Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The capitol of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg has a host of offerings to tempt any visitor.

The historic capitol building draws visitors who wish to see this magnificent example of art and architecture. Completed in 1906, it reflects a variety of Renaissance designs and influences. The centerpiece dome was inspired by Michelangelo's St. Peter's Basilica, and the motifs throughout the building feature Pennsylvania's accomplishments in labor, industry, and history.

While in Harrisburg, visit the National Civil War Museum. With over 24,000 items and a commitment to portray the entire history of the Civil War without favoring one side and in as humanistic way as possible, this museum is an amazing way to gain an understanding of the Civil War and its effects.