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Category - Outdoors

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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

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

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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Sep 21, 2018

Fall Bucket List: 18 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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Mar 28, 2018

Things To Do with the Kids – From Toddlers to Teens

Looking for something to do to entertain and educate a preschooler? Or maybe you need an active attraction that’ll keep your teen off their phone for a few hours! The Hershey Harrisburg Region has a range of family-friendly activities that’ll suit you and your brood’s dynamic interests!
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Mar 26, 2018

Find Your Out-of-the-Ordinary Ride

  Whether you’ve arrived in our region by plane, train, or automobile, there’s another set of “rides” you might like to try. All unique, each offers an experience you can only find in the Hershey Harrisburg Region!
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