Visit Hershey & Harrisburg Blog

Sep 2, 2016

Spirited Adventures

Guess what? It’s not just girls that wanna have fun… guys wanna too! The Hershey Harrisburg region is the perfect for place for guys to be dudes – offering everything from challenging paintball courses and a premiere indoor speedway, to a distillery for locally crafted spirits and one of America’s most popular craft breweries. For your
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Sep 2, 2016

Naturally Enthralling Family Outdoor Adventures

Warm weather seasons are the perfect time to bring your family to experience the natural beauty and wonderful learning opportunities at Wildwood Park & Olewine Nature Center in Harrisburg, Hershey Gardens in Hershey, and the Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art in Millersburg. Located on the edge of Harrisburg, the fun and free Wildwood Park offers
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Aug 3, 2016

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

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 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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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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