Hershey Pennsylvania is of course, home to the Hershey Amusement Park. In fact, the amusement park is so well known that some people refer to the town as Hershey Park Pennsylvania!
Hershey Pennsylvania's destiny as "The Sweetest Place on Earth" began in 1905 when Milton S. Hershey opened the world's first modern chocolate factory here. Beyond building an extremely successful business, Milton S. Hershey also built a model community where his factory workers and their families could enjoy comfortable homes, high quality public schools, cultural events and beautiful open spaces. His philanthropic and humanitarian footprint is still evident today throughout the town of in everything from street signs to charitable organizations.
Located in the central portion of the state, Hershey Pennsylvania is about 10 miles east of Harrisburg. This charming little town attracts millions of visitors each year. Naturally, Hershey Amusement Park, with over 65 rides and attractions is the big draw, but visitors may be surprised to learn all that the town has to offer. Visitors can easily find enough things to see and do to fill a long weekend in Hershey Pennsylvania.
Hershey Pennsylvania Attractions
Hershey Museum -
Hershey Chocolate World - Home to Hershey's Great American Chocolate Tour and other chocolate-themed attractions.
Hershey Outlets - Retail therapy at over 60 stores with discounts on name brand merchandise.
Hershey Theater -
Hotel Hershey Spa - Signature chocolate spa treatments in a luxurious spa setting. Relax and say Spaaaah!
Christmas in Hershey - Enjoy the magic of the holidays at Hershey with special shows and events for the season.
Hershey Gardens -
Hershey Amusement Park - over 65 rides and attractions with enough variety for everyone in your group.
Where to Stay in Hershey
Hotels near Hershey - everything from fine resorts to budget friendly accommodations close to Hershey's most popular attractions.
Hershey Inn and Bed & Breakfast Stays - for a more intimate setting, consider a Hershey inn or bed and breakfast stay. There are several great options in the Hershey area.
Hershey Vacation Rentals - if you're traveling with a group or just want some room to spread out, a Hershey vacation rental home may be the perfect answer.
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