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Top Ten Reasons to Live in Greater Harrisburg
15 Presidents Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050
Phone: 717-766-9557
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Top Ten Reasons to Live in Greater Harrisburg



Traditions of America at Silver Spring is located in the #2 “least stressful place to live” in the United States - Greater Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Why is life here so low-stress, high-fun?

Employment opportunities, world-class healthcare, the Susquehanna River, the Pennsylvania state capital ... Whatever you're looking for, you can find it in Harrisburg! Homeowners at Traditions of America at Silver Spring community tell us they love how easy it is to get to the places and people they love. This 55 and older community is located in Mechanicsburg, PA, an up and coming area with easy access to major cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore, area attractions and countless recreational options.

Here are 10 reasons why we love living in Harrisburg. What will YOUR reasons be?


1. Central Location

Located within the hub of Gettysburg, Hershey, Lancaster and central to a number of primary interstate arteries and the Harrisburg International Airport, Harrisburg provides a location near it all.

2. World-Class Healthcare

Silver Spring is located a short distance from 4 major hospitals within the area which consistently rank among the region’s finest for medical providers.

3. Experience History

You can enjoy a wealth of opportunities right outside your door, including the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Lancaster’s Amish Country, Hershey and more. As the State Capital, Harrisburg offers a wide variety of cultural experiences.

4. Recreation

Explore the Cumberland Valley’s Rail trail, hike the famous Appalachian Trail or golf at one of the 8 courses within the Cumberland Valley, regardless of the season there is always an outdoor adventure awaiting recreation enthusiasts.

5. Cultural Opportunities

The arts come to life within the downtown Harrisburg area through the Harrisburg and Hershey Symphonies, Art Association of Harrisburg and other local cultural venues.

6. Higher Education

Harrisburg provides the perfect location for those seeking higher education and lifelong learning opportunities with many facilities located nearby.

7. Attention Sports Fans

A variety of sporting events and venues surround the Harrisburg community, including the AHL Hershey Bears Hockey Team and The Harrisburg Senators (minor league baseball).

8. Year-Round Festivals

Explore the animals and exhibits of The Pennsylvania Farm Show, seek treasures at the Williams Grove flea market or honor the Army Heritage Days in Carlisle. Central Pennsylvania is home to a variety of festivals and events year round that you are sure to enjoy.

9. Cuisine

Your palate won’t be disappointed with the wide variety of cuisine available when you call Traditions of America at Silver Spring home. The assortment of cafés, pubs and restaurants will give your tastebuds something new to enjoy each day.

10. Bargains Galore

Affordable bargains abound as the area enjoys relatively low tax and real estate rates as well as the convenience of public transportation.


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