Hershey Harrisburg Blog

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. Seems every winter in the northeast over that past few years has
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Apr 15, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Rainy Day Fun in Hershey Harrisburg

We all know the song. "Rain, rain go away..." But wishing it away for ourselves just means it will rain on someone else and we're too nice for that, right? So instead of watching the rain clouds, make plans to visit some of Hershey Harrisburg's best-loved museums and indoor attractions. You'll be so into the antique fire trucks, civil war stories, chocolate tastings and more, that you won't give a second thought to the raindrops!
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Apr 6, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Milton and Catherine Hershey Conservatory

Chocolate and an amusement park are often the first things that come to mind when you think about Milton Hershey, but his legacy and influence go far beyond those two products. Mr. Hershey loved to create places of cultural enrichment for the community. He and his wife, Catherine enjoyed horticulture, and through the years built several greenhouses and a conservatory where they held parties and events.
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Apr 6, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

April's Best in Hershey Harrisburg

Hershey Restaurant Week Some of your favorite restaurants in Hershey are serving up chefs’ favorites for an incredible price this month! April 11-17, guests can enjoy 2-course lunches for $15 and 3-course dinners for $30 at 9 participating restaurants including The Hotel Hershey’s signature restaurant, The Circular. A TASTE Harrisburg Beer Week
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Mar 31, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Sara's Top 5 Live Music Venues

Pop quiz. When you think of Hershey, PA, what comes to mind? Chocolate and Hersheypark ? Yep. We have those. What about Harrisburg? Politics and the Capitol? Busted. But what's really, really cool about these towns is that there's so much more than their "main attractions." And while the region doesn't have the size of a destination like Philadelphia or Baltimore, we most definitely have the sound .
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Mar 17, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg City Island

The idea of “something for everyone” can be a little bit cliché in tourism. But sometimes you really do find a spot that covers the bases (literally – more on that in a minute!) in entertainment for families, couples, business travelers and the outdoor-minded.
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Mar 1, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

2016 Harrisburg Beer Week

For nine days in April, it's all about the brew. The region's craft brewing community comes together to toast the 2nd Annual Harrisburg Beer Week April 22-30. Craft brewing in the Hershey Harrisburg Region has long had a name for itself on the strength and success of Troegs Brewing Company and Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC). But in recent years
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Feb 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Clockwinder - PA State Capitol Clocks

The Pennsylvania State Capitol is an architectural gem that graces the Harrisburg skyline. And for all the beauty of the shining green dome that greets every visitor, the treasures on the inside of the building are every bit as stunning. Some people enter thinking, “it's just a state capitol building.” They come out wanting to see and hear more.
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