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Category - Outdoors

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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May 2, 2019

Guide to Bike Trails in Harrisburg & Hershey

Explore the Hershey Harrisburg Region by bike, pedaling around Harrisburg doing some sight-cycling or off-roading on the challenging mountain bike trails in Hershey. Below is your guide to ride including recommended bike trails in Harrisburg & Hershey, sights along the way, bicycle rentals, and more!
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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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Sep 21, 2018

Your Fall Bucket List: 17 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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Sep 1, 2018

Take a Hike: Guide to the Region's Hiking Trails

Our bustling region has much for travelers to see and do, but we are also fortunate to have a softer, more serene side, marked by an abundance of outdoor activities. When it comes walking trails and hiking in PA, everyone from open-air enthusiasts to active amblers loves our proximity to nature. 
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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

36 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 29, 2018

Golf Getaway in Hershey & Harrisburg

Whether you’re visiting us to golf our championship-style courses, or squeezing in 18 holes on your family vacation, you’ll find that golf in the Hershey Harrisburg Region is convenient, fun, and affordable. Our meticulously manicured greens and challenging holes are lined with lush landscaping, making for beautiful days on the fairway.
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Jun 11, 2018

Guys' Day Out in Hershey & Harrisburg

Guess what? It’s not just girls that wanna have fun! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is the perfect place for the guys to be guys – offering everything from challenging paintball courses and a premier indoor speedway to a distillery for locally crafted spirits and one of America’s most popular craft breweries.
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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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