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Pride of the Susquehanna

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Address: City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone Number: +1 717-234-6500
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The Pride is a nice Harrisburg attraction for the summer and early Fall. It's a nice ride that provides a great view of the City. When waters are lower in the summer their route... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you have an hour to kill in the summer then taking a trip on the Pride would be a good way to spend the time. It's relaxing a and fun little trip down and back up the river.

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PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The Pride is a nice Harrisburg attraction for the summer and early Fall. It's a nice ride that provides a great view of the City. When waters are lower in the summer their route can be restricted a bit. You board from City Island and it's easy to find. Their staff are very friendly, and their captains are skilled. We... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Took my Dad on river cruise for celebration prior to Senators baseball game. Timing was perfect and staff very accommodating to senior citizens.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The Pride had closed down weekday operations, but did a special voyage for a group of WWII VETS and their families. The trip was wonderful. The captain was very accommodating to our group and it was a wonderful day on the river!

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Blackfoot, Idaho
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The facility was ran down. No bathrooms at dock and only 1 one on deck. The food is catered and not very good. Chicken lacked any flavor and beef was half raw. The cruise entailed traveling only a short distance and then circling in the same area for most of the time and made us seasick. Crew was friendly but... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to do the boat tour at the last minute, glad we did. The ride was narrated by a recording that was easy to hear and understand giving a brief history of the city. Very enjoyable.

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Chicago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Boat dock is located on City Island. Don't go if there is a minor league baseball game since the parking is crowded. Pleasant enough 45 minute boat ride but a shortage of outside seating. Interesting commentary about the river and Harrisburg but kept you wanting more.

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Marysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visited City Island and Riverfront Park for the Kipona Festival during Labor Day weekend. It was a great decision to take the cruise on the Pride of the Susquehanna as the weather was perfect. The cruise lasts about 45 minutes and at least half the trip a narrative on historical subjects played that was interesting. We were treated to the... More 

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lancaster pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a great time...The music went on for two hours before the boat left the dock. We then had a nice sunset cruise on the river. The interior of the boat is air conditioned and they have food service. There is a limited bar as well. We enjoyed the music while having a beer and pulled pork sandwich. During... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

For several years I have had the pleasure of enjoying the Sunday church service on the Pride. It's a wonderful time to reflect on life as you enjoy the water. Shall we gather at the River ?

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