Destination

A Myriad of Things to Do Near Hershey, PA

While many guests come to Moon Shadow Bed and Breakfast to relax and escape, there is plenty to discover at the Hershey attractions just moments from the hotel. If you don't have a destination in mind but are longing to get out and explore the area, you can learn more about some of our favorite attractions and fun things to do below.

Hershey Winery Tours (5 minutes)

Get a behind-the-scenes taste of what goes into making fabulous wine. And while you’re taking the tour, you can savor delectable wines, cheeses, chocolates, fruits and crackers. From sweet to dry, our many distinguished wines will delight your palate. For more information, please visit https://vineyardathershey.com/vip-tastings-tours/

Hollywood Casino (5 minutes)

Whether you’re a slots fan, a simulcast racing enthusiast or an admirer of other competitive entertainment, Hollywood Casino has the perfect games for you. With more than 2,450 slot machines and over 56 table games, you’re sure to find what suits your interests. For more information, please visit http://www.hollywoodpnrc.com/

Penn National Race Way (5 minutes)

Get front row seats to live racing at the Hollywood Casino’s Penn National Race Course. You can even reserve lounge-style seating for up to 10 people with additional televisions. To find out more information, please visit http://www.hollywoodpnrc.com/Racing

Hersheypark (12 minutes)

With 12 exciting roller coasters and more than 65 different rides and attractions, you and your family can always find something fun to do together. After you work up an appetite, choose from a wide variety of food options. You can even dine with a Hershey’s product character, if you’re so inclined. For more information, please visit http://www.hersheypark.com/

Hershey Zoo (7 minutes)

An 11-acre tour of North American wildlife welcomes you at Zoo America. You’ll get a full history of the plants and animals that thrive on this continent. Plus, you can also see some of the most beautiful and striking members of our zoo family during your scenic walk through our grounds. For more information, please visit http://www.zooamerica.com/

Chocolate World (12 minutes)

If you live for chocolate, this is by far the perfect theme park to satiate your desires. Take the Hershey’s Great American Chocolate Tour or go on a delicious testing adventure. You might even have a try at making your very own candy bar. Do a little shopping and top off your trip with some dining that features chocolate treats. It’s an excursion you won’t soon forget. For more information on chocolate-centered activities, please visit http://www.hersheys.com/chocolateworld/

Hershey Car Show (12 minutes)

As one of the biggest and oldest vintage automobile displays in the country, the Hershey Antique Car Show has existed for many decades. Car enthusiasts from the around the globe come to Hershey to see this fine assortment of vehicles. For more information on available activities, please visit http://www.hersheyaaca.org/index.html

Giant Center (12 minutes)

Home to the Hershey Bears ice hockey team, the Giant Center is a 10,500-seat arena. But you can watch more than just ice hockey in this modern complex. Concerts and other special events take place at this center for the community to enjoy. If you’d like to learn more, please visit http://www.giantcenter.com/index.php

Memorial Lake (10 minutes)

Spend a gorgeous afternoon at Memorial Lake State Park and relax in its natural surroundings. Whether you want to have a family picnic, a calming boat ride or a vigorous hike, you’re sure to be satisfied. For more information, please visit http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/memoriallake/

Car Museums (15 minutes)

Travel back through time and see how cars have evolved from the 1890s to the 1980s. The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum takes you on an amazing ride you’ll remember for years to come. Check out our interactive kids area and numerous exhibits geared to car enthusiasts of all ages. For more information, please visit http://www.visithersheyharrisburg.org/members/aaca-museum.asp?CategoryID=1086

The National Civil War Museum (20 minutes)

The National Civil War Museum is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated solely to the American Civil War and is considered the only U.S. museum that provides the whole story without favoring either side of the most troubled conflict in our nation’s history. For more information, please visit http://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org/