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Category - Families

Oct 10, 2018

Our Favorite Photo Op Spots

We love seeing local and visitor photos from around the region on social media! You’re spending the day being Hersheypark Happy SM , snapping pictures of your delicious dinners, sipping at our vineyards and breweries, and capturing the beauty of our cities and towns. We’ve put together a list of the region’s most Instagram -mable locations featuring photos from you!
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Sep 21, 2018

Your Fall Bucket List: 17 Essential Autumn Activities

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are slowly turning colors, and pumpkin everything is on the shelves. No other season packs in so many quintessential things to do: pumpkin picking, Halloween costumes, hayrides, wineries, fall activities for kids – to name a few. Do it all and more in the Hershey Harrisburg Region with this fall “to-do” list that's easy as pie to complete!
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Sep 1, 2018

Take a Hike: Guide to the Region's Hiking Trails

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 walking trails and hiking in PA, everyone from open-air enthusiasts to active amblers loves our proximity to nature. 
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Aug 31, 2018

Find Culture, Character & Cuisine at Broad Street Market

Spanning three city blocks in Midtown Harrisburg, the Broad Street Market is a gathering place for the community and a must-see spot for visitors looking to get a healthy sampling of the city’s culture. Take a look inside the oldest continuously operating market house in the country.
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Aug 24, 2018

Simply The Best & Reader's Choice 2018

Each year, readers of Harrisburg Magazine cast their votes for the region’s best places to eat, stay, and play! The result is a roadmap of must-see destinations approved by locals who experience our area day in and day out. Dozens of our Partners made the list, named "Simply The Best" or "Reader's Choice" runners-up. The Millworks made the list 4
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Aug 7, 2018

Campgrounds in Hershey & Harrisburg

Some people think camping is “roughing it,” but not if you do it right! Staying at a campground in PA is what you make it, and our region's campgrounds have a variety of accommodations and recreational amenities perfect for your level of camping expertise. Keep it simple and rustic with a tent near the tree line or reserve a cozy cabin to snooze
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Aug 5, 2018

School Your Kids With These Fun Learning Opportunities

When you're a kid, the best part about summer is NO SCHOOL! With our interactive museums, fascinating history, and creative ways of blending education and fun, parents can get their little students back in a learning mindset, even if it's just for the day. Check out this semester’s schedule: Social Studies As Pennsylvania's center for government,
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Jul 2, 2018

Insider Tips for Sweet Trips to Hersheypark

You’re pumped about coming to Hersheypark ® this summer, and you might even be mapping out your park route to make sure you ride as many rides as you can! To help you make the most of your sweet day at the park, we’ve put together some insider tips from skipping the lines and avoiding the crowds to the best places eat and where to find awesome
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Jul 1, 2018

35 Free Activities in the Hershey Harrisburg Region

Looking for cheap things to do in Hershey or Harrisburg? We’ll do ya one better. How about a list of completely free activities? From family-friendly attractions to self-guided tours and hikes, you don’t need to break the bank to get a taste of the region. When you’re traveling on a budget, it’s great to find some freebies like these: Around
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