Families will find kid-friendly activities in Hershey, and visitors give high marks for the popular theater scene and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its theme park, entertainment choices, and museums. Top sights in the city include Hershey's Chocolate World and Hersheypark Stadium.
- You'll find 222 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Harrisburg - Hershey
- The closest major airport is in Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Hershey
Known for its theaters, museums, and live music, the city's cultural venues include The Hershey Story Museum, Hershey Theatre, and Founders Hall. Families come for attractions such as Hershey's Chocolate World, ZooAmerica, and Hersheypark. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Tanger Outlet Center is a favorite for retail therapy.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 29 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Hershey. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- Courtyard by Marriott Hershey Chocolate Avenue - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and comfortable rooms.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Hershey Chocolate Avenue - Our customers like the central location and comfortable, quiet rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
- White Rose Motel - With a stay at this 2-star motel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and convenient parking.
Other top sights in Hershey include Hersheypark Stadium. A popular place to see in the surrounding area is Pennsylvania State Capitol, located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center.
Dressing for Hershey
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 56°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 22°F
- From April to June, the average is 85°F during the day and 38°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 50°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 24°F as the nighttime average
- About 40.71 inches of rain falls on Hershey each year
- July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 24°F