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Dec 29, 2017

Dine Around The World in Hershey & Harrisburg

With a trip to the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you can embark on a bonus excursion to taste exotic flavors from around the world at some of our area’s delectable ethnic eateries! We love that you want to try new things which is why we have international dining options for everyone in the family. Destination: Mexico Herby’s El Mexicano Herby’s is a
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Dec 27, 2017

7 Kid-Approved Family Attractions for Your Winter Getaway

Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-season family destination offering tons of activities that hold up all winter long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! Whitaker Center We’re not exaggerating when
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Dec 20, 2017

The Ultimate Getaway for Every Chocolate Lover

Instead of candy hearts and roses for Valentine’s Day, how about an entire weekend getaway dedicated to chocolate? You're cordially invited to Hershey The Sweetest Place on Earth SM for a month’s worth of sweet activities for chocolate lovers of all ages, aptly named Chocolate-Covered February ® ! For Grownups While most of the activities occur on
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Dec 15, 2017

Art to Admire: Inside Harrisburg's Exquisite Galleries

Harrisburg’s rich culture and history make it an ideal destination for art lovers. The city is home to world-class art venues and boutique galleries which handsomely illustrate our region’s beauty through the talents of local artisans and its willingness to show visitors that art is for everyone! Susquehanna Art Museum Susquehanna Art Museum
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Nov 17, 2017

Pocket Guide to the 2018 PA Farm Show

Locals and seasoned visitors know the Pennsylvania Farm Show is one of the region’s most anticipated events. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one
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Nov 16, 2017

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The centerpiece of Christmas at the
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Oct 24, 2017

How To Have A Merry Little Christmas In Hershey

During the holidays, Hershey and its attractions are all aglow for Christmas, swapping the water rafts for reindeer and the hot days for hot chocolate! Walking in a Hersheypark® Wonderland Hersheypark® is beautiful year-round, but we love how it twinkles with Christmas lights this season for Hersheypark® Christmas Candylane ® ! Throughout the
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Sep 28, 2017

Harvest the Farm-To-Table Taste

You traveled the miles to get here, but we can’t say the same about your dinner! Working with locally sourced and sustainably farmed produce, meats, and dairy, chefs at our farm-to-table eateries create mouthwatering menus that harness the fresh flavor of our seasonal crops. We’re certain these palatable places will reward your good taste in
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Sep 27, 2017

Surround Yourself in History

You don’t have to be a historian to be fascinated by America’s military past. From the tattered buttons and bayonets of the Civil War to breathtaking photography and first-hand accounts of the War on Terror, we can all learn about our nation’s military history in appreciation of our troops who’ve served bravely. What you might not realize is the
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Sep 11, 2017

Fabulous Fall Family Fun

‘Fabulous Fall Family Fun’ has a lot of Fs, and we even left out foliage, festivals, farms, and fresh food! In Hershey and Harrisburg, we do fall better, and that’s a fact! Whether you want to snap some selfies with your sweetie or are on the hunt for the perfect jack-o-lantern, look no further than these awesome autumn adventures! Sweetly Spooky
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