Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Jul 5, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

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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May 31, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Family Urban Adventure in Harrisburg

Most people recognize Hershey, PA as a travel destination thanks to its iconic candy maker and philanthropist - Milton Hershey. Harrisburg, on the other hand, sometimes carries name recognition when related to state government, but probably less so as a "let's go there for a family summer getaway" destination. Harrisburg may not have Milton, but
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Apr 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Hersheypark Summer Season

The Great Bear is ready to roar and the Carrousel’s horses are ready to race into another summer season at Hersheypark ! What did you miss the most? The 200-foot drop on Skyrush? The grip of The Claw? The slippery sea lions? So much to choose from!
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Apr 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg Summer Festivals

We should come up with a new word that describes how we all feel headed into a summer holiday weekend. It’s like a magical mixture of anticipation for the celebrations and a patriotism that’s there all the time but bursts to the surface just like the fireworks that cap the holiday. Summer is here, and it's all about flip flop feet and flag-lined
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