Our Summer Hershey Park Activities [#HersheyPA]

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It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Hershey Park. Even though we live in PA, it’s still quite a bit of a drive from where we are. Now that Grady is at the age where he can really enjoy the activities there – we’ll definitely be making a trip this summer! We’ve even been practicing at smaller amusement parks closer to us, and I think he’s ready for the big time! I think he’ll be excited for all the kiddy rides and the CHOCOLATE…..of course!

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Since Hershey Park is a great family destination, I’m hoping that Eric’s family in NJ can make the short trip and have some fun with us there. Eric and his dad would enjoy all the rides, while Grady and his cousin would love the steam locomotive, the new sprayground (water!), the Children’s Garden, and of course – the carousel.

I’d love to walk through ZooAmerica with Haley and I know Eric’s mom would love to go through Hershey Chocolate World. That’s where I’d be if I could eat chocolate! Maybe I could indulge in the Chocolate Spa and not eat any. Or better yet, we could enlist Eric’s parent’s to watch the kids while we enjoy a nice dinner at The Circular – the iconic dining room at the Hotel Hershey.

Eric loves camping so I think a stay at the Hershey Highmeadow Campground would be in order. Plus, I think it would be a great place to relax after a fun filled day in the park. And a concert would just top off the trip. At the young age of almost 3, Grady’s already a budding Dave Matthew’s fan, so I think I’ll be planning our trip around their performance on July 13th!

If you live within a few hours driving distance to Hershey Park, then you must get there this summer. We’ll definitely be making the 2 hour drive there (hopefully in July). It’s so worth the drive time to experience it all! And if you live a little further – still totally worth it. I’d make a whole family vacation out of it – camping and all!

Have you ever been to Hershey Park? What was your favorite thing there? I’ve always loved the water rides.

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  1. I’ve never been, but it sounds like a lot of fun! Who doesn’t love chocolate and a theme park?!

  2. Sounds like a great time. I’ve never been but would love to some day!

  3. I have never been, but have always wanted to go! Hershey’s has the best chocolate!!!

  4. I hear such fun things about it, but I’ve never been there. I’ve been to the factory tour thingie but that’s a separate place, I think, right?

  5. I have been to Hershey Park once and it was a great experience. I hope to take the kids again this summer.

  6. Such fun!! Hubby’s aunt lives up that way, we should totally go!

  7. This sounds like an awesome adventure!

  8. I’ve never gone and what a shame since we live in Ohio… maybe this summer!

  9. I have never gone but I’ve wanted to! But now my three year old has a severe nut allergy so I am not sure if it would be the best place to vacation. One day though…one day!

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