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Jan 10, 2019

11 Kid-Approved Winter Activities

  Don't let the cold weather freeze your plans for a winter getaway! The Hershey Harrisburg Region is an all-weather, family destination offering tons of winter activities that hold up all season long. From whizzing go-karts and science experiments to museums and animal exhibits, kids love to learn and play here! And let’s face it, you’re looking for a reason to get them out of the house!
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Dec 27, 2018

Guide to Harrisburg & Hershey Museums

There’s no shortage of history in Hershey & Harrisburg. Discover the sweet story of Hershey’s Chocolate, walk the hallways of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, marvel at turn-of-the-century automobiles, and envision the Battle of Gettysburg as you walk in a soldier’s boots. While you’re here, stop at a few of our museums, rich with history and ready to inspire you. In this guide, you’ll find details on when to visit each museum and what to see while you’re there!
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Oct 3, 2018

10 Amazing Statues & Monuments to Visit

From impressive military memorials made to resemble a war-torn building to bronze effigies of our region’s founding fathers, these 10 statues, monuments, and memorials are part history, part art.
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Aug 5, 2018

School Your Kids With These Fun Learning Opportunities

When you're a kid, the best part about summer is NO SCHOOL! With our interactive museums, fascinating history, and creative ways of blending education and fun, parents can get their little students back in a learning mindset, even if it's just for the day. Check out this semester’s schedule!
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Jul 1, 2018

35 Free Activities in the Hershey Harrisburg Region

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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May 31, 2018

Sweet Additions to Your Hersheypark Trip

Each year, millions of families follow the scent of chocolate to Hershey The Sweetest Place on Earth ®, visiting our biggest attractions including Hersheypark ® and Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction. In and around the town of Hershey, there’s even more to explore. So delay the ride home for a few hours and stop over at one of these sweet places!
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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 2, 2018

The Secret Recipe For A Fantastic Family Trip

  To create his signature chocolate bar, Milton S. Hershey combined milk, sugar, and cocoa, and the result was one of America’s favorite sweet treats. With the right recipe, you can whip up a sweet family getaway to Hershey that blends fun, learning, and out of the ordinary experiences into treasured family memories!
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