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Apr 29, 2020

Unique & Unusual Things To Do in Hershey/Harrisburg

If you want to make your trip as memorable as possible, we recommend filling it with new and unique experiences. Discover new ways to enjoy chocolate, get up close to exotic animals, and explore the heart of Harrisburg with this list of sweet activities you can only try in Hershey & Harrisburg! Animal Encounters These are close encounters…of the
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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 2021 tree will be lit in early December!
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Nov 11, 2019

Guide to Harrisburg & Hershey Museums

There’s no shortage of history in Hershey & Harrisburg. Discover the sweet story of Hershey’s Chocolate, walk the hallways of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, marvel at turn-of-the-century automobiles, and envision the Battle of Gettysburg as you walk in a soldier’s boots. While you’re here, stop at a few of our museums, rich with history and ready to inspire you. In this guide, you’ll find details on when to visit each museum and what to see while you’re there!
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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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Mar 29, 2019

12 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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Mar 27, 2019

Zeroday Brewing Company

Find curious and unique craft beer inside a Midtown Harrisburg gem, Zeroday Brewing Company. It's your neighborhood pub that’s just a little weird. And that’s the way you like it! See what's on tap at one of our region's favorite craft breweries and learn what the heck a zeroday is! 
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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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Jan 10, 2019

10 Kid-Approved Winter Activities

  Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-weather, family destination offering tons of winter activities that hold up all season long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! And let’s face it, you’re looking for a reason to get them out of the house!
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