5 days in Harrisburg Itinerary

5 days in Harrisburg Itinerary

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Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and National Civil War Museum. Visiting Lake Tobias Wildlife Park and Valley Forge National Historical Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harrisburg: Wolf Sanctuary of PA (in Lititz), Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, explore the activities along Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, and take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Harrisburg trip itinerary builder .

In August, daytime highs in Harrisburg are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, Antietam National Battlefield, Wolf Sanctuary of PA, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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