Harrisburg has been a vibrant hub of activity for more than two centuries! Home to Pennsylvania's state capital and the bustling county seat, Harrisburg is an exciting place to live, work, and explore. Our city attracts thousands each year looking for endless opportunities - so discover why we're one of America's oldest cities with plenty left in store!
Looking to get a breath of fresh air? Harrisburg has you covered! From Riverfront Park's stunning vistas along the Susquehanna to iconic Appalachian Trail hikes and camping in nearby state parks - this city offers plenty of outdoor activities for all tastes. And if you're looking for more excitement, take advantage of any one-of-a-kind festivals or events happening at Riverfront Park year-round.
This city is the perfect weekend escape for anyone looking to experience some of America's hidden gems. Get in touch with your inner culture vulture by checking out Amish country and Gettysburg National Military Park – or go wild at Hersheypark, complete with amusement rides, concerts, and a chocolate spa! If you're feeling extra adventurous, hop on to NYC, Philly B-more, or DC - all within easy driving distance.
Harrisburg School District
The Harrisburg School District wants the best for its students. This summer, registration is open to various educational opportunities that can give children a fantastic chance at success! Choose from full-day kindergarten in five elementary schools; three middle school academies with 5th through 8th-grade classes; two 21st century high school campuses offering specialized coursework like STEM and Business programs plus honors level prep courses; or opt for Cougar Academy–a free blended cyber academy serving grades 1-12 where kids can sign up for half day, full days, or 100% online learning opportunities.