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Families will love:

  • Pennsylvania State Capitol
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show
  • Proximity to Hershey

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is essentially the gateway to Hershey -- "The Sweetest Place on Earth" -- about 15 minutes away. Many families stay at hotels in Harrisburg to save money during their visit to Hershey, and many of those hotels offer package promotions to sweeten the deal.

Harrisburg proper offers a few museums worth a gander, though -- including the National ... more
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is essentially the gateway to Hershey -- "The Sweetest Place on Earth" -- about 15 minutes away. Many families stay at hotels in Harrisburg to save money during their visit to Hershey, and many of those hotels offer package promotions to sweeten the deal.

Harrisburg proper offers a few museums worth a gander, though -- including the National Civil Water Museum, the only one of its kind in the U.S. Harrisburg is also the state capitol of Pennsylvania, and families have the option to tour the capitol building. Another major draw is the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Hosted every January, it's the largest agricultural expo in the U.S.

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