Things to Do in Harrisburg

 

Harrisburg-Hershey Area Wine Trail

Pennsylvania is making a name for itself in the world of winemaking. The region’s varied climate, well-drained soil, and diverse landscapes are creating the perfect environment to produce exceptional wine. With over twelve wine trails in the state, the Susquehanna region’s Harrisburg-Hershey wine trail is at the top of the list. The area houses some of the most flavorful wine recipes, and boasts Pennsylvania’s most picturesque views. Wineries and Vineyards are the perfect place to relax with family and friends and take a break from stressful everyday schedules.

Adams Vinters – Annville, PA
Adams Vinters is Lebanon County’s first and only winery. Located in the heart of Annville, it is a quaint and elegant destination for wine lover throughout the Susquehanna region. Stop in to enjoy a glass from a choice of nine varieties in their Greenwich Village inspired wine bar and art gallery.

Broad Mountain Vineyard – Elizabethville, PA
Broad Mountain Vineyard’s tasting room offers guests a welcoming and authentic ambiance to catch up with friends, or spend a quiet evening enjoying fine wine or cider. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own foods to pair, or choose from one of Broad Mountain’s decadent meats and cheeses platters, using locally grown and purchased ingredients. Stay updated on weekly events the winery offers ranging from live music to wine glass painting.

 

Bucks Valley Winery & Vineyard – Newport, PA
Bucks Valley Vineyard is just a half hour north of Harrisburg, nestled in the mountains of Perry County. The small family operated vineyard encourages guests to take a break from their chaotic schedules and relax with quality wines, gourmet pizzas, and enjoy a peaceful evening with nature.  Weekly events are starting again for the spring season: visit the winery on March 13 for “VINO!” Painting Party from 1-3pm with free early wine tasting at noon.

Buddy Boy Winery and Vineyard – Duncannon, PA
Originally a family owned apple orchard passed down through generations, William and Coreena Warner decided to turn their passionate hobby for wine making into a lucrative family owned business. Through friendly banter between friends, the Buddy Boy name was born. Their light-hearted good humor reflects on the witty wine names from Four on the Floor to Miss Pissy Pants. The Warner family invites you to their unique, festive tasting room to try their favorite family recipes.

 

The Winery at Hunters Valley – Liverpool, PA
Situated along a mountainside overlooking the Susquehanna River, The Winery at Hunters Valley is an idyllic location to enjoy delicious wines and the beautiful views of Central Pennsylvania. Wine tasters can stop by to experience the unique flavors of locally grown grapes and locally produced wine. Hunters Valley offers over twenty-five different wines ranging from dry to sweet blackberry.  Customers are encouraged to spend their days or evenings relaxing on the Winery’s heated, covered patio and deck.

 

The Vineyard at Hershey – Middletown, PA
The Vineyard at Hershey, placed on a 40-acre historical farm in Middletown recently opened in 2012. One night four friends who enjoyed spending their free time together drinking wine at a local piano bar decided to open their own Vineyard. Their philosophy has always been that finely crafted wine should be a joyful, shared experience with family and friends. The Vineyard at Hershey offers wine tastings and pairings, a tour of their winemaking process, and weekly live entertainment either in their indoor banquet room or on an open patio overlooking the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. For those who prefer a finely crafted beer, the Vineyard of Hershey has also ventured into the craft beer market and brews a variety of unique and delicious craft beers.

 

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