Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Families

Aug 31, 2017

6 ┬Ż Quirky Destinations in Hershey and Harrisburg

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is famous for a lot of things, but let’s talk about a few hidden gems that you won’t find in your average guide book. 1. The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum occupies an 1899 Victorian firehouse, full of remarkable artifacts, antique trucks, vintage helmets, and all the bells and whistles (and alarms) you want to
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Jun 26, 2017

Island Escape

Sure, palm trees are nice, but we’ve got an island getaway that’s close, affordable, and full of unique experiences – all conveniently located on an island in the Susquehanna River! The 63-acre City Island in Harrisburg is host to a multitude of fun family attractions and activities.
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Jun 6, 2017

Outdoor Adventure

You love adventure. You have an active family. And you’re looking for a getaway that offers a chance to explore the great outdoors. Sound familiar? Look no further than the Hershey Harrisburg Region and the many ways to get outside and enjoy nature here! From stretching into tree pose, kayaking a river or creek, braving a high ropes course or
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May 15, 2017

Night Skies & Fireflies

Question: When is a s’more more than just a s’more? Answer: When it’s made in Chocolatetown, USA – home of the Great American Hershey’s Chocolate Bar! Nothing says summertime quite like the gooey goodness of that famous campfire cuisine! And nothing brings a family together quite like calling a campsite home. After tackling the tent, gather around
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May 15, 2017

Big Fun, Big Savings!

Nature lover? Check. History buff? You got it. Sweet tooth? Of course! No matter how many personalities make up your family, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has something for everyone this summer. Starting under $10, these experiences allow your entire family to make memories together all summer long! From geological wonders to botanical beauty, see
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May 15, 2017

Get Wild this Month

This time of year is a natural time to check our area safari and zoo attractions! Go wild with 150 acres of exotic adventure at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park in Halifax, and head to Hershey for ZooAmerica ®, the year-round 11-acre walk-thru zoo adjacent to Hersheypark. Since 1965, Like Tobias Wildlife Park has been captivating guests with its wild world
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Apr 12, 2017

A Go Green Getaway

It’s not easy being green! Unless you’re one of the eco-conscious locations in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. Visit natural havens perfect for putting your phone down and getting lost among the trees. There’s no likes or retweets on these trails. Just serene environments filled with lush landscapes and great animal watching. You don’t have to be an
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Apr 11, 2017

Extraordinary Escapes

Imagine the fun you can have when you’re locked inside of a room! No, you haven’t gone to jail (thankfully!). You’re at an escape room - the latest in area activities. Your goal is to complete a series of puzzles with friends and family in order to escape the room before time runs out. So how do you know if escape rooms are right for you? We're
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