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MLS Listing Description

Beautiful Three-Story Home by the River

This Harrisburg home boasts gorgeous and unique features, including tall ceilings, stunning bay windows, and a dual staircase. When you walk through the home, you’ll fall in love with its hardwood flooring and wood-burning stone fireplace.

Situated only one block from the Susquehanna River in the Italian Lake neighborhood, you’ll revel in the scenery of the area as much as the splendor of the home. Go fishing or bike riding only a few hundred feet from your front door!

Built in 1922, yet recently remodeled, this home is the perfect combination of charm and class. With plentiful windows, you’ll enjoy radiant sunshine throughout the home all day long. Greet the morning in your stone-walled sunroom, listening to the robins and goldfinches sing.

The home’s kitchen includes all stainless-steel appliances, a tiled backsplash, and lustrous granite countertops. You’ll love the views the over-the-sink windows offer. The time will fly by as you wash dinner dishes!

The home boasts six impressive bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Whether it’s a shower or a relaxing bath you prefer, you’re all set when you choose this Harrisburg home.

It also has an abundance of outdoor space on a 0.27-acre corner lot. The private fenced in yard is perfect for kids and pets. You’ll be glad to know that you will have a detached garage. (Your car will thank you!) Need extra storage? This home provides an attic, also.

Located only feet from the river and just a few minutes from Harrisburg Area Community College and exciting downtown Harrisburg, this home will be gone soon. Don’t miss out: Call us today to schedule your private tour of this amazing, move-in-ready home!

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Vacation Rental Description

Rustic Creekside Cabins

Dude Ranch Log Cabins are gorgeous, rustic cabins located at the Ranches at Belt Creek Club. These cottages were inspired by Montana’s natural surroundings and the stunning Belt Creek that runs outside the front doors. These spacious rentals will truly help you have the whole Montana experience. Also, while staying in a Dude Ranch Log Cabin, you’ll have full access to over 7,000 acres of private recreational land! Endless adventure awaits you right outside your door.

Each lodge has its own charming gas fireplace. There is nothing better than relaxing on a cozy sofa in front of a crackling fire. You’ll find your rental also offers a kitchenette and a coffee maker. Take your hot cup of coffee out onto the deck to greet the morning. This cabin boasts amazing views of both the creek and the equestrian pastures.

Each cabin is 1,300 square feet and has two spacious bedrooms and one full bath. Your first bedroom has a king size bed and the second has two twin beds. This vacation home perfectly accommodates four guests. Your family is going to have a vacation to remember!

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Top 7 Attractions for Thrill Seekers in the Smoky Mountains

We all are thrill-seekers in our own way, but some of us love adrenaline rushes more than others! For the greatest adventures, check out one of these incredible attractions while on your Smoky Mountain vacation.

  • Big Creek Expeditions

Quench your thirst for adventure with an exciting rafting tour at Big Creek Expeditions. For the biggest thrills, take the Upper Pigeon River White Water Rafting trip, which offers an exhilarating ride with breathtaking views of the ancient mountains. Expect to encounter your first Class III rapid just minutes after taking off. What a rush!

  • Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

This incredible coaster is the longest in east Tennessee and the first one in the world with four uplifts! You’ll enjoy gorgeous scenery, 360-degree turns, and quite a few tunnels over about 20 acres. For a unique thrill, take a well-lit ride on a coaster after nightfall. Each ride lasts about 9 minutes, and you can reach speeds of up to 30 mph.

  • Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

Simulate the feeling of skydiving without ever stepping foot onto an airplane. America’s first vertical wind tunnel allows you to break the rules of gravity so you can experience what it would be like to fly! No experience necessary- The staff at Flyaway Indoor Skydiving will teach you everything you need to know about indoor skydiving.

  • Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg offers so many thrills, it is hard to list them all! During the winter months, enjoy incredible snow sports such as tubing, skiing, and snowboarding. If you’re visiting any other time of the year, Ober has hiking (watch out for bears!), a ski mountain coaster, scenic chair lift, alpine slide, a rock-climbing wall, ice skating, and a long list of other great activities. To experience all that Ober has to offer, plan to spend a whole day exploring the mountain.

  • Mountain Life UTV Rentals

Grab a UTV at Mountain Life and hit the road. Explore the region on a side-by-side that can seat two, four, or six people. These fun, street-legal vehicles are a fantastic way to discover the parks of Gatlinburg. Awarded Certificates of Excellence in 2017 and 2018 by Trip Advisor, you can be sure Mountain Life will provide an amazing experience!

  • Legacy Mountain Ziplines

Encounter heart-racing thrills by flying 50 mph between mountaintops! Legacy Mountain offers seven unique ziplines that showcase beautiful views of the area. Soar 500 feet above the ground with these incredible zipline tours. It might just be the best outing of your entire trip.

  • Gatlin’s Rugged Ropes Course

This adventure course is the first of its kind in the Gatlinburg area. While safely harnessed, climb three stories and face 38 amazing challenges! You’ll encounter things like suspended ropes and rickety bridges. This unique obstacle course provides incredible thrills for the whole family.

Exhilarating quests are not hard to find in the Smoky Mountains! Check out an old favorite like Ober Gatlinburg or a new attraction such as Gatlin’s Rope Course for your next heart-pounding adventure.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Washington, D.C., this Fall

Washington, D.C., is a beautiful city overflowing with rich history and exciting activities. This bustling city contains fascinating monuments, iconic buildings, and picturesque views.

The Washington Monument, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol are all extremely popular D.C. attractions, but many people prefer to visit gems hidden within the city.

“The Federal City” is home to many captivating places! If you’re looking for unique tidbits of history, exceptional park experiences, and other fun things to do in Washington, D.C., check out the list below.

  • Fort Washington

Fort Washington was originally built in 1809 to defend the city from enemies who may be approaching on the Potomac River. This extraordinary fort defended the river approach during the Mexican War and the Civil War. It was also used for training from the War of 1812 through World War II. In 1946, Fort Washington joined the National Park Service.

Visitors now come here to learn about its impressive history and enjoy the gorgeous river views. The fort’s remains are encircled by the woody landscape of Fort Washington Park. Watch for wildlife as you enjoy the park’s gorgeous hiking trail. Go fishing or relax with a picnic lunch after you explore all the historic resources offered here.

You may even see park staff dressed in historical clothing (such as a Union Infantry uniform) or have a chance to attend an artillery demonstration. What an exciting way to explore such a historical site!

  • Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office Museum

Most people know Clara Barton as the founder of the American Red Cross. However, she was also instrumental in locating and returning countless missing Civil War soldiers to their families.

From 1865 to 1868 she operated the Missing Soldier’s Office. She received thousands of letters from desperate Americans looking for their loved ones, and through her work, she successfully identified 22,000 men.

This building was slated for demolition in 1996; but, as Richard Lyons, an employee of the General Services Administration, was inspecting the building, something very interesting happened. He felt a touch on his shoulder, and when he turned around, he saw an envelope hanging from the ceiling. This envelope piqued his curiosity, so he began to explore the attic above.

He discovered over 1,000 objects, one of them being a sign that read “Missing Soldiers Office, Office 3rd Story Room 9, Miss Clara Barton.” He worked for two decades to save and preserve Barton’s office building, and it was officially opened to the public in 2015.

The museum offers group tours of this impressive building. Walk the halls Clara walked when you visit this renowned historical site.

  • President Lincoln’s Cottage

Exploring President Lincoln’s cottage is a great way to feel connected to the rich history of Washington, D.C. The final draft of one of our country’s most significant documents, The Emancipation Proclamation, was written in this home in September 1862. Lincoln reportedly visited the cottage for the last time on April 3, 1865, which was the day before he was assassinated.

You’ll find exhibits showcasing Lincoln’s rise to presidency and his time in office, personal artifacts, and more during your guided tour of the home. Be sure to check out “Lincoln’s Wild Home,” which is a 9-stop tour of the grounds as well.

Don’t forget to visit The Soldier’s Home exhibit. You’ll be fascinated as you learn all about our nation’s first home for disabled and retired soldiers.

Snap a few pictures for social media and enjoy a quick lunch in the picnic area behind the Visitor Education Center. President Lincoln’s Cottage is truly one of the most interesting places to visit in Washington, D.C.!

  • Rock Creek Park

This breathtaking 1,754-acre city park offers so many things to do with kids in Washington, D.C. It was authorized in 1890, which made it only the 3rd national park to be recognized by the U.S. government.

Take a day to escape city life, recharge, and enjoy this tranquil refuge. Historic mills, colonial houses, and Civil War fortifications are all located within the park.

You’ll see an assortment of native trees and beautiful wildlife here. Rock Creek Park also offers horseback riding, picnicking, and fishing. You can play a competitive game of tennis or exciting round of golf while visiting this park as well.

If you have always wanted to see the Potomac River up-close and personal, grab a paddleboat and explore the area by water. What a unique way to take in all the incredible sights and sounds this picturesque park offers.

If the weather isn’t cooperating, visit the indoor Nature Center and Planetarium. Several animal friends live here, including an Eastern Box Turtle named Pokey!

  • Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

This magnificent home and garden hold the captivating stories of six generations of Martha Washington’s descendants. Martha Custis Peter, granddaughter of Martha Washington, and her husband Thomas Peter first owned Tudor Place. Both enslaved and free people called this Federal-style mansion “home” for over 175 years. It stayed in the Peter family from 1805 until 1983.

This 5.5-acre estate contains over 18,000 priceless artifacts and decorative objects. The home and its history hold a deep connection to America’s first presidential family.

You’ll be able to see unique personal items from the Washington family, such as tableware, furniture, clothing remnants, and more. One of the collection’s most treasured items is a letter from George to Martha, in which he announced his appointment as leader of the Continental Army.

After enjoying a self-guided tour of this fascinating home, be sure to check out the estate’s lush garden. Tudor Place is actively working to restore native vegetation as it originally appeared on site. Chrysanthemums, Japanese Toad Lilies, and White Snakeroot plants can be seen during the fall months at this historic Washington, D.C., home.

While there are hundreds of incredible things to see in Washington, D.C., these five truly offer extraordinary experiences and fun activities for the whole family. Explore our nation’s capital in ways you never have before. Check out one of these impressive attractions the next time you’re in the city!