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Hersheypark Named Top 10 Amusement Park in U.S.

USA TODAY 10Best Recognizes Hersheypark as One of Best Amusement Parks

Hersheypark was named a winner in the 2020 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Amusement Park. The 121-acre amusement park was voted one of the top 10 readers' favorite amusement parks across the country. 

A panel of amusement park experts from ThemeParkReview.com, ThemeParkInsider.com, Coaster101.com and other relevant sites partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees out of more than 400 amusement parks in North America. The top 10 winners were determined by a popular vote after four weeks of digital voting.

A Sweet Honor During a Historic Year for Hersheypark

Over the past 110 years, Milton S. Hershey's modest plans for picnic grounds have transformed into a world-class family amusement park that draws guests from across the country. 2020 marks a historic year for Hersheypark with the recent opening of Hershey's Chocolatetown, an all-new region honoring the legacy of Mr. Hershey. The $150 million transformative expansion spans 23 acres and represents the largest investment in company history.

Hershey’s Chocolatetown is home to Candymonium, the tallest, fastest, longest and sweetest coaster at Hersheypark, as well as an entirely reimagined arrival experience, all-new shopping, an iconic Kisses Fountain, and more. Check out this list of 10 sweet things to do and see in the place where fun meets chocolate.

Plan a Summer Visit to Hershey, PA

The one-price admission to Hersheypark includes three sweet experiences with roller coasters, kiddie rides and family-friendly favorites; The Boardwalk at Hersheypark waterpark with more than one million gallons of water; and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre zoo that cares for more than 200 animals.

Guests looking to extend their stay in The Sweetest Place On Earth can choose from multiple sweet packages and offers at The Official Resorts of HersheyparkThe Hotel HersheyHershey Lodge and Hersheypark Camping Resort.