Harrisburg

The region is well known for its rich agricultural heritage and for being the home of Hersheypark, a popular amusement park.

Welcome to Harrisburg

The state’s resurgent capital city known for its charming atmosphere and rich history
 
Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Dauphin County. The city was founded in 1791 and named after John Harris, Sr., Harrisburg has a population of approximately 49,000 people. It is situated on the Susquehanna River, and its metropolitan area includes many smaller communities, such as Lemoyne, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Middletown, and Hershey. The region is well known for its rich agricultural heritage and for being the home of Hersheypark, a popular amusement park. Harrisburg is also a convenient place to live for commuters, as it is located just 90 minutes from Philadelphia and two hours from Baltimore. With its blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities, Harrisburg is an ideal place to call home.
 
The city of Harrisburg is rich in history and culture, and its real estate market reflects that diversity. From Victorian houses to colonial mansions, there is something for everyone in Harrisburg. The city's architecture is varied, with a mix of traditional and modern styles. With a thriving economy and a growing population, Harrisburg is an ideal place to invest in real estate. Whether you're looking for a historic home or new construction, Harrisburg has a property that's perfect for you.
 

What to Love

  • State capital
  • Proximity to Philadelphia and Baltimore
  • Small-town charm and big-city amenities
  • Excellent schools

Local Lifestyle

As the state capital, Harrisburg is known for its lively arts and music scene. There are plenty of things to do in Harrisburg, from exploring the many museums and art galleries to taking a stroll through the historic downtown district. Harrisburg also has a thriving foodie culture, with many local restaurants serving delicious Pennsylvanian cuisine. Whether you're looking for a lively city environment or a more relaxed small-town vibe, Harrisburg has something to offer everyone.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Harrisburg is a charming city with a diverse selection of retail and dining options. One of the most popular restaurants is Harvest Seasonal Grill, which has an international menu with locally sourced ingredients. They have an extensive wine list with 50 different varieties available by the glass. Another popular restaurant is 1700 Degrees Steakhouse, which serves dry-aged Angus steaks in a vibrant and refined environment. Millworks provides an interactive dining experience. It is a community gathering place that features a full bar, a gallery space, and a locally-sourced menu.
 
The Melting Pot is a fun restaurant for the whole family. The variety of fondue options allows for a fondue appetizer, entree, and dessert. Progress Grill is known for its steak and seafood dishes and inventive cocktails. It is an award-winning restaurant and the longest-running restaurant in Harrisburg. These four restaurants are just a sampling of the many dining options available in Harrisburg. There are also numerous retail shops, art galleries, and entertainment venues to explore. With so much to see and do, Harrisburg is the perfect place to call home.
 

Things to Do

One of the highlights of living in the state capital is that there’s never a shortage of things to do. Harrisburg is home to the Harrisburg Senators, who play their baseball games at FNB Field.
 
Artsfest features a wide selection of juried artists, 25 food trucks, live entertainment, and more. The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts provides an immersive educational experience the whole family can enjoy. It is a great place to learn about science and technology.
 
The Pride of the Susquehanna River Boat is a great way to see Harrisburg from the water, and there are plenty of restaurants and shops to explore in the area. Whether you're looking for a fun night out or a day of learning, Harrisburg has something for everyone.
 

Schools

The students of Harrisburg are served by the Harrisburg School District. Highlights include:
 
 
 
 

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