Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Tag - outdoors

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

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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Oct 26, 2016

Nothing but Nightlife

Call up your best girls, group of guys, or your special sweetie and get ready for a night out in Downtown Harrisburg. Downtown Harrisburg’s Restaurant Row provides a unique setting for nightlife. The most popular spots are all along one street which makes getting to them super easy. Since going to and from each location is a breeze, it opens up
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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 12, 2016

Therapy Riding at PA National Horse Show

Are you a “horse person?” There are probably a lot of people who would say, "no." Sure, you like horses but you don’t own one or ride one and you’ve never been to a competition. So if you’re not a horse person, then why go to a horse show? Oh, so many reasons! But we want to start by highlighting one very special reason that may all-too-often go unnoticed.  
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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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Aug 3, 2016

Test Your Skills & Prepare for Thrills

What’s included in the one-price Mountain Adventure experience at Roundtop Mountain Resort ? OGO Balls – An 11-foot diameter ball with a second 6-foot ball suspended inside by cords. The inflated outer ball is made of a soft, transparent vinyl material and the inner ball, where you ride, contains about 5 gallons of fresh water. The balls roll down
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