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Harrisonburg named top dating destination

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Thinking of taking your significant other out for a night on the town? Luckily, you’re in the perfect place to do so., an online dating site, has selected Harrisonburg as the Editor’s Choice for Top Dating Destination. The honor, which calls Harrisonburg “a romantic destination for couples in the Shenandoah Valley,” is based on the diversity of the community and natural attractions surrounding the Friendly City.

“The city offers beautiful nature, diverse ethnic restaurants, top music events, artistic attractions, and college sports,” Hayley Matthews, the site’s editor-in-chief, said in her review of Harrisonburg’s dating perks. “There’s something for just about everyone, and many couples visit the city to make memories each year.”

“Harrisonburg offers a wide variety of activities perfect for any date – from a dinner date to catching a show at the planetarium or hiking at Riven Rock Park,” Harrisonburg Tourism Manager Jennifer Bell said. is a popular resource for dating, receiving more than 2.4 million visitors a month and 3.4 million page views a month, according to their website.

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