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An Adult's Guide to Hershey, PA

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

Book a Weekend Getaway

Book a stay at one of the Official Resorts of Hersheypark to ensure ample time to experience all the sweet things Hershey, Pa. has to offer.  Guests can save big on their stay with year-round resort packages catered to the offerings throughout the destination each season. Plus, a stay at one of these  Official Resorts of Hersheypark always includes FREE Resort Benefits such as free admission to Hershey Gardens and The Hershey Story's Museum Experience, access to two award-winning golf courses at Hershey Country Club and much more. 

Visit Hersheypark 

It wouldn’t be the true Hershey experience without a trip to Hersheypark. 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 any of the fifteen coasters we have throughout the park. And don't forget about relaxing attractions like the Lazy River or renting a cabana at The Boardwalk during the summer season.

For adults looking for alcoholic drink options while visiting, beverage and beer carts are available throughout the Park and at Brews at 1906 Grill. Or, visit The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio, located in Hershey's Chocolatetown for appetizers, specialty cocktails, entrees and elaborate desserts. 

See a Live Concert or Show

Hershey is never short of entertainment, and that extends into all categories! Experience the best in concerts, family entertainment, sporting events and touring Broadway shows at the official venues of Hershey, Pa. – Hersheypark Stadium, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre. View Upcoming Shows

Taste The Many Flavors of Hershey

Hershey, Pa. is home to 16 unique and award-winning dining options. Whether you are looking to have a casual meal with friends or a private dinner for two,  you’ll find an ambience, menu, and tastes suited for whatever experience you’re craving.

At The Hotel Hershey, dining options include The Circular, the Hotel's flagship restaurant, as well as Trevi 5 Italian Restaurant and Harvest, a farm-to-fork restaurant inspired by local and regional ingredients. Then cap your night at the Iberian Lounge, offering craft cocktails, live music Saturday nights and whiskey from around the world.  It is the perfect place for adults to unwind and enjoy their weekends.

Those looking to start their day off with a hearty breakfast should visit STACKS, Hershey Lodge's new brunch spot serving up breakfast and lunch dishes stacked with flavor.  For sweet happy hour deals, head to the resort's restaurant  Fire & Grain, or visit Revelry Chophouse, Bar + Patio for contemporary chophouse fare and an extensive wine list. Sports fans should visit The Bears' Den to catch the latest game while eating classic American fare. 

The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio brings guests fun-to-table dishes with chocolate-infused entrees, seasonal cocktails and signature desserts. We recommend trying one of the Over The Top Hershey's Milkshakes; it's the sweetest way to end a meal.  

In search of a happy hour around town? Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar offers half-priced drinks and appetizers at their bar seats from 4-6 p.m. in downtown Hershey. Check out our Hershey Happy Hour guide

Sip On Signature Chocolate-Inspired Cocktails

Probably the most well-known cocktails from The Sweetest Place On Earth are none other than the Hershey's Signature Martinis. With several options, such as the Hershey’s Kisses Signature Chocolate Martini , Hershey’s Chocolate Caramel Martini, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Martini, these staple cocktails will surely commemorate your time in The Sweetest Place On Earth. 

Indulge in a Variety of Spa Treatments 

If you're looking to unwind during your getaway, visit one of Hershey's two spas, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey. Spa treatments are available for guests 18 years and older, and are popular options for adults looking 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, like a Cocoa Massage, Whipped Cocoa Bath, Cocoa Facial, Chocolate Fondue Wrap and more. Guests can also experience seasonal spa treatments inspired by the scents of each the season. Guests will also have access to steam rooms, four relaxation spaces, an Indoor Pool Complex, saunas and more during their visit. See the full list of amenities at the Chocolate Spa

Those looking for a quick pick-me-up can visit MeltSpa by Hershey day spa, the exclusive home to Hershey’s Dark Chocolate treatments as well as rotating seasonal collections. MeltSpa by Hershey also has a full-service hair and nail salon, and a relaxation lounge guests can unwind in before and after treatments. 

We hope you visit The Sweetest Place On Earth soon! Share your photos with us on social media using #HersheyPA