Known as "The Sweetest Place on Earth," Hershey, PA boasts a world of fun and relaxation for the whole family! If you haven't been yet, here's a quick overview of some of the many family-friendly sights and attractions you won't want to miss!
Known for their awesome coasters and thrill rides, Hershey has plenty of lower-key rides for the younger set as well, such as Balloon Flite, Dinosaur-Go-Round, and Helicopters. If you're visiting in the summer, cool off on the East Coast Waterworks; the centerpiece attraction to The Boardwalk at Hershey Park. A relatively new feature, the Boardwalk boasts a fun surfer theme and includes 4 huge slides and an enormous water play structure! Hershey Park is immaculately kept and has six large sections devoted entirely to kids. Whether it's small versions of the park's adult rides or miniature sports-cars, young children will have a blast! This summer, spend a day at Hershey Park - you won't be disappointed! Note: Hershey Park is quite large and does not feature any type of mass-transportation (i.e. monorail, train, etc.), so be sure to wear comfy walking shoes and bring strollers!
Great for a few hours of fun, visitors of all ages will enjoy this re-created factory tour! Don't miss features the 3D movie and trolley tour! Each trolley tour offers visitors the opportunity to see the Hershey Kiss Streetlights, Mr. Hershey's Mansion, Mr. Hershey's original chocolate factory, and more!
There are truly an endless number of ways to enjoy a trip to Hershey, PA (bonus tip: if you're travelling with other adults, or children 16 or older, don't miss the Segway Tours!); so, if you're looking for family-friendly fun this summer, check out Hershey, PA - truly the "Sweetest Place on Earth!"
Safe and happy travels!