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Two Faces

Loved the architecture and the parks along the river. We were looking for a nice, walkable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fairfax, Virginia
Visited for a week during my 2-month stay

Lots to do in downtown Harrisburg. Restaurants everywhere on 2nd st. and other locations. Cool... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derek L
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the architecture and the parks along the river. We were looking for a nice, walkable experience, but ended up in some apparently sketchy areas. Sadly, no shortage of folks down on their luck.

Thank ace4444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to do in downtown Harrisburg. Restaurants everywhere on 2nd st. and other locations. Cool place to stay with easy access to various activities.

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the last few years in Downtown Harrisburg a lot of new stores have opened. It seems like we are heading toward an art and business district downtown. The area is becoming more vibrant and very diverse. I believe in the next 7 years Harrisburg...More

Thank itTakesLoveAndHugs
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Harrisburg gets a bad rap. There are lots of beautiful places in the center of town, along the river, out on city island. Of course there's crime and you need to be careful, but with proper precautions you can have a lovely time.

Thank Salvatore M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Capitol complex is a must see which you can easily spend a whole day visiting. The Capitol building is a hidden gem with jaw dropping murals and great beauty inside and out.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The city offers no free parking and discussing with various business owners they recognize the fault is threefold as state, county, and city who are unable to support a free parking area or fair price on weekends. This is epidemic in the country for cities...More

1  Thank Earl H
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I used to live and still work in downtown Harrisburg. Me and my family still do visit downtown during the day and there are great bars and restaurants especially some good Sunday brunch places. You have the river walk, river front and variety of restaurants...More

3  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Downtown has a lot of potential, but there are panhandlers all over the place. I went out for a walk and was approached at least 5 times by men wanting money. I know there's a panhandling ordinance prohibiting the practice 20 ft from outdoor eating...More

1  Thank 47lou888
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A friend and I were in the City on one recent weekend, the downtown (historic area) was quiet. I was told that 2nd street and a block up and down are vibrant (but not on weekends). The good part, there are a few nice restaurants...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Just like many cities, the inner city area is sketchy. Rows of duplexes which look like a housing project. Poorly maintained, dirty and we felt unsafe. Parking is ridiculously high but we didn't stay long due to safety. We won't be back.

2  Thank Travelinklan
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