Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Aug 3, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Test Your Skills & Prepare for Thrills

What’s included in the one-price Mountain Adventure experience at Roundtop Mountain Resort ? OGO Balls – An 11-foot diameter ball with a second 6-foot ball suspended inside by cords. The inflated outer ball is made of a soft, transparent vinyl material and the inner ball, where you ride, contains about 5 gallons of fresh water. The balls roll down
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Aug 3, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Lovin’ these Live Music Venues

An oasis in uptown Harrisburg, Italian Lake Park features beautiful shade trees, plantings, walking paths, and a free, all-ages summer concert series. Enjoy this tranquil park and the upcoming concert, Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam , on Sunday, August 14 from 6-8 p.m.
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Aug 3, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Cool Tips for Memorable Trips

Check availability and get your Turkey Hill Experience tickets online, with the optional addition of the Turkey Hill Taste Lab . What could be cooler than unlimited free samples of locally-made Turkey Hill ice cream and iced tea? The young-at-heart and ice cream lovers of all ages will enjoy making virtual ice cream at the Turkey Hill Experience.
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Jul 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

The Boardwalk at Hersheypark

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Sweetest Place on Earth ® is also the Coolest Place on Earth. The Boardwalk at Hersheypark is open for all the splishing and splashing you could dream of. On a hot summer day, it's a watery oasis where you can chill out after working up a sweat rolling from coaster to coaster and from family ride to family show.
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Jul 5, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Kayaks in Hershey and Harrisburg

Who better to talk about the finer details of kayaking in the Hershey Harrisburg Region than the folks who run countless tours every year? Ben and Debra Miller - co-owners of Cocoa Kayak Rentals of Hershey - took some time out of their busy float schedule to take our "Kayak Quiz." Here's what they had to say! Q: In your experience, what do
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Jun 17, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Father's Day Weekend in Hershey Harrisburg

Father's Day is Sunday, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate him all weekend long! Harrisburg Senators Baseball -- If dad loves baseball or just some good old-fashioned family time, take in a ball game on City Island. The Harrisburg Senators take on the Reading Fightin' Phils Friday, (7pm) Saturday, (6pm) and Sunday (1:30 pm.) Harrisburg
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Jun 3, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Biking in Hershey and Harrisburg

Working in tourism, we write a lot about what there is to do in the region. It's such an incredible job because we're out there getting to do all those "things to do" so that we can write about them and talk to future guests (that's you!!) about the variety of activities and entertainment options in a destination. This post is partly about the
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Jun 1, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Dauphin County Summer Festivals

Dauphin County Music and Wine Festival The smooth sounds of nationally-acclaimed music artists. The region’s best wines. A gorgeous historic mansion and a long and lazy Susquehanna River as scenic backdrops. Sounds enticing, doesn’t it? Pack your favorite lawn chairs or blankets and join us at the annual Dauphin County Music and Wine Festival at
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Jun 1, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Dinomite Summer in Harrisburg

Nearly two decades ago, a Cow Parade came through Downtown Harrisburg. Many of those beautiful painted cows that were part of the city's first big public art installation are still keeping watch over a variety of high traffic spots around the city. Now, we've got dinosaurs. DINOSAURS! The prehistoric painted fiberglass dinos stomped into place ( ok,
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