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A Galentine's Weekend Guide in Hershey, PA

A Guide to the Sweetest Girls Weekend in Hershey, PA

Looking for a fun way to celebrate your galentines this year? Then grab your girlfriends and make a sweet getaway to Hershey, Pa.! From chocolate-infused dining to luxurious chocolate spa treatments, The Sweetest Place On Earth makes for the best weekend trip with your gal pals. 

Book Your Getaway at a Hershey Resort 

To start, book a stay at one of the Hershey Resorts to ensure ample time to experience all the sweet things in Hershey, Pa. The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge offer sweet overnight accommodations with iconic chocolate details around every corner, like a full-size chocolate bar at check-in, and chocolate-scented bath amenities in the guest rooms. During your stay, you and your girls will also receive FREE Resort Benefits, including indoor pool access, free admission to Hershey Gardens and The Hershey Story's Museum Experience  and much more.  

Pamper Yourself With Chocolate Spa Treatments

Start your girl's weekend with a day of sweet, chocolate-filled relaxation at one of two spas in Hershey, Pa.

 Please note, demand is high and availability is limited, so we recommend booking as early as you know your plans.

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey

  Affectionately known as the Chocolate Spa, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa is known for signature chocolate treatments like a Cocoa Massage,  Cocoa Facial, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Immersion and more. Spa packages like a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Package, Sweet Chocolate Relaxation Package, a Hershey Kiss Package and more are also available for a full day of chocolate bliss. Spa guests also have access to complimentary amenities such as the indoor pool and whirlpool,  hot showers, steam rooms and saunas.

Before, in between or after treatments, you and your girlfriends can relax the day away in a fluffy spa robe, sip on hot cocoa, and retreat to one of the spa's relaxation spaces filled with Hershey’s chocolates, double chocolate chip muffins, fruit-infused water and an assortment of warm tea.  For an additional charge, indulge in an attended lunch buffet and chocolate cocktails at The Oasis, a restaurant and lounge exclusively for spa guests. Reservations at The Oasis are required and can be made on the day of your appointment. 

MeltSpa by Hershey

If you and your galentines are looking for a relaxing day spa experience, MeltSpa by Hershey is the place for you. MeltSpa offers exclusive dark chocolate treatments, sweet seasonal collections and convenient evening hours seven days a week.  Here, visitors can use the locker room showers filled with signature MeltSpa products, get comfortable in the spa relaxation lounge before and after treatments and enjoy light refreshments including hot cocoa, tea, muffins and sweet Hershey candies. 

Dine at one of our Premier Restaurants

Hershey, Pa.,  wouldn’t be known as The Sweetest Place On Earth without its distinctive dining scene filled with chocolate-inspired eats. Guests can taste the many flavors of Hershey at 15 unique and award-winning restaurants located at our resort properties and around town, many of which feature chocolate-infused dishes, decadent desserts, and of course our signature Hershey’s chocolate martinis - perfect for toasting to Galentine’s Day. 

Sweet options include The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio, which brings guests fun-to-table dishes with chocolate-infused entrees, shareables and signature desserts like the Over The Top Hershey's Milkshakes. STACKS at Hershey Lodge offers an unbeatable brunch menu complete with cocktails, hot chocolates and espresso drinks.  For dinner, visit The Circular at The Hotel Hershey for fresh new twists on iconic American cuisine and a cocktail menu catered to the seasons. Or, if you're looking for a good happy hour, Fire & Grain at Hershey Lodge has half-off select appetizers, $4 draft beer, $6 house wine and $7 signature cocktails daily from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

See A Live Show

Hershey Theatre and GIANT Center host an array of year-round live entertainment with comedy shows, concerts, sporting events, touring Broadway productions, and more. Take a look at all of our upcoming shows here

Visit Hershey  Gardens

Stroll through 23 acres of botanical beauty when you visit Hershey Gardens. The 13-themed gardens, seasonal displays, and an assortment of flowers and trees make for breathtaking views and fantastic photo ops for you and your friends.  Hershey Gardens is also home to dozens of rare, tropical butterflies in the indoor Butterfly Atrium - one of only 25 indoor butterfly atriums in the country. Check out the Hershey Gardens website to see what will be in bloom during your visit.

Learn About, Taste and Make Chocolate at The Hershey Story Museum

Take some time to learn about the town's sweet history with a visit to The Hershey Story Museum. Located in downtown Hershey, this museum honors the life and legacy of Milton S. Hershey, and the town he built on chocolate.  While you're there, grab tickets to a 45-minute interactive demonstration in the Chocolate Lab to learn how chocolate is made. Try your hand at chocolate pouring, decorating and, of course, tasting as you create a delicious take-home chocolate masterpiece! After class, sample a flight of warm drinking chocolates from around the world with a Chocolate Tasting. From fruity African chocolate flavors to Indonesian chocolate with caramel overtones,  you and your girls can hone your skills as a cocoa connoisseur. 

Please note: reservations are required for the Chocolate Lab and Chocolate Tasting.

Visit Hershey's Chocolate World

Become chocolatiers for the day at Hershey’s Chocolate World! Experience sweet attractions like creating your own candy bar, taking a free Hershey’s Chocolate Tour ride, stuffing your Reese's Cup and much more. Hershey's Chocolate World is the world's largest Hershey's store, so be sure to save some time to explore the endless amounts of chocolate and limited-edition treats, see the Amazing Candy Machine wall and take home unique souvenirs like the  World's Largest Hershey's bar.

*Reservations for the ticketed attractions at Hershey's Chocolate World are highly recommended.

We hope you have a sweet Galentine's getaway with us! Be sure to share your photos  by using #HersheyPA on social media!