Hersheypark (Chocolate World) - Rated the No.1 Amusement Park in the Northeast by FamilyFun Magazine, HERSHEYPARK offers fun and excitement for every member of the family! With 110 acres of thrills, including 11 roller coasters and The Boardwalk water play area, HERSHEY PARK is the "cleanest and greenest theme park in America." For more information, visit Hersheypark.com.
Hershey's Chocolate World - Make the official visitor's center of The Hershey Company your first stop when visiting Hershey, PA. Ever wonder how Hershey's chocolate is made? The updated Chocolate Making Tour Ride is an exciting "immersive experience" and it ends with a free sample! Enjoy the "sweet" experience that's larger than life as the Hershey's Product Characters come alive on the big screen in Hershey's Really Big 3D Show! Have fun shopping in the "Everything Hershey's"shops full of gifts, souvenirs and, of course, yummy chocolate. Enjoy lunch at the Courtyard Cafe Food Court. Open year-round (except Christmas day). hersheychocolateworld.com
Hershey Gardens - A feast for the eyes and a respite for the soul. 23-acres of beautiful themed gardens with over 7,500 roses and seasonal flower displays; 75,000 tulips and summer flowering bulbs to excite your visual senses; the rarest of rare trees in the arboretum; a Japanese garden; an outdoor Butterfly House with hundreds of butterflies in free flight; exceptional gift shop; and so much more! HersheyGardens.org
The Hershey Story - Hershey's newest museum! Right on Chocolate Avenue! An interactive multimedia experience that traces the fascinating "rags to riches" life of Milton Hershey, and his many contributions and philanthropic endeavors. Learn more about the amazing man who built the town that still bears his name. Make your own chocolate truffles in the "Chocolate Lab" and enjoy the "Countries of Origin Chocolate Tasting" experience in Cafe Zooka. Hersheystory.org
GIANT Center - Home of the Hershey Bears, the top level minor league affiliate of the Washington Capitals, Giant Center is also the host of major concert events and exhibitions throughout the year. If you're coming for an event at the Giant Center, plan to stay with us. Giantcenter.com
Hershey Theatre - Located in downtown Hershey, this magnificent theatre is the area's premier performing arts center, presenting the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music, dance attractions, and world-renowned entertainers. Few communities in North America (outside major metropolitan areas) have anything the scale and scope of Hershey Theatre. "Spotlight Tours" are available Friday mornings at 11: AM. For more information on current shows, call the Box Office at 717-534-3405 or visit HersheyTheatre.com. (Tickets can be purchased on line.)
Antique Auto Museum at Hershey - featuring over 125 beautiful antique automobiles - a car lover's dream! When you visit the AACA Museum, you'll see all types of vehicles from all eras on display in a state-of-the-art facility. The AACA Museum, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate is rated as America's Foremost Automobile Museum! Collection vehicles range from an 1895 Chicago Motor Benton Harbor, to a 1924 REO Funeral Hearse, to a 1977 Chrysler Cordoba with fine Corinthian leather seats! www.aacamuseum.org
Hershey Trolley Works - Hop on the trolley and learn about the rich and fascinating history of the town of Hershey. Singing trolley conductors take you on a creative, sentimental journey that is engaging for all ages. Get a glimpse of Hershey's rich history on this one-of-a-kind ride! The Hershey Trolley departs from the front of Hershey's Chocolate World. For more information, call 717-533-3000 or visit Hershey Attractions at www.HersheyPA.com.
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife Park - Visit this 11 acre walk-through zoo that is home to over 200 animals and living plants native to five regions of North America. Located and connected to Hershey Park. For more information, visit ZooAmerica.com.
Hershey Area, Pennsylvania
You will love every minute of your visit to this area.
Central Pennsylvania offers a wide range of places to go, things to see and so much to do...starting with a stroll through the beautiful Hershey Gardens, the thrill of a wooden roller coaster ride at Hersheypark, or attending a Broadway production at the magnificent Hershey Theater.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy getting back to nature along the Appalachian Trail, going down the river in a canoe, taking a train ride in the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside, cross-country skiing and so much more. One of your innkeeper's favorite pasttimes is exploring the roads and trails behind the inn. Here is their favorite winter drive.
If exploring, antiquing and shopping is your passion, then a host of great local stores and outlet centers await you. Or spend the day in Amish Country, browsing for hand made treasures and nibbling on funnel cakes and pretzels.
Tucked in the rolling hills of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey's location is ideal for exciting day trips to the many cultural, historical, educational, and entertainment attractions in nearby Harrisburg, Gettysburg, and Lancaster. So while in Hershey, stay and play an extra day at these exciting and memorable regional attractions.
Use Annville Inn as your "base camp" - we are minutes from so many wonderful activities. Check the News & Coming Events section of our Home Page for events you won't want to miss. Everything you see in News & Coming Events is in our neighborhood!
The following are links to many area attractions and things to do and see around us. We have also listed a variety of popular restaurants for your dining enjoyment during your visit, view our favorite local area restaurants.
Annville Inn features five unique guest rooms, each with a private bath.
"The Annville Inn truly is the best place on earth, a paradise. Thank you so much for taking such good care of us. We're so happy to have been in this wonderful place of calm and serenity before we enter the excitement of parenthood. We'll see you around this time next year with some pictures and stories. Looking forward to enjoying yet another room!"