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  • 1. Catch Senat on Cit ors baseba y Isla ll Inspiring performances nd at Whitaker Center Honoring our past: The National Civil War Museum City of Ha
  • 2. ating Exhilar ivities ture: r act cular a rchitec outdoo Specta omplex apitol C State C Art thrives in Harrisburg! arrisburg COME FOR THE DAY... Seize the moment! Breeze into the acclaimed Harrisburg International Airport for your meeting and AND STAY FOR THE NIGHT! Relax! When your intense work day ends, either a laid-back or high-energy evening awaits you. Check arrive in Harrisburg’s central business district minutes out downtown’s Restaurant Row and Harrisburg’s later. 60% of the US population lives within 4 hours ethnically diverse neighborhood cafes for cocktails of Pennsylvania’s capital city, making Harrisburg and dinner. It’s your taste-tempting choice! conveniently affordable and easily accessible! Take your seat for world-class entertainment and The buzz about Harrisburg is true… we ARE a unique savor intimate local jazz, cutting edge hip-hop, international learning community and educational flamenco, rhythm and blues and many other hub that offers the nationally innovative Harrisburg musical genres. Enjoy a first-run or independent University of Science and Technology, devoted to the movie at the hip Midtown Cinema or a poetry STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and reading at the Midtown Arts Center. mathematics) as well as the highly rated Harrisburg Area Community College. Get your game on and enjoy Harrisburg’s recently crowned title as the USA’s #1 Minor-League Sports With a technology-savvy business community dedicated Market and catch a variety of professional teams. to retaining, training and empowering its work force, We’re a great place to host your sporting event and Harrisburg continues to expand its considerable tournament as well! influence as a leader for businesses, associations, technology and finances, as recognized by the Take a deep breath with a leisurely stroll or numerous international delegations of government power-walk along the banks of the panoramic officials, businesses and students that visit Harrisburg. Susquehanna River. Jog across the walking The city has also blossomed into an attractive bridge to City Island and enjoy seasonal activities. meetings, conventions, and tourism destination. The Burg shines… and rocks… at night! Bottom line... ya gotta love The Burg! hbgtravel.hersheyharrisburg.org • Harrisburgpa.gov
  • 3. [ Contents ] Your Guide [ 16 ] [ 24 ] 4 PLAY Adventure : Games : Thrills Resources Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide is the official travel 7 STAY This directory has all the guide of the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau. Hotels : B&Bs : Campgrounds information you need to 9 TASTE personalize your trip. Cover photos courtesy of: Restaurants : Cafés : Treats For more details, visit Photo Contest winner 12 SHOP [6 ] hersheyharrisburg.org. Michael Munchel Malls : Markets : Boutiques 32 ACCOMMODATIONS Photos on this page 32 Bed & Breakfasts courtesy of: 14 DISCOVER 32 Campgrounds Hershey Harrisburg Regional History : Museums : Zoos Visitors Bureau and Photo Contest 33 Hotels & Motels participants Rosalie O’Conner 16 GO OUT 38 DINING and David Bretz. Nature : Hiking : Camping 40 Harrisburg’s Restaurant Row Photos throughout this publication are courtesy of the Hershey 18 ENTERTAIN 41 EVENT VENUES Sports : Shows : Arts [7 ] Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau unless otherwise indicated. 41 LEISURE 20 City of Harrisburg 41 Art Pennsylvania’s Capital City 41 Breweries & Wineries 41 Entertainment 22 Hershey 41 Family Fun The Town Built on Chocolate 43 Shopping 24 Perry County 45 Spas An Escape from the City 45 Theaters [ 20 ] 45 Tours 26 Civil War Trails Historical Civil War Stops 45 MUSEUMS 27 Events 46 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Mark Your Calendar! 48 COMMUNITY & SERVICES 31 Dutch Country Roads 49 TRANSPORTATION Multiple Destinations in One Region [ 31 ] CEO/Publisher David A. Schankweiler Operations Director Chad Pickard Join us! Follow us! Have Questions? Need Answers? Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau President Graphic Designer Larry Kluger Chad Pickard 1500 Paxton St. Business Manager Contributing Designer Harrisburg, PA 17104 Donna Schankweiler Emily Graf www.journalpub.com 17 S. Second St., Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-236-4300 Associate Publisher Circulation Director Copyright 2010 by Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau. www.hersheyharrisburg.org • 877-727-8573 Melissa Emerich Criss Kerkendall All rights reserved. Reproduction or use without permission Editor Account Executive of editorial or graphic content in any manner, including Erica Streisfeld Denise Bell electronic reproduction, is prohibited. 2 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org www.visitpa.com
  • 4. [ Snapshot Hotshot ] Kudos to our 2009 Photo Contest winner: Friends & Family In Focus 2010 Michael Munchel, This year our “Friends & Family In Camp Hill, Pa. Focus” photo contest is asking for your His dramatic and artistic favorite pictures and fondest memories image of Hersheypark® at from your vacation with family and friends night graces the cover of the in the Hershey Harrisburg region. This 2010 Hershey Harrisburg time around, we are adding the option for Regional Visitors Guide! As contestants to submit the story behind the grand prize winner, the photo. Tell us what happened before, Michael received a fabulous during or after the shot was taken, and vacation package for the your submissions could land your smiling elegant Felicita Garden faces and fond memories in our 2011 Resort & Spa. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide and also on our Web site! Contest Visitors from all over the country Look inside for photos from these winners will be selected at the end of the submitted images from their vacations in 2009 photo contest participants: fall 2010 season to allow both summer the Hershey Harrisburg region, and we’ve Hiliary E. Bower sun-hounds and autumn leaf-peepers sprinkled them throughout this guide. We Amy Brauer the opportunity to snap it, send it to received such an overwhelming response David Bretz photos@hersheyharrisburg.org of fun and unique images that we are Lori Deiter and see it published in our annual visitors making it an annual contest for all of the Thomas Drye guide, which is distributed nationwide. Snapshot Hotshots out there. Could the Rosalie O’Conner next grand prize winner be you? Traci L. Sepkovic Subscribe! Get Informed! Join our subscriber list online at hersheyharrisburg.org to receive our quarterly e-newsletter, Hershey Harrisburg UnWrapped, and important e-blasts that will keep you updated on this contest and other great happenings in the region. Good luck, and get snapping! Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 3
  • 5. [ Play ] Adventure Games : Thrills WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! what to do Cast away your troubles and tune undulating grounds of the East and West Courses. into your fun side Situated at the base of the Blue – the Hershey Mountains, Manada Golf Club brings picturesque golfing to a whole new Harrisburg area is a altitude. Break out your A-game for its endless rye grass fairways and fast, playground for all rolling greens. Bonus: The Hollywood ages! Whether you’re Casino at Penn National Race Course is only a half-mile away. looking for leisurely Family-Centric Excursions pastimes, high-energy Looking for something that can adventures or all- appeal to all ages? Central Pennsylvania has no shortage of activities that the around family outings, youngsters will love while keeping the you’ll find them here. adults young at heart. For starters, Adventure Sports in Hershey offers Top-Notch Golfing 18 holes on a unique and rambling course – of mini golf! Test your swing The region’s naturally lush at the batting cages or battle it out on landscape lends itself perfectly to the go-kart track. To cool off, spend a gorgeous fairways that could rival the splashing good time on the bumper foremost golf courses in the world. boats and then grab a snack at the ice From beginners to golf pros, the cream parlor. Hershey Country Club has an array of What about heading to Harrisburg’s luxurious playing options that fit the City Island? Yes, there’s an island right bill. Originally built by Milton Hershey in the middle of the Susquehanna himself, the Spring Creek Golf Course River, and it’s far from deserted. is ideal for junior golfers. Meanwhile, Baseball fans can catch nine innings of more serious players will be challenged Harrisburg Senators by 18 holes on the Baseball at Metro Bank Park. Then stand back to ce, e chan admire Harrisburg’s have th “If you me time on so i spend od, min sla nd. Fo , City I ators baseball golf, S en lo t ere’s a socce r – th get ting I love t o do! stands at the he food by the w of t and s itting ous vie the a gorge vening when here’s e river. T cially in the .” city, espe buildings off the Strobe l flects s un re Sand i rg Harrisbu 4 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 6. Trip T ip W h en’s th exp e r ie e la s t t im e y n ou p a d d le w c ed a n o ld- f a h e ele r? s h ion ed f ix on G t h e P r id e t y o u r S us q u eh e of t an he t h e s c e n a R ive rb o a t. n ic S u s C r u is e w it h t h qu e Ha r r is eh a nn a R ive r yo u r b a b u rg s k y c kd r o p. lin e a s a ir- c on d T h e r e’s it ion ed b o th a n and an m a in s a o lo a n d y o u p en-a ir upp e n r f o r a d c a n even s ig n d e c k, inn e r up c r u is e. eclectic skyline while lunching at the faint at heart. If you live for roller RiverSide Village Park. Ride the coasters, try Storm Runner, which miniature steam train to the other end takes you from 0-72 mph in just 2 of the island for a swim at the beach, seconds, or if you’re in the mood to get but don’t forget to stop at Harbortown soaked, brave Tidal Force, one of the Playground along the way. Put on your tallest splash-down rides in the world. river legs as you board the Pride of the These should fit the bill. Susquehanna Riverboat for a scenic cruise along the coast. Thrilling Pastimes If bigger thrills are more your speed, never fear because Hersheypark® is here. Sure, there are plenty of children’s rides, games and shows that will keep everyone happy, but the amusement park is also home to some adrenaline- inducing rides that are not for Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 5
  • 7. [ Play ] Feeling lucky? Head to Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, where more than 2,000 slot machines call out, tempting you to play for a chance at jackpot. For the equine-minded, live thoroughbred racing keeps the action going all year round, and you can even dine at one of the 13 venues on site while you watch the horses. Check out pages 41-45 for a detailed listing of additional options for recreation and play. Mind-Boggling Adventures Sometimes the most inspiring activities are the ones that give your brain a workout. This is far from boring in Hershey Harrisburg, where a sea of cultural destinations offers simultaneous entertainment and education. Big and little “scientists” will marvel at the interactive displays and mesmerizing exhibits that bring together science, nature and technology at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. There’s even a six-story IMAX movie screen for an extra-realistic scientific experience. Chocolate lovers can follow their noses to HERSHEY’s Chocolate World, where you can learn how they make the famous chocolate, and get a free sample, too! When you’ve had enough of the tasty treats, drive down the road to the natural phenomenon that is Indian Echo Caverns. Tours unlock a hidden world of beautiful limestone formations and crystal-clear lakes. It’s an education in disguise. 6 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 8. [ Stay ] Hotels : B&Bs Campgrounds WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! where to stay From super-swanky downtown suites to charismatic countryside inns, the Hershey Harrisburg region offers unmatched accommodations for every type of visitor. Business travelers and families alike will find comfort in a home away from home (and then some) that fits every budget and taste. Restful Hotels You’ll never have to worry about getting a good night’s sleep when visiting Central Pennsylvania. The myriad hotel options not only offer top-notch amenities, but also come with incredibly economical price points. Be sure to relish the convenience of swimming pools, fitness centers, spas, breakfast buffets and Internet access, without ever having to step foot off the property. For the ultimate convenience, book a stay in downtown Harrisburg, where you’ll be just a few “If yo u’re on a bu d ge yo u ca n ge t, t gr e at d e on ho tels als in d o wn to Har ri sb u rg wn an d t he su rr o un d in g ar e as – He rs hey, Hum m els to wn, M id d le to wn . Un lik e bi gg ci t ies, it ’s er n o bi g d e al d ri ve in an to d ar o un d H re ac h p la ce ar ri sb u rg , an s in t he o d yo u ca n on ly 5 20 u ts ki r ts o f - m in u tes.” to wn in M ann y S ha n ke n Har ri sb u rg Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 7
  • 9. [ Stay ] steps from the state Capitol building and the scenic Susquehanna River, not to mention more culinary and cultural hotspots than you’ll have time to visit. If the famous Hershey attractions are the focus of your travels, an array of wallet-friendly hotels will ensure you have plenty of spending money for chocolate, as well as all the many fun activities found in the town built on chocolate. ip Tri p T ok a ro om in Charming B&Bs Bo at ir e c tly You’ve seen them in magazines – those completely nce d t ’s a d va g .o r g . I r r is b u r enchanting little bed-and-breakfasts that look like dollhouses. yh a d h e rs h e to f in t w ay Such dreamy destinations are simply bursting with romance, s ies y w h il e the ea to s ta home cooking and cozy sleeping quarters. But there’s no need a p la c e He rs h e y to keep dreaming because the Hershey Harrisburg region has in g t h e om v is it ion. F r the real thing. You’ll find them tucked away in scenic corners, u rg r eg Ha r r is b s u ites to just minutes from the hustle and bustle, allowing you to enjoy r-s ta r ls fou l y h o te the area’s many attractions by day and escape to practically f r ie n d f a m ily- s o l u t io n s, another world by night. Enjoy horses in the backyard, fly fishing b udg et f ec t nearby and country serenity all around you. It’s affordable to e p er in d t h y o u’ll f luxury at its best, so go ahead and indulge. . o d a t ion a c c om m Check out pages 32-37 for additional places to stay. Comfy Campgrounds If you’re looking for accommodations to put you in tune with nature, here is your perfect destination. Perry County, in particular, has been gifted with never-ending, lush woodlands, sparkling rivers and streams and stunning vistas. It would be a shame not to make the most of all that, so go ahead and stay at one of the local campsites. Bring along your tent or RV, or even opt to rent a cabin, and Mother Nature’s extraordinary backdrops will await you no matter the season. With today’s campgrounds looking more and more like resorts, don’t forget to take advantage of the on-site swimming pools, social activities, laundry facilities and even Wi-Fi. 8 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 10. [ Taste ] Restaurants Café s : Treats WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! where to eat What do you feel like eating? A five-course gastronomic masterpiece? A savory slice of pizza on the go? Maybe a bit of both? Let your taste buds be your guide through the Hershey Harrisburg region, and you won’t be disappointed. Sample flavors of the world right here in the Susquehanna Valley, and don’t forget to order up a side of good old comfort food. Talented local chefs “I w o rk in reinvent the epicurean wheel every day, with the sole d o wn to wn Har ri sb u rg , purpose of keeping all sorts of foodies happy. Come w he re yo u ca n f in d t hungry, and bring along a second stomach if you can. he typ es o restau ra n ts f t ha t ar e typ ic al o f la Downtown Eats rg e ci t ies, bu t at ve ry re Feast your eyes (and belly) on the tasty lineup as on able p On e o f m y ri ces. found throughout downtown Harrisburg, all within fa vo ri tes is S o l M ex ic an El walking distance of each other. Dress up your meal R estau ra n t. Th e ir fajitas with sushi, steak and pastas, or go for no-fuss soups, ar e t he be an d n o t hi n st, salads and sandwiches at the Downtown Deli. One g be ats t he fr oze n m ar ir thing’s for sure – you’ll never go home hungry. ga ri ta s in t If you can’t quite figure out what you feel like sum m e r. It he ’s t he p e r eating, get an array of mouth-watering options at the w ay to be gi fe ct n a fun- f Strawberry Square Food Court. From bagels, burgers e ve n in g in ill e d t he ci ty.” and ice cream to Chinese, tacos and pizza, Vi n ce C ha m p ion Har ri sb u rg A re a Check out pages 38-40 for additional dining options. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 9 9
  • 11. [ Taste ] ip T ip TrCallin g a ll w in o s a n d w in o a q u eh a - nn th e S us d- w a nn a b es ! H it a il f o r a wa r d W in e T r en ic He a r tla n g w in es a n d s c to it’s the ultimate dining solution for the sports bars found throughout w inn in ex c u rs ion s. P la n y o u r d w in e r ies v in e y a r d the whole family. You can even head Central Pennsylvania. y - o wn e il.c o m , downstairs to the Gingerbread Man If your idea of relaxation involves the s ix f a m il w in e tr a tr a il a t PA c h on e o f for some sit-down American fare. a cappuccino or latte, then cozy on t h e to c a t be s u re s on a l Looking for a little more heat? and e r y’s s e a e? a ll e y W in up to some nibbles and Wi-Fi at V mor Spice up your night the authentic one of the many coffee houses H un te rs s es . T h irs ty f o r le a o p en h o u to s a m p way at El Sol Mexican Restaurant, in the region. Espresso Yourself f t h e tr a il es a t W es t where the guacamole is made fresh J u m p o f u m o f w in s p e c tr Cafe in Newport not only brews In c. f u ll W in e r y not once, but twice a day. Top it steaming java drinks but also makes Ha n o ve r all off with a short walk to get a wholesome wraps, salads and few bites of something sweet and sandwiches that taste great any time decadent while listening to live jazz. of day. There are also a host of Casual Fare restaurants, diners and cafes that Sometimes you just want to take more of a family-style approach throw on some jeans and go watch to dining. After a day gallivanting in the game over wings and beers. Hershey Harrisburg with the family, That’s exactly what you can do at you’re probably looking to sit down Arooga’s Grille House & Sports for a hearty meal at someplace like Bar, which has three convenient Fenicci’s of Hershey. Its Italian- locations in the area. But that’s American comfort food and an not the only place to go – Steelers, occasional appearance from Mr. Eagles and even Ravens fans can Meatball, Fenicci’s mascot, are sure be found making some noise at to keep the troops content. 10 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 12. Gourmet Feasts locally raised produce and meats. Get a taste of old-world cooking with Culinary connoisseurs will be in their a contemporary twist, and then element at fine local establishments pair it with a selection from their that treat menu offerings like works elaborate wine lists. of art. A symphony of gourmet flavors sing at The Hotel Hershey’s Circular Dining Room, which is famous for Unusual Eateries its Sunday brunch of house-made How about a dining and breakfast entrees, fresh seafood and entertainment experience all rolled signature chocolate desserts. into one? Forget Vegas – the Hershey Take a trip around the world Harrisburg region will tantalize your without ever leaving downtown senses at every turn. Hollywood Harrisburg. From Asia to South Casino at Penn National Race America to Europe and back, the city’s Course’s lightning-fast horses will ethnic restaurants will satisfy your keep you riveted during a trackside every craving and are sure to introduce dinner of steaks and seafood. Or take you to appetizing new cultures. an entirely different route at Carley’s Mangia Qui and Bricco infuse a Ristorante & Piano Bar, where rustic CONTEST PHOTO/THOMAS DRYE medley of Mediterranean flavors into Italian specialties are accompanied the midstate, all while supporting by live piano tunes. A little Sinatra, perhaps? Be sure to request (and share) “The Meatball,” a 12-ounce ball of deliciousness served with three dipping sauces. Local Ingredients Since Central Pennsylvania prides itself on offering fine agricultural products, it seems only natural to take advantage of that when dining out. The Hotel Hershey’s newest restaurant, Harvest, brings the farm-to-table concept to life by creating American fare with the freshest local and regional meats, fruits and vegetables. It’s where you go to get a taste of the region. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharris burg.org 11
  • 13. [ Shop ] Malls : Markets Boutiques WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! what to do On your mark, get set, shop! A little spending money goes a long way when you’re visiting the Hershey Harrisburg region. That means you’ll be doing a lot more than just window shopping. Prepare to enter a shopper’s paradise … Eclectic Malls NASCAR simulator. When a break from Shopping with the family? With stores shopping is in order, go for a snack at the such as Osh-Kosh B’Gosh, G.H. Bass, food court, a film at the 14-screen movie Brooks Brothers and Kitchen Collection, theater or take a short drive down the road nobody will go home from The Outlets at to downtown Harrisburg. Hershey empty-handed. Get incredible deals on your favorite brands at this Stylish Boutiques shopping haven packed with more than People always go shopping in 60 stores and eateries. Philadelphia and New York City, but For yet another dynamic why not do the same in Harrisburg – at a shopping experience, program the fraction of the price? Awaken your primal g, Harrisburg Mall into your GPS. From buying instincts at Strawberry Square, s h o pp in o f lo c a l Macy’s to American Eagle Outfitters where upscale retailers showcase a wealth t h in k and “W h e n I ma rk e ts to Foot Locker, you’ll find exactly of eye-catching apparel, jewelry and of our ra t h in k ple th o I r e’s a what you’re looking for. Inside the accessories. While you’re there, you can D! T h e – th e ir FO O t here mall, Bass Pro Shops is a special outfit your home and office with one-of- u is in e d ia n, hn ic c n, In o f et a r ibb e a treat, whether you’re a-kind furnishings that will make all your es e, C d of V ie tn a m u e, a n an outdoorsmen or friends jealous. b a rb e c D u tc h f o o d, simply looking to s o ul yl va n ia o ds. , P e nn s ak ed g o check out the Cultural Keepsakes c o u rs e and b t f o o ds f r om 60,000 gallon c om f o r ie n ts From local artistry and handicrafts to in g r e d ts r es h m a rk e aquarium, exotic imports, Central Pennsylvania W it h f , our rg es o u r c es H a r r is b u archery range, covers all the bases. Tap into lo c a l r s for eg u la r s to p rock-climbing your creative side at the Perry a re r wall or County Council of Arts Gallery, lo c a ls .” ge r R e t t in D a wn u rg Ha r r is b 12 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 14. where more than 80 regional and national artists display their handmade gifts and fine art. It’s the perfect place to select gifts for Trip T ip If y o u your friends (or for yourself). ’r e in t f o ll o w o Travel to faraway lands while you’re in the area. It’s as simple t h e S u a n t iq u in g , ju H un t t s q u eh a n st as visiting the Oxford Hall Celtic Shop, a treasure trove brimming h e ir lo o m h ro u g h n a R iv a show e r! s with authentic wares from Ireland and Great Britain. Have your pick s h o p a t a n d a c u s to r o o m o f He a r ts m em b of traditional Celtic designs or get lost in Guinness merchandise, T h in g s . D es ig n r o id e T h en g o ba at N ee ry religious gifts and Tartan items. t h e O ld d f ul Cra f t Sle d W c k in t im e o rks A a p e nn y M a rk e t , c om p n t iq u e t Bountiful Markets le te w & f o un ta a r c a d e a n d it h a With endless miles of fertile farmlands, it comes as no surprise in. F in o ld- t im w it h t h is h o f f y o u r e soda that the Susquehanna Valley offers fresh produce and homemade p o t te r e r us t e x c u rs io y, g la s ic f u rn n itu C r o s s r s a n d to ys f r e, delicacies at every turn. Venture just outside Hershey to Farmstead o a ds A n t iq u e o un d a t M a ll. the Harrisburg International Airport, so you can buy something on your way home. Choose from Amish quilts, Crayola products, Susquehanna Glass and native treats. Younger shoppers will be tickled by Toys On The Square, a boutique near Hershey that features specialty toys from around the world. You can even create your own unique treasures in the store’s Paint-Your-Own- Pottery Studio. For a selection of scholarly treasures, head to Harrisburg’s The Midtown Scholar Bookstore and Famous Reading Café, and stay a while. Take your time exploring all six floors of the renovated 1920s theater, which today houses more than 100,000 second-hand and out-of-print books on every topic imaginable. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for some comfy reading, free Wi-Fi and even acoustic music in the evenings. Farmers Market for a marketplace experience that includes local produce, meats, cheeses and Amish handicrafts. This beautifully restored barn hosts more than 20 vendors year- round. Next, feed your appetite in midtown Harrisburg at the Broad Street Market, the oldest continuously operated market house in the U.S. Nearly 40 vendors offer fresh staples to take home as well as food to eat on the premises. Unique Gift Shops Looking for something that simply screams, “Pennsylvania”? Perfectly Pennsylvania Gift Store has done all the thinking for you. It’s located at Check out pages 43-45 for additional shopping options. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 13
  • 15. [ Discover ] Museums History : Zoos WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! what to do Everything old tells Capitol Tours Go ahead and give the Harrisburg the story of something skyline a quick scan. The glittering, sea- new, and everything green dome of the Pennsylvania State Capitol is unmistakable. Designed with new is just plain Michelangelo’s St. Peter’s Basilica in mind, this 272-foot, 52-million-pound dome is unforgettable in Hershey nothing short of magnificent. Step inside Harrisburg – a region and look up at the main rotunda – the murals and intricate gold-leaf work are that reinvents itself every simply breathtaking. Since President Theodore Roosevelt considered this “the day. Historic sites, handsomest building” he ever saw, be sure cultural goldmines and to take aaguided tour House,itSenate and and get peek at the to see for yourself, precious habitats are Supreme Court chambers along the way. sure to demonstrate Historic Landmarks how the area has Explore a little further in Central Pennsylvania and you’ll find a wealth become the thriving of National Historic Landmarks. More hub of activity that it than a century before the State Capitol building even existed, Harrisburg founder is today. John Harris Sr. sought out a spot along the Susquehanna River to set up a trading post and build his residence – known as The Harris-Cameron Mansion. Today, the mansion’s period rooms and exhibits paint a vivid picture of how Harrisburg and Dauphin County were developed. Trip T ip Fo r a p r im e d o m e, v ie w o s ta n d f the s tr e e t a t S ta C a p ito l s w it h te a n S us q u e yo u r b a d F r on Check out h a nn a c k to t n o t ic e R ive r, the f r a m es h o w St at a n d yo u pages 41-46 for t h e b u e S tr e e t p e ’ll a r o un d and ch ild in g . T h en t r f e c tly additional ways s it t in g eck o u u rn b a ck the n e on a p a rk b e t the m an to discover ws p a p e nc b u t at r – h e h r e a d in g the area. f irs t g ’s a s t m is ta k e la n c e a t u e, h im f o r y o u m ig CONTEST PHOTO/DAVID BRETz a h um a ht 14 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org n.
  • 16. yo u h is to r y Notable Museums eight decades worth of automobile iv il W a r e to “F o r C ily h a v If you’re a museum junkie, you’ll be history to life. ne c es s a r g and d on’ t ty s b u r Go even further back in time at The o Get in g in heaven when you’re here for a visit. out t Sp ea k National Civil War Museum, where you d r ive o wds. Surprise! The region’s many museums th e c r o r, I b a t tl e en a c t celebrate local relics that are also can learn about the American struggle o rm e r r e- ve n as a f n’ t e that President Lincoln spoke about in o u do national treasures and traditions. Have th at y Ha r r is b u rg. you heard of the chocolate-scented his Gettysburg Address. Overlooking the kn o w l e a ve ar n eed to C ivil W city of Harrisburg, the museum holds t ion a l town of Hershey? Who hasn’t?! At he Na e h is t o ry more than 24,000 artifacts, manuscripts, V is it T The Hershey Story, The Museum on m t o r el iv documents and photographs, and is M us e u rs on a l Chocolate Avenue, you can learn about he pe said to be the country’s largest museum th r o ug h t who th os e ts o f the life of Milton S. Hershey, the man ee that details the American Civil War, a c c o un m u s t-s behind this delicious empire. Then get it. I t ’s a e in g t h from both northern and southern creative with your very own chocolate f o u g ht e vis it perspectives. And did you know that y on experiments or do some sinful for an Harrisburg’s last Victorian firehouse chocolate tasting. Just down the road a r e a .” is home to the Pennsylvania National from these cocoa festivities is the AACA Fire Museum? Its massive collection T ipton Jef f ls to wn Museum – A World Class Automotive of firefighting gear and memorabilia Experience, which is full of beautifully spans more than 200 years. Take a Hum m e restored vintage vehicles. Travel across peek at firefighters’ tools, helmets and the country without ever leaving the uniforms, but best of all, stop to admire building with an exhibit that brings the unique fire engines on display. Wild Wonders As you explore the region, don’t forget to observe the best exhibits of all – live animals! Go on your very own safari at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, where a specially designed cruiser takes you through the wild. You’ll be just inches from creatures in their natural habitats. Or if you’re visiting the Hershey attractions, take a break from all the chocolate at ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife Park. A walk through this 11-acre zoo will put you nose-to-nose with more than 200 critters that are native to North America. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 15
  • 17. [ Go Out ] Nature : Hiking Camping WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! what to do Why stay inside when Natural Escapes an appetite, stop for a picnic or check out historic beauties on site, such as a If you’re looking for a distraction from you can go outside to the day-to-day, then you’ve come to covered bridge, a restored (and operating) grist mill and an old farmhouse. If you’re explore the Hershey the right place. Your daily stresses will melt away, no matter the time of year, riverbound, Blue Mountain Outfitters Harrisburg region? as you hike the Appalachian Trail. Quite and Susquehanna Outfitters are stocked with paddlesports gear – kayaks, canoes, possibly the most famous hiking trail in Whether by foot, by the world, this 2,174-mile route passes paddles and lifejackets – so that you can properly navigate the waters. They even bike or by boat, there right through the area – in scenic Perry County. If you’re not ready to dive into offer special tours if you’re looking for a are endless ways to such a trek, Wildwood Park near the city group retreat. of Harrisburg may be more your speed. enjoy picturesque Its Benjamin Olewine III Nature Center Overnight Excursions trails and intriguing is as much a place for a peaceful getaway as it is for learning about local flora Get closer to nature by spending a night under the stars. Not only can you destinations along the and fauna. Young visitors will feel right enjoy leisure time along the river, but at home, and will be intrigued by the you can also stay overnight along the Susquehanna River special bird-watching area that overlooks river. At Ferryboat Campsites, lush shade and beyond. Tap into Wildwood Lake. trees give way to modern campsites that overlook the majestic Susquehanna River, your “green” side, and Aquatic Adventures a location that makes for endless hours of water sports. Elizabethtown/Hershey you’ll get your exercise With the Susquehanna River, as well as a host of lakes, streams and creeks KOA campground is ideally situated for a without even knowing scattered throughout the area, it’s easy completely different set of activities – the to spend quality time near the water. Hershey attractions. This campsite offers it. Fresh air has never Swimming, boating, fishing – do it all at felt so good. Little Buffalo State Park. When you’ve worked up ne s om eo “B e in g e te s in mp er wh o co ns a nd oth n c e tr ia t hlo en d u ra spo rt m u l t i- , I te n d s e ve n t d a lo t o f to s p en s, a n d u td o o r s y l va n ia t im e o n a l P en to C e n tr e a l p la c e is a n id . Th e r e is t th at r d o j u s u l p la c e s f o t if f b e a u m in g .” ta g e o im n o s h o r in g a n d s w g , b ik a n to s r unn in D a n S rg A rea u Ha r r is b CONTEST PHOTO/LORI DEITER 16 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 18. ip T ip Tr e out d o o rs y o u t h e l ik e a k h o p s . t y p e? id in a A r e y o u’ll b S , y ss P ro If s o s h o p a t B a c k u p on candy to s to g and Go t h e r e in g , b o a t in the h un t p en d f is h in g , g e a r, o r s t h e s to r e. g ” in c a m p in “ y in g ic e a t t h e g oo n p la ct b in a f te rn s o m e p r a k- c l im Ge t an d r o c f is h in ran g e the ar c h e r y d o b s e r ve a q u a r iu m. a ll, a n 0 0 0 - g a llon all the latest amenities, including free Wi-Fi, for both campsites and rentals. w 0, the 6 And with Hershey just around the corner, you might even be able to smell chocolate in the air. Countryside Wineries Move over, Napa Valley! Central Pennsylvania takes the cork with small wineries and vineyards that showcase the lush, rolling landscapes native to the region. As a small farm winery in Perry County, Hunters Valley Winery makes all its wines on the premises, just steps away from the vines themselves. Come for a free tour and wine tasting, and bring a picnic lunch to go alongside a chilled bottle of wine, all while taking in a view of the Susquehanna River. Check out pages 46-47 for additional places to go out in the area. CONTEST PHOTO/DAVID BRETz Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 17
  • 19. [ Entertain ] Sports Shows : Arts WEB hersheyharrisburg.org IT! what to do Whether you want to take in a show, a game or some local art, the Hershey Harrisburg region will keep you riveted. There’s never a dull moment when you have an array of museums, sports r es id e nt arenas, theaters and event venues as your hosts “A s a n e w u r g , I’m r is b o f Ha r y im p r es s e d t all year-round. The tricky part is fitting it all into n tl en c on s ta e n te r ta in m a your schedule. he . On w it h t a r o un d m e t h in g s o o p t ion p r in g d a y, n b e e r w a rm s g an d Sports and Concerts h o t d o S e n a to rs be a ts a ur g Sports fans of all ages will have plenty to cheer about – baseball, hockey, soccer Ha r r is b on ve n ie n t at a It ’s c and even arena football. The winter months are prime time to watch the HERSHEY g a m e. a lk can w BEARS®, the American Hockey League’s 2009 Calder Cup t h at I o h ang o u t o wn t champions. Catch them at the GIANT Centersm in Hershey and a r d.” d o wn t n d s a f t e r w you may even be greeted by Coco the Bear, the team’s furry r ie w it h f mascot. That very same venue plays host to professional ath h Ha r in ice shows, concerts and family events, so keep an eye on G a n es g the event schedule. When the weather warms up, the ur Ha r r is b Harrisburg Senators, the city’s minor-league baseball team, dominates the ballpark on City Island. And with tickets starting at just $5, nine innings have never been so affordable. For a change of pace, get your game on at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, where you can view live horse racing and play slots 365 days a year. 18 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 20. Trip T ip E ve flo c ry k t Jan Sh o o t uar w, he y, h i g hl whe P e n a t te n re nsy d i g h t. foo l va n e e s d el D on d is ia F icac ’t the a rm m iss b a k e i es s P en bigg uch es t m oz d p o t as nsy l va n za r a to m i lk ia e ll a es, sha Theater and Dance change frequently and por c u b e d e e p- k es, k s s a f ri e What about adding a little drama to cover every medium and nd d wich p u ll your visit? The good kind of drama, that of painting, drawing es . e d- is. Right in the center of Chocolatetown, and sculpture. Take a short the Hershey Theatre attracts Broadway walk down the road to a get a dose of shows, dance troupes, musical acts and culture at the Susquehanna Art Museum, even shows classic films. Any event which is considered to be “Harrisburg’s will feel extra glamorous in this Italian- Art Museum.” Its three galleries boast inspired theater, complete with marble seasonal exhibits by internationally- arches and mythical bas-reliefs, along recognized artists that also reflect the with a “stars-and-clouds” ceiling. For community’s diverse cultural heritage. a faith-based theater experience, Sight & Sound Theatres flaunts dozens of Expos and Exhibits professional actors, extraordinary sets Being centrally located within and memorable music, drawing 800,000 Pennsylvania, the Hershey Harrisburg guests annually to its two stages area is a common stopping point for in Lancaster. countless expos and road shows – antiques, crafts, home improvement, cars Arts and Culture and RVs are just a taste of what goes on You may not know it yet, but Central display. One premier event location in Pennsylvania has a knack for attracting all the state, the Pennsylvania Farm Show types of artists. In fact, artists set up their Complex & Expo Center, hosts more than Check out pages 41-45 easels around town during the annual 200 shows and events every year, the most for additional end-of-summer Harrisburg Gallery Walk. popular being its namesake, the annual For a closer look at local masterpieces, Pennsylvania Farm Show. entertainment the Art Association of Harrisburg, the in the area. oldest operating gallery in Harrisburg, showcases its wares in a historic mansion overlooking the river. Exhibits CONTEST PHOTO/ROSALIE O’CONNER Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 19
  • 21. [ City of Harrisburg ] Pennsylvania’s Capital City Harrisburg, the capital city, has all the fine cuisine, arts, theater, music and sports that you would find in a bigger city – at a fraction of the cost. Surely, that’s something you can appreciate. While businesspeople dominate the streets in the daytime, after hours the city comes alive with locals and visitors of all ages. Take advantage of happy hour specials on Restaurant Row, go for a walk or run along Riverfront Park or get your cultural fix at a show, art gallery or museum. Just make sure you stay long enough to enjoy it all! Restaurant Row If you can’t decide where you want and American flavors collide at Café Fresco, a to eat or hang out for the evening, then metropolitan dining experience with stylish food. you’re in luck. From Market to State Don’t forget to sample the popular lychee mojito streets, both sides of Second Street or watermelon martini. For a South Beach twist are lined with eating places. Sports and open-air dining, step inside (or outside) bars, pubs, casual fare and fine dining Spice. Tropical dishes such as crabacado salad or – name your food and you’ll find it here margarita shrimp will bring you to the tropics. for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nighttime Hotspots Quick Bites After dinner there’s still plenty to keep you Whether you’re on the run or simply not in occupied. Are you up for karaoke and dancing? the mood for anything elaborate, Second Street Beers and live music? A nightcap and dessert? has something to fill your belly. Grab coffee or You can do all that and more on Second Street. a sandwich for a super-fast pick-me-up. Have For wine connoisseurs, Zia’s at Red Door offers a little more time to waste? Watch the football a nice selection of wines – and game over pizza and beers even wine flights – to accompany at Sam Bucca’s Pizza Pub its Italian cuisine. Grab a and then play quick beverage or stay until PHOTO/ED GARRETT a round of closing time. pool or darts. Dinner PHOTO/ED GARRETT Destinations T ip rip On Restaurant Row, th ’s 150 dinner isn’t just a meal, it’s a destination. Take a trip to Ireland at Molly T a r ks H y e a r m S u s q u e Ce n ar r is b u r g tenn ia l. e T h is , or ies, t h f es t ivit a pb o o k Brannigans, where the pub’s authentic b ir t hd ay th e r t of in g s c interior makes Irish favorites like Guinness As pa r g a l iv es id en ts c r e a t in 150 r and shepherd’s pie taste all the better. Asian c ity is in g r e c o rd g a r e a . H is t o r ic by vid e o ur la y Ha r r is b n d is p o f t h e s w ill b e o a b il ia w ill exh ib it m em o r y. and t h e c it do w n to wn t h r o u g h o u t is it on s a le ion! V leb r a t a ils. be th e c e r d et Jo in in 150.c om f o r is b u r g 20 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org w w w.h a r
  • 22. CONTEST PHOTO/DAVID BRETz “B e in g an ac t ive, Downtown to attend a Harrisburg Senators Baseball on- the-go kin d o f While Restaurant Row hogs much of the game, or play some baseball of your own at p e rson, I lo ve livin g attention, there are plenty of eateries tucked the outdoor sports complex. City Island’s in the ci ty, an d w o uld away in other portions of downtown. These mini golf course, batting cages, playground r ecom m en d o ve rn ig ht stay in g off-the-beaten-path options have some and the many food stands scattered along d o wn he r e Yo u’ll be r . tasty and unique food: Mexican, Indian, the shoreline are sure to offer something for ig ht n ea r r ive r fron t, the Mediterranean, Spanish and Italian, to name everyone in the family. w hi ch is id e fo r a lon g al a few. Best of all, being downtown means o r bi ke r id w alk, r un Midtown e. An d yo u’ that everything – not just the food – is within clo se to R re estau r an t walking distance. Culture abounds at the Head north from downtown Harrisburg, w he r e I Ro w, o ften go numerous art galleries, and many businesses cross over Forster Street and you’re gr ab a bi te to w also display local artwork. For sit-down now in Midtown Harrisburg. You’ll see be fo r e ca tc ith fr ien ds hin g a m o vi entertainment, the theater and symphony the predominantly business buildings e.” come to mind – there’s always something on of downtown transition to a district M elb a Tw it ty stage. All ages will be in awe while touring of beautifully renovated row homes. Ha r r is bu r g the magnificent Capitol building, and kids Rightfully so, as Midtown is considered will especially enjoy catching an IMAX® one of the most architecturally significant movie at the Whitaker Center for Science areas of the city. Eclectic eateries and the Arts and galavanting along the river. intermingle with homes and small businesses, such as The Midtown Scholar City Island Bookstore and Famous Reading Café. Follow the trail along Riverfront Park to This area is also home to the Pennsylvania the Walnut Street Bridge (by foot) or to the Governor’s Residence and the historic Market Street Bridge (by car), which both Broad Street Market, a favorite for local cross the Susquehanna River to City Island. produce and goodies. Take a dip at the beach or rent a kayak at Susquehanna Outfitters to explore more of the river. Better yet, ride the Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat, which is docked on the island. If you’re a sports fan, be sure PHOTO /ED GA RRETT Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 21
  • 23. [ Hershey ] The Town Built on Chocolate Take a drive down Chocolate Avenue and you’ll quickly realize that this is a place like no other: The Sweetest Place On Earth®. CONTEST PHOTO/LORI DEITER Hershey’s Kiss streetlights line the town and the delicious aroma of chocolate hangs in the air. Thanks to the enterprising Milton S. Hershey, the town of Hershey is nationally recognized as this chocolate-themed destination. An amusement park, venues for sports and shows, a zoo and museums represent just a fraction of Mr. Hershey’s legacy. Come experience it for yourself, and be sure to take some chocolate home with you. Fun for All Ages Meander just outside of downtown Young or old, Hershey truly offers Hershey and you’ll uncover even more something for everyone. Thrill-seekers places for family fun. Adventure Sports will flock to Hersheypark®, home of more in Hershey combines go-karts, miniature than 65 rides and attractions. Ride all 11 golf, batting cages and arcade games all in roller coasters and then cool off at The one location. Boardwalk at Hersheypark®, featuring nine water rides, including a wave pool, and Learning Experiences food and games that will remind you of a What would a trip to Hershey be without day at the seashore. a visit to HERSHEY’s Chocolate World? Don’t forget to save some time for Take the Great American Chocolate Tour the adventures that await next door – to learn how the famous chocolate is ZooAmerica North American Wildlife made. Then sample sweet treats at the Park and GIANT Centersm. Celebrate the Chocolate World eateries, and be sure to 100th anniversary of a zoo that began when stock up on fresh Hershey’s chocolate and Mr. Hershey received a dozen prairie dogs paraphernalia before you go. To discover and that today has become a sanctuary for the origins of Chocolatetown, stop by The more than 200 creatures. For a whole other Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate animal, watch a HERSHEY BEARS® hockey game at GIANT Centersm, ® or catch a professional ice show yp a r k e rs h e e or concert in this state-of-the-art o ve H r e a r “W e l e d facility. A wide variety of music and s e th es a n b ec a u n r id h e f fu lo ts o W e l ik e t r, dance shows can also be found at . e the nearby Hershey Theatre. g a m e s o l l e r c o a s t o l a te r oc m in i nd ch e s el a c a r o u o s t. W e l ik t h e m e p ic tu r es k y’s to ta h e He rs h e w it h t Butt er nut e es e ’s P e a y on Ic e e t h e R c h in g D isn e b e c a u s e t h Kis s and wat s m) and n te r C u p ... GIA N T Ce t in g .” he ska 4 (a t t s s es a r e s, a g e p r in ce Pha m -R o s g A r e a rl e t t Ha r r is bur th a & Sca 22 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org Sam an
  • 24. Trip T ip D e b u t in g in J u H E RS H E n e 20 Y ’s C h o c 10 a t “C r e a te o la te W Yo u r O w o rld, B a r” w il n Ca n d l a llo w y c u s tom y o u to tr e a t. D m a ke a o n e xp u r in g t e r ien c e h is h a n d to c h o o , y o u’ll s- s e yo u r b e a ble Avenue, whose interactive exhibits celebrate b a r in g r f a vo r ite ed ien ts candy the life of Milton S. Hershey. You can also eq u ipm e , op era nt and te t h e experiment in the Chocolate Lab and go f o r yo u d es ig n r o wn p a c k a g in chocolate tasting. Note the new mural c h o c o la t g e c reat of Mr. Hershey and friends in the lobby, ion. a masterpiece painted with the help of community members. has luxury guest Contrary to popular belief, not everything cottages, a multi-pool swimming complex, a in Hershey revolves around chocolate. Just a year-round ice skating rink and a recreation short drive from Hersheypark®, you’ll find the area. Also close to the Hershey attractions is the AACA Museum – A World Class Automotive Hershey Lodge, which is perfect for families and Experience, which houses an incredible display business travelers alike. And outdoor fanatics of vintage vehicles. will appreciate Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA campground for the perfect blend of nature Outdoor Appeal and convenience. Check out all the options at With the sweet smell of chocolate in the air, hersheyharrisburg.org. just think of how appealing outdoor activities can be in Hershey! Marvel at gorgeous flowers Cocoa-Inspired Dining and plants at the Hershey Gardens, a 23-acre You’ll eat well in Hershey, and not just for botanical paradise. Check out the butterfly house dessert. The Hotel Hershey’s Circular Dining and Mrs. Hershey’s Rose Garden. Golfers will be Room offers fine cuisine with a chocolate in cocoa heaven at the Hershey Country Club, twist, such as its signature cocoa-seared jumbo whose pro-style courses are right next-door to scallops. Or head down the hall to Harvest, a the chocolate factory. new restaurant that serves casual fare made from regional ingredients. Family-style Italian Places to Stay food can be found at Fenicci’s of Hershey, or The accommodations in Hershey are just as you can always stroll down Chocolate Avenue diverse as the attractions. For an elegant getaway, for additional dining The Hotel Hershey rises to the top, literally, as it options that are sits on a hill overlooking the entire town. Having equally tasty. just finished a massive expansion, the hotel now CONTEST PHOTO/MICHAEL MUNCHEL Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 23 CONTEST PHOTO/AMY BRAUER
  • 25. [ Perry County ] An Escape from the City From the shores of the Susquehanna River to the mighty Blue Mountains, Perry County is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and simpler approach to life. In fact, the county just received its very first traffic light this year. Add in the friendly locals, unique shopping and historic sites for a getaway filled with rustic charm. t y is C o un ly. Leave the hustle and bustle behind, and come “P e r r y ily- f r ien d ry f a m e is relax in Mother Nature’s backyard. ve e r t im S um m r b o a t in g , fo d g r e a t s t iva ls, a n Back to Nature lo c al f e , p icn ic s vo r ite Lace up your walking shoes and breathe in the fresh air. The o rs . m y f a in g o u td o g wide-open spaces, wooded areas and rolling mountains are ideal eat nn in and o r r u h a nn a for nature lovers and sportsmen alike. Hikers will appreciate W al k in g us q u e th e S eat a ny that the famous 2,174-mile-long Appalachian Trail passes a lon g is g r R ive r b u t if right through Perry County. Meanwhile, hunters can head to y e a r, in t im e of b ik in g the forest to catch a turkey or deer while fishermen will find h ik in g o r ia g e is trout and bass at Little Buffalo State Park’s Lake Holman. l y o u’r e a ll, t h e f o f g .” For more water fun, head to the Susquehanna River for some th e m azin j us t a swimming and tubing, or stop by Blue Mountain Outfitters to get the proper gear for kayaking and canoeing. e a Ros Kim b r l e vil M a r ys Culture Meets History In the late 19th century, when mill towns started popping up in the area, wooden bridges were constructed to get travelers CONTEST PHOTO/TRACI SEPKOVIC 24 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 26. across creeks and streams. But since these structures needed Explore Art-full Destinations protection from the elements, walls and a roof were added. You’ll in Central PA find 15 of these covered bridges scattered throughout Perry County, and 17 historical mills are still around, too. For a different • a whole palette of spin on history, spend time browsing through the many local artisans, galleries, antique shops and bring home a keepsake or two. While you’re on exhibits and the shopping kick, there are plenty of handmade crafts and artsy workshops! gifts to choose from, especially at places like the Perry County • eclectic road trips Council of Arts Gallery. & travel packages Fresh & Local • plus, unique Naturally, such a rural area offers only the freshest produce lodging & eatery choices and homemade foods. Perry County Farmers Market does just that. Its marketplace is bursting with farm-fresh fruits, vegetables www. Rt15Arts .com and meats, plus many made-from-scratch baked goods and assorted treats. Or get your comfort food while dining out at one of the many taverns and family restaurants, where quality food and exceptional service are always on the menu. Even the wine is made locally at Hunters Valley Winery and other countryside wineries in Perry County. Staying Overnight With so many miles of unspoiled woodlands and riverside hotspots, camping out under the stars is the natural choice. Pack up your tent or RV and journey to campgrounds, such as Ferryboat Campsites, that make the most of the riverside setting and lush surroundings. Or reserve a room in one of the darling bed-and-breakfasts spread throughout Perry County. Pretty Meadow Farm offers the country elegance of an 18th century farmhouse with beautiful furnishings and a spa-like twist. You’ll never want to go home! Trip T ip Ta k e a p ie c e h om e o f P er w it h y ry Co c om m u o u! It u n ty n ity is s a r ts la n d s c a s v ib r a p e, w ant a h ic h m a s its s h o pp in k es f o g . G a ll r g rea w it h lo e r ies t cal a r t a r e f il s h ops w h il e le d o f f er s p e c ia lt g if ts . A un iq u e y n t iq u in h a n dm b ig g es t g is b y ade d r a w, f a r th s c a t te w it h a e r ed t n t iq u e h ro u g h o s h ops u t the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 25 c o u n ty .
  • 27. Civil War Trails When you mention the On your roadtrip, make your first stop The National Civil War Museum, American Civil War, one of the largest museums in the Gettysburg is probably world dedicated to the Civil War. Take the first place that comes a peek at Gen. Robert E. Lee’s bible – to mind. But there just one of more than 24,000 artifacts on display. Don’t forget to visit the are many historical Civil War exhibits at The State Civil War stops right Museum of Pennsylvania, as here in the Hershey well. And while many know Harrisburg region. Harrisburg’s City Island as a These monuments, place for recreation, during the Civil War it was a stopping point for landmarks and Union soldiers who were crossing the river artifacts tell the to defend Harrisburg from Rebel forces. Make stories of those it one of your stops, too. who fought for their beliefs Come to this year’s U.S. Colored Troops Pennsylvania Grand Review Commemoration during this dark time in our in Harrisburg, Nov. 1-7, to celebrate the nation’s history. November 1865 event with the same name. The festivities, then and now, will honor the The Pennsylvania Civil War Trails African-Americans who served the Union Army will guide you to museums, battlefields, during the Civil War. Visit hersheyharrisburg. story stops and living history org’s PA Civil War Trails pages for a interpreters that bring the history of current schedule of events. this domestic battle to life. Such an experience is meant to go beyond Lincoln, Lee and Meade, and explore the heroic actions of even the nameless faces who contributed to the cause. New for the program this year is the Civil War Trails Passport, an enhancement to your Civil War Trails “theme park.” Begin your journey with this passport in hand, and be sure to get it stamped at participating stops to earn commemorative trail prizes. More stamps equal better prizes. It’s more than a roadtrip, it’s a journey that connects you to the Civil War in a whole new way. A living, breathing discovery of the people and places that endured America’s most personal war. And with the Pennsylvania Civil War Trails Passport, the more you see the better the prizes you’ll earn along the way. To get your Passport and begin your journey, go to dutchcountryroads.com 26 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 28. [ Events ] Mark Your Calendar! Make your visit to the Hershey Harrisburg region all the more memorable with these events. We couldn’t fit all of this year’s exciting events on these pages, but you can get details on everything that’s going on in the area by visiting www. hersheyharrisburg.org and clicking on: February March Chocolate-Covered Central Pennsylvania February in Hershey Women’s Show Savor an entire month March 20-21, 2010 You can even click on our interactive map dedicated to Hershey’s famous Come to Harrisburg for a candy! Enjoy chocolate dinners weekend of more than 150 to help plan your day. Start at and chocolate tastings that exciting exhibits especially for the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors include interactive discussions. women. It’s a showcase of art, The Great Hershey Quest offers Information Center or type in your own crafts, beauty and cosmetics, visitors the chance to tour Her- business and education, location. Either way, you’ll hardly shey using a chocolate-covered cooking and food, fashion and be bored. passport! Exclusive packages accessories, gifts, gourmet are available. food items, home décor, home www.chocolatecoveredfebruary.com improvement, jewelry, lifestyle, media and technology, travel Pennsylvania and leisure and more. It’s the Garden Expo ultimate day out, and is sure to Feb. 26-28, 2010 be the talk of the town! Now in its seventh season, this www.pawomensshow.com is the premier garden show in the Mid-Atlantic region, Keystone Nationals where the area’s top landscape Indoor Truck and designers create 1,500-2,500 Tractor Pull square feet of spectacular March 25-27, 2010 Happy 150th, walk-through gardens. More Pennsylvania has some Harrisburg! than 200 exhibitors will boast powerful trucks and tractors, flowers, plants and garden and they’ll be battling it out at All year long, Harrisburg accessories as well as hold live the Pennsylvania Farm Show will be celebrating its demonstrations, lectures and Complex & Expo Center. Come SusqueCentennial, which workshops. watch the dirt fly! is dedicated to the history www.pagardenexpo.org of Pennsylvania’s capital tinyurl.com/keystonenationals city since its incorporation in 1860. Join us for history exhibits, genealogy workshops, a Founders Day celebration on June 19 and many other festivities around town. www.harrisburg150.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 27
  • 29. April Expo, held each year at the June July Pennsylvania Farm Show Harrisburg Senators Complex & Expo Center. It’s Annual Big 33 The Harrisburg Jazz and pure family fun. April-September 2010 Football Classic Multi-Cultural Festival www.lcfa.com The Harrisburg Senators will June 19, 2010 July 3-4, 2010 have their season opener Patriot-News Much more than just a game, the Big Hosted by the city’s new mayor, at the all-new Metro Bank 33 enjoys a long, rich history both Linda D. Thompson, bring the Park on April 15, 2010. Bring Artsfest on and off the football field, pitting whole family to Riverfront Park the family to a minor league May 29-31, 2010 players from Pennsylvania and Ohio for a weekend of music, food and game, and enjoy great treats Each year thousands of against each other. The event not children’s activities. and fun activities between people kick off the summer only brings together the obvious www.harrisburgevents.com innings. season with Artsfest. sporting talents of high school youth, www.senatorsbaseball.com Renowned artists from across but also gives them the chance to the nation are on display give back to local charities. August Springtime In along with great food, free The Park at concerts and children’s www.big33.org Corvettes in Carlisle Hersheypark® activities. It’s not to be missed! Aug. 27-29, 2010 Two weekends in April www.harrisburgevents.com Plan to attend the world’s largest Corvette extravaganza! Shed your winter coat Representatives from GM and come frolic in the will be on-site all weekend fun! Hersheypark® to answer your questions. will help you greet So stop by and don’t forget warmer weather and to check out the 158 Corvettes the upcoming travel parked to form an American Flag! season. All Springtime www.carsatcarlisle.com In the Park rides and entertainment are included in one September admittance price. Kipona Celebration www.springtimeinhershey.com Sept 4-6, 2010 May Salute the end to summer during Labor Day weekend by strolling Fire Expo through Kipona in downtown Harrisburg. Savor bowls of chili at the May 21-23, 2010 famous Chili Cook-off and witness You won’t run out of things the Native American POW-WOW on to do at the Lancaster County City Island. Firemen’s Association’s Fire www.harrisburgevents.com 28 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 30. September PA National Horse Show DECEMBER the New Year in any of our quaint, nearby towns, one Oct. 14-23, 2010 Keystone International Hershey Sweet thing is for certain … you’re Recognized in the equine world going to have a fabulous Livestock Exhibition as one of the premier events of Lights time! Play Here. Stay Here. Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2010 the year, professional and novice Opening Nov. 12, 2010 www.hersheyharrisburg.org An agricultural experience for the riders and general fans of horses Want to stay warm AND still entire family! More than 1,000 attend this spectacular event. It’s enjoy a holiday lights display? JANUARY youth participate in this week- hosted at the Pennsylvania Farm Then drive through Hershey long exhibition featuring the Show Complex & Expo Center. Sweet Lights and experience Pennsylvania www.panational.org Pennsylvania High School Rodeo. more than 600 illuminated, Farm Show www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us animated displays from the Hersheypark® Jan. 8-15, 2011 comfort of your vehicle. October in the Dark www.christmasinhershey.com Start the New Year out Three weekends in October savoring Pennsylvania’s HERSHEY BEARS ® Friends and family will have Hersheypark ® delicious homegrown foods and experience competitions, Hockey a spooktacular time playing at Christmas Candylane exhibits and demonstrations. October 2010-April 2011 Hersheypark® in the fall. Plenty Opening Nov. 19, 2010 Families will love seeing of rides will be open, and you’ll Kick off the holiday season Get your game on! Come see the the many farm animals and be able to stock up on Hershey’s and view the thousands of 2009 Calder Cup champions – viewing an incredible butter famous Halloween treats! lights and decorations in a the HERSHEY BEARS® – skate to sculpture. www.halloweeninhershey.com dressed-up Hersheypark®! perfection and listen to the roar www.pafarmshowcomplex.com of an enthusiastic crowd at the Rides, entertainment and gift GIANT Centersm. November shops are all open until the FEBRUARY www.hersheybears.com end of December. U.S. Colored Troops www.christmasinhershey.com Eastern Sports & Hershey’s Antique Grand Review New Year’s Eve Outdoor Show Auto Show Commemoration in the Hershey Feb. 5-13, 2011 Oct. 6-9, 2010 Nov. 1-7, 2010 Harrisburg Region This is THE sportsman show Thousands flock to one of the To honor the U.S. Colored Troops, Dec. 31, 2010 to attend – North America’s largest antique automobile shows the African-Americans that largest outdoor hunting and and flea markets in the country. helped the Union Army during the Whether you’re in fishing event! Come discover Experience three full days of American Civil War, Harrisburg will downtown Harrisburg the latest gear and speak with exhibits – a car lover’s dream! be holding its own Grand Review watching the strawberry drop expert hunters and fishermen www.aacamuseum.org festivities. This will commemorate from the Hilton Harrisburg, as well as other professionals. the original Grand Review that was Hershey for the sweet This is a family-friendly held on November 1865. drop of a Hershey’s Kiss event, so all are welcome. or witnessing the arrival of www.pacivilwartrails.com www.easternsportshow.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 29
  • 31. 2010 Special Events* 2010 Special Events Parks and Recreation Italian Lake Dauphin County Egg Hunt Multicultural Spring Egg Hunt Concert Series March 28, Fort Hunter Park Street Festival March 27 (April 3 rain date), July 11, 18, 25 & Aug. 1, 8, 15, Aug. 6, Center City Harrisburg, Reservoir Park Italian Lake Park Wetlands Festival 100 Block of Market Street April 24, Wildwood Park Harrisburg Senators “Friday Nite Gospel” Dauphin County Fourth First Baseball Game July 16, 23, 30 & Aug. 6, 13, 20, Garden Faire Annual Jazz Festival April 15, City Island Reservoir Park Band Shell May 2, Fort Hunter Park Sept. 11-12, Fort Hunter Park Ticket information: Armed Forces Day Levitt Live! Dauphin County Third www.dauphincounty.org or May 15, City Island Entertainment Series Annual Music & www.whitakercenter.org Patriot-News ArtsFest July 17, 24, 31 & Aug. 7, 14, 21, Wine Festival Reservoir Park Band Shell Fort Hunter Day June 12-13, Fort Hunter Park May 29-31, Riverfront Park Sept. 19, Fort Hunter Park Ticket information: Kipona Celebration Shakespeare-In-The- www.dauphincounty.org or Pennsylvania Sept. 4-6, Riverfront Park www.whitakercenter.org Park, “As You Like It” Indians’ Festival June 9-19, Reservoir Park Holiday Parade Sunset Performing Oct. 3, Fort Hunter Park Nov. 20, Front & Second Artist Series Christmas at Fort Hunter The Harrisburg Streets in Harrisburg June 19, Ned Smith Center Saturdays & Sundays, Nov. 27- Jazz and Multi- Harrisburg New Year’s July 7, Lykens Park Dec.19, Fort Hunter Park Cultural Festival July 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, hosted by Mayor Linda D. Thompson Eve Celebration Fort Hunter Park July 3-4, Riverfront Park Dec. 31, Market Square Dauphin County Performance information and times: www.dauphincounty.org Commissioners City of Harrisburg Department Jeff Haste, Chairman Dominic DiFrancesco II, Vice-Chairman of Parks & Recreation Fort Halifax Third George P. Hartwick III, Secretary Linda D. Thompson, Mayor Annual MusicFest July 17, Fort Halifax Park, Halifax Dauphin County Parks 717-255-3020 Ticket information: & Recreation Office www.harrisburgevents.com www.dauphincounty.org or 717-599-5188 * All dates subject to change without notice. www.whitakercenter.org www.dauphincounty.org 30 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 32. CONTEST PHOTO/HILIARY E. BOWER Multiple Destinations in One Region Visiting Central Pennsylvania is like 10 vacations all rolled into one. That’s because the Dutch Country Roads region is made up of many distinct areas that all have their own personalities and claims to fame. While the cities and towns are delightfully unique from one another, they are nestled close together, which means you can hop from place to place with ease. Come explore this curious little corner of the world – the perfect blend of old and new. Experience the Amish in all their traditional glory and then visit a science museum. Take a hike through the Blue Mountains, followed by night of fine dining and entertainment. Go shopping at a farmers market in the morning and at exclusive boutiques in the afternoon. See native bird species one minute and a Broadway-style show the next. All of these highlights would seem to be a world apart, but in the Dutch Country Roads region, they are all next-door to each other. With the collective goal of welcoming visitors and encouraging local residents to explore the many gems of the mid-state, several regional organizations have formed Dutch Country Roads. Together, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau, the Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau, the Lebanon County Tourist Bureau, the Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau and the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau make up the Dutch Country Roads initiative. And together, they welcome you to the region! For more information, visit: dutchcountryroads.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 31
  • 33. A key: sp Seasonal - r On-site pw Pets Welcome Where to stay . . . Spring bl Bar Lounge Restaurant Handicap ss Seasonal - cb Complimentary ha Accessible Summer Breakfast WEB hersheyharrisburg.org ccommodations fp Free On-site sf Seasonal - ip Indoor Pool Parking Fall o Open All Year sw Seasonal - Winter op Outdoor Pool IT! where to stay BeD & BReakfasts Pretty Meadow Farm 151 Campbell Road 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast Newport, PA 17074 409 S. Lingle Ave. 717-567-9172 • 877-428-2333 Hershey, PA 17078 www.prettymeadowfarm.com 717-838-8282 • 877-738-8282 www.1825inn.com West Ridge Guest House Bed & Breakfast 1285 West Ridge Road B.F. Hiestand House Bed and Breakfast Elizabethtown, PA 17022 722 E. Market St. 717-367-7783 • 877-367-7783 Marietta, PA 17547 www.westridgebandb.com 717-426-8415 • 877-560-8415 www.bfhiestandhouse.com CaMpGROunDs Gibson House Bed and Breakfast Adventure Bound Camping Resorts at Eagles Peak 141 W. Caracas Ave. 397 Eagles Peak Road Hershey, PA 17033 Robesonia, PA 19551 717-534-1305 • 888-201-6509 610-589-4800 • 800-336-0889 www.gibsonhousebandb.com www.abeaglespeak.com Inn at Westwynd Farm ha fp cb Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA sp ss sf op pw 1620 Sandbeach Road 1980 Turnpike Road Hershey, PA 17036 Elizabethtown, PA 17022 717-533-6764 • 877-937-8996 717-367-7718 • 800-562-4774 www.westwyndfarminn.com www.hersheykoa.com Step into a world of casual elegance on a beautiful horse farm overlooking Clean. Modern. The only KOA for your Hershey adventure; convenient to Hershey. Enjoy country serenity, gourmet breakfast and comforting Harrisburg and Lancaster, too. Our KOA offers RV sites, 50 amp big rig sites, amenities in rooms accented by fireplaces and antiques. tent kamping, kamping kabins and free Wi-Fi/cable. AAA approved! Pheasant Field Bed & Breakfast ha fp cb pw Ferryboat Campsites 150 Hickorytown Road 32 Ferry Lane Carlisle, PA 17015 Liverpool, PA 17045 717-258-0717 • 877-258-0717 717-444-3200 • 800-759-8707 www.pheasantfield.com www.ferryboatcampsites.com Enjoy country elegance in our historic brick farmhouse, located just east of Carlisle. Easy drive to Gettysburg, Hershey and Harrisburg. AAA- Green Valley Campground approved accommodations, some wheelchair accessible and pet friendly. 344 Juniata Parkway E. Overnight horse boarding available. Hiking and world-class fly fishing Newport, PA 17074 nearby. Weddings, receptions, retreats and family reunions a specialty. 717-567-3039 Best Western Harrisburg Airport Inn and Suites EvErything is Enjoy all of the fun and chocolate swEEtEr hErE! that Hershey has to offer at the Hilton Garden Inn® Hershey. Friendly service and a relaxed Closest to Airport atmosphere, on-site restaurant, • Indoor Heated Pool indoor pool and spa, all less than two miles from HERSHEYPARK. • Free Continental Seasonal Packages are available. Breakfast Everything. Right where you • Free Wi-Fi Internet need it.® • Ten Minutes from Hershey • Complimentary Shuttle 550 E. Main St., Hummelstown, PA 815 S. Eisenhower Blvd 717-566-9292 Middletown PA 17057 Reservations: 1-877-STAY-HGI hershey.stayhgi.com Phone 717-939-1600 • Fax 717-939- 8763 ©2008 Hilton Hospitality, Inc. www.bestwesternharrisburg.com 32 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 34. Harrisburg East Campground & Storage 1134 Highspire Road Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-939-4331 www.hbgeastcampground.com Hershey Conewago Campgrounds 1590 Hershey Road Elizabethtown, PA 17022 717-367-1179 • 866-246-1809 www.hersheyconewago.com Hershey Highmeadow Campground ha fp o op 1200 Matlack Road Hummelstown, PA 17036 800-HERSHEY www.hersheycamping.com With more than 300 open and shaded sites on 55 acres, the campground welcomes campers of all kinds, from the family who tents to the recreational vehicle owner to those who prefer sleeping in a cabin. LOCATED IN THE HEART of the Hershey/Harrisburg Region on the beautiful Susquehanna River, we are only 10 minutes away from Hershey, HOtels & MOtels 30 minutes from Gettysburg and Lancaster and within walking distance of Restaurant Row, the State Capitol and the Whitaker Center. We offer free breakfast each morning, a seasonal outdoor pool, fitness center, Best Western Harrisburg Airport Inn & Suites ha fp bl cb ip r on-site restaurant, free parking and high-speed internet. 815 S. Eisenhower Blvd. Middletown, PA 17057 717-939-1600 • 800-WESTERN www.bestwesternharrisburg.com Comfort Inn Riverfront Conveniently located close to the PA Turnpike, I-83 and I-283. 525 South Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104 Newly renovated interior corridors and indoor heated pool. 717-233-1611 www.comfortinnriverfront.com Best Western Inn Hershey Route 442 & Sipe Avenue Hershey, PA 17033 717-533-5665 • 800-233-0338 www.bestwestern.com/innhershey Candlewood Suites Harrisburg Hershey ha fp ip pw 504 N. Mountain Road Harrisburg, PA 17112 717-652-7800 www.candlewoodsuites.com/harrisburgpa Harrisburg—East (Hershey Area) New hotel conveniently located off I-81, centered in the heart of Harrisburg and Hershey attractions. Full kitchen in every 3990 TecPort Dr. • Harrisburg, PA 17111 room, indoor pool, free Wi-Fi, plus free on-site laundry. 717-909-HOME www.harrisburgeast.homewoodsuites.com A Spacious Suite, Complimentary “Suite Start” Breakfast Buffet Daily, and Welcome Home Reception Mon.-Thurs. Sports Court, Indoor Pool and Hot Tub. Minutes from Hershey! Owned & Operated by Willow Valley Associates. Brand new SpringHill Suites hotel combines contemporary style and spacious accomodations. Centrally located to Pennsylvania’s State Capital, HERSHEYPARK attractions and surrounding destinations such as Lancaster’s Amish Country and Gettyburg’s Battlefields. Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet / Indoor Heated Pool & 24 hr Fitness Center All Suites accomodations w/mini frig and microwave in every room / Relaxing Cocktail Lounge with full range of cocktails and light refreshments SpringHill Suites by Marriott Harrisburg Hershey 15 Capital Drive off Kohn Road • I-81N Exit 69 Progress Avenue • Harrisburg, PA 17110 phone: 717-540-5100 • fax: 717-540-5190 • www.marriott.com/haret Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 33
  • 35. Chocolatetown Motel Comfort Suites Hershey/Grantville ha fp ip op 1806 E. Chocolate Ave. 450 Station Road Hershey, PA 17033 Grantville, PA 17028 717-533-2330 717-469-8181 • 800-4CHOICE www.chocolatetownmotel.com www.comfortsuiteshershey.com An all suites hotel with an indoor pool and spa, free hot breakfast buffet, Comfort Inn Harrisburg/Hershey ha fp cb ip pw game room, and business center. Located 6 miles from Hershey and less 7744 Linglestown Road than a mile to Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. Harrisburg, PA 17112 Comfort Suites Hershey-Harrisburg 717-540-8400 320 Milroy Road www.choicehotels.com/hotel/PA029 Hummelstown, PA 17036 Conveniently located off I-81 at Exit 77 just 6 miles from Hershey attractions. Guests 717-566-3000 • 800-4-CHOICE will enjoy Complimentary Comfort Sunshine Breakfast and Heated Indoor Pool. www.cshershey.com Comfort Inn Riverfront ha fp cb op r pw Country Inn & Suites at Union Deposit Road 525 S. Front St. 1025 Peiffers Lane Harrisburg, PA 17104 Harrisburg, PA 17109 717-233-1611 717-558-9200 www.comfortinnriverfront.com www.countryinns.com/harrisburgpa_udrd Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Susquehanna River, within walking distance to Restaurant Row, Capitol Complex and downtown attractions. 10 minutes to Courtyard by Marriott Harrisburg/Hershey Hershey, 30 minutes to Lancaster and Gettysburg. Complimentary breakfast, 725 Eisenhower Blvd. wireless Internet, use of fitness room and business center. Free parking. Seasonal Harrisburg, PA 17111 outdoor pool. Completely non smoking. Pets welcome. Call for details. 717-558-8544 www.marriott.com/harcy Comfort Suites Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg ha fp cb ip 2055 Technology Parkway Crowne Plaza Harrisburg Hershey Hotel ha bl ip r Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 23 S. Second St. 717-732-8800 Harrisburg, PA 17101 www.comfortsuitesharrisburgwest.com 717-234-5021 • 877-227-6963 A beautiful all suites hotel with complimentary hot Savory Starts www.crowneplaza.com breakfast, indoor pool, fitness center and 24/7 business center. Plenty Only 4 blocks from Harrisburg’s Capitol Complex and centrally located between of free indoor and outdoor bus and car parking. Just off I-81, exit interestates 83 and 81, we’re minutes away from PA’s biggest attractions, 61, 5 miles outside Harrisburg and easy access to Hershey. including Hersheypark®, Historic Gettysburg, Lancaster and Carlisle. Your when visiting Hershey Harrisburg To plan your memorable vacation visit us at . . . HersheyHarrisburgMarriotts.com or to book now call HARRISBURG HERSHEY HARRISBURG HERSHEY HERSHEY Marriott Central Reservations 1018 Briarsdale Rd 725 Eisenhower Blvd 115 Museum Dr 1-888-236-2427 Mention LPR Harrisburg, PA 17109 Harrisburg, PA 17111 Hershey, PA 17033 34 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 36. Days Inn Harrisburg North ha fp cb op 3919 N. Front St. Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-233-3100 www.daysinnharrisburg.com Good value, Clean rooms, Best service you can imagine! Convenient to Harrisburg, Hershey attractions and the PA Farm Show Complex. Rated 5 Sunbursts by Days Inn. Days Inn Hershey ha fp cb ip 350 W. Chocolate Ave. Hershey, PA 17033 717-534-2162 www.daysinnhershey.com Days Inn Hershey is the closest hotel to the Hershey attractions. Convenient and comfortable accommodations offering deluxe continental breakfast, indoor heated pool and free Hersheypark® shuttle. Dutch Motel 500 E. Main St. Palmyra, PA 17078 717-838-3751 Fairfield Inn by Marriott Harrisburg/Hershey ha fp cb ip 1018 Briarsdale Road Harrisburg, PA 17109 717-412-4326 • 800-228-2800 www.marriott.com/harff The Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Harrisburg/Hershey is conveniently situated between Hershey and the state capital of Pennsylvania. Hersheypark® is only 8 miles away; you can smell the chocolate from here! The hotel is minutes away from the capital district in downtown Harrisburg and other business parks. Within a mile of the hotel, you can select from over a dozen restaurants. Enjoy our award-winning complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Our friendly staff welcomes you! The Felicita Garden Resort and Spa 2201 Fishing Creek Valley Road Harrisburg, PA 17112 717-599-5301 • 888-321-3713 www.felicitaresort.com Four Points by Sheraton ha fp bl cb ip r 800 E. Park Drive Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-561-2800 • 800-664-3144 www.fourpoints.com/harrisburg Convenient and easy access to Harrisburg and Hershey. Featuring complimentary continental breakfast, wireless internet, indoor pool and refrigerators in all lodging rooms. Hampton Inn and Suites - Hershey 749 E. Chocolate Ave. Hershey, PA 17033 717-533-8400 www.hersheysuites.hamptoninn.com Hampton Inn Harrisburg East (Hershey area) 4230 Union Deposit Road Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-545-9595 • 800-HAMPTON www.harrisburgeast.hamptoninn.com Harrisburg Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center 148 Sheraton Drive New Cumberland, PA 17070 717-774-2721 • 888-865-9933 www.harrisburgholidayinn.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 35
  • 37. Hershey Lodge ha fp o bl ip op r Holiday Inn Express - 325 University Drive Hershey/Hummelstown Hershey, PA 17033 610 Walton Ave. 800-HERSHEY (437-7439) Hummelstown, PA 17036 www.hersheylodge.com 717-583-0500 • 800-HOLIDAY Hershey Lodge is a full-service resort, offering 665 guest rooms and 100,000 www.hiexpress.com/hersheypa square feet of function space. From check-in to check-out, you’ll see the signature Hershey touches, like seasonal kids check-in, five unique dining experiences, Holiday Inn Express chocolate-themed activities and more! An Official Resort of Hersheypark®. Hotel & Suites ha fp cb pw 5680 Allentown Blvd. Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East Harrisburg, PA 17112 3934 TecPort Drive 717-657-2200 Harrisburg, PA 17111 www.hiexpress.com/harrisburgpa 717-635-7299 Conveniently located off I-81 at Exit 72 just 8 miles from Hershey www.harrisburgeast.stayhgi.com attractions. Guests will enjoy our complimentary Express Start Hot Breakfast and our Simply Smart Bedding and Bath Collection. Hilton Garden Inn Hershey 550 E. Main St. Hummelstown, PA 17036 Holiday Inn Harrisburg East ha fp bl ip op r pw 717-566-9292 4751 Lindle Road www.hershey.hgi.com Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-939-7841 Hilton Harrisburg www.hiharrisburg.com One North 2nd Street Located minutes from downtown Harrisburg and Hershey-area attractions. Offering Harrisburg, PA 17101 deluxe accommodations, recreational facilities with unique banquet and meeting facilities for leisure, social and corporate functions. Kids stay and eat free. 717-233-6000 www.harrisburg.hilton.com Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Express East Harrisburg West 4021 Union Deposit Road 5401 Carlisle Pike Harrisburg, PA 17109 Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 717-561-8100 717-697-0321 www.hiexpress.com/harrisburgeast www.hiharrisburgwest.com HERSHEY & LANCASTER, PA HOTELS HERSHEY MANHEIM LANCASTER LANCASTER LANCASTER 877-720-1291 877-720-1202 717-560-0880 717-381-4400 888-782-9334 For hotel & package information & reservations visit www. hersheyPAlodging .com MANHEIM 877-720-1202 36 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 38. Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey Red Roof Inn Harrisburg North ha fp pw SpringHill Suites ha fp bl ip op r pw 400 Corporate Circle Harrisburg Hershey ha fp bl cb 604 Station Road (I-81, Exit 80) Harrisburg, PA 17110 15 Capital Drive, off Kohn Road Grantville, PA 17028 717-657-1445 • 800-733-7663 (I-81 exit 69, Progress Avenue) 717-469-0661 www.redroof.com Harrisburg, PA 17110 www.stayholiday.com Red Roof Inn Harrisburg conveniently located off 717-540-5100 Located in Grantville, just minutes from the I-81, 5 miles Northeast of Downtown Harrisburg, www.marriott.com/haret Hollywood Casino at Penn National and from 5 minutes from the PA Farm Show Complex, 15 NEW SpringHill Suites providing: Free Hot both Hershey and Harrisburg attractions. Our minutes from Hershey and Carlisle attractions. award-winning hotel accommodations provide Breakfast Buffet; Free Wireless/Wired Internet; Wi-Fi, microwaves and refrigerators available. the perfect atmosphere for your travels. Comfortable modern rooms at affordable prices! Free Shuttle Services; Indoor Pool; 24 hr Fitness Center; All Suites accommodations. Homewood Suites by Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Staybridge Suites Harrisburg/Hershey Hilton-Harrisburg East (Hershey Area) ha fp bl ip op r pw ha fp cb ip pw 3990 TecPort Drive 4650 Lindle Road 920 Wildwood Park Drive Harrisburg, PA 17111 Harrisburg, PA 17111 Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-909-4663 717-564-5511 717-233-3304 • 800-238-8000 www.harrisburgeast.homewoodsuites.com www.sheraton.com/harrisburg www.staybridgesuites.com/harrisburgpa Surround yourself with familiar comfort at the Sheraton Conveniently located off I-81, adjacent to the PA Farm The Hotel Hershey ha fp o bl ip op r Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. Our central location Show Complex. Staybridge Suites offers studio–two 100 Hotel Road is just minutes away from downtown Harrisburg, bedroom suites with full kitchenette and living room Harrisburg International Airport and Hersheypark®. area. Hotel amenities to include: Complimentary Hot Hershey, PA 17033 800-HERSHEY (437-7439) Breakfast, Wireless/Wired Internet, Guest Laundry, Indoor Pool and Fitness Center. Hotel accepts pets www.thehotelhershey.com SpringHill Suites by Marriott (fee), shuttle service is available upon request. The Hotel Hershey is a four-star, four-diamond 115 Museum Drive hotel offering 278 rooms of classic elegance, Hershey, PA 17033 including 10 luxury cottages. The Hotel features TownePlace Suites by Marriott 717-583-2222 • 877-720-1291 a multi-pool swimming complex, Chocolate Spa, Harrisburg Hershey www.springhillsuiteshershey.com year-round ice-skating rink, recreation area, unique 450 Friendship Road dining experiences and The Shops At The Hotel Harrisburg, PA 17111 Hershey. An Official Resort of Hersheypark®. 717-558-0200 • 800-257-3000 www.marriott.com/harts Howard Johnson Harrisburg/Hershey fp bl cb op r 473 Eisenhower Blvd. Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-564-6300 FINDING A GREAT PLACE TO STAY IS EASY www.harrisburghotels.com HERSHA HOTELS OFFERS 6 GREAT HOTELS IN THE HEART OF PA Enjoy our spacious rooms with free wireless high- speed Internet access, complimentary continental breakfast, large outdoor pool and restaurant on property, the Lancaster Brewing Company. Hampton Hampton Inn Inn & Suites Carlisle Hershey PA Turnpike, La Quinta Inn and Suites ha fp cb pw East Chocolate Exit 226 Avenue 990 Eisenhower Blvd. 717-240-0200 717-533-8400 Harrisburg, PA 17111 717-939-8000 • 800-SLEEP-LQ www.1032lq.com Holiday Inn Holiday Minutes from downtown Harrisburg and Hershey, we Express Inn Express offer Comfy beds, Free Bright Side Breakfast and Free & Suites Hershey Wireless High Speed Internet Access. Pet Friendly! Harrisburg Hersheypark I-81, Exit 72 Drive 717-657-2200 717-583-0500 Motel 6 at the Park 1518 E. Chocolate Ave. Hershey, PA 17033 717-533-2384 www.motel6-hershey-pa.com Residence Inn Come enjoy peaceful Carlisle PA Turnpike, and productive Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Carlisle, PA 17013 Exit 226 hotel experiences 717-610-9050 Convention Center ha fp o bl op r pw 717-610-9050 carlisleresidenceinn.com throughout Central 1150 Camp Hill Bypass Pennsylvania. Camp Hill, PA 17011 717-763-7117 Comfort Inn www.radisson.com/camphillpa Harrisburg/ The Radisson offers the kind of warm hospitality, Hershey inviting atmosphere and top-notch services sure I-81, Exit 77 Just Click 717-540-8400 to please every guest. Our convenient location in HERSHAHOTELS.COM Camp Hill is just 2 miles from downtown Harrisburg, 15 miles from Hershey and 12 miles from HIA. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 37
  • 39. D Where to eat . . . key: bl Bar Lounge cd Casual Dining WEB hersheyharrisburg.org ining fd Fine Dining fdi Family Dining IT! where to eat Alicia’s Deli cd Arooga’s Grille House & Café Zooka cd Circular Dining Room fd 116 Pine St. Sports Bar - Route 39 bl cd The Hershey Story, The Museum on The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road Harrisburg, PA 17101 4301 Linglestown Road Chocolate Avenue 63 W. Chocolate Hershey, PA 17033 717-238-6223 Harrisburg, PA 17112 Ave. 717-534-8800 717-909-WING (9464) Hershey, PA 17033 www.dininginhershey.com Alva Restaurant cd www.aroogas.com 717-508-5438 Fine American contemporary 19 S. Fourth St. www.dininginhershey.com cuisine in a unique circular setting Harrisburg, PA 17101 with breathtaking views. Award- Bagel Lovers cd Café Zooka serves gourmet 717-238-7553 winning Sunday Brunch. sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps 327 Walnut St. Arooga’s Grille House and exotic chocolate desserts. The Harrisburg, PA 17101 special Chocolate Tasting Experience Cocoa Beanery cd & Sports Bar - Route 15 bl cd 717-236-5600 The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road, offers a unique and educational 1300 Camp Hill Bypass opportunity to sample warm drinking Hershey, PA 17033 Camp Hill, PA 17011 chocolates from around the world! Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, 717-730-WING (9464) The Bears’ Den bl cd Hershey, PA 17033 www.aroogas.com Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive The Chocolate 1215 Research Blvd., Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar Hershey, PA 17033 Hummelstown, PA 17036 has three locations in Central PA, 717-534-8601 Avenue Grill cd 800-HERSHEY (437-7439) award-winning wings, numerous www.dininginhershey.com 114 W. Chocolate Ave. www.dininginhershey.com homemade menu selections and Casual sports-themed restaurant offers Hershey, PA 17033 HD-TVs with all the sports packages. fun hockey-rink décor. Catch the action 717-835-0888 Specialty coffees, lattes, Open 7 days a week 11 a.m.-2 a.m. on a 9’ x 12’ video wall and 28 HD TVs. cappuccinos, pastries and lunch www.chocolateavenuegrill.com items served at three locations. Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar - Route 22 bl cd Bricco bl fd Ciao! A Bakery cd Cocoa Diner cd 7025 Allentown Blvd. 31 S. Third St. 304 Chestnut St. 590 E. Main St. Harrisburg, PA 17112 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Hummelstown, PA 17036 717-920-WING (9464) 717-724-0222 717-724-0236 717-566-6002 www.aroogas.com www.briccopa.com www.briccopa.com/ciao_bakery.html www.cocoadiner.com HARRISBURG’S HOTTEST RESTAURANT! Enjoy casual to upscale dining in a beautifully restored 1871 Firehouse. RESTAURANT & BAR Monday thru Saturday Serving Lunch & Dinner 606 N. Second Street Downtown • Harrisburg Harrisburg Magazine Readers Poll 717-234-6064 “Best Restaurant” 38 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 40. Cocoa Perk Café cd Funck’s Restaurant fdi Highlands Grill At Hershey The Midtown Scholar 1130 Cocoa Ave. 664 W. Main St. Links bl cd Bookstore and Famous Hershey, PA 17033 Palmyra, PA 17078 101 Hanshue Road Reading Café cd 717-298-1118 717-838-1611 Hummelstown, PA 17036 1302 N. Third St. www.cocoaperkcafe.com www.funcks.com 717-508-2699 Harrisburg, PA 17102 Gas Station Kitchen and Bar www.dininginhershey.com 717-236-1680 Country Curve Enjoy a casual atmosphere and www.midtownscholar.com bl cd Restaurant fdi sweeping views of the Hershey 386 Keystone Way 288 E. Main St. Links golf course. Open to Mr. G’s Waterfront Tavern New Bloomfield, PA 17068 Hummelstown, PA 17036 golfers and non-golfers alike. bl cd 717-582-4081 717-566-5086 www.gas_station.us Houlihan’s bl cd 13 S. Main St. 27 W. Chocolate Ave. Marysville, PA 17053 Devon Seafood Grill bl fd Gingerbread Man bl cd Hershey, PA 17033 717-957-4227 27 W. Chocolate Ave. 312 Market St. 717-534-3110 Hershey, PA 17033 Harrisburg, PA 17101 www.houlihans.com Olewine’s Meat 717-508-5460 717-221-8400 Laid back but stylishly modern & Cheese House fdi www.devonseafood.com Hall’s Ice Cream fdi with dishes made from scratch. It’s 306 Chestnut St. Experience the freshest seafood in the freshness you can truly taste, at times 861 Raccoon Valley Road Harrisburg, PA 17101 area, delivered daily and served in an familiar and at times adventurous. upscale-chic atmosphere complete Millerstown, PA 17062 717-724-0246 with a wall of fire and open kitchen. 717-589-3290 Iberian Lounge bl www.briccopa.com/olewines.html www.hallsicecream.com The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road Downtown Deli cd Hershey, PA 17033 Overtime Sports Bar 225 Market St. Harvest bl cd 717-534-8800 and Grill bl cd Harrisburg, PA 17101 The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road www.dininginhershey.com 312 Mill St. Hershey, PA 17033 717-213-9881 Signature chocolate cocktails are Hershey, PA 17033 717-534-8800 www.hersheypa.com served by the grand fireplace in this 717-533-9824 El Sol Mexican Restaurant cozy lounge. Live music on weekends. Serving genuine American cuisine bl cd using fresh, local ingredients served Lebbie Lebkicher’s fdi Palermo’s Pizza II 18 S. Third St. in a warm, casual and inviting and Italian Family Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive Harrisburg, PA 17101 setting for guests of all ages. Restaurant fdi Hershey, PA 17033 717-901-5050 Hershey Dukes Bar and 717-534-8601 1515 E. Chocolate Ave. www.elsolmexicanrestaurant.com Grille bl cd www.dininginhershey.com Hershey, PA 17033 717-533-0505 Espresso Yourself Café cd 1715 E. Chocolate Ave. Start your day with classic and Hershey, PA 17033 specialty breakfast items prepared www.palermospizzahershey.com 8 S. Second St. 717-534-8800 to order in a family-friendly setting. Newport, PA 17074 www.dukesbarandgrille.com Pasquale’s Pizza cd 717-567-9882 Little’s Café & Catering fdi 24 S. Third St. www.espressoyourselfcafepa.com Hershey Grill cd 6300 Blain Road Harrisburg, PA 17101 Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive Loysville, PA 17047 Fenicci’s of Hershey bl cd 717-236-3555 Hershey, PA 17033 717-789-3300 102 W. Chocolate Ave. 717-534-8601 Pavone’s Hershey, PA 17033 Mangia Qui cd bl cd www.dininginhershey.com 300 S. Hershey Road 717-533-7159 272 North St. Contemporary cuisine with upscale Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17112-9316 www.Feniccis.com casual ambiance. Featuring 717-545-2338 fresh, locally-grown ingredients 717-233-7358 The Forebay bl cd www.mangiaqui.com www.pavones1.com and an eclectic wine list. Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033 The Hershey Pantry Mastracchio’s Restaurant Piazza Sorrento 717-534-8601 Restaurant cd fdi and Lounge and Restaurant and Bar bl cd www.dininginhershey.com 801 E. Chocolate Ave. Mastracchio’s West bl cd 16 Briarcrest Square Premium steaks, seafood and pasta Hershey, PA 17033 344 Juniata Parkway E. Hershey, PA 17033 served in a cozy loft setting. For dessert, 717-533-7505 Newport, PA 17074 717-835-1919 chocolate martinis, stout and bourbons. www.hersheypantry.com 717-567-7511 www.piazzasorrento.com Authentic Mexican Cuisine Lunch & Dinner Specials Hours: Mon-Thur: 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-10:30pm, Sun: 11am-9pm 3957 Paxton Street, Swatara Twp., Harrisburg, PA 17111 • 717-920-1553 In s p i red . C ui s i n e . 2820 E. Market St., York, PA 17402 717-718-8729 briccopa.com | 717.724.0222 w w w. f i e s t a m e x i c o p a . c o m Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 39
  • 41. Sasha’s Hideaway bl cd Bourbon Street Saloon bl New 2nd Wok cd Sawyer’s bl cd 6791 Linglestown Road 37 N. Second St. 106 N. Second St. 210 N. Second St. Harrisburg, PA 17112 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-651-9493 717-233-1501 717-920-0900 717-232-4499 www.sashashideaway.com www.downtownafterdark.com www.new2ndwok.com www.downtownafterdark.com The Brick Haus bl cd Spice bl cd Shade Tree Restaurant Palumbo’s Italian Eatery cd 229 N. Second St. 201 N. Second St. and Lounge bl cd 104 N. Second St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 815 S. Eisenhower Blvd. Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-233-4287 717-441-1556 717-233-7700 Middletown, PA 17057 717-939-1600 Café Fresco bl cd Stock’s on 2nd bl cd 215 N. Second St. Pep Grille/Speros Gyros 211 N. Second St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 bl cd Harrisburg, PA 17101 Strawberry Square cd 717-236-2599 209 Walnut St. 717-233-6699 11 N. Third St. www.cafefresco.com Harrisburg, PA 17101 www.stocksonsecond.com Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-236-6403 717-238-2726 Carley’s Ristorante Zembie’s bl cd www.strawberrysquare.com & Piano Bar bl cd 226 N. Second St. Sam Bucca’s Pizza Pub Located in the heart of downtown 204 Locust St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 bl cd Harrisburg, Strawberry Square 717-232-5020 Harrisburg, PA 17101 17 N. Second St. houses an array of service retail, upscale fashion shops, jewelers 717-909-9191 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Zia’s at Red Door bl cd and other specialty stores. At its www.carleysristorante.com 717-232-8900 110 N. Second St. food court, you’ll find a variety of www.downtownafterdark.com Harrisburg, PA 17101 Delhi Kabob House cd national and international cuisine 717-920-0330 17 S. Second St. offered by over a dozen eateries. Sandwich Man cd www.ziasatreddoor.com Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-234-7011 111 N. Second St. What If of Hershey bl cd Harrisburg, PA 17101 845 E. Chocolate Ave. Fire House Restaurant bl cd 717-236-7171 Dog House_010410.pdf 1/4/10 7:40:17 PM Hershey, PA 17033 606 N. Second St. 717-533-5858 Harrisburg, PA 17101 www.whatifdining.com 717-234-6064 www.thefirehouserestaurant.com Winner’s Circle Saloon McGrath’s Pub bl cd 604 Station Road 202 Locust St. Grantville, PA 17028 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-469-0661 717-232-9914 www.winnerscirclesaloon.com www.mcgrathspub.net Miyako Sushi on 2nd cd 227 N. Second St. HaRRIsBuRG’s Harrisburg, PA 17101 RestauRant ROW 717-234-3250 Molly Brannigan’s bl cd 2nd Street Pizza cd 31 N. Second St. 224 N. Second St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 1701 717-260-9242 717-234-3456 www.mollybrannigans.com 2wentyThre3 bl cd Neato Burrito cd 23 S. Second St. 209 N. Second St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-234-5021 717-232-7467 HIRA_PAVisitorGuide_3.625x2.3_4c.pdf 12/6/09 5:00:01 PM www.crowneplaza.com www.neatoburrito.com “Family Owned and Operated” Want local flavor? » HersheyAreaRestaurants.com C 4956 Carlisle Pk., Mechanicsburg 730-4401 M 6417 Carlisle, Pk., Mechanicsburg 791-0600 Y 853 N. Hanover St., Carlisle 241-6288 CM 921 Market St., Lemoyne 737-6559 MY 4659 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg 652-5340 1130 Carlisle St., Hanover 646-0611 CY 724 Louck Rd., York 845-1341 CMY 1441 Manheim Pk., Lancaster 509-7955 K THE HERSHEY AREA INDEPENDENT www.elrodeopa.com R E S TA U R A N T A S S O C I AT I O N 40 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 42. E Where’s the entertainment . . . key: ha Handicap Accessible WEB hersheyharrisburg.org vent Venues ofc On-site food/concessions ac Admission Charge IT! what to do Carlisle Events ha ofc ac HERSHEYPARK® Stadium ha ofc Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex 1000 Bryn Mawr Road 100 W. Hersheypark Drive & Expo Center ha ofc Carlisle, PA 17013 Hershey, PA 17033 2300 N. Cameron St. 717-243-7855 717-534-3911 Harrisburg, PA 17110 www.carlisleevents.com www.hersheyparkstadium.com 717-787-5373 HERSHEYPARK® Stadium continues to shine as www.pafarmshowcomplex.com Carlisle Expo Center ha ofc ac the venue for major athletic events and concerts. Conveniently located just off Exit 67 of I-81, the 100 K St. Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is a versatile HERSHEYPARK Arena ® ofc Carlisle, PA 17013 facility capable of hosting an array of events year 100 W. Hersheypark Drive round. Visit our Web site for a full listing of events. 717-243-6121 Hershey, PA 17033 www.carlisleexpocenter.com 717-534-3911 Zembo Mosque ha www.hersheyentertainment.com GIANT Centersm ha ofc ac 2801 N. Third St. HERSHEYPARK® Arena has been the host for a Harrisburg, PA 17110 550 W. Hersheypark Drive number of significant events through the years, Hershey, PA 17033 717-238-8107 including Wilt Chamberlain’s record 100-point game in 717-534-3911 1962, the first ever Ice Capades show in 1940, and 8 www.giantcenter.com Calder Cup championships for the HERSHEY BEARS®. GIANT Centersm is a state-of-the-art facility that serves as home to the Hershey Bears Metro Bank Park ha ofc Hockey Club. The arena hosts a variety of Market Street Bridge, Harrisburg City Island small to major events throughout the year! Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-231-4444 www.senatorsbaseball.com L What to do . . . key: ha Handicap Accessible sp Seasonal - Spring sw Seasonal - Winter WEB hersheyharrisburg.org eisure Free On-site Seasonal - ofc On-site fp Parking ss Summer food/concessions o Open All Year sf Seasonal - Fall ac Admission Charge IT! what to do aRt BReWeRIes Tröegs Brewing Company Hollywood Casino 800 Paxton St. at Penn National Art Association of & WIneRIes Harrisburg, PA 17101 Race Course Harrrisburg 717-232-1297 ha fp o ofc 21 N. Front St. Hunters Valley Winery www.troegs.com 777 Hollywood Blvd. ha fp o Harrisburg, PA 17101 Grantville, PA 17028 717-236-1432 3 Orchard Road West Hanover Winery, Inc 717-469-2211 www.artassocofhbg.com Liverpool, PA 17045 ha fp o www.hcpn.com 717-444-7211 • 877-447-7211 7646 Jonestown Road Hollywood Casino at Penn National Art House Lounge www.huntersvalleywines.com Harrisburg, PA 17112-9725 Race Course is Central Pennsylvania’s 217 N. Second St. 717-652-3711 • 800-532-7994 premier entertainment facility open Farm winery producing quality Harrisburg, PA 17101 wines from a beautiful vineyard 26 www.westhanoverwinery.net 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 717-236-2550 miles north of Harrisburg. Visitors West Hanover Winery grows grapes www.arthouselounge.com Level 2 tour, enjoy tastes and picnic on and berries to produce luscious wines 215 N. Second St. the porch with chilled wine. Open with the craftsmanship of traditional Village Artisans Gallery days. Professionals at Kline’s vineyard Harrisburg, PA 17101 year-round! Hours: Wed., Thurs. and 321 Walnut St. carefully process, filter and bottle 717-236-6600 Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m; Fri. 11 a.m.-7 Boiling Springs, PA 17007 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. (Thanksgiving wines at the peak of perfection. www.level2.us 717-258-3256 • 888-528-0256 to Christmas hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 Privado www.villageartisansgallery.com a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m). enteRtaInMent 20 N. Second St. Whitaker Center for Science Harrisburg, PA 17101 Dragonfly Nightclub 717-234-7508 and the Arts ha o ofc ac Susquehanna Heartland 234 N. Second St. www.theprivado.com 222 Market St. Wine Trail fp o Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 3 Orchard Road 717-214-ARTS Liverpool, PA 17045 717-232-6940 faMIlY fun www.dragonflynightclub.com www.whitakercenter.org 717-444-7211 • 877-447-7211 Adventure Sports Discover exciting hands-on science Harrisburg Hardware Bar www.pawinetrail.com in Hershey exhibits and children’s activities, Six scenic family owned wineries 236 N. Second St. 3010 Elizabethtown Road experience thrilling IMAX movies on a giant six-story screen, world- provide a fun focus for a road Harrisburg, PA 17101 Hershey, PA 17033 class live performances of music, trip or getaway weekend not 717-221-0530 717-533-7479 theater, dance and much more. far from Harrisburg. www.downtownafterdark.com www.AdventureHershey.com Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 41
  • 43. AACA Museum – A Carlisle Sports Fire Expo ha ofc ac Indian Echo Caverns World Class Automotive Emporium PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center 368 Middletown Road Experience ha fp o ofc 2300 N. Cameron St. Hummelstown, PA 17036 ha fp o ac 29 S. Middlesex Road Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-566-8131 161 Museum Drive Carlisle, PA 17015 717-464-3291 www.indianechocaverns.com (1 mile off Route 39W from 717-258-4741 www.lcfa.com Hersheypark®) www.carlislesportsemporium.com You won’t run out of things to do Koziar’s Christmas Village Hershey, PA 17033 Year-round interactive entertainment at the Lancaster County Firemen’s 782 Christmas Village Road facility for all ages. Featuring three Association’s Fire Expo, held Bernville, PA 19506 717-566-7100 Go-kart tracks, two 18-hole themed each year at the Pennsylvania www.AACAMuseum.org 610-488-1110 Mini-golf courses, Laser Tag, batting Farm Show Complex & Expo Cruise through time with antique Center. It’s pure family fun. www.Koziarschristmasvillage.com cages, arcade and roller-skating. automobiles, buses, motorcycles and more in a unique setting. Harrisburg City Island Carson Long Off Market Street Bridge Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Exhibits change several times a year! Fun for all ages! Military Institute Harrisburg, PA 17101 fp sp ss sf ofc ac 200 N. Carlisle St. 717-255-3020 760 Tobias Road New Bloomfield, PA 17068 www.harrisburgevents.com (Route 225, 3 miles north of Halifax) Blue Mountain 717-385-5732 Halifax, PA 17032 Outfitters fp www.carsonlong.org Harrisburg Senators 717-362-9126 103 S. State Road, Routes 11/15 Baseball ha fp ac www.laketobias.com Marysville, PA 17053 Eastern Sports and Metro Bank Park, City Island Hundreds of wild and exotic animals 717-957-2413 Outdoors Show Harrisburg, PA 17101 from around the world, guided www.bluemountainoutfitters.net PA Farm Show Complex 717-231-4444 safari tours, reptiles and educational www.senatorsbaseball.com shows, zoo exhibits, concessions Captain John Smith experiences the & Expo Center and picnic facilities. Open May beautiful Susquehanna River by canoe 2300 N. Cameron St. The Harrisburg Senators are the Double through October. Call for hours. – you can too! The mountains, valleys Harrisburg, PA 17110 A Minor League baseball team on City and abundant wildlife are timeless. Island; The Senators are a Washington 717-464-3291 Pride of the Susquehanna Nationals affiliate. We provide www.easternsportshow.com Riverboat affordable, family friendly entertainment Carlisle Events ha ofc ac This is THE sportsman show to attend for fans of all ages, starting at $5. Harrisburg City Island 1000 Bryn Mawr Road – North America’s largest outdoor Harrisburg, PA 17101 Carlisle, PA 17013 hunting and fishing event! Come HERSHEY BEARS AHL ® 717-234-6500 717-243-7855 discover the latest gear and speak with Hockey ha sf sw ofc ac www.harrisburgriverboat.com expert hunters and fishermen as well as 550 W. Hersheypark Drive www.carlisleevents.com other professionals. This is a family- Hershey, PA 17033 Sight and Sound Theatres friendly event, so all are welcome. 717-508-BEAR ha fp o ofc ac www.hersheybears.com 300 Hartman Bridge Road 10-time Calder Cup Champions Ronks, PA 17572 with more than 75 years of hockey 717-687-4220 • 800-377-1277 excellence. Over a million hockey fans www.sight-sound.com regularly enter the GIANT Centersm every year to watch the HERSHEY Be the first to experience the Millennium BEARS® play AHL hockey. Theatre’s thrilling new life-changing production of “Joseph.” This epic story Hersheypark® ha ofc ac of character and forgiveness takes flight 100 W. Hersheypark Drive with a brilliant color scheme woven Hershey, PA 17033 into every fabric of the production with extraordinary music, sets, costumes 800-HERSHEY and special effects. The family tradition, www.hersheypark.com “Miracle of Christmas,” will be returning Hersheypark® is home to more than November. The Living Waters Theatre 65 rides and attractions, including will close its final year with “Psalms of 11 roller coasters. The Boardwalk David” and “Voices of Christmas.” at Hersheypark® features nine unique water attractions and a VIP area with 27 waterfront cabanas Toys On The Square, that offer spectacular views of The Unusual Toys and Boardwalk. Entertainment ranges Pottery Painting from live song and dance shows to 22 E. Main St. a marine mammal presentation. Also Hummelstown, PA 17036 included in the price of admission is ZooAmerica North American Wildlife 717-566-6301 Park, which is home to more than 200 www.toysonthesquare.com North American animals. Numerous admission plans are available. Water Golf ha fp ofc ac HERSHEY’S Chocolate 600 Riverside Drive City Island, PA 17101 World ha fp o ofc 717-232-8533 251 Park Blvd. www.h2ogolf.com Hershey, PA 17033 Enjoy the beautifully landscaped 18 717-534-4900 hole championship style miniature www.hersheyschocolateworld.com golf course located on City Island Whether you are visiting Hershey for along with the beauty of the a week or a day, make HERSHEY’S Susquehanna River sunsets. Open Chocolate World your very first April-October, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days stop! Coming Summer 2010: a week! Open May-Septemeber, Create Your Own Candy Bar. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., 7 days a week! 42 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 44. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts ha o ofc ac 222 Market St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-214-ARTS www.whitakercenter.org Discover exciting hands-on science exhibits and children’s activities, experience thrilling IMAX movies on a giant six-story screen, world-class live performances J u s t 10 m i nutes fr om Her s h ey! of music, theater, dance and much more. ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park 100 W. Hersheypark Drive Gaming, dining and entertainment that puts you in the spotlight. Hershey, PA 17033 717-534-3900 Closer Than You Think! www.zooamerica.com Harrisburg 20 minutes An 11-acre, year-round, walk-through zoo that is York 50 minutes home to more than 200 animals representing more than 60 North American species. Founded in 1910 Lancaster 55 minutes by Milton S. Hershey, ZooAmerica is celebrating the Reading 60 minutes legacy and vision of its founder throughout the year. Allentown 75 minutes sHOppInG Baltimore 90 minutes Hollywood Casino Approximate drive times. 4th Street Market O P E N 2 4 H OU R S A D AY 23 S. Fourth St. 7 D AY S A W E E K Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-213-0804 Anne’s Heart to Heart 221A Market St. 777 Hollywood Boulevard • Grantville, PA 17028 Newport, PA 17074 I-81 EXIT 80 • 717.469.2211 • HCPN.COM 717-567-2424 Gambling problem? Call 1.877.565.2112 for help. YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.® Bass Pro Shops® Outdoor World® is not only one of Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor stores—it’s MUCH more! Our lodge-style architecture—complete with waterfalls, rustic wildlife displays, and huge aquariums stocked with trophy fish—offers a breathtaking backdrop to the state’s biggest selection of fishing, hunting, camping, and boating gear. Check out our wide array of quality outdoor clothing for the whole family. Browse through the expansive TRACKER® Indoor Boat Showroom. Bring the family and spend the day. It’ll be an unforgettable outdoor adventure! BP403497 I–83 & Paxton Street at the Harrisburg Mall 3501 Paxton Street Harrisburg, PA (717) 565-5200 Hours: Mon–Sat 9am–9pm, Sun 10am–6pm Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 43
  • 45. Bass Pro Shops Crossroads Antique Mall La Femme Jolie Perfectly Pennsylvania 3501 Paxton St. Intersection of Routes 322 & 743, 7 N. Second St. Gift Store Harrisburg, PA 17111 825 Cocoa Ave. Harrisburg, PA 17101 1 Terminal Drive, Suite 202 717-565-5200 Hershey, PA 17033 717-234-1500 Harrisburg International Airport www.basspro.com 717-520-1600 www.lafemmejolie.net Middletown, PA 17057 www.crossroadsantiques.com The Midtown Scholar 717-948-5999 Blue Mountain Outfitters fp 103 S. State Road, Routes 11/15 Farmstead Farmer’s Market Bookstore and Famous www.perfectlypa.com Marysville, PA 17053 1976 Laudermilch Road Reading Café 1302 N. Third St. Perry County Council 717-957-2413 Palmyra, PA 17078 Harrisburg, PA 17102 of the Arts Gallery www.bluemountainoutfitters.net 717-469-2606 717-236-1680 1 S. Second St. Captain John Smith experiences the www.farmsteadmarket.com beautiful Susquehanna River by canoe www.midtownscholar.com Newport, PA 17074 – you can too! The mountains, valleys Forever More Impressions 717-567-7023 and abundant wildlife are timeless. 11A S. Market St. MoBe Alpacas www.perrycountyarts.org 1203 Clouser Hollow Road Duncannon, PA 17020 Brenneman’s Body Shop New Bloomfield, PA 17068 Perry County Farmers Market 717-834-0098 29 N. Second St. 717-582-2089 707 Newport Road Newport, PA 17074 Harrisburg Mall Duncannon, PA 17020 717-567-7569 Old Sled Works Antique 3501 Paxton St. 717-834-3149 & Craft Market Harrisburg, PA 17111 Broad Street Market 722 N. Market St. The Plum 717-564-0980 1233 N. Third St. Duncannon, PA 17020 www.shopharrisburgmall.com 210 Walnut St. Harrisburg, PA 17102 717-834-9333 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-236-7923 Hearts Design www.sledworks.com 717-232-9251 www.broadstreetmarket.org at Needful Things The Outlets at Hershey Carpetbagger Collectibles 5800 Spring Road Plum Sport 46 Outlet Square 12 S. Second St. Shermans Dale, PA 17090 300 Market St. Hershey, PA 17033 Newport, PA 17074 717-582-3457 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-520-1236 717-567-3153 www.heartsdesign.com www.theoutletsathershey.com 717-737-4505 Colonial Park Mall Jeniko LLC (Quixotic) Oxford Hall Celtic Shop Quiltmakers Cottage Route 22 & Colonial Road Retail Store 315 Bridge St. 1034 E. Chocolate Ave. Harrisburg, PA 17109 P.O. Box 343 New Cumberland, PA 17070 Hershey, PA 17033 717-545-3771 Newport, PA 17074 717-774-8789 • 877-719-9988 717-534-9900 www.colonialparkmall.com 717-582-7467 www.oxfordhall.com www.quiltmakerscottage.com 44 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 46. Specialty Bakers, Inc Village Artisans Gallery Popcorn Hat Players 450 S. State Road 321 Walnut St. Strawberry Square, 3rd Floor Marysville, PA 17053 Boiling Springs, PA 17007 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-957-2131 717-258-3256 • 888-528-0256 717-238-4111 www.specialtybakers.com www.villageartisansgallery.com www.gamutplays.org Strawberry Square ha o ofc spa tOuRs 11 N. Third St. Harrisburg Tours, Talks Harrisburg, PA 17101 The Spa At The Hotel Hershey ha o 100 Hotel Road and Walks 717-238-2726 Hershey, PA 17033 17 S. Second St. www.strawberrysquare.com 717-520-5888 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, 717-770-0235 Strawberry Square houses an array of service www.chocolatespa.com Experience The Chocolate Spa! Signature chocolate- www.harrisburgtours.com retail, upscale fashion shops, jewelers and other specialty stores. At its food court, you’ll and Cuban-themed treatments. Indulge yourself with Segway of Hershey sp ss sf find a variety of national and international a body scrub, facial, massage, manicure, and lunch. 100 Hotel Road cuisine offered by over a dozen eateries. Hershey, PA 17033 tHeateRs 717-668-1641 Thrifty Shopper Fishing Creek Playhouse www.segwayofhershey.com 24 N. Court St. and Dinner Theater Take a tour of The Hotel Hershey on a battery- Harrisburg, PA 17101 450 Fishing Creek Road powered, self-balancing personal transporter! 717-233-5362 This 2 1/2 hour adventure begins with a Etters, PA 17319 complete safety briefing and introduction, and 877-998-SHOW participants then glide along secluded wooded Toys On The Square, Unusual Toys www.FishingCreekPlayhouse.com paths, learning the history of the Hotel. and Pottery Painting HERSHEY THEATRE Stars and Stripes Tours 22 E. Main St. 15 E. Caracas Ave. Hummelstown, PA 17036 P.O. Box 235 Hershey, PA 17033 York Springs, PA 17372 717-566-6301 717-534-3405 717-528-1660 • 877-723-1863 www.toysonthesquare.com www.hersheytheatre.com www.starsandstripestours.com VILLA Open Stage of Harrisburg 333 Market St. 223 Walnut St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-236-4690 717-232-6736 www.ruvilla.com www.openstagehbg.com M key: What to do . . . ha Handicap fp Accessible Free On-site Parking WEB hersheyharrisburg.org useums o Open All Year ac Admission Charge IT! what to do AACA Museum – A World Fort Hunter Mansion & Park Class Automotive Experience 5300 N. Front St. ha fp o ac Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-599-5751 161 Museum Drive, 1 mile off Rte 39W www.forthunter.org from Hersheypark® Hershey, PA 17033 Harris-Cameron Mansion 717-566-7100 219 S. Front St. www.AACAMuseum.org Harrisburg, PA 17104 www.dauphincounty.org Cruise through time with antique 717-233-3462 automobiles, buses, motorcycles and www.dauphincountyhistory.org more in a unique setting. Exhibits change several times a year! Fun for all ages! The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue Army Heritage 63 W. Chocolate Ave. and Education Center ha fp o Hershey, PA 17033 950 Soldiers Drive 717-534-3439 Carlisle, PA 17013 www.HersheyStory.org 717-245-3971 www.usahec.org The Army Heritage and Education Center is the premier US Army archive and interpretive center for preserving and telling the story of America’s soldiers. Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 45
  • 47. The National Civil War Museum ha fp o ac 1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park Harrisburg, PA 17103 717-260-1861 • 866-BLU-GRAY www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org The National Civil War Museum is one of the first museums in the United States that portrays the entire story of the American Civil War without bias to Union or Confederate causes. PA National Fire Museum 1820 N. 4th St. Harrisburg, PA 17102 717-232-8915 www.pnfm.org Pennsylvania State Capitol - Tour Guide Office Third and State Streets Harrisburg, PA 17120 717-787-6810 www.pacapitol.com Susquehanna Art Museum 301 Market St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-233-8668 www.sqart.org The State Museum of Pennsylvania ha o 300 North St. Harrisburg, PA 17120 717-787-4980 www.statemuseumpa.org The State Museum of Pennsylvania located across from the state capitol, presents commonwealth history from the earth’s beginning to the present. Four floors of exhibits and activities reveal Pennsylvania. O What to do . . . key: ha Handicap Accessible sp Seasonal - Spring sw Seasonal - Winter WEB hersheyharrisburg.org utdoor Activities fp Free On-site Parking ss Seasonal - Summer ofc On-site food/concessions o Open All Year sf Seasonal - Fall ac Admission IT! what to do Charge Blue Mountain Outfitters fp Hershey Country Club fp o ofc 103 S. State Road, Routes 11/15 1000 E. Derry Road Marysville, PA 17053 Hershey, PA 17033 717-957-2413 800-HERSHEY www.bluemountainoutfitters.net www.golfhershey.com Captain John Smith experiences the beautiful Susquehanna River by canoe HERSHEY Country Club has two spectacular and distinctive 18-hole courses: – you can too! The mountains, valleys and abundant wildlife are timeless. The 7,061 yard, par 71 East Course designed by George Fazio in 1969, and the 6,860 yard, par 73 West Course designed by Maurice McCarthy, circa 1930. Dauphin County Parks and Recreation Hershey Gardens Tavern House in Fort Hunter Park 170 Hotel Road 100 Fort Hunter Road Hershey, PA 17033 Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-534-3492 717-599-5188 www.hersheygardens.org www.dauphincounty.org/parks-recreation Hershey Links Dauphin Highlands Golf Course 101 Hanshue Road 650 S. Harrisburg St. Hummelstown, PA 17036 Harrisburg, PA 17113 717-533-0890 717-986-1984 www.hersheylinks.com www.golfdauphinhighlands.com Overlooking the Hershey cityscape, Hershey Links stretches along 175 acres of natural bluffs and ravines that create a peaceful setting while providing ample shot-making challenges. 46 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 48. Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Spring Creek Golf Course fp sp ss 760 Tobias Road sf ofc ac 450 E. Chocolate Ave. Hershey, PA 17033 Join us! Follow us! (Route 225, 3 miles north of Halifax) 717-533-2847 When you’re in the area, send us your video clips www.springcreekhershey.com and vacation pictures so that we can share them Halifax, PA 17032 717-362-9126 Susquehanna Outfitters with our friends. You can link to any of our social www.laketobias.com City Island media sites easily from hersheyharrisburg.org. Hundreds of wild and exotic animals 10 Sports Hall of Fame Drive from around the world, guided Harrisburg, PA 17101 safari tours, reptiles and educational 717-503-0066 shows, zoo exhibits, concessions www.susquehannaoutfitters.com and picnic facilities. Open May through October. Call for hours. Water Golf ha fp ofc ac Little Buffalo State Park 600 Riverside Drive 1579 State Park Road City Island, PA 17101 Newport, PA 17074 717-232-8533 717-567-9255 www.h2ogolf.com www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks Enjoy the beautifully landscaped 18 hole championship style miniature Manada Golf Club golf course located on City Island 609 Golf Lane along with the beauty of the Grantville, PA 17028 Susquehanna River sunsets. Open 717-469-2400 April-October, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days www.golfatmanadagc.com a week! Open May-Septemeber, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., 7 days a week! Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine ha fp sp ss sf ofc ac Wildwood Park 19th & Oak Streets 100 Wildwood Way Ashland, PA 17921 Harrisburg, PA 17110-2914 570-875-3850 www.pioneertunnel.com 717-221-0292 www.dauphincounty.org www.colonialgolftennis.com Tour a real anthracite coal mine and TROON GOLF MANAGED take a scenic ride on an old-fashioned steam locomotive. Both tours are guided. Open April 1 through Oct. 31. 18 holes w/ cart weekday rates - $60 Segway of Hershey sp ss sf 100 Hotel Road weekends after 12 - $75 Hershey, PA 17033 Group pricing available 717-668-1641 (8 or larger) www.segwayofhershey.com Take a tour of The Hotel Hershey on a battery-powered, self- balancing personal transporter! This 2 1/2 hour adventure begins with a complete safety briefing and introduction, and participants then glide along secluded wooded paths, learning the history of the Hotel. 717-657-3212 Enjoy the scenic Susquehanna River as only a paddler can, by canoe or kayak! Picnic or camp on one of numerous islands. Fish for world-class smallmouth bass. Swim or wade in a secluded cove, and view the abundant waterfowl. Want the experience to last a lifetime? Visit our Retail Shop! Blue Mountain Outfitters l 717.957.2413 l www.bluemountainoutfitters.net Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 47
  • 49. C ommunity & Services Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz The Patriot-News First Generation Video WEB IT! hersheyharrisburg.org what to do 210 Grandview Ave. 812 Market St. Productions, Inc. Camp Hill, PA 17011 Harrisburg, PA 17101 6 State Road, Suite 111 717-761-7171 • 800-294-7360 717-255-8100 Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 www.bssf.com www.patriot-news.com 717-975-9210 Central PA Gay & Lesbian Pennsylvania Association of www.fgv.com Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureaus (PACVB) P.O. Box 135 126 Walnut St. Honeydew Events Harrisburg, PA 17108 Harrisburg, PA 17101 2315 Magnolia Drive www.cpglcc.org 717-901-0210 Harrisburg, PA 17104 www.pacvb.org The City of Harrisburg - Office of 717-232-4100 Mayor Linda D. Thompson Pennsylvania Tourism www.settingscookbook.com 10 N. Second St., Suite 202 and Lodging Association Honeydew Events is a destination management 128 Walnut St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 company offering spouse programs, tours, Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-255-3040 concierge services and conference management. 717-232-8880 www.harrisburgpa.gov www.patourism.org J.P. Lilley and Son, Inc Dauphin County Perry County Chamber of Commerce 2009 N. Third St. Commissioner’s Office 9 W. Main St. 2 S. Second St., 4th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17102 P.O. Box 663 Harrisburg, PA 17010 717-238-8123 • 800-554-5539 New Bloomfield, PA 17068 717-255-2741 717-582-4523 www.jplilley.com www.dauphincounty.org www.perrycountychamber.org Providing top-of-the-line presentation, projection, Dauphin County Economic audio, video and conferencing equipment Perry County Commissioners’ Office as well as professional consultation, set-up, Development Corporation P.O. Box 37 operation and dependable delivery service. 2 N. Second St., 2nd Floor New Bloomfield, PA 17068 Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-582-2131 Spotlight Video & Party Extreme 717-780-6250 Rhoads and Sinon LLP 5201 Spring Road www.dcoed.org 1 S. Market St. Square, 12th Floor P.O. Box 362 Harrisburg Downtown Harrisburg, PA 17101 Shermans Dale, PA 17090 Improvement District 717-233-5731 717-582-3060 22 N. Second St. www.rhoads-sinon.com www.browsing.formovies.com Harrisburg, PA 17101 Strategic Consulting Partners 717-236-9762 717-790-8723 www.harrisburghello.com www.yourstrategicconsultant.com tOuR seRvICes Live, Work, Shop, Dine, Play! Downtown Harrisburg has what you’re looking for ... TheBurg Harrisburg Tours, Talks and Walks 1103 N. Front St. 17 S. Second St. Harrisburg Regional Harrisburg, PA 17102 Harrisburg, PA 17101 Chamber & CREDC 717-350-0428 717-770-0235 3211 N. Front St. www.theburgnews.com Harrisburg, PA 17110 www.harrisburgtours.com 717-232-4099 West Shore Chamber of Commerce www.harrisburgregionalchamber.org 4211 Trindle Road Segway of Hershey Camp Hill, PA 17011 100 Hotel Road Hershey Entertainment & Resorts 717-761-0702 Hershey, PA 17033 27 W. Chocolate Ave. www.wschamber.org 717-668-1641 Hershey, PA 17033 www.segwayofhershey.com 717-534-8600 www.hersheypa.com seRvICes Take a tour of The Hotel Hershey on a battery- B.R.P. Entertainment powered, self-balancing personal transporter! The Hershey Partnership 1521 Cedar Cliff Drive This 2 1/2 hour adventure begins with a 150 W. Chocolate Ave. Camp Hill, PA 17011 complete safety briefing and introduction, and Hershey, PA 17033 717-761-7612 • 888-750-7295 participants then glide along secluded wooded 717-298-1359 www.brpentertainment.com paths, learning the history of the Hotel. www.hersheypartnership.com C. Ted Lick Wildwood Stars and Stripes Tours Journal Publications Inc. Conference Center HACC P.O. Box 235 1500 Paxton St. 1 HACC Drive Harrisburg, PA 17104 Harrisburg, PA 17110 York Springs, PA 17372 717-236-4300 717-780-3220 717-528-1660 • 877-723-1863 www.journalpub.com www.wildwoodconference.com www.starsandstripestours.com 48 Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org
  • 50. T ransportation Amtrak Keystone Service WEB IT! hersheyharrisburg.org what to do Fourth & Chestnut Streets Harrisburg, PA 17101 717-232-3331 • 800-USA-RAIL www.amtrak.com Bailey Motor Coach 123 E. Market St. York, PA 17401 717-718-0490 www.baileycoach.com Enterprise Rent-A-Car Hershey Lodge and Convention Center West Chocolate Avenue & University Drive Hershey, PA 17033 717-533-3099 www.enterprise.com Executive Coach, Inc 525 Beaver Valley Pike Lancaster, PA 17602 717-464-2767 • 800-499-5765 www.executivecoach.travel Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) 1 Terminal Drive, Suite 300 Middletown, PA 17057 717-948-3900 • 888-235-9442 www.Flyhia.com Unique Limousine 1900 Crooked Hill Road Harrisburg, PA 17110 717-233-4431 • 800-298-8053 www.uniquelimousine.com Unique Limousine is a family company, providing only the best in professional chauffeured transportation. Expert service and caring attention to detail is our promise to you. Your time is precious … so don’t waste it searching all over the Internet for a hotel room. Just visit hersheyharrisburg.org to quickly book a hotel room through: Book Room A at www.hersheyharrisburg.org or call 877-727-8573 In partnership with: Choose from a wide variety of lodging options – four-star properties, family- friendly hotels and budget options. You’re sure to find the perfect accommodations! www.hersheyharrisburg.org Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Guide : hersheyharrisburg.org 49