Middletown

Middletown is located about 20 minutes south of Harrisburg, and its name comes from the fact that it is the halfway point between Lancaster and Carlisle. It is a rich agricultural area, and is right on the border of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Pros

The Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad is a popular attraction for families, especially those with small children. And despite its name, The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey is also located in Middletown.

Cons

Middletown is a relatively rural community, so it is not ideal for those who enjoy city life.

Images by Jayme Frye, Jon Dawson, and Doug Kerr.


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