Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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Climate & Best time to visit Harrisburg

Climate in Harrisburg:

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Best time to visit Harrisburg:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a delightful time to visit Pennsylvania. The weather gradually warms up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 50s to 60s Fahrenheit (10-21°C). This is an ideal season for outdoor activities such as hiking in state parks, exploring botanical gardens, and visiting historic sites like Gettysburg. Spring also brings blooming flowers and the opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of places like Longwood Gardens.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time for visitors to Pennsylvania. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C). This is the best time for exploring Philadelphia's historic district, attending outdoor concerts and festivals, and enjoying outdoor adventures in the Pocono Mountains. Summer is also ideal for visiting amusement parks like Hersheypark.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to Pennsylvania. The weather remains pleasant, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The fall foliage in regions like the Pocono Mountains and the Laurel Highlands turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives, hiking, and apple picking. Fall is also great for attending harvest festivals and exploring small towns with charming Main Streets.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Pennsylvania can vary by region. In the western part of the state, including Pittsburgh, you can experience cold and snowy winters with opportunities for winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. In eastern Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, the weather is milder, with daytime temperatures often in the 30s and 40s Fahrenheit (1-9°C). The holiday season brings festive events and decorations, and you can enjoy indoor attractions like museums and historic sites.

Note on Philadelphia:

  • Philadelphia is a year-round destination with a rich history and cultural attractions. Be sure to explore Independence National Historical Park, the Liberty Bell, and the city's museums, regardless of the season.

Note on Amish Country:

  • Pennsylvania Dutch Country, including Lancaster County, is known for its Amish culture. Anytime of the year is a good time to visit this region to experience Ami

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Harrisburg?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
13.80 USD
Fast food meal:
9.40 USD
Mid-range meal:
26.88 USD
Bottle of water:
1.77 USD
Soft drink:
2.51 USD
5.51 USD
Local Beer:
5.23 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
3.10 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.54 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

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General information

United States of America general information:

Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
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