Few places tell a story like Hershey, PA. It's a town that was literally built on the success of Milton Hershey's Great American Chocolate Bar. A town where the street lights are Hershey's Kisses and where Chocolate Avenue intersects with Cocoa Avenue. Beyond the chocolate, you'll find a destination with a rich history, attractions for all, and a classical cultural experience.
Discover a place for sweet family fun, educational escapes, and memorable group trips! With 14 coasters for the daredevils, a 16-attraction waterpark for splash fans, and ZooAmerica® North American Wildlife Park for the animal lovers, you’ll find endless entertainment. The park has a full summer schedule and seasonally-themed special engagements making Hershey The Sweetest Place On Earth® a year-round getaway! There are also exclusive offerings for school groups to blend learning and fun, and for performance groups, where singers, dancers, and bands can take the stage.
It smells like chocolate the moment you walk in the door! Sweet activities include the free Chocolate Tour Ride, complete with a complimentary Hershey’s product sample, the Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction, the Chocolate Tasting Experience, the 4D Chocolate Mystery digital animation show, and more. Stock up on your favorite (and toughto-find) Hershey brand confections in the World’s Largest HERSHEY’S Candy Store. After you fill your bag of goodies, discover something new about America’s sweetest town with a Hershey Trolley Works tour.
For well over 100 years, Hershey has been synonymous with the Great American Chocolate Bar. Start at the beginning of “The Hershey Story” where visitors can experience an inspirational journey through the life of Milton S. Hershey. Learn about the man, his chocolate company, the town that bears his name, and everything about his philanthropic legacy. Save room for a 45-minute, hands-on class in the Chocolate Lab!
Cruise through time with cars, buses, motorcycles, and other memorabilia in period-themed scenes at this worldclass automotive museum! With an interactive kids’ area and changing exhibits, the AACA Museum is a great attraction for all ages and interests. Not to mention it’s recognized by the Smithsonian as an Affiliate Museum which is an extremely rare honor and speaks well of its pristine collection.
What began as a request from Mr. Hershey for a “small garden of roses” now spans more than 20 acres of breathtaking flower beds, tree groves, and shrub lined pathways overlooking the town of Hershey. Being here when it’s in bloom is a beautiful sight to behold, but its 14,000-square foot conservatory and tropical Butterfly Atrium makes it a yearround must-see.
Sometimes the true story of a region is in its flavor! Tour and taste at Tröegs, a local brewery-turned-Mid-Atlantic-legend built by two brothers with a flair for flavor and hops. Grab a seat in their industrial-style tasting room and pair a flight of brews with a bite to eat from their delightfully delicious craft kitchen.