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christmas-tree-at-the-capitol-harrisburg-pennsylvania
Nov 15, 2019

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The 2021 tree will be lit in early December!
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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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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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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 ® to visit our biggest attractions: 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! Natural
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hersheypark-antique-cars
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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family-hershey-gardens
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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Nov 10, 2017

Harrisburg's Mansions Tell Its History

Situated on the bank of the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, you'll find Harrisburg's historic mansions, which have stood the test of time tell the story of our region’s history. Learn about some of Harrisburg’s distinguished properties and the prominent Pennsylvanians they housed. John Harris - Simon Cameron Mansion Brief History of the John
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psp-museum-pennsylvania-state-police-hershey
Aug 31, 2017

6 ½ Quirky Destinations in Hershey and Harrisburg

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is famous for a lot of things, but let’s talk about a few hidden gems that you won’t find in your average guide book. 1. The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum occupies an 1899 Victorian firehouse, full of remarkable artifacts, antique trucks, vintage helmets, and all the bells and whistles (and alarms) you want to
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