HersheyPark is a family theme park situated in Hershey, Pennsylvania, including 13 roller coasters, a full water park with wave pool, and over 70 family friendly rides.
From the agricultural shows that gave the building its name, to the car shows, sporting events, conventions and other activities that take place here throughout the year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is home to many exciting events.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol is a must-see for any history buff. Designed in 1902 in a Beaux-Arts style with decorative Renaissance themes throughout, there is historical beauty around every corner. The State Museum of Pennsylvania maintains a collection of nearly 5 million artifacts and objects that interpret the rich history and pre-history of the state.
Using science as an entry to the arts, Whitaker Center exhibits science, the performing arts, and an IMAX theater under one roof. The center encompasses a total of 130,000 square feet, including Discovery Lab classrooms, multi-purpose rooms, the AMP Grand Lobby and the Kunkel Gallery.
The sights and sounds of firefighting come to life at the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum. Located in a century-old Victorian firehouse, the museum houses an outstanding collection of artifacts from the hand-drawn equipment of yesterday to the modern tools of today.
Gettysburg is known for Gettysburg National Battlefield, site of a turning point in the Civil War. The park also includes the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center, displaying Civil War artifacts, and Gettysburg National Cemetery, where a memorial marks the site of Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address.
Surrounded by some of America’s most productive dairy farms, Milton S. Hershey opened the world’s first modern chocolate factory and built the “model town” for employees and their families so they have an attractive place to live, work, and play. In the end, he didn’t just build a factory in the town that bears his name — he built a community.