Explore the chocolate wonderland of Hersheypark, founded in 1906 as a leisure park for employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company. The park's first roller coaster ride opened in 1923, and today the venue contains a total of 70 rides and attractions, covering a vast area of over 45 hectares (110 acres). The six themed areas offer rides ranging from low-speed, gentle adventures for young children, to high-speed experiences for adrenaline junkies. You can also explore a section featuring a large water park, and a walk-through zoo dedicated to North American wildlife. Be sure to drop by the visitor center, containing restaurants and chocolate shops, and offering free chocolate factory-themed tour rides. Add Hersheypark and other attractions to your Hershey trip itinerary using our Hershey tour builder website .
This park was way better that what we expected to be. It has many coasters so it is worth to arrive early. The wood coaster shake at lot so I suggest do it last so your body it is relax for the other ... more »
kids liked the place. Parking is somewhat an issue. Expect to spend some money, ie parking, tickets, food and games. more »
One of the cleanest amusement parks you can visit. The water park is fantastic. Fun rides everywhere and they strategically place kids rids near adult rides so you can divide and conquer. Mommy takes the big kids on the big rides and Daddy takes the little ones elsewhere without ever being far apart. Plenty of shade for those hot days as well. I remember coming as a kid and it has only gotten better!
So much fun and a lot of things to do. They have small rides for younger kids spread amongst the roller coasters so families with varying heights or bravery can still be close together. The water part has gotten bigger each year and Chocolate World is always fun. I wish the characters were out more during the week but, I understand it is hot and they cannot be out long.
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