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Outdoors time at the local botanical garden, shopping at one of the best local outlet malls, and, of course, all the chocolate and theme park madness your group could want!
Hersheypark - All the chocolate-themed family fun you can handle awaits you at Hersheypark, the Milton S. Hershey brainchild that provides you with ‘all things cocoa’, and all things fun. Ride rides, play games, eat great food, watch a live show, or even play in a live show, the options for fun here are incredibly expansive. There is even a seasonal summer Boardwalk water park to cool off in!
Hershey Trolley Works - One of the best tours you can take in this city is hands down Hershey Trolley Works, a ‘chocolate tasting, sightseeing, historic’ touring experience unlike any other. Based out of Chocolate World, this sweet learning experience lasts about 75 minutes total, taking you through some of the city’s most important and historic sights along the way. Learn the story of Milton Hershey and see the main sites of town he influenced such as the original chocolate factory, the birthplace of Mr. Hershey, High Point Mansion, Chocolate Avenue, Hersheypark, Hershey school, and even ‘Hershey Hill’.
Hershey Story Museum - To learn all about Hershey, both the town and the man, from conception until today, this is the spot for you. At the Hershey Story Museum, you will have several hands-on exhibits, experiences, and educational extras that will help you understand all there is to understand about the man behind the chocolate madness. This attraction is perfect for guests of any age, the exhibits ranging from kid friendly to highly informative.
ZooAmerica - Welcome to ZooAmerica, the 11-acre walk-through zoo that allows guests to immerse themselves into North American wildlife! Walk the tree-lined pathways and scope out some enlightening group tours or educational programs along the way, some popular activities here including day zoo camps and behind the scenes tours of the park, the latter giving guests the chance to see animal care up close and personal. From Mountain Lions to Reindeer, Black Bears to Armadillos, ZooAmerica will provide your group with a truly biologically insightful (and fun) journey through North America’s wildlife.
Tanger Outlets - End your day with a fun shopping spree at Tanger Outlets, arguably the best place in Hershey to shop till you drop. This outlet shopping mall features designer outlet stores, services, and eateries, sure to provide a little bit of something for everyone in your group. Shop apparel from American Eagle to Zales, and stop in the fun As Seen on TV store along the way for a memorable, nonchocolate related souvenir. Head to Sunglasses Hut to find those perfect vacation shades, or curb your appetite at Red Robin, Starbucks, Subway, or Wendy’s. This is a great group dinner opportunity!
Hershey Gardens and Butterfly House - Take a break from all the theme park and chocolate madness and head to Hershey Gardens and Butterfly House, a lush oasis escape we’re sure your group is going to love. Botanical education and added exercise abound, Hershey Gardens provides groups with 23 acres of local wildlife bliss. Originally created in 1937 per Milton Hershey’s request to ‘create a nice garden of roses’, the garden has grown today into a regionally celebrated garden spot, transforming from a single plot garden to a multi-acre green space masterpiece.See the fine flowers, shrubs, rare and signature trees, butterfly house, and Children's Garden during your visit, plus the many specifically themed gardens throughout.
Hershey’s Chocolate World - Welcome to Hershey’s Chocolate World, one of the most iconic chocolate locations in the U.S. While here you can take part in the Great American Chocolate Tour, 4D Chocolate Mystery, the Create your own Chocolate Bar experience, and even a chocolate tasting. The 4D mystery will provide your group with an immersive mystery experience full of digital animation and special effects, an experience different every time with over 100 different variations. The chocolate tasting will take you on a cocoa flavor journey that starts at milk chocolate and ends at dark chocolate, giving you the flavorful spectrum in between along the way.
Great American Chocolate Tour - Within Hershey’s Chocolate World your group will have the unique opportunity to experience Hershey’s Great American Chocolate Tour, a delicious and free simulated factory ride complete with free chocolate samples (and who doesn’t like free chocolate?).During the tour, you will follow the journey of chocolate making, from bean to bar. See cocoa beans being transformed into Hershey’s iconic chocolate bars and taste samples of the product along the way.