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Apr 29, 2020

Unique & Unusual Things To Do in Hershey/Harrisburg

If you want to make your trip as memorable as possible, we recommend filling it with new and unique experiences. Discover new ways to enjoy chocolate, get up close to exotic animals, and explore the heart of Harrisburg with this list of sweet activities you can only try in Hershey & Harrisburg! Animal Encounters These are close encounters…of the
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Nov 11, 2019

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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Aug 26, 2019

25+ Things to Do on Chocolate Ave.

From restaurants and chocolate tastings to shopping and street festivals, there are so many things to do along Chocolate Avenue in Hershey. Founder Milton S. Hershey envisioned the town as an ideal place to work, live, and play. Today, you can enjoy several walkable blocks of shopping and dining in Downtown Hershey, plus additional locations all along Chocolate Avenue, the sweetest street in town!
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giraffes-lake-tobias
Mar 29, 2019

12 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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Hersheypark at Night Overview
Jan 31, 2019

All About Hershey: Sights, History & Sweet Fun

What makes Hershey so sweet? From the Hershey’s Kisses streetlamps and life-size candy bars to family fun and indulgent experiences for grownups, it's hard not to smile while you're in Hershey The Sweetest Place On Earth ®. Let's take a look at why Hershey is so sweet! Five Things You Can Do In Hershey That You Can’t Do In Any Other Town There are
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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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Jan 10, 2019

10 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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Oct 25, 2018

11 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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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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