Hershey

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Hersheypark which includes a water park
A theme park, a magnificent rose garden and a grand hotel are a few of the features of the model city planned by the father of the Hershey Chocolate empire.

You’ll be hard-pressed to find something not built by famed chocolate maker Milton Hershey in the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania. He developed the town around his original Hershey chocolate factory in the early 20th century. Discover his fascinating vision for a model factory town, which includes an amusement park originally intended to entertain his employees, a grand hotel built to employ the town’s construction workers and a philanthropic grade school.

Start your tour of the town by learning about Milton Hershey’s life at The Hershey Story. This six-exhibit museum presents his entire biography, from his birth to a family of modest means in nearby Derry Church to his worldwide success. See machines from the original factory, including a highly specialized appliance for wrapping chocolate.

Explore the compact town centre to see the variety of buildings Hershey commissioned to provide entertainment and services for his workers. The Hotel Hershey, which rests on a hill north of town, was built in 1933 to employ the town’s skilled workers during the Great Depression. Stay in the luxury hotel to access the spa and enjoy chocolate-themed treatments, including a whipped-cocoa bath. Visit the Milton Hershey School in the south of town to see Hershey’s school for orphans.  Find the visitor centre in the grand Founders Hall.

Spend a day at Hersheypark, the park Hershey established for his employees, which is now a regionally popular amusement park. Reach speeds of 75 miles (120 kilometre s) per hour on the Skyrush roller coaster or look out  over the town from the soaring heights of the Kissing Tower‘s rotating observation booth. Afterward, visit the nearby sprawling Hershey Gardens. See the original rose garden and almost 5,600 roses in the park’s centre.

Hershey is a 25-minute drive from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and a 2-hour drive from Philadelphia. Don’t miss the home of one of America’s most famous creations in “Chocolate Town, U.S.A.”

Inn at Chocolate Ave, SureStay Collection by Best Western
Inn at Chocolate Ave, SureStay Collection by Best Western
2.5 out of 5
84 Sipe Ave, Hershey, PA, 17036
The price is Rs6,552 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
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"Clean. Nice property."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2022

Inn at Chocolate Ave, SureStay Collection by Best Western
Days Inn by Wyndham Hershey
Days Inn by Wyndham Hershey
2.5 out of 5
350 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA, 17033
The price is Rs8,772 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this family-friendly hotel in Hershey. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Loved the area! So much to do and eat at. Loved the view from my window—got to see the whole park! Amazing stay"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2022

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Tru By Hilton Hershey Chocolate Avenue
Tru By Hilton Hershey Chocolate Avenue
2.5 out of 5
204 Hillcrest Road, Hershey, PA, 17033
The price is Rs10,082 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
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4.5/5 Wonderful! (813 reviews)
"Excellent service. Friendly staff. Very clean hotel."

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2022

Tru By Hilton Hershey Chocolate Avenue
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The Suites at Hershey
The Suites at Hershey
3 out of 5
176 E Hershey Park Dr, Hershey, PA, 17033
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly apartment in Hershey. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (219 reviews)
"The front desk was so efficient and the property is so clean and close to Hershey Park."

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2022

The Suites at Hershey
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