The Harrisburg region encompasses a large geographical area outside of the city and includes Linglestown, Colonial Park, Paxtonia, Paxtang, Rutherford and other small hub areas.
There are also numerous beautiful parks, including Wildwood Lake Nature Center, Riverfront Park, Italian Lake, and sports and recreation-centered City Island which hosts Harrisburg’s minor-league baseball team, the Senators.
Harrisburg also hosts the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Central PA’s premier interactive center for arts, education and entertainment and features an IMAX theater. Harrisburg is also home to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agriculture exposition in the United States, is held every early to mid January.
A pedestrian and bicycle-friendly community, Harrisburg hosts a large number of award-winning and family-friendly international, national, regional and local events year-round. From the bustling downtown, through historic neighborhoods and City parks, to the banks of the expansive and beautiful Susquehanna River, the City buzzes with activities and events.
Grantville is a community in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, PA and part of the Harrisburg metropolitan area located 17 miles east of Harrisburg. Grantville is a small, rural community that hosts a number of horse farms and is most notable for Penn National Race Course and Hollywood Casino.
Penn National Race Course is a thoroughbred horse racing track which opened in 1972 and features the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap for horses three-years old.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course opened in 2008 and most recently table games began operation.
Besides the tourism attraction of the race course and casino, Grantville is a lovely community to its residents boasting beautiful and open countryside.
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