Hershey Tourism

A kid’s dream come true, Hershey is a tourist destination perfect even for the adults who want to relive their childhood or wanting to indulgence in the world of chocolate. Founded by Milton Hershey- the candy tycoon who delighted the world with some of the finest delicacies made by chocolate- Hershey’s; the town is a chocolate lover’s paradise.

Falling under the Derry township of Pennsylvania, Hershey is known as the ‘chocolate town of America’. The town offers exquisite experience, especially for family and kids. Most of the Hershey attractions were established as a recreational activity for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Factory.

The Hershey Park which has around 70 fun-filled and entertainment rides is one of the most sought-after attractions of the town. There are chocolate making and tasting tours that will appease your hunger for chocolate!

If you think that chocolate is the only thing that drives the Hershey tourism, you are mistaken! The Cullari vineyard and the Troegs Brewing Company offer delectable range of wines and beers to wash down all that chocolate.

Plan a trip to Hershey and get lost in the world of chocolate!

Essential travel information and Hershey tips for your visit

  • Generally, the sightseeing tours and the shuttles from the airport are arranged by the hotel or resort that you are staying in. They are also the best way to explore the town.
  • When travelling to Hershey in peak seasons, book accommodations in advance.
  • Most of the attractions have varied timings and ticket prices depending on the seasons; check the official websites for the same.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Hershey

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  • Know the pollution level of Hershey before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Hershey for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hershey.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65.91 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.36 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 79.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 20.45 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.36 (High)
    • Safety Index 36.62 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.49 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.78 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.2 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hershey

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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