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Category - Outdoors

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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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Jun 4, 2019

7 Outdoor Adventure & Ale Pairings

Trails & Ales. Bikes & Brews. Two of our region’s best assets are outdoor activities and craft ales. In Hershey & Harrisburg, you can spend the day outside, getting some exercise and admiring nature, before kicking back with a cold craft beer and delicious locally-inspired food. 
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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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Pumpkin Patch
Sep 21, 2018

Fall Bucket List: 19 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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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. 
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Jul 1, 2018

37 Free Things to Do

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:
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Jun 4, 2018

Cool Off At The Boardwalk At Hersheypark

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Sweetest Place on Earth ® is also the  Coolest  Place on Earth. On a hot summer day, the 11-acre full water park at Hersheypark ®  is a watery oasis where you can chill out after working up a sweat rolling from coaster to coaster.
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Jun 1, 2018

5 Must-Try Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts

For those who love an active recreational retreat, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has scenic trails for hiking and biking, a mighty river for kayaking, zip lines for a treetop challenge, and natural surroundings to explore. And outdoor enthusiasts know that getting some exercise in a new place is all part of the vacation.
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