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Category - Families

Nov 15, 2019

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The 2019 tree will be lit on December 9! The
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Sep 23, 2019

10 Agritourism Ideas in Hershey & Harrisburg

Agritourism is where farms meet fun! While most of our bustling region is urban and suburban, we have our share of agricultural experiences to entertain and educate. Our proximity to farmland, fields, and vineyards offer visitors a chance to try locally grown food, handcrafted wine, beer, and spirits, and more. Check out this list of agritourism
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Sep 9, 2019

Best Places to See Fall Foliage

Fall is the most colorful time of year! Golden yellows. Rusty reds. Fiery oranges. Feast your eyes on our festival of foliage. You can see leaves everywhere you look, but we've picked out a few choice places to see fall foliage that are particularly scenic and beautiful.
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Aug 26, 2019

25+ Things to Do on Chocolate Ave.

From restaurants and chocolate tastings to shopping and street festivals, there are so many things to do along Chocolate Avenue in Hershey. Founder Milton S. Hershey envisioned the town as an ideal place to work, live, and play. Today, you can enjoy several walkable blocks of shopping and dining in Downtown Hershey, plus additional locations all along Chocolate Avenue, the sweetest street in town!
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May 8, 2019

Old-Fashioned Charm in Hummelstown PA

Time ticks a little slower in Hummelstown, Pa., despite the large clock on Main Street. Hummelstown is filled with charming shops, delicious restaurants, and unique attractions. Picturesque brick sidewalks link the stops, adding to its quintessential small-town feel. It’s off the beaten path, but still right next to the path, located just minutes outside Hershey.
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May 3, 2019

Family Travel Tips: How to Save Money & Time

Looking for an affordable family getaway destination? Save money (and time) with this family travel tips guide! You don’t have a break the bank to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg. Not only do we have an abundance of budget-friendly attractions, but we also have activities the whole family can enjoy in less than an hour.
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Mar 29, 2019

14 New Things to Do This Summer

Visitors who've been to the Hershey Harrisburg Region know they can't fit it all our incredible activities and eats into one trip! Plus, we’re adding new stuff all the time! Work one or two of these new attractions into your next getaway. Giraffe Exhibit at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Lake Tobias Wildlife Park in Halifax welcomes two reticulated
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Feb 25, 2019

Road Trip: Sweet Car Games for Kids

You’ve heard the phrase: “It’s not the destination; it’s the journey.” While the Hershey Harrisburg Region isn’t a long road trip from most major Mid-Atlantic cities, these car games for kids will keep your passengers entertained and excited on the way here!
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