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2022 Guide to Hershey, PA for Adults

Itinerary for Guests 21+ Visiting The Sweetest Place On Earth

Hershey might be known for its family-friendly atmosphere, but it is also a great place to visit as an adult! Whether you visit by yourself, with your partner, with friends or family, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

If you are searching to plan the ideal adults’ weekend away, let this guide serve as a resource for some of the best attractions, food and drink offerings, and entertainment to experience during your stay in The Sweetest Place On Earth

Visit Hersheypark (Of Course!)

It wouldn’t be the true Hershey experience without a trip to Hersheypark! And, who said amusement parks are only for kids? With 121 acres of outdoor attractions, guests of all ages can enjoy thrilling coasters, classic family rides and waterpark fun. The best part about visiting Hersheypark as an adult? You can ride as many coasters as you want - we have more than a dozen! And don't forget about relaxing attractions like the Lazy River or renting a cabana.

For adults looking to find alcoholic drink options while visiting, beverage and beer carts are available throughout the Park! Additionally, our popular frozen alcoholic sloshies and beer are available at Brews at 1906 Grill

Enjoy a Show

Hershey is never short of entertainment, and that extends into all categories! From music concerts to Broadway shows, Hershey has much to offer at Hersheypark Stadium, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre.  

Here is a list of shows perfect for adults coming in summer and fall of 2022.

Enjoy Fine Dining at Our Premier Restaurants

This beautiful destination includes 16 incredible and award-winning dining options with a wide selection of food options for everyone! 

The Iberian Lounge at The Hotel Hershey has live music on Saturday nights from 8-11 p.m. during the summer season. With signature chocolate cocktails, whiskey from around the world and lite fare, it is the perfect place for adults to unwind and enjoy their weekends.

The Circular is the flagship restaurant at The Hotel Hershey that gives guests an intimate dining experience while overlooking the beautiful formal gardens.

In search of a happy hour? Fire & Grain at Hershey Lodge and Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar in downtown Hershey are two great options as well. Check out our Hershey Happy Hour guide here

Sip Signature Chocolate-Inspired Cocktails

While Hershey is known for its chocolate, our sweet destination is also home to award-winning restaurants with many flavorful drinks that are sure to please our guests. 

Probably the most well-known cocktails from The Sweetest Place On Earth are none other than the signature chocolate martinis. With several options, such as the Hershey’s Kisses Signature Chocolate Martini with a Hershey’s Kiss at the bottom of the glass, Hershey’s Chocolate Caramel Martini, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Martini, these staple cocktails will help commemorate your time in Hershey! They can be found across Hershey, Pa., at restaurants like Trevi 5 at The Hotel Hershey, Fire & Grain at Hershey Lodge, and The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio in Hershey’s Chocolatetown. 

Our newest restaurant, The Chocolatier, recently unveiled a variety of new drinks for our adult guests ages 21 and older. The Seasonal Sangria, Jalapeno Margarita and Cucumber Smash are just a few of the recent additions to the menu. 

ICYMI: Hersheypark recently opened two new attraction experiences, Jolly Rancher Remix and Mix’d Flavored By Jolly Rancher, and in honor of the two candy-themed rides, The Chocolatier created a Watermelon Jolly Rancher cocktail and a Twizzler cocktail. 

Be sure to visit our various dining locations to get a taste of the cocktails they offer!

Enjoy a Weekend Getaway

Our resorts feature a diverse array of amenities for adults to experience and enjoy. The outdoor pool complex at The Hotel Hershey features an infinity edge adult pool and whirlpool for overnight guests ages 18 and older. Guests can relax on lounge chairs and enjoy refreshing drinks and food from Poolside

If you’re interested in having a little bit of shade, guests of The Hotel Hershey can also rent a cabana at the pool. Cabanas feature a 32” flat screen TV, ceiling fan, table and chairs, three private lounge chairs, refrigerator, bottled water, and snack basket. The outdoor pool complex is an exclusive amenity for overnight guests of The Hotel Hershey or guests of The Spa At The Hotel Hershey with three or more 50-minute services and qualifying spa packages. Learn more about the outdoor pool at The Hotel Hershey here

Guests of our Official Resorts of Hersheypark also have access to our two award-winning golf courses at Hershey Country Club as part of our FREE Resort Benefits.

Indulge in a Variety of Spa Treatments 

One of our greatest experiences for guests to enjoy are our two spa locations, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey. Spa treatments are available for guests 18 years and older, so it is a popular option for adults to get away from their busy schedules and be treated to some well-deserved pampering. 

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, also known as the Chocolate Spa, is home to signature chocolate treatments that are unique to our destination. Guests can enjoy treatments like a Cocoa Massage, Whipped Cocoa Bath, Cocoa Facial, Chocolate Fondue Wrap and more! 

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey also offers seasonal treatments like a Watermelon Basil Vodkatini Manicure and Pedicure, a Chocolate Dipped Coconut Immersion, Mojito Massage and even a Coconut Body Scrub! The Chocolate Spa also has couples massages perfect for either a romantic weekend getaway or a day off from work. Or, if you’d prefer to have a relaxing day to yourself, the spa offers a variety of traditional massages such as a Calming Lavender and Chamomile Massage, a Cocoa Massage and a Deep Tissue Massage. 

MeltSpa by Hershey is another great relaxation spot that is turning five years old this fall! MeltSpa by Hershey is the exclusive home to Hershey’s Dark Chocolate treatments. Treatment options include a Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Body Wrap, Sugar Scrub and many more. MeltSpa by Hershey also has a full-service hair salon and a nail salon available to guests. 

Hershey may be known as a family-friendly destination, but it has great opportunities for adults to visit and have an immersive experience! Plan your visit to Hershey today.