the rolling hills of Central
location is ideal for
exciting day trips to the many cultural, historical, educational, and
entertainment attractions in nearby Harrisburg, Gettysburg, and Lancaster. So, while
in Hershey, stay an
extra day and visit these exciting and memorable regional
is only minutes away from Harrisburg, where the
award-winning state museum, and
htheNational Civil War Museum delight
thousands of visitors
minutes south, there is more Civil War history to be found at Gettysburg Battlefield National Park, the
stirring memorial to
the epic 3-day
battle that proved to be the turning point of the Civil War. Also home
to the American Civil War Museum.
taking home a bit of the
is your treasure chest. From
indoor antique shops to outdoor antique flea markets, you'll
the perfect souvenir to enhance your life back home.
Founded in 1751, Carlisle
Washington's choice for
army's first arsenal and school. At one time it was home to the
American school, of which Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe is an
Today, the area houses the U.S. Army War
Lancaster, in the
heart of Pennsylvania
Dutch Country, is a pleasant 30-minute drive from Hershey. You'll pass
and fields where the Amish, also known as the Plain People, still live
electricity and use mule teams to plow some of the most beautiful and
productive farmland in America. There is fun and adventure for the
family, including Dutch-style food, museums, and cultural attractions. Lancaster is also home
Wonderland Family Amusement Park. It's A
Kingdom For Kids! ages 12
and under, and features over 30 kid-friendly rides, water-play for the
family, interactive shows, and much more.
our hot new 11th coaster and experience the steepest drop in the United States!
Boardwalk at Hersheypark, features
5 distinctive water attractions
including East Coast Waterworks.
Hershey's Chocolate World
wonder how Hershey's chocolate is made? The Chocolate Making Tour Ride
exciting experience…best of all, it ends with a free sample! Experience
sweetness larger than life as the Hershey's Product Characters come
the big screen in Hershey's Really Big 3D Show! Stroll our Everything
Shops full of gifts, souvenirs, and of course, Hershey's chocolate.
at the Courtyard
Cafe Food Court or Kit Kat
in downtown Hershey, Pennsylvania, this
magnificent theatre is the
area's premier performing arts center, presenting the finest in touring
Broadway shows, classical music and dance attractions, and
for the eyes and a respite for the soul. The 23-acre
botanical gem has over 7,000 roses and seasonal flower displays, 25,000
in the spring, a Japanese garden
an outdoor Butterfly House with 400 butterflies!
by Milton S. Hershey in 1909 as a school for orphan boys, today the Milton Hershey School still serves
as an opportunity of
a lifetime for children in financial and social need from all over America. To learn
more about the story of
Milton Hershey and his school, visit Founders Hall. The building is
great architectural achievement— the largest rotunda in the western
The Hershey Story: The Museum on Chocolate Ave.
Hershey’s legacy as an innovator, businessman, and philanthropist comes
at this unique museum. (Complimentary)
Hershey Trolley Works
trolley conductors take you on a fascinating,
sentimental journey that's engaging for all ages. Get a glimpse of
rich history on this entertaining and educational one-of-a-kind ride!
Trolleys depart from the front of Hershey's Chocolate World.
North American Wildlife Park
this 11-acre walk-through zoo home to over 200 animals and living
to five regions of North America.
Resorts and Hershey Park offer an
array of shopping
choices, including signature Hershey's products and apparel at Sweet Memories Gift Shop
at Hershey Lodge.
The finest selection of jewelry, watches, and gifts at The Jeweler At
Hershey. Enjoy outlet shopping, antiquing, and other attractions in Lancaster’s
Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
Outdoor lovers will want to travel to Hamburg, just 40
minutes east of Hershey
to Cabela’s—the world’s foremost outfitter of hunting, fishing, and