Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Arts, Culture & History

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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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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Feb 22, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Hershey Story Museum

Some would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its milk-chocolatey taste is recognized and beloved by so many. Others, though, would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its creator embodied all that is good about the American Dream.
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Jan 5, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The National Civil War Museum

America's Civil War waged no battles in Harrisburg. No, the bloodshed reached its peak just to our south in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. But much like the famed copula at Seminary Ridge where Union General John Buford spotted an advancing Confederate Army, so too does Harrisburg have its own piece of Civil War history sitting high on a hill. Many
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Sep 28, 2015 by HHRVB

A $200 Weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg

It might seem too good to be true. How can a family make a quick getaway to a city like Hershey or Harrisburg and only spend $200? It’s possible! With a few frugal tips and some local experts to show you the ropes, your family can enjoy a weekend taking in the arts, enjoying local food and embracing all that time together can bring. Through these
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Feb 25, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Family Field Trip

Late winter and early spring can be tough times to plan a getaway. The kids are in school, and across most of the northeast it's hard to know if you should dress for 40 and rain or 60 and sun from March to May. Consider a Family Field Trip to the Hershey Harrisburg Region, where interactive museums and historical sites keep the kids on their educational toes!
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