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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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Nov 30, 2018

5 Bakeries Sure to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

From cupcakes, cake, and cookies to Pennsylvania pies, pastries, and muffins it’s always time for something sweet at our region’s bakeries. You’ll be tempted to grab a few confections to go, perfect for munchies on your car trip home! Desserts Etc. Award-winning Hershey bakery, Desserts, Etc., welcomes locals and visitors alike to their rich array
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Nov 28, 2018

Troegs Independent Brewing

If you can only choose one of our local breweries in Hershey & Harrisburg, it’s gotta be Tröegs Independent Brewing in Hershey. Known up and down the East Coast for their bold and adventurous beers, Tröegs invites you to sample the essential brews, try the limited edition ales, and pull back the curtain of the production line.
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Oct 25, 2018

10 Cozy Coffee Shops & Cafes

You just started reading, but can you smell freshly brewed coffee? Morning, noon, and night, these neighborhood coffee shops and cafes put a pep in your step and artisan breads, sandwiches, and sweets in your belly. Skip the convenience store brews and opt for a mug of local java from one of these adorable shops!
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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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Sep 2, 2018

Burgers & Wings: Where to Watch the Game

If you’re visiting us over the weekend but can’t imagine missing the big game, we have several MVP sports bars to try! Robust casual food menus with burgers and wings, impressive craft beer lists, and dozens of screens broadcasting the big game and every other kind of sport. Game on!
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Aug 31, 2018

Find Culture, Character & Cuisine at Broad Street Market

Spanning three city blocks in Midtown Harrisburg, the Broad Street Market is a gathering place for the community and a must-see spot for visitors looking to get a healthy sampling of the city’s culture. Take a look inside the oldest continuously operating market house in the country.
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Aug 6, 2018

Delicious Food & Drink Pairings to Try Now

You’ve probably heard that there are certain wines that go well with food groups, like white wine and fish, or red wine and hearty red sauce dishes. There’s also an art to pairing beer and cocktails with your meal because the right drink and spot-on menu choice can enhance your overall dining experience.
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Aug 3, 2018

Live Like a Local at Spring Gate Vineyard

Spring Gate Vineyard is tucked away in a largely residential area in Harrisburg and offers guests a serene place to bring family and friends for a taste for Central Pennsylvania. Rebecca Kline, Wine Queen and Director Of Operations, shares the story of Spring Gate and why so many locals love the wine, beer, and farm-like atmosphere.
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Jul 1, 2018

8 Go-To Spots for Refreshing Summer Cocktails

What does summer taste like? For you, maybe it’s a frozen drink on a hot afternoon. Or it’s a fresh fruit infused mixed drink in the shade. The Hershey Harrisburg Region can quench anyone’s thirst, from award-winning margaritas and famous bloody mary’s to signature chocolate martinis and one-of-a-kind flavor infusions.
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