A trip to the Hershey Harrisburg Region is filled with incredible things to see and do. No need to take a vote, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Families can find endless entertainment among the best family attractions in PA, from coasters and chocolate tastings to learning something new in a museum. Our vineyard and craft brewery scene is hopping with hundreds of flavorful varieties to sample. With our proximity to nature, outdoor enthusiasts can discover miles of hiking and biking trails and the Susquehanna River welcomes kayakers and boaters to splash and explore.
With so many activity options, our region calls for an extended stay (or another trip altogether) after you discover everything our destination offers. We're among the most fun places in PA.
Some of the main features for tourists in Harrisburg are the activities that take place on and around the Susquehanna River, ranging from biking along the Capital Area Greenbelt and kayaking to a riverboat trip or an afternoon of recreational activities at the City Island Complex. Harrisburg has historic roots, which is why visits to sites like the National Civil War Museum are important, so that you leave with an appreciation for the city.
Many tourists who visit Harrisburg take the short drive east to explore the highlights of Hershey for a day or two to take advantage of the state capital's chocolate-inspired neighbor.