Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Outdoors

Sep 1, 2017 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

'Take a Hike' in Hershey and Harrisburg

Our bustling region has much for travelers to see and do, but we are also fortunate to have a softer, more serene side, marked by an abundance of outdoor activities. When it comes to hiking and walking trails, everyone from open-air enthusiasts to active amblers loves this area’s proximity to nature. City Strolls and Nature Walks Lining the east
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Jul 26, 2017 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

Music With A View

Live music has a unique way of telling the rich story of our region. Whether it’s a jazz-filled, romantic summer evening on the patio of a historic hotel or a great band and cold drink in the heart of downtown Harrisburg. The combination of the beautiful Pennsylvania outdoors mixed with a great band is always music to our ears! Check out three of our favorite places to enjoy live music in the Harrisburg and Hershey Region.
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Jun 6, 2017 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

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 by Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

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 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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