Come together for a long weekend of fall activities in the Hershey Harrisburg Region! We’ve got pumpkins in the patch, colorful leaves aplenty, and gallons of warm apple cider (and pumpkin beer) waiting for you. Carve out some time this season to discover the beauty and fun of a Pennsylvania fall in Hershey and Harrisburg.
Don’t tell the other seasons, but we think fall is the most beautiful! Golden yellows, rusty reds, and fiery oranges make up our festival of fall foliage. Take a refreshing, colorful fall trek to Hawk Rock off the Appalachian Trail or one of our many serene hiking trails. Head to Riverfront Park in Harrisburg where you can take in panoramic views of the water and changing leaves. You can also bring your bikes and explore Wildwood Park and the rest of the 20-mile Capital Area Greenbelt.
Pop by one of our pumpkin patches to pick your own plump souvenir. Local farms like Strites Orchard offer pumpkin picking, apple picking, and fresh produce shopping. Embrace the country life at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, where they offer hayrides, a corn maze, farming activities, and more!
The Oktoberfest drafts and pumpkin-inspired beers are flowing at our region’s craft breweries. Master of Pumpkins at Tröegs Independent Brewing, Flash Gourd’n Pumpkin Ale at The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey, and the Rutty Buck Pumpkin at Appalachian Brewing Company. Fall is also the perfect time to enjoy some apple-inspired drinks as well! Broad Mountain Vineyard makes refreshing and flavorful small-batch hard ciders made from local apples. Spring Gate Vineyard & Brewery makes seasonally sweet and dry house cider like the scrumptious Sticky Bun Cider for fall.