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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hershey Gardens

Hershey Gardens
Ranked #3 of 32 things to do in Hershey
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Open year-round, Hershey Gardens' new Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory features an indoor, tropical Butterfly Atrium, where guests can experience hundreds of butterflies and tropical plants. Opened in 1937, the 23-acre outdoor garden features a renowned rose garden, magnificent theme gardens, colorful seasonal displays, and a whimsical Children's Garden.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The gardens are so pretty and so much to view. The children's garden is fun and the butterfly house is the best.

Visited August 2012
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Hershey, PA
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105 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Relaxing...out of the amusement park mode”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Visiting hershey, this is a relaxing way to get out of the amusement park chaos. Your kids will like it, if the butterfly house is open and filled, but only for about an hour. If you are looking for a romantic, relaxing place to spend an afternoon or evening, its a beautiful setting

Visited December 2012
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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Winter walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Even in winter the gardens are very nice for an outing. Depending on packages with local lodging, the gardens may be included in your stay. Well maintained walking paths and many varieties of plants. We happened to be there when a State Championship Football game was being held in Hershey Stadium. The view was awesome and you could see the players and fans are hear the roar of the crowd. Must have been a great game.

Visited December 2012
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Bergenfield, New Jersey
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Gorgeous Flowers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Went during the fall and had a ball walking around the gardens and grounds of all the gorgeous flowers that were grown and taken care of. Absolutely beautiful scenery and the air smells like roses and chocolate...super cool.

Visited October 2012
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Port Royal
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best rose garden in the East.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Hershey gardens comprise about 20+ acres of spectacular flower, shrub, and tree gardens. Beautiful landscaping, complete with numerous theme gardens make for an enjoyable time for the whole family. This is the finest collection of roses in the East

Visited July 2012
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