When you’re visiting Chocolate Town USA, you can expect to find, well, a lot of chocolate. Hershey has something for every chocolate lover, whether it’s memorabilia, tours, or indulgences in sweet treats. And while we’re most famous for our dark delicacies, Hershey has many entertainment and cultural venues for visitors to enjoy. Hershey is the perfect base for your South-Central Pennsylvania visit and the Simmons Motel is the perfect spot to rest and recharge.
When you step out the door of the Simmons Motel, you’ll find yourself in walking distance of fun, adventure and learning experiences for guests of all ages. Restaurants of all varieties are available and be sure to bring your sweet tooth and your passion for chocolate!
Hershey’s Chocolate World
Take a riding tour of a simulated chocolate-making factory complete with a free sample at the end. Create your own candy bar in a unique interactive experience, take a ride on the Hershey trolley and don’t forget to stop at the Bake Shoppe for a sweet treat like none other!
The Hershey Story
It all started with a man and a dream. Learn about the man—Milton S. Hershey—and his dream of creating the American Dream for himself and so many others. Learn all about Chocolate Town USA in its earliest days and the courage, persistence and ingenuity that put Hershey on the global map.
At Hershey Gardens, you’ll find 23 acres of splendid seasonal displays as well as ever-changing theme gardens and the summer Butterfly House. Old favorites mingle with new cultivars and the sights and scents are simply breathtaking.
Hershey, Pennsylvania’s premier performing arts center located in the downtown area, presents world-class touring Broadway shows, classical music performances, dance attractions and other cultural events.
This walk-through park lets you get up close and personal with 200 animals and 75 species native to North America. Learn more about seasonal programs and conservation efforts through individual or group events.
Today, children and adults of all ages can enjoy over 65 rides and attractions including 11 thrilling coasters, live entertainment, 20 kiddie rides, and the Boardwalk At Hersheypark.
Indian Echo Caverns
Cut through Beekmantown limestone, which is over 440 million years old, Sparkling crystal clear lakes, intimate passageways, and room after room of mystical beauty…and you have a fantastic journey of geological wonders that will take your breath away!
Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Step back into a simpler way of life in beautiful Lancaster County, the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The traditional ways of the Amish people will welcome you with home-cooked meals, quilts and a unique way of life. Be sure to sample some shoofly pie and reconnect with your family in this region of wholesome fun.
Here you’ll find kid-friendly rides and attractions meant to delight the smaller set. You’ll want to catch a show or two, especially if you have any Princess or Thomas the Tank Engine fans in your family! Just stroll the park and delight in the giggles and grins surrounding you.
At this small town in Pennsylvania lie some of the most revered sites in Civil War history. Rent a horse or Segway and tour the Gettysburg National Military Park. Re-trace President Abraham Lincoln’s steps at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. And witness the Battle of Gettysburg as it comes alive for you in theater productions, Cyclorama painting, and the homes of Civil War era residents.
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
There’s so much to see and do on your visit to Southeastern Pennsylvania! Make your first connection with the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau to find all about the attractions and events that appeal to your family or group’s interests. The Hershey Harrisburg region has the best in family fun from roller coasters and waterparks to steps back in history to the Civil War and days gone by kept alive in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
About Hershey, PA
When you’re visiting Chocolate Town USA, you can expect to find, well, a lot of chocolate. Hershey has many entertainment and cultural venues for visitors to enjoy.