When you pick up your motorhome rental from Hershey, Pennsylvania, you’ll find yourself in "the sweetest place on Earth," as it is popularly known. As indicated by its name, Hershey is renowned for its rich, chocolate-based history and with its number of experiences available, Chocolatetown, USA, offers its visitors an abundance of unforgettably sweet memories.
Hershey was created by the legendary Milton Hershey, who as well as having a penchant for chocolatey treats, also took great responsibility in looking after his community. And so, the first chocolate plant was built in the town in 1903, followed by homes, schools, and community infrastructure to provide those who worked in his factory with the best life that he could.
Hershey, PA, has grown into an international favorite in the tourist industry. And with it being located just a stone’s throw away from Pennsylvania’s state capital, Harrisburg, as well as the city of Lancaster, you’ll never be far from an adventure with a luxury RV rental from Hershey. If you’re not feeling like exploring big cities but still want to venture just outside of Hershey, then hop on over to Michaux State Forest located in Shippensburg, just a short drive from the humble "Chocolatetown."
The Great Outdoors in Hershey
You’ll have lots of options when it comes to exploring nature with your camper rental from Hershey; around every corner is a chance to experience the region at its finest. You can start in the Hershey Gardens where you can have a tranquil walk through its beautiful 23 acres of lush gardens. Be sure to stop at the indoor butterfly atrium on site; it's the perfect complement to these whimsical gardens.
If you’d rather experience nature a little less refined, then you could visit Brookside Park, another lush paradise located in Hershey itself. The vast green fields of the park are accompanied by a playground and a cozy little brook, making it a great spot to enjoy a picnic in the afternoon sun.
Another option is the local memorial park, also located in Hershey. This beautifully kept park makes a perfect picnic spot with its gorgeous array of flowers, trees, and small gazebos to find shade on those hot summer days. And if you’re looking for hiking trails, head to the Jonathan Eshenour Memorial Trail. This 13-mile trail is perfect for those looking for somewhere to spend the day stretching their legs, or working off the previous day of chocolate tasting in the sweetest place on Earth!
RV Parks in Hershey
If you’re looking for somewhere to settle with your travel trailer rental near Hershey during your trip, you may want to look at Hershey RV and Camping Resort. Settled a few miles down the road from the center of Hershey, this RV park could be a good place to set up camp while you explore this chocolate-crazed town. As well as the usual hookups of water, sewage, and electricity, Wi-Fi and cable TV are also available. This pet-friendly park offers sports activities with swimming and sports courts available for use too.
If you’re searching for an RV park suited for families, then you may be interested in Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA. This park is located a short drive away in Elizabethtown. You’ll have all the necessities you will need at this family-friendly park, from the usual sewage, water, and electricity hookups to Wi-Fi and cable TV. Pets are also welcome, and there's a dog park located on site.
If you’re looking for ways to fully enjoy your stay with an RV trailer rental in Hershey, then you’ll certainly have a lot of options. Since Milton Hershey first began his endeavor into the chocolate-making business, Hershey has become an incredible town filled with countless opportunities for adventure. From its stunningly curated gardens to its significance in American history, it’s hard to deny that this town is incredible. So, where do you start your adventure?
To gain some insight into the town, you can check out the local museum. Here you can educate yourself on why Hershey is such an important page in the American history book, and how one man changed chocolate from a luxury to something anyone could have whenever they pleased. Let’s not forget the chocolate lab where you can get messy too.
If you’re a bit more of an adrenaline junkie but still want to experience the wonders of Hershey’s chocolate history, hop into your Hershey RV rental and head to the town’s amusement park. Here you can experience the fascinating history of Milton Hershey and his chocolate-making journey as well as enjoying thrilling roller coasters and rides.
And if you’ve had enough chocolate for the day, you can get your savory fill at one of the food spots in town, with classic American diners, Italian restaurants, and even an Irish pub.
Once you’ve had enough to eat, round up the family and spend the afternoon or evening settling down in the theater located in Hershey to watch a musical or play. And if you’re a sucker for historic buildings, you’ll be left awestruck by this theater’s ornate architecture - it’s simply stunning. You may want to snap some photos before or after you’ve watched your show.
With all this wonderfully sweet town has to offer, you may want to start your search for an RV in Dauphin County today. Just think of all the chocolate that’s waiting for you in Hershey!