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Review of Hersheypark

Ranked #5 of 36 things to do in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: CLOSED January - March 29, 2018. OPEN select days March 30 - April 15, 2018. Hersheypark(R) is THE premier historic family amusement and water park with something for everyone. Genuine hospitality, thrilling rides and attractions, water fun and live entertainment are all part of the authentic Hershey experience. Generations share memorable times in Hersheypark, the centerpiece attraction in one of the world's unique resort destinations. Located in a town founded by an American icon who created a brand that is synonymous with trust and quality, Hersheypark upholds the standard of excellence and advances the legacy of Milton S. Hershey.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed January 2, 2014

I always enjoy our summer trips to Hershey park & Chocolate world. The park is very clean with friendly staff. The rides range from classic to new age rollercoasters. We always try and go during the week when the lines will be somewhat shorter. Nice walk through Zoo with a wide variety of animals, discounted prices for traveling through after 5pm. Worth the visit !

4  Thank Shaundra S
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Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

my wife and i were staying at country inn and suites harrisburg and the girl at the desk suggested we go here to see the lights. the lights were great and the employees we encountered were very nice. we had a blast listening to Christmas music and walking the park while drinking hot chocolate. we truly enjoyed this night and look forward to ring our daughter when she is older.

4  Thank JacoReilley
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

I had always heard good things about Candy Lane at Hershey Park at the holidays but had never been. This year we went. It was cold…as expected but that's what the hot chocolate is for. Several rides are open, mostly the kid themed ones. The lights at night were great and the light show they do every hour is entertaining.

We grabbed a bite to eat in one restaurants at the entrance. I can't remember the name. My husband and I bought had chocolate themed drinks and they were great. The souvenirs were shockingly reasonably priced.

We really enjoyed the park and plan to return next year.

1  Thank Mailer1877
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

we come to Hersheypark several times a year and find it an acceptable local theme park. if you are looking for classic rides (the Scrambler, ferris wheel, roller coasters), they are here. The staff are mostly helpful. One of the first rides in the park is The Scrambler. The line was not very long but it moved at a snail's pace. As I got closer to the beginning, it was because only one young female was working the ride and she was SLOW and uninterested and hated her job, that was no secret. hersheypark is expensive, not only to get tickets, and to park the car, but to buy food as well. the food we tried was just average. we packed a cooler and kept it in the car and went out to the car for lunch, which was a great option for us. it's certainly no Disneyworld, but it is close and certainly a fun way to spend the day. they are the only game in town.

2  Thank Denise S
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Park was crowded but it was June so that is to be expected. Many thrill rides, clean park, great atmosphere. LOVED the live music of players walking through the park with a sax, trumpet, trombone and sousaphone! We left the park to take a rest and cool off mid afternoon and returned at night. THAT is highly recommended. We rode all of the wooden coasters as many times as we wanted and it was indeed less crowded. Many of the families and small children had exited so the lines were much better. The prices are what you expect for a theme park, bathrooms clean and ride operators friendly. This was a great visit for us and we would go back anytime. Love Hershey Park!!

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