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Fun Things to Do While You're Here

Visit Hershey's website

To plan your visit and view a complete list of everything the Hershey area has to offer, visit their official website, Experience Hershey, PA.


Right in the heart of Chocolatetown USA, Hersheypark covers 110 acres and boasts 70 rides and attractions, ZooAmerica, and a waterpark full of fun! Day and multi-day passes and shuttle service from the Hershey Lodge are available!

KVC attendees are eligible to purchase discounted tickets to Hersheypark!

The Hershey SpaThe Spa at the Hotel Hershey


The Spa at The Hotel Hershey portrays a timeless elegance that is reflective of High Point Mansion, the home of chocolate magnate Milton Hershey and his wife, Catherine. From the stained glass windows to the breathtaking views of The Hotel Hershey's majestic gardens, The Spa is a beautiful haven for all their guests. Experience first-hand the finest in elegance and service. From traditional spa treatments to the decadent chocolate themed indulgences like the chocolate fondue wrap or the whipped cocoa bath, you won’t regret taking time to pamper yourself!

Hershey Golf Collection

Four distinctive courses combine to make up the Hershey Golf Collection, each offering a unique playing experience.

Hershey Trolley Works
Hershey Trolley Works


All aboard! This entertaining excursion will offer old-fashioned fun as singing trolley conductors guide you on a ride through Hershey, a town “built on chocolate.”

Antique Automobile MuseumAntique Automobile Club of America Museum

For the car lover, the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum is designed to raise public awareness and appreciation of the role that the automobile has played in shaping 20th century America. The AACA museum celebrates the role of the collector in preserving and making accessible a material record of this phenomenon. In addition, the AACA Museum houses the Museum of Bus Transportation Collection. A floor full of buses and more than 30 motorcycles, motorbikes and Cushman complement the 100 cars on display. Check out the museum’s the current and permanent exhibits.

Hershey Outfitters

Looking for outdoor fun? Hershey Outfitters offers an Odyssey Course, paintball, fly-fishing, orienteering and geocaching, kayaking, and other exciting experiences.

Chocolate World

Hershey's Chocolate World


Reimagined for 2016 and now even SWEETER, Chocolate World offers a fun family experience for the chocoholics out there! Follow cocoa beans on a delicious journey in this immersive & free chocolate making tour. See, feel, hear and smell the transformation of cocoa beans to HERSHEY'S famous chocolate on this fun tour. Then, enjoy a free Hershey's product sample on us! While at Chocolate World, the family can also participate in a number of other fun activities including making your own chocolate bars!




ZooAmerica, an 11-acre walk-through zoo with over 200 animals, is located next to Hersheypark and is included with a one-day admission.

The Hershey StoryThe Hershey Story


While in town, visit The Hershey Story Museum and see why for well over 100 years, the word “Hershey” has been synonymous with the Great American Chocolate Bar. Before the world fell in love with his chocolate, Milton S. Hershey was a struggling entrepreneur determined to make a difference. This attraction presents his legacy in permanent displays and special exhibits that change periodically. The museum is also the perfect interactive experience for kids. The Apprentice Program and “I Spy” activity are special ways they present the Hershey Story to younger visitors, allowing them to guide themselves along a “scavenger hunt-style” exploration of the museum exhibits.

Hershey GardensHershey Gardens


Hershey Gardens opened in 1937 with Milton Hershey’s request to “create a nice garden of roses.” More than 75 years later, the 3 1/2 acre rose garden has blossomed into 23 acres of botanical beauty providing visitors with unique experiences and enriching opportunities. Overlooking the town of Hershey, Hershey Gardens features a breathtaking assortment of flowers and shrubs, a stately collection of rare, signature trees, and various programs designed to delight visitors of all ages.

The Falconry Experience



The Falconry Experience is an educational, entertaining, and interactive demonstration featuring hawks, falcons, and a golden eagle offering fun for all ages.

Indian Echo Caverns

Indian Echo Caverns


Located in Hummelstown, just minutes from downtown Hershey, Indian Echo Caverns is home to sparkling crystal clear lakes, intimate passageways, and room after room of mystical beauty.

Adventure Sports of Hershey

Adventure Sports of Hershey


Enjoy a summer day at Adventure Sports playing miniature golf, outdoor laser tag, or driving go-karts. Adventure Sports also offers batting cages, an arcade, and bumper boats.

Dutch Wonderland
Dutch Wonderland

Perfect for families with children 12 and under, Dutch Wonderland offers over 30 kid-friendly rides, including coasters, water-play, mini-golf, and entertainment!

Outlet Shopping


Tanger Outlets, located just minutes from the Hershey Lodge, is home to over 60 stores, including White House Black Market, Guess, Bath and Body Works, Disney Store, Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Coach and much more! And remember, Pennsylvania does not charge sales tax on clothing.


The Antique Auto Club of American Museum
The Antique Auto Club of American Museum is less than 2 miles from Hersheypark and is a journey of discovery and enjoyment for the whole family.

National Civil War MuseumThe National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum located in Harrisburg, is the only museum in the United States that portrays the entire story of the American Civil War.

Regional Attractions

Enjoy great area attractions in nearby Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Gettysburg. Hershey’s proximity to Pennsylvania Dutch Country is perfect for antiquing day trips.