Hershey Harrisburg Blog

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Feb 6, 2017

Date Night in Hershey Harrisburg

It doesn’t have to be February to go on a date. And our posting this has nothing to do with a certain holiday. So whenever you want a date in the Hershey Harrisburg Region, we've got you covered. We don't have anything against chain restaurants. But let's agree that they can sometimes lack the kind of setting and character that can really make for
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Feb 6, 2017

Winter in Hershey Harrisburg

Winter in Hershey isn’t quite the sleepy town you may picture it to be. Yes, the rollercoasters are hibernating and the carousel horses are taking a rest. But the town is still alive with many winter-friendly activities worth a weekend getaway. Let’s start with a warning about bears. Not the kind you see in the woods, but the kind that are
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Oct 26, 2016

What’s all the fuss with farm-to-table?

Taking it back to the old world ways Chef Lance Smith has been at The Millworks for a year and a half. He remembers eating there for the first time with his wife and thinking to himself, “I’d love to work here.” A few months later, he was in the kitchen as the executive chef and the rest, as they say, is history. We asked Chef Lance why the
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Sep 29, 2016

Take a Peek at These Leaves

It’s the most colorful time of the year! The time of year when you can feast your eyes on fall foliage. Tucked within the hills and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains, The Hershey Harrisburg Region transforms into a festival of fall colors. Golden yellows. Rusty reds. Fiery oranges.
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Sep 29, 2016

Festive Fall Days and Sweetly Spooky Nights

Autumn days are ablaze with the colors of the season. With cold weather right around the corner, it’s best to soak in as much outdoor time during the weeks leading up to the holiday season as you can. So, spend cool fall days down on the farm (or in the orchard), and crisp nights with the sweet sensations in Hershey. Strites Orchard has been
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Sep 29, 2016

The Benefits of Bed & Breakfasts

When you discover the road less traveled, you’ll find a one-of-a-kind experience at one of our many charming bed and breakfasts. B&Bs have all the important extras of a hotel without the extra cost. Free WiFi, computer use, copiers, and faxes – everything you need to manage life while you’re away, along with a host of other great amenities to take
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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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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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Apr 15, 2016

Rainy Day Fun in Hershey & Harrisburg

So you’ve planned a spectacular getaway, but it looks like rain is in the forecast! You might be asking yourself: What are the rainy day activities in the Hershey Harrisburg Region? Thankfully we have plenty of indoor activities that’ll make you and the family see rainbows instead of cloudy skies. Try out one of these "Plan B" itineraries, packed
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