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Category - Food

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 18, 2019

Appalachian Brewing Company

When it comes to Harrisburg craft beer, Appalachian Brewing Company is the OG. Founded in 1997, ABC was the first brewery in Harrisburg since 1951. They’re nothing fancy – Just your local brewpub with crowd-pleasing craft beer, a mouthwatering food menu, and seven locations (and growing). Read on for more about their beer, free production tours, soda works tours, Abbey Bar, and more!
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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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Aug 20, 2019

Simply The Best & Reader's Choice 2019

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. If you're looking for a
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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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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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Jan 31, 2019

One-Stop Shops: Activities & Dining Under One Roof

When your sightseeing is hindered by weather or you’re just sold on convenience, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has a few choice places that offer activities and delicious food all under one roof. Around Hershey The Hershey Story, Museum on Chocolate Ave. | The Pantry Café Take a sweet trip back in time to unwrap the life and legacy of Milton S.
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Dec 21, 2018

Date Night: Dinner and A Show

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is home to several impressive theatre and show venues as well as an eclectic dining scene. Why not combine the two into an entertaining and delicious date night getaway? These pairings are walkable to one another, encouraging a little romantic handholding between stops! Hershey Theatre & Fenicci’s of Hershey Distance:
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Nov 30, 2018

5 Bakeries Sure to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

From cupcakes, cake, and cookies to Pennsylvania pies, pastries, and muffins it’s always time for something sweet at our region’s bakeries. You’ll be tempted to grab a few confections to go, perfect for munchies on your car trip home! Desserts Etc. Award-winning Hershey bakery, Desserts, Etc., welcomes locals and visitors alike to their rich array
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Oct 25, 2018

10 Cozy Coffee Shops & Cafes

You just started reading, but can you smell freshly brewed coffee? Morning, noon, and night, these neighborhood coffee shops and cafes put a pep in your step and artisan breads, sandwiches, and sweets in your belly. Skip the convenience store brews and opt for a mug of local java from one of these adorable shops!
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