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Early Summer Getaways at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark

From coaster riding at Hersheypark to s'mores roasts and mini golf at the resorts to relaxation at the spas, there's something for the whole family in The Sweetest Place On Earth as we head into the summer season.

On select dates now through June, The Official Resorts of Hersheypark are offering their most popular package - Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE - so families can extend their visit and truly enjoy all that Hershey, PA has to offer. With this package, available at both The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge, kids enjoy free accommodations, free Hersheypark tickets and free breakfast, while parents enjoy sweet savings.

Additional packages and offers currently available at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark include:

  • 2-Day Stay & Play Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Hersheypark Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Hersheypark Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort

So, what are you waiting for? Check out some of our favorite reasons to visit Hershey in May and June below and start planning your early summer getaway to The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge or Hersheypark Camping Resort today.

See you soon! 

Please visit Our Promise To You prior to your visit to review the most up-to-date enhanced safety measures and protocols at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark.


Enjoy Activities and Outdoor Recreation

The return of warm weather means the return of outdoor recreation at the resorts! S'mores roasts are back and are a guest favorite at all three Official Resorts of Hersheypark, especially Hersheypark Camping Resort. There, guests can also enjoy outdoor fun at the community s'mores pit, playgrounds and basketball and volleyball courts this summer.

At The Hotel Hershey, hiking trails, disc golf, glow golf and outdoor games in Harvest plaza are now available. Plus, guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor sports at the resort's expansive sports complex, including volleyball, basketball, tennis, pickleball, croquet, Spikeball, bocce ball, shuffleboard and cornhole.

Basketball and tennis courts can also be found at Hershey Lodge, as well as a miniature golf course - a favorite summertime activity for Lodge guests.

In addition to recreation, each resort is offering special activities for guests on weekends, such as chocolate bingo, character appearances, coloring contests, crafts, arcade games, entertainment and more. Don't miss out! View upcoming activities schedules below.

Get Hersheypark Happy  This Summer

Who's ready for coaster rides and sweet family times at Hersheypark? The Park opens for the summer season on April 30, 2021 with plenty of opportunities to get Hersheypark Happy throughout May and June.

New this season, be sure to visit Milton's Ice Cream Parlor and The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen inside Hershey's Chocolatetown for custom house-made ice cream creations and shareables and a curated selection of mouth-watering confections. And save the date for the opening of The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio in Hershey’s Chocolatetown on May 29, 2021. This all-new, full-service restaurant, bar and patio serves up fun, food and drinks year-round and features past and present pieces from the Hersheypark ride collection, one-of-a-kind views of neighboring attractions, and a second-story patio and bar that provides panoramic views of Hersheypark

The best part? All guests of The Official Resorts of Hersheypark receive the best price on Park tickets, free parking and guaranteed reservations for admission to Hersheypark with the purchase of tickets.

Plus, to make your getaway extra sweet, all resorts guests receive complimentary or discounted admission to other area attractions, such as Hershey Gardens, The Hershey Story's Museum Experience and ZooAmerica, as part of our FREE Resort Benefits

Make a Splash at our Indoor and Outdoor Pools

Outdoor pools at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark open Memorial Day weekend. But indoor pools are also available year-round for a splashing good time. 

At The Hotel Hershey, relax by the hotel's heated indoor pool and whirlpool jacuzzi or enjoy splashes at the Outdoor Pool Complex, featuring an infinity edge adult pool and whirlpool, family pool with zero-grade entry, two large slides and a kiddie spray deck.

Hershey Lodge offers a zero-entry outdoor pool, spray fountain and lounge area. But be sure to also check out the resort's indoor pool complex, Hershey's Water Works. It features Twizzlers Twists water slides, a Reese's Water Walk, and more interactive water features such as a sand castle spray zone, lighthouse tipping bucket, basketball hoops and more.

Campers at Hersheypark Camping Resort can also look forward to splashes at the campground's two outdoor swimming pools and kiddie pool this summer.

Please note, all indoor and outdoor pools are open with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing. To help manage capacity for the safety of guests and team members and to enhance the guest experience, Hershey’s Water Works and the outdoor pool at Hershey Lodge are implementing a new reservation system available upon arrival. Please visit HersheyLodge.com/safety.php for more details.


Summertime calls for a spa day to refresh and moisturize. During your getaway, be sure to make time for a spa treatment or two at our sweet spas here in Hershey. MeltSpa by Hershey, our day spa in downtown Hershey, is now offering its seasonal Coconut Lime Collection including body scrub, manicure and pedicure treatments. 

Or, for more seasonal relaxation, visit The Spa At The Hotel Hershey for a Milk & Honey Hydrating Body Wrap, Strawberry Hydrating Body Wrap, Mojito Massage, Highpoint Garden Hand Ritual or Highpoint Garden Foot Ritual. 

Dine Outdoors

As the weather gets warmer, we look forward to the return of patio dining, weather permitting, this summer. Restaurants across the destination, such as Devon Seafood + Steak and Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar in downtown Hershey; Harvest and Trevi 5 at The Hotel HersheyRevelry and Hershey Grill at Hershey Lodge; and Cocoa Beanery on Research Blvd; have beautiful patios and even better menus. Visit DiningInHershey.com for more info.