HBG Blog

Author: Jessica Bomgardner

Content Marketing Manager, Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

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Jan 17, 2020 by Jessica Bomgardner

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum, affectionately known as the Smithsonian of Pennsylvania, is the official museum of the Commonwealth. There’s a lot to explore, from our region’s Native American history to the people, places, and products that put Pennsylvania on the map. Set aside at least 2-3 hours to explore it all! Did You Know? According to the 1681 PA
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Dec 10, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

PA Farm Show Guide

Saddle Up. Get Your Ducks In A Row. You Butter Be Coming! The PA Farm Show returns to Harrisburg, January 4-11, 2020. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the PA Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests,
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Dec 2, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Give This PA Distillery A Shot!

Harrisburg's budding spirits scene features an award-winning craft distillery located in Uptown Harrisburg. Midstate Distillery handcrafts incredible spirits from locally sourced ingredients that are eager to occupy a spot in your liquor cabinet. Midstate Distillery Established in 2016, Midstate Distillery is Harrisburg’s first distillery since
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Oct 17, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Appalachian Brewing Company

When it comes to Harrisburg craft beer, Appalachian Brewing Company is the OG. Founded in 1997, ABC was the first brewery in Harrisburg since 1951. They’re nothing fancy – Just your local brewpub with crowd-pleasing craft beer, a mouthwatering food menu, and seven locations (and growing). Read on for more about their beer, free production tours, soda works tours, Abbey Bar, and more!
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Aug 13, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Explore the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat

All aboard The Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat, an iconic Harrisburg attraction and one of the last remaining paddlewheel riverboats in America. The Pride has sailed this stretch of the Susquehanna River for more than 30 years, carrying more than one million passengers. Discover the unique history of The Pride and how you can take a tour or
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Apr 2, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Craft Breweries: Zeroday Brewing Company

Find curious and unique craft beer inside a Midtown Harrisburg gem, Zeroday Brewing Company. It's your neighborhood pub that’s just a little weird. And that’s the way you like it! See what's on tap at one of our region's favorite craft breweries and learn what the heck a zeroday is! 
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Mar 5, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Best Brunch in HBG

Brunch isn't just a breakfast/lunch mashup, it might be the most important meal of the weekend. Marked by culinary creativity, hearty portions, Instagram-able presentation, and your pick of lavish midday alcoholic drinks, brunch is a sweet start to Sunday.
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Jan 3, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

UNIQUELY HARRISBURG: Activities, History & Quirky Sights

Every city has that special something that locals love and keeps visitors coming back year after year. Harrisburg is more than Pennsylvania’s capital, Hershey’s neighbor, or pass-through city along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take a peek at Harrisburg’s must-see attractions, fascinating history, and the quirky sights to see along the way. Essential
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Dec 3, 2018 by Jessica Bomgardner

PA Farm Show: What to See, Do, Eat

The 103 rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 5 – Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one incredible butter sculpture! With 24 acres of agricultural entertainment, where does one begin?
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