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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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Jan 10, 2019

12 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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Sep 1, 2018

Guide to 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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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 1, 2018

5 Must-Try Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts

For those who love an active recreational retreat, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has scenic trails for hiking and biking, a mighty river for kayaking, zip lines for a treetop challenge, and natural surroundings to explore. And outdoor enthusiasts know that getting some exercise in a new place is all part of the vacation.
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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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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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