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Harrisburg Travel Guide
Located on the scenic Susquehanna River, Harrisburg has been Pennsylvania's state capital since 1812. The city's capitol dome dominates the skyline, and the design and feel of the city has been centuries in the making, with diverse neighborhood architecture ranging from Victorian and antebellum to Tudor and Georgian styles. Harrisburg also has a knack for mixing small town charm with big business, which makes for a progressive and festive community. The city boasts 27 parks, 200 community events, a 1200-acre greenbelt, and the lush Riverfront Park, which hosts the Harrisburg Symphony Barge Concerts and a AA baseball team, the Senators. The multicultural city is a center for the arts as well, with entertainment ranging from professional theater and jazz music to a myriad of works at the city's many galleries and museums. The appeal of its friendly people, diverse communities, and the scenic and quaint tranquility of its streets make Harrisburg a rare find. Check out our 10Best city guide for the best restaurants, attractions, shopping, nightlife, and lodging in Harrisburg.