U.S. President George Washington loved chocolate, perhaps that's how he got his wooden teeth! The average American eats 11.7 lbs. of chocolate a year - learn more on the FREE HERSHEY'S chocolate tour! Read more.
Over 3,000,000 people visit Hersheypark each year and it is a favorite amusement park to many, including U.S. President Barack Obama's daughters! Read more.
The U.S. Vice President's own plane known as the "Air Force Two" frequents the tarmac at HIA for test maneuvers! Read more.
Did you know that U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant was appointed as four-star General of the Army in 1866? The USAHEC is the United States Army's preeminent museum and research complex. Read more.
U.S. Presidents Andrew Johnson, Ulysses Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, and William McKinley served in the Civil War. One of many interesting facts! Read more.
When U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt attended the dedication of the capitol building on October 4, 1906, he said, “This is the handsomest building I ever saw." Read more.
U.S. President Gerald Ford greatly enjoyed skiing and would often make snappy, expert turns to delight onlookers.Roundtop Mountain Resort offers unique year-round skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Read more.
Home of the Harrisburg Senators Minor League Baseball Club. U.S. President George W. Bush has a collection of over 250 signed baseballs! Read more.
Several U.S. Presidents continue to pay tribute to the fallen firefighters of 9/11. This museum, housed in the 1899 Victorian firehouse Reily Hose Company No. 10, features an 911 anniversary display. Read more.
"Dark horse" is a race horse that is not known to gamblers making it difficult to place betting odds on. The term was later applied to US President James K. Polk's unexpected presidential nomination. Read more.
On 4/27/09, U.S. President Obama announced the President's Council of Advisors on Science & Technology (PCAST). Teach your children about science and technology with one of many interactive displays! Read more.
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson dreamed of being a stage performer! This historic theatre presents the finest in touring Broadway shows, classical music, dance attractions & world-renowed entertainers Read more.
U.S. President Bill Clinton scored a hockey puck at one of the ice hockey games he attended. Be sure to snag one of the many Hershey's Bears souvenirs offered during the games and inside the shops! Read more.
Thousands of tourists each year come to view the 500,000+ lights adorning the landscape! Benjamin Harrison was the 1st U.S. President to have electric lights and a Christmas tree in the White House. Read more.
Two of U.S. President Bill Clinton's favorite foods are Chicken Enchildas and tacos! Each order can be created to suit your comfort level - spicy or mild, it’s up to you! Read more.
One of the largest events to ever take place at Hersheypark Stadium was a birthday gala for former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Read more.
U.S. President Obama is the first President to brew beer in the White House! Visitors are able to observe the brewing process firsthand and get a close-up view of a working production brewery. Read more.
President George W. Bush was the first President to see the Segway in action and he's been seen cruising around on his very own! "Segway of Hershey - Where the Visitor Becomes the Attraction" Read more.
27th U.S. President William Howard Taft, was the first President to be recorded as being an avid golfer! Read more.
President Thomas Jefferson had his own vineyards and was described as "America's first distinguished viticulturist" and "the greatest patron of wine and wine growing that this country has yet had." Read more.
Sharing good wine is so important that President Richard Nixon took a bottle of wine to China for the famous "toast to peace" in 1972! Visitors can tour and picnic on the porch with chilled wine. Read more.
U.S. President James Madison loved beer so much that he wanted to establish a Secretary of Beer for the Cabinet! Enjoy your drink inside this building of brick walls, wooden beams and hardwood floors. Read more.
U.S. President Gerald Ford was famously caught on film steering a riverboat ship during his Presidency! Enjoy countless themed cruises like Murder Mystery, Pirates, Fall Foliage, Fireworks, and more! Read more.
U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt created 50 wildlife refuges, and also popularized the idea of respect for nature during his tenure as Commander in Chief! Travel 150 acres on a guided safari tour! Read more.
Even before U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, this hotel opened during The Great Depression and has been the region’s premier four-star resort for nearly 80 years! Read more.
U.S. President Warren Harding was the 1st President to ride in an automobile, a Packard Twin-Six, for his inauguration. See other Packard models that are permanently on display at the AACA Museum! Read more.
U.S. President George W. Bush was an active bicycler during his presidency. Sit back and relax as you tour Pennsylvania’s capital city in a bike taxi –a green mode of transportation! Read more.
U.S. President Obama visited an authentic Irish pub in Ireland in 2011. Get your authentic experience in Harrisburg at McGrath’s Pub while enjoying a traditional Irish meatloaf! Read more.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge has many memories of summers spent along river banks. Create your own memories by canoeing and kayaking down the Susquehanna River. Read more.
One of the largest exhibition facilities in the east featuring 26 acres of arenas and exhibition space is home to over 200 shows and events each year that you can enjoy with FREE Wi-Fi! Read more.
U.S. President John Quincy Adams knew so much about theatre that he would publish well respected critiques. Watch the Bible come to life at one of the region's finest venues theaters! Read more.
The past three U.S. Presidents' favorite bands have performed here along with Grammy winners, CMA winners, Tony winners, Opry legends, and even Oscar winners! Read more.
U.S. President Herbert Hoover enjoyed fishing and the outdoors so much he said “All men are created equal before fishes.” Enjoy outdoor activities as you overlook the banks of the Susquehanna River. Read more.
U.S. Presidents have given high-profiled speeches to Chamber of Commerce across the country . You're checking-in to one of the largest and most dynamic Chambers in the Hershey Harrisburg region! Read more.
Each U.S. President since 1927 has stayed at a Hilton Hotel! Explore the Hilton Harrisburg in its convenient location in downtown Harrisburg and close proximity to 2nd Street’s Restaurant Row. Read more.
U.S. President James Garfield loved lasagna so much it’s rumored he ate 5 tons during his 6-month tenure. If you're able to finish Fenicci’s Homemade Lasagna you’ll get a certificate upon completion! Read more.
U.S. President George Washington didn't wear a crown, but would have loved the rooms at the Crowne-Plaza for its convenient access to downtown Harrisburg and state and city government. Read more.
The U.S. President awards The National Medal of Arts to a number of individuals each year. See exhibits, take a class or participate in a program to perhaps one day receive this prestigious award! Read more.
It is said that former U.S. Presidents Lincoln and Harrison slept standing up! You won't do that at this newly "Designed to Dream" Sleep Inn & Suites - Heated pool, FREE wi-fi, phone, HD TV, and more! Read more.
Check-in for FREE maps, brochures, insider tips on the region's exciting attractions and events, and for YOUR CHANCE TO WIN FREE Tickets and Passes to several Hershey Harrisburg Attractions! Read more.