Family Friendly Things to do in

Hershey, PA

What is there to do besides Hersheypark when visting Hershey, PA?

Hersheypark is a great destination for famileis but there are more things to  do when you need a break from the parks. 

Things to Do in Hershey, PA


Hershey Chocolate World Factory Tour

The Hershey’s Chocolate Tour is a slow dark ride that takes you through the process of chocolate making. This is free and you can ride as much as you want. It is located inside Hershey's Chocolate World.

Hershey Theatre

Hershey, PA hosts Broadway style shows and concerts. If you are visiting during one of them consider including it in your visit. The theatre is beautiful.

Hershey Gardens

Visit the Hershey Gardens which has an indoor botanical gardens and outdoor garden.  This is best to visit in the warmer months.  You will get a great view of Hersheypark from the Gardens.

The Hershey Story Museum

The Hershey Story Museum tells the story of Milton Hershey and how the town became known as the Sweetest Place on Earth. There is also a chocolate tasting you can do during your visit.

Breakfast at the Circular

Make reservations for brunch at the Circular. Then walk around the grounds of the Hotel Hershey.

Dinner at The Chocolatier

The Chocolatier is located outside the entrance to Hersheypark. It has chocolate inspired dishes and is delicious. Make reservations if you plan to dine here. I recommend the sampler.