Thinking about your next vacation and not sure where to go? Why not head to Hershey, Pa? There are tons of things to do and everything is close by. I’ve compiled a list of ten things you must experience while in Hershey, Pa. I recently experienced a few of these great places myself and know that you will love them just as much as I did.
1 HersheyPark – Closed for the season right now they will reopen in the Spring. You can get ready now by purchasing an unlimited a 2016 Season Pass away! Don’t miss out on UNLIMITED visits, BOGO games, FREE parking, and more – all for only 5 easy payments starting at $32!
2 ZooAmerica – North American Wildlife Park – Visit ZooAmerica, a year-round, 11-acre, walk-thru zoo adjacent to Hersheypark in Hershey, PA. Stroll the tree-lined pathways as you learn about more than 200 animals from five regions of North America. Group educational programs and tours are also available. I had the best time visiting ZooAmerica and getting a behind the scenes look at the Zoo and the animals. I held an owl and fed bears!!
3 Hershey’s Chocolate World – Go on a Chocolate tour, shop for chocolate goodies and check out the New Chocolate Tasting Experience and The Amazing Candy Machine. This tour was something that is an embedded memory from when I was a child. I remember going through this tour like it was yesterday. Hershey definitely creates memories that last a lifetime!
4 Hershey Trolley Works Tours – Experience the inspiring story of Milton Hershey and the main sites of the town of Hershey (the original chocolate factory, Mr. Hershey’s birthplace, his home Highpoint Mansion, Chocolate Avenue, the Hershey Kiss Streetlights, HersheyPark, and Milton Hershey School). Trolleys run 364 days a year (not Christmas, and also not in snow).
5 Hershey Gardens – Overlooking the town of Hershey, Hershey Gardens features a breathtaking assortment of flowers and shrubs, a stately collection of rare, signature trees, and various programs designed to delight visitors of all ages.
6 HersheyPark Stadium – See the stars under the stars at Hersheypark Stadium and experience the most prominent names in the music industry as they make their stop in Central PA. Hersheypark Stadiumalso plays host to PIAA High School state championships, regional high school sports and more.
7 Giant Center – Giant Center hosts an impressive line-up of star-studded performances including concerts, professional ice shows and family events. It also serves as home to the Hershey BearsHockey Club and various PIAA high school state championship events. I had an amazing time at the hockey game, it was such a fun experience!
8 Hershey Theatre – Located in downtown Hershey, Pennsylvania, the magnificent Hershey Theatre is the area’s premier performing arts center, presenting the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music and dance attractions, and world-renowned entertainers.
9 Hershey Country Club – Hershey Country Club is one of the many rich and vibrant legacies created by Milton S. Hershey. It represents a way of living, an ease and elegance which recalls the days of Milton S. Hershey and his vision for a town built on chocolate…the perfect place to live, work, and play. In addition to distinctive golf, Hershey Country Club was founded to provide a place to unwind and relax, to meet, entertain, and celebrate with family and friends. A timeless study in luxury, the past echoes and the future beckons at Hershey Country Club.
10 Spa at the Hotel Hershey – The Chocolate Spa offers massages, facials, and one-of-a-kind chocolate-themed treatments, plus seasonal samplers and spa packages. My manicure was fabulous, loved the color I chose – purple, purple.
Disclosure: I was provided with an all-expense trip to Hershey, PA. All opinions are 100% my own.