Everybody loves a theme park and everybody loves chocolate, so what could be better than putting the two things together? Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania is an award-winning family fun park originally built for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Always the leader in cutting-edge attractions, Hershey Park had the first looping rollercoaster on the entire East Coast of the United States. Now, the park is open to the public and fills 110 acres with over 60 rides and attractions, including 11 rollercoasters. Along with the theme park is a waterpark, called the Boardwalk at Hersheypark, and a zoo, ZOOAMERICA.
Hershey Park is located in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania. Surrounding attractions located in Harrisburg are the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex, the State Museum of Pennsylvania and Broad Street Market, one of the oldest farmers markets in the country. Downtown Harrisburg is home to two performance venues. The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, is the first center in the country with science, education and performing arts all taking place within one location. The Forum is situated at the State Capitol Complex and is the home theater for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. The annual Pennsylvania Farm Show also takes place in Harrisburg. It is the largest agricultural show in the United States. Farmers from all around show off their livestock and compete against each other. Visitors are welcome to view and interact with the animals. Outside Harrisburg, for nature lovers, are Boyd Big Tree Conservation Area State Park and Swatara State Park.
Where to Stay-Hershey
With so many things to do in the area, the Hershey Lodge Review helps you find the right accommodations for your family, so you can stay awhile. In Hershey you will find many hotels and motels that are associated with national chains. You can stay at Howard Johnson Inn, Days Inn, Travelodge, Fairfield Inn and Suites or Quality Inn and Suites. There are also locally-owned options. Among them are Milton Motel Hershey and Cocoa Country Inn at Hershey.
Where to Stay-Palmyra
Four miles east of Hershey is the town of Palmyra. This town has a selection of inns and motels for your convenience. Included among the Palmyra accommodates are America’s Best Value Inn, Dutch Motel Palmyra and 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast.
Where to Stay-Hummelstown
Four miles west of Hershey is the town of Hummelstown which is the home to Comfort Inn at the Park, Country Inn and Suites by Carlson at the Hershey Park, Hilton Garden Inn Hershey, Best Western Inn Hershey, Holiday Inn Express Hershey – Harrisburg Area and Econo Lodge Hershey.
Whether it is a national hotel or motel or a locally-owned hotel, inn, motel or bread and breakfast that you want, the Hershey area has a wide assortment of places for you to stay. Many places have pools and complimentary breakfasts to enjoy before you start your busy day. You will also find suites with kitchenettes for homelike convenience. The Hershey Lodge Review is the perfect source to help you pick accommodations when you have fun at Hershey Park and visit the Hershey surrounding area.