Cupcakes, cookies, cake, pies, pastries, and muffins. It’s always time for dessert at our region’s bakeries! Win the day when you bring home some treats for your family and friends! The bakery at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction has mouthwatering, oversized chocolate cupcakes in Hershey’s Special Dark, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, and s’mores flavors. At Desserts Etc. by The Hershey Pantry, choose from a sweet selection of cookies, cupcakes, brownies, muffins, cake pops, and even flourless options for gluten-free guests. The historic Broad Street Market is a must-see shopping stop in Harrisburg, with several bakery vendors. Shop for Pennsylvania Dutch pies and soft pretzels, sweet and savory treats from Bon Appetit Crêperie, and fresh bread and pastries at Raising the Bar. Donut miss Anna Rose Bakery and their assortment of colorful, made-to-order cake donuts. You can top your treats with candy, sprinkles, kids’ cereal, and bacon!
Stop by one of our local coffee shops to put a little pep in your step for a day of sightseeing! Harrisburg’s Little Amps Coffee Roasters serves award-winning espresso and Instagram-worthy lattes in a hip, music-themed atmosphere. Grab a table for breakfast at Tomato Pie Café, an urban-style café known for their famous tomato pie and vegetarian options. When you walk into Midtown Scholar Bookstore Café, the pleasant aroma of roasted coffee and vintage books greets your senses. You’ll want to stay awhile to enjoy organic, fair trade, coffee, espresso, and tea and to explore aisles and aisles of new, used, and rare books.