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City Island

10 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1677
+1 717-233-7211
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An Island Getaway in the City!!!

So you want ot to take a quick trip to an "island" destination, well this is right in the heart of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
It like walking into a field of dreams. Just out of no where. Poof.

Having a hot dog and talking to my husband as he plays with the new puppies what a wonderful day it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paula H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Recreational island with trails for biking and jogging as well as boat rentals, a steam train and miniature golf.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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10 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1677
+1 717-233-7211
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So you want ot to take a quick trip to an "island" destination, well this is right in the heart of a city and easy to access. Plenty to do on the island and depending on your visit, expect festivals and baseball and soccer games...More

Thank miller665
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having a hot dog and talking to my husband as he plays with the new puppies what a wonderful day it was.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a busy day at Hershey, we spent the following day exploring Harrisburg and ended up at Water Golf. It was a fun, well kept up course. We loved the views of the river as we golfed. Also nice that the course is mostly shaded...More

Thank Devin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love to run over to this island when I'm in Harrisburg. Always seems to be something going on. Great view from the bridge.

Thank Rowlaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk across the Walnut St Bridge over to City Island and catch a AAA Baseball Game. It is so much fun! This is part of our tradition each time we visit Harrisburg. It is moderately priced for a fun afternoon/night game with good food and...More

Thank WonderousTraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As advertised - Susquehanna River paddle boat, AAA Baseball team, semi-pro soccer, swimming, etc, etc.

Thank Peter c
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I really enjoy visiting this island. It's got a nice paved path all around it, this old bath house that is locked up but still neat to look at. It also has playground equipment for kids, mini golf, and some sort of ice cream stand...More

Thank Lacey M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Where else do you find a small island with a AA baseball field with mini golf? Had to stop and check out and even though we didn't watch the baseball game it seemed like a cool environment to watch. We did play mini golf though...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The ballpark is really nice but everything else was mostly closed and run down looking. Wasn't impressed overall but I did enjoy the stadium

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

City Island really is a "must experience" place when in the Harrisburg area! SO MUCH to do on and see on this island and close by! You could easily make a day of it with all the things to do from catching a Senator's baseball...More

1  Thank Donna S
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is there a game tonight
27 August 2016|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
Just got your question on aug 26 2016
We are thinking of bringing our family to visit City Island on May 7th. Will there be anything open? All the reviews show after Memorial Day.
10 April 2016|
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Response from colonel77 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the Harrisburg Senators will be out on the road from 6 - 11 May ... However, other things should be up and running so you may wish to drive over to ask any workers or people you see around the place ... You... More
Justin W
Will the Pride of the Susquehanna and train be open in April
13 March 2016|
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Response from Hbgred | Reviewed this property |
Central PA's beloved riverboat offers family fun and entertainment from May - October annually. To make reservations call (717) 234-6500.