everything -- that includes drinks, pizzas, meats and cheeses, etc. I recommend the Old Fashioned.
Bacco Pizzeria and Wine Bar
20 N 2nd St
They have an excellent happy hour special -- half off everything -- that includes drinks, pizzas, meats and cheeses, etc. I recommend the Old Fashioned.
Great locally-owned restaurant with a townie bar feel. Great service, great food, great prices.
Grill 22
6197 Allentown Blvd
Great locally-owned restaurant with a townie bar feel. Great service, great food, great prices.
Drinks & Nightlife
Classy place to get a nice meal and specialty cocktails. I recommend the espresso martini.
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Cafe Fresco Center City
215 N 2nd St
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Classy place to get a nice meal and specialty cocktails. I recommend the espresso martini.
With live music most evenings (open Wednesday through Sunday -- see website for hours) and an excellent selection of wine and beer, this is a great place to relax by a fire pit and enjoy a few drinks with friends and neighbors.
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Spring Gate Vineyard & Brewery
5790 Devonshire Rd
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With live music most evenings (open Wednesday through Sunday -- see website for hours) and an excellent selection of wine and beer, this is a great place to relax by a fire pit and enjoy a few drinks with friends and neighbors.
Parks & Nature
This hiking trail area is the closest to my house and allows you to choose different paths that vary in distance and difficulty.
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Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area
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This hiking trail area is the closest to my house and allows you to choose different paths that vary in distance and difficulty.
Possibility Place is an excellent, disability-friendly playground (built by yours truly) and has softball and soccer fields, as well as a small walking trail close to TE Connectivity's property.
George Park
Possibility Place is an excellent, disability-friendly playground (built by yours truly) and has softball and soccer fields, as well as a small walking trail close to TE Connectivity's property.
Shopping
Medium-high end (mostly female) fashion, Starbucks, and two great restaurants
The Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace
2547 Brindle Dr
Medium-high end (mostly female) fashion, Starbucks, and two great restaurants
Entertainment & Activities
The arcade games aren't great, but downstairs has a nice bowling alley and a bar. I recommend Paint Nite events at this location.
Coliseum Group Inc
410 Saint Johns Church Road
The arcade games aren't great, but downstairs has a nice bowling alley and a bar. I recommend Paint Nite events at this location.
Hersheypark is one of my all-time favorite places! It's impossible to have a bad time at the park.
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Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr
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Hersheypark is one of my all-time favorite places! It's impossible to have a bad time at the park.
Sightseeing
The Harrisburg Capitol Building is one of the most beautiful in the country!
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Capitol Building (Harrisburg)
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The Harrisburg Capitol Building is one of the most beautiful in the country!