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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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  • 9th Street Italian Market

    Spend a morning squeezing the tomatoes at the oldest outdoor food market in the country. More
  • Aaron and Jessica's Amish Buggy Rides

    Run by people of Mennonite and Amish descent, the tour takes you through the covered bridges of the Dutch German countryside to visit noncommercial... More
  • Andy Warhol Museum

    The Andy Warhol Museum honors local-boy-makes-good with more than 12,000 works of art covering seven stories. More
  • Annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

    For three days in July, you can watch ragged “soldiers” fight the bloody battle with cannons and bayonets for the 146th time. one-day general admi... More
  • Anthony's Italian Coffee House & Chocolate House

    Anthony's, a wooden storefront located in Philadelphia's Ninth Street Italian Market, opened in the 1930s. The environment is Old World, with small... More
  • Antiques of Milford

  • APO Bar & Lounge

    Tad Carducci and Paul Tanguay designed the menu at APO (known to locals as Apothecary). Drinks in the “Elixirs” section have tongue-in-cheek names ... More
  • Ashley Gallery

  • Bamboo Lounge

    Shadowy second-floor cloister More
  • Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market

    Snack on homemade shoofly pie while shopping for souvenirs such as scented candles and old-fashioned candies. More
  • Books & Prints at Pear Alley

  • Bruges Home

    Two-story design studio carrying everything from coffee-table books to club chairs. More
  • Capogiro Gelato Artisans

    Located between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, this family-run gelato shop uses hormone-free milk from grass-fed cows to make its chilled Italian des... More
  • Chaddsford Winery

    Chaddsford Winery, which produces 30,000 cases a year of tannin-rich reds and whites, is co-owned by a husband-and-wife team, who turned a 17th-cen... More
  • Chamberlain Canoes

    Take a float trip down the Delaware River and watch for nesting bald eagles. More

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