Harrisburg Activities

Welcome to Harrisburg, PA!

  • 75 Minutes From Baltimore
  • 2 Hours From Philadelphia
  • 3 Hours From NYC

HISTORY

YOUNG CHILDREN

 

CULTURE

PARKS IN THE CITY

  • Italian Lake Park: Beautiful walking paths and fountains (no picnic area). North Third Street and Division Street.
  • Fort Hunter Park: Historic mansion, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, and riverside walking trails. 5300 N Front Street.
  • Boyd Big Tree Preserve: Scenic hilltop pavilion and beautiful hiking trails. Park entrance across from 1574 Fishing Creek Valley Rd.
  • Wildwood Park: Beautiful easy trails and nature center. 100 Wildwood Way.
  • Harrisburg’s City Island: Parks, boat rides, minor league baseball team & more.

NATURE

FACTORY TOURS

  • Utz Potato Chip factory: See and smell the making of their famous chips and snacks. Hanover, PA, near York.
  • Turkey Hill Experience: Experience how ice cream is made; milk a mechanical cow; make your own ice cream. Lancaster County.
  • Harley-Davidson: Explore the manufacturing and assembly of these legendary motorcycles. York.

AND MORE…