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City Island

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Address: 10 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1677
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Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat...

Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat rentals, a steam train and miniature golf.

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Nice baseball stadium, mini golf course, and space to bike/walk

City Island has a bit to offer for everyone. It has a baseball stadium, water front view of Harrisburg, a mini golf course, and is great for catching Pokémon (for those who still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

family friendly , amusement area, large parking area. minor league baseball team has games lots of evenings during the season. Paved waling trails, kgreat place to walk dogs, picnic and wade in the water

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Thank beardiemum2
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the ballpark a few times. It has great seating and lots of food choices. Our last visit was with a financial group who had the entire night catered in a private box seat setting with the option of being outside or inside. You can get a beautiful view of the city from the park.

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Thank Marylu C
Dauphin, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Even though City Island hostas a lot of venues throughout the year, I prefer to go when nothing is happening. Perfect for a leisurely stroll, a tough workout or relaxing by the water. Whatever makes your heart happy, City Island has it.

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Thank Tracy B
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48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

City Island has a bit to offer for everyone. It has a baseball stadium, water front view of Harrisburg, a mini golf course, and is great for catching Pokémon (for those who still play). The island is a great place to go for the kids as well. Definitely one of my favorite areas to hangout during the summer.

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Thank Dylan H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

So many things to do. To watch soccer or baseball or swim or do boating. Or just take children and have fun. A lot to do. Island is between East and West Shore of Harrisburg. Very convenient. Plenty of parking.

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Thank Lewis S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We , (My wife and 4 year old ) enjoyed our one night stay at Crown Plaza Harrisburg all the more because of our few hours at City Island. We went on a very hot day in August - so hot , the local TV station sent a reporter to interview some of us visitors there to see was it... More 

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Thank Pat M
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Family of 5 in our way to Hershey we slept on Hilton Harrisburg which was great and we looked for outdoor activity and found the city island on trip advisor. The Island in the middle of the river is beautiful and great to walk around. I don't know why but only the ice cream which was excellent!!!! all were closed.... More 

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Thank Inbal A
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Home to the Senators professional baseball players, City Island is far more than a ball park. Enjoy miniature golf along the riverside, ride the carousel or the train which circles the island. People enjoy bicycling, inline skating or just casually meandering the path around the island. Summertime children enjoy wading at the beach and can enjoy a refreshing snow cone... More 

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Thank Anonymouswriter1968
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped at City Island on our way through Harrisburg to visit family. It was overrun with Pokemon seekers. Grown adults all over the place catching animated characters on their smart phones. Spent some time at the batting cages. Lots of fun for the little boys.

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Thank Michelle K
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

City Island is easily accessible with parking available on the island. Sporting events and family centered fun activitiew. The walking bridge makes it easy to cross over the river and also walk around the city. Great for biking or walking.

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