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Harrisburg Activities & Surrounding Cities
Central Pennsylvania features the lively Capital Region – home to cultural sites, anticipated annual festivals, and plenty of parkland for outdoor recreation. Part of Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country, the Capital Region includes towns like Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, York, and the capital city of Harrisburg.
For fans of historic homes, check out the Henry Smith Farm in Middletown, the Frankeberger Tavern in Mechanisburg, and Fort Hunter Mansion & Park and the John Harris – Simon Cameron Mansion – both in Harrisburg. For theatergoers in capital city, try the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, The Forum, and the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center.
Something is always happening on the Capital Region calendar. Don’t miss the famed Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg come January. Held in the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, the show is the country’s largest indoor agricultural event. For the rest of the year, check out the Apple Festival in New Cumberland in September, the historic York Fair in the fall, and car shows in Carlisle throughout the year.
If it’s outdoor recreation you seek, Pennsylvania’s Capital Region has your answer. Trek down Harrisburg’s 20-mile Capital Area Greenbelt, perfect for walking, biking, and even cross-country skiing come winter. Enjoy a day in Reservoir Park – the largest park in Harrisburg – or explore nearby playgrounds like the Gifford Pinchot State Park and Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation.
Whether you’re flying in to Harrisburg International Airport, or road-tripping through southern Pennsylvania, the Capital Region features plenty of adventure waiting for you.
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