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Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
17 South Second St, Harrisburg, PA 17101 877.727.8573 (Toll Free) 717.231.7788 (Local)

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Family attractions, activities and events in Harrisburg and Hershey, PA

Bring the kids and join us for some good old-fashioned family fun activities. You'll find so many things to do with the family in Hershey and Harrisburg, Pa, it’s bound to bring you closer together.

Start your family adventure in Hershey, Pa with some world-class rollercoasters at Hersheypark, making sure you see Hershey's Chocolate World attraction and get on a wild Pennsylvania safari at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park . It's all within walking distance! Keep things exciting with some miniature golf, go-karts or a live performance at GIANT Center, and then slow it down by exploring the hiking and biking trails all across the area.

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Harrisburg will keep the family busy, too. City Island is a 63-acre recreational area for locals and visitors alike, offering miles of hiking, biking and boating. Miniature golf, paddleboats, volleyball courts and batting cages are just some of the activities that will keep you busy all day long. There's even an old-time antique carousel. Afterwards, enjoy a night at the ballpark, and watch future major leaguers on the Harrisburg Senators baseball team … all without leaving the island.

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The State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St., Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
(717) 787-4980
www.statemuseumpa.org

You will find Pennsylvania's heritage from the Earth's beginnings to the present. Archaeological artifacts, decorative arts, fine art galle ...  Read more >

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
(717) 362-9126
www.laketobias.com

In the heart of Central Pennsylvania live hundreds of wild and exotic animals where a real safari adventure awaits you. Travel over 150 acres of ro ...  Read more >

Carlisle Sports Emporium
29 S. Middlesex Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015-8511
(717) 258-4741
www.carlislesportsemporium.com

Carlisle Sports Emporium is Central Pennsylvania's year-round indoor and outdoor interactive entertainment complex. Known as "The Place to ...  Read more >

Roundtop Mountain Resort
925 Roundtop Rd., Lewisberry, PA 17339
(717) 432-9631
www.skiroundtop.com

Roundtop Mountain Resort offers unique year-round fun in a picturesque mountain setting. Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding and tubing. ...  Read more >

Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park
2249 Lincoln Highway, East Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-1888
www.dutchwonderland.com

With over 30 family-friendly rides, live entertainment and Duke’s Lagoon water play area, Dutch Wonderland is an award-winning amusement park ...  Read more >

Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
222 Penns Cave Road, Centre Hall, PA 16828
(814) 364-1664
www.pennscave.com

America's only all-water cavern and wildlife park are nestled in Central Pennsylvania's scenic Penn State Country. The cavern tour is a gui ...  Read more >

The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Cir. at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 260-1861
www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

The National Civil War Museum is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated solely to the American Civil war. The Museum seeks to tell the w ...  Read more >

Turkey Hill Experience
301 Linden Street, Columbia, PA 17512
717.684.0134
www.turkeyhillexperience.com

Come learn how our ice cream is made, sit in one of our milk trucks, create your own virtual ice cream flavor and star in your own Turkey Hill comm ...  Read more >

Hersheypark®
100 W. Hershey Park Dr., Hershey, PA 17033
www.hersheypark.com/

Only Hersheypark® delights families and guests of all ages with more than 65 rides and attractions (including 12 thrilling roller coasters.) Th ...  Read more >

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
161 Museum Dr., Hershey, PA 17033-2462
(717) 566-7100
www.aacamuseum.org

Cruise through time from the 1890's to the 1980's with cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and other memorabilia in unique period themed scene ...  Read more >