Things to do in Pennsylvania
Built in 1907, Hersheypark is a family theme park 15 miles east of Harrisburg, and 95 miles west of Philadelphia. There are so many things to do in Hershey, PA. Try the attractions, including Hersheypark and a visit to Zoo America, a year-round, 11-acre, walk-thru zoo adjacent to Hersheypark in Hershey, PA. Relax at the Chocolate Spa or Golf at Hersheypark’s official golf course. Every season has special activities.
No visit to Hershey is complete without a stop at Chocolate World. Hershey's Chocolate World is for Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery, the Hershey Trolley Works, Factory Works Experience, and a free Chocolate Tour ride. If you are a history buff don't miss a trip to Gettysburg. View the exhibits, see the video and take the audio drive tour of the battlefield sites or arrange a guided tour of the area where Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee concentrated his army upon the approach of Union Gen. George G. Meade's forces. See the battlefield where Lee's second invasion failed amid heavy losses at Pickett's Charge.
Visit Wyndham Center in downtown Philadelphia and take the guided tour of Independence Hall. View George Washington's "rising sun" chair in the Assembly Room. See The Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, Penn's Landing, and Old City, with its many shops, galleries, restaurants.
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