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Pride of the Susquehanna

City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
+1 717-234-6500
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Interesting 1 hour paddle boat ride

Paddle boat leaves from City Island and gives 1 hour ride on the mile wide Susquehanna River. On... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Karen S
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Fun and relaxing!

Take a trip and enjoy the fun and relaxing trip down the Susquehanna. It's great alone or with... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Vicki I
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  • Average12%
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City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Paddle boat leaves from City Island and gives 1 hour ride on the mile wide Susquehanna River. On City Island is a recreated log building reminesent of the ferry owned by John Harris in the early 1770 era and who gave Harrisburg it's name. City...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take a trip and enjoy the fun and relaxing trip down the Susquehanna. It's great alone or with friends!

Thank Vicki I
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Pride of the Susquehanna is a small boat ride in the Susquehanna River in downtown Harrisburg. The boat ramp is at the City Island where the stadium of the baseball team is located. Travelers who would like to take the boat tour can walk...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The riverboat is a fun experience for people of all ages. It's a little pricey for a 45 minute boat ride, but since it's all non-profit, it's worth it. You can stand up on the top and watch the paddles go, sit inside the air...More

Thank Kathy_Bea
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nice relaxing boat ride w/ some commentary. See the sites of Harrisburg, relax and enjoy. They sell drinks & snacks.

Thank petec525
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Although the weather was iffy, we were given the all-clear and took the tour. There was only one other guest so we pretty much had the whole boat to ourselves. The riverboat was in beautiful condition both inside and out. It's only a 45-minute tour...More

Thank momemtrip
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We rode the Pride of the Susquehanna twice. Once it was in the October and once in July. I much preferred the October ride as it was not as crowded and the weather was more pleasant. It is a nice ride. Your imagination can take...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Princess Cruise on the Pride of the Susquehanna was really nice. Mostly moms and grandmas with their princesses. it started out with introducing each young princess and telling a few things about her while she walked up to the Pride. Vivian was first and...More

Thank tinker1bellPa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As noted this is a "Nice one-time activity" - nice venue, good commentary, nice view of the Harrisburg area.

Thank Peter c
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I really enjoyed my boat excursion. I went with a friend last year. I plan to go again with family when they start back up this month for the daily cruises from the island .. it's friendly, peaceful and relaxing; its a cute boat and...More

Thank sirenbliss
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leneldy
20 September 2017|
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Response from Travelerlynn4949 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess it to be about 200 yards but if you go on the right sided path towards the batting cages you can avoid the steps. I have seen many people with canes and walkers make the trek. Good luck.
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ronagirl
16 January 2016|
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Response from Dutch1638 | Reviewed this property |
Shantamr3 has the best suggestion: go to the website. Also try the Harrisburg Visitors Center.
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ronagirl
16 January 2016|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I live in TN now. There was a sign at the bridge entrance th last time I was there that had information. Sounds like fun!
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