following day trips may be of interest to you when you visit Hershey:
Crayon Factory Tour
Easton, PA - 1.5 hours
wonder where all those Crayola colors came from? Well, here's your
answer... a trip to the Crayola Factory.
get the complete answer, history, and interactive projects that
will free the kid in you and captivate the children with you. If
you were ever told, "You must stay inside the lines!",
here is your chance to learn to think, "outside the lines",
be creative with the kids and have a blast.
yes, you'll see how crayons and markers are made too! If you are
going with children, it is important to allow some time for them
to be creative with projects offered for their enjoyment.
Factor Tour Website
General Information Phone
Number (610) 515-8000
National Historic Site
Gettysburg, PA - 1 hour
in the footsteps of Winston Churchill, Charles DeGaulle and Nikita
Khrushchev, in central Pennsylvania, with a visit to the Eisenhower
National Historic Site at Gettysburg. The Eisenhower National Historic
Site is the presidential and retirement home of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Purchased by Eisenhower in 1950, the 189 acre farm sported a show
herd of Angus cattle and served as a presidential retreat, temporary
White House, and meeting place for world leaders. Located adjacent
to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the site today comprises 690 acres
and is still maintained as a working farm. The estate was the only
home that President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, ever owned.
The house, grounds and buildings are preserved.
Displayed are the formal
living room, sun porch, many of the president's paintings, original
furniture, photographs, gifts and other items. Visitors can also
see a video presentation of Eisenhower's life. Self-guided walking
tours of the grounds and cattle barns are available.
Hours and days of operations
may vary so it is advisable to phone: (717) 338-9114
York, PA - 45 minutes
visitors from all over the world, The Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
Museum and Plant Tour is one of the most unique activities you will
ever experience. The antique motorcycle museum features the history
and heritage of America's #1 motorcycle manufacturer and the plant
tour shows the final assembly of the famous Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Exhibits range from the
first 1906 Harley-Davidson through the current models. The plant
tour allows visitors to see the manufacturing of parts and the assembly
of motorcycles. It takes approximately 2 and 1/2 hours to assemble
General Information Phone
Numbers (717) 848-1177 ext 2900 or (877) 746-7937