Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Outdoors

May 15, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

NIGHT SKIES AND 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 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

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 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

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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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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Mar 17, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg City Island

The idea of “something for everyone” can be a little bit cliché in tourism. But sometimes you really do find a spot that covers the bases (literally – more on that in a minute!) in entertainment for families, couples, business travelers and the outdoor-minded.
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Aug 27, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Camping in Hershey and Harrisburg

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!  Because nothing says traditional treat quite like the gooey goodness of that famous campfire cuisine! And nothing brings a family together quite like all the special moments made at a campsite, from tackling the tent to roasting the perfect hot dog. 
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Jul 28, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Summer Safari - Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

One the questions we hear most often at the Visitors Bureau is, "What can we do while we're visiting that's different ?" We're fortunate in the Hershey Harrisburg Region to have a pretty long list of answers to that question, and we love the surprise we hear when we suggest Lake Tobias Wildlife Park for a safari tour in the middle of Pennsylvania.
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May 6, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Hershey Gardens - Behind the Blooms

Milton Hershey's original vision for Hershey Gardens was a "nice garden of roses" for his wife Kitty. Now, it's 23 acres of gorgeous flowers, trees and grasses tucked beneath the iconic Hotel Hershey and overlooking Hersheypark. The horticultural specialists are hard at work before the gates open and all through the day to plant, prune, mulch and
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