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11 Best Things to Do in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Aishwarya Karwa Aug 31, 2019
The capital city of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg is adorned with artistic buildings dating back to 18th and 19th century. Right from visiting the museums to exploring a myriad of eating options, visitors can enjoy all the activities that Harrisburg has to offer. Know more about the must-do things when in Harrisburg.

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Take an enticing tour of the stunning - Pennsylvania State Capitol Building which has about 475 rooms, four floors decorated with murals and statues.

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Visit the historic museum house, John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion built in 1766. Take a look at the artifacts and objects on display in the house museum.

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Travel to the most popular landmark - The National Civil War Museum. It is one of the greatest museums dedicated to narrating the American Civil War.

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Plan a fun-filled getaway or a picnic at Hersheypark, a sprawling green theme park with lots of water rides, roller coasters and delicious food.

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Visiting Harrisburg in winters? Then you must definitely experience the thrill of snow skiing at the Roundtop Mountain Resort.

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Go for a great picnic experience at Wildwood Park tucked away in the central Pennsylvania. You can also enjoy the outdoor recreational activities at the park.

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Buy freshly baked goodies, fruits and several other delectable food items at the Broad Street Market, a growing and alive market in Harrisburg.
Explore the State Museum of Pennsylvania for a fun, informative experience and get a different perspective of Pennsylvania through the time.
Climb aboard on the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat cruise, one of the unique ways to scout the city of Harrisburg. Enjoy beautiful vistas of the Harrisburg skyline as you sail.
Take a relaxing walk and admire nature's beauty at the Riverfront Park (Harrisburg) running parallel to the river Susquehanna.
Take part in the fantastic beer tasting tours at Harrisburg's finest brewpub facility, Appalachian Brewing Company. It also serves finger-licking good food to satiate your hunger!