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Hersheypark, Hershey

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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 .
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  • 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 »
  • It's fun for the whole family and has a bit of educational when your on your way to the zoo. Water park is huge and I didn't to even got half of them and it can be very expensive since I took a family...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 5 Stars if it weren't for the price. The admission process is a little high but it doesn't stop there. A 6 inch Subway sub in the park is almost 7 dollars. So much for $5 for long. The park however, is laid out well with a surprising amount of benches for much needed rests on the long Summer days. It is also kept clean with plenty of bathrooms. The layout of the park is great for families. They mix rides for kids and adults throughout the park instead of grouping them by age. The app wait times aren't very accurate either. But the night before preview is very nice. Chocolate world awesome as always! Who doesn't like candy?!?!
  • It's a great place the kids love it. The rides are fun and you can go to the zoo well your at the park. The only things I don't like is that it cost a arm and a leg to go and if you would like to eat or have a drink you better being about 100 $ for 2 people to eat all day and your always waiting in line for everything. From the rides to the bath rooms and your always walking on top of other people. Or people walk on you...
  • Great place for people of all ages. You need to realize it is huge though. You can not do it all in 2 days. I would say 4 days would give you the chance to enjoy The Whole Park. The town looks really cute also and being updated. The only compliant would be the water park which seems to be split up. The wait is also significant on all rides. Splurge for the fast pass. You won’t regret it.

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