You love adventure. You have an active family. And you’re looking for a getaway that offers a chance to explore the great outdoors. Sound familiar?  Look no further than the Hershey Harrisburg Region and the many ways to get outside and enjoy nature here! From stretching into tree pose, kayaking a river or creek, braving a high ropes course or exploring history on a Segway, your outstanding outdoor adventure awaits.

Any getaway provides a welcome break for your mind and body, but why not take it one step further with Yogiventure? This unique company allows you to create a mindful retreat with a customized yoga adventure. Choose from a variety of activities tailored for self-exploration and growth for every level and style. Yogiventure is ideal for any individual, a girlfriends’ getaway, or a family retreat. 

With home base in an old train station in Marysville along the main branch of the Susquehanna River, Blue Mountain Outfitters is ideally situated as a paddle sports business specializing in canoe, kayak and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP). Design your water adventure, rent equipment, and explore their shop. With merchandise hanging from the ceiling and crammed into every nook and cranny, there are plenty of treasures to be found in the largest trove of paddle gear and accessories in the area.

Outdoors- kayaking couple on Susquehanna River

If you’re looking for a water adventure near Hershey, Cocoa Kayak operates on the Swatara Creek, providing kayak rental and transportation to and from the creek’s various access points. Due to the creek’s gentle features, most trips are unguided and offer scenic views of the beautiful tree-lined Swatara. The creek parallels the historical Union Canal, which operated during the 19th century.

Located at The Hotel Hershey®, but open to anyone, Hershey Outfitters offers guided outdoor adventures and great family activities for all ages and skill levels. Looking to head to the water? Try kayaking or fly fishing. Prefer to stay on land? Challenge yourself and your group on their Odyssey ropes course or paintball arena. Or test your skills on a geocaching or orienteering adventure.

Activities - Segway Tour @ Hotel HersheyExplore Hershey on a battery-powered, self-balancing personal transporter with Segway of Hershey! Fun and easy to ride, the Segways offer a unique adventure. The two-and-a-half-hour tours provide the perfect combination of history and activity. Learn all about Milton Hershey, the man behind the famous chocolate, as you explore the grounds of the picturesque Hotel Hershey on a guided group or private tour.