There’s no shortage of attractions for art aficionados, history buffs, and those of us who just like learning something new! Harrisburg is home to the National Civil War Museum, The State Museum of Pennsylvania (affectionately known as the Smithsonian of Pennsylvania), and the beautiful Susquehanna Art Museum. In Hershey, learn the sweet history of the town built on chocolate and the legacy and life of its brilliant founder, Milton Hershey, at The Hershey Story, Museum on Chocolate Avenue.
There's plenty to do indoors when winter’s chill fills the air! Chocolate lovers from around the globe unite at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction where its free to take the chocolate tour factory ride that shows you how Hershey’s sweet confections are made. Step inside for a guided cavern expedition at Echo Dell – Indian Echo Caverns, where the natural thermostat is always 52 degrees! Tours are offered daily at the State Capitol building in Harrisburg that’s filled with impressive art and architecture and a palpable energy as the heartbeat of Pennsylvania politics. Or if you're an adventurous type of visitor, embrace the cold and hit the slopes at Roundtop Mountain Resort.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is bustling this time of year and hosting some of the largest exhibitions in the nation, and the world! While these consumer shows can be niche, there’s sure to be family fun, delicious food, and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.
If winter has you feeling blue, find a little ray of sunshine and plan your next summer getaway! Family trips to Hershey filled with roller coasters, wave pools, and squeals of glee. Grown-up getaways at a bed & breakfast, hiking the Appalachian Trail by day, and indulging in a world-class downtown dinner by night. Beer tasting adventures and vineyard hopping with your best buds around our unexpectedly awesome craft beer and wine country.