Hershey Tourism

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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!

Hershey Travel Tips

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.
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Facts and Stats for Hershey*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hershey

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Hershey: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hershey for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hershey.

    • Burglary and Theft 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 70 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 82.5 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.5 (High)
  • Living in Hershey - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hershey is 180.18 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 31.35 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 20.52 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.65 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.33 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 120.7 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hershey

    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 9.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

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

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