Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Outdoors

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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Jan 25, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Run, Walk and Bike Hershey Harrisburg

Coasters, characters, the capital and...CARDIO! Run with us! Walk with us! Dress up and be "color"-ful with us! From serious runners and weekend warriors to first-timers and walkers, every level of athlete can appreciate the beautiful Hershey Harrisburg scenery ( time checks at coasters and riverfront finish lines! ) and sense of community and cause that comes with a well-organized race event.
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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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