- TripBuzz found 114 things to do with kids in or near Hershey, Pennsylvania, including 98 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like York, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg and Lancaster.
- From Giant Center to ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, the Hershey area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Theaters and Sports Stadiums (Professional).
- Home of the Hershey Chocolate Factory and theme park, Hershey, Pennsylvania is known to locals and visitors as the 'Sweetest Place On Earth'. Hershey kisses adorn street lights as the confectionary scent of chocolate wafts through the cities air. Other family friendly attractions include a zoo, gardens, a falconry and Dutch Wonderland.
President Eisenhower declared the Joseph Huston designed Italian Renaissance style Pennsylvania State Capitol the prettiest building he ever saw. The highlight of the building is the 272-foot dome inspired by Michelangelo's St. Peter's Basilica dome in Rome.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania has over 4,000,000 objects related to life in Pennsylvania since the beginning of time. Areas of the museum include archaeology, community life, domestic life, fine arts, industry, technology, military history, paleontology, geology, popular culture, political history, zoology, …
Wildwood Park & Lake Sanctuary includes a lake, nature center, several miles of nature trails and all kinds of plants and wildlife. They also host multiple special events every week that are both fun and educational.
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Harrisburg Park, 3rd St & Division Street, Harrisburg, PA 17130 MoreLess Info
With a lighted walking path surrounding the lake, Italian Lake provides scenic views of the water and a place to watch the sunset. The lake is inhabited by ducks and geese; and is landscaped with shrubs, flowers, and trees.
The 120-passenger stern driven paddle wheel riverboat known as the Pride of the Susquehanna offers rides on the Susquehanna River. The riverboat is decorated like a 1800s riverboat inside and can be rented for weddings, parties, business functions, and dinner cruises.
250 Reily St, Harrisburg, PA 17102 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2001, the Midtown Cinema was founded by Todd Shill and Allen Brown as a way to increase community engagement in downtown Harrisburg. The tradition started by the founders continues at the theater which screens foreign and independent films.
Beginning at the Walnut Street Bridge, the River Front Park trail in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania descends to the path's River Walk pathway. Toward the end of the 2.5 mile walk, the trail ascends and makes a loop back to the bridge.
Situated on an actual island in the middle of the river, the City Island Railroad & Carousel are attractions within the park on the island. The railroad is a small child-friendly train that slowly runs through the area, and the classic carousel is adjacent to the train.
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3003 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 MoreLess Info
Harrisburg By Segway Tours takes guests gliding past the city's historical venues and scenic sites on the ride of a segway. The tour is a 2-hour family friendly ride that snakes along the Susquehanna River.