Hershey Park is only minutes away from Legacy Landing for some great family fun! The park was built by chocolate entrepreneur Milton S. Hershey in 1907 as a place where his employees could enjoy a Sunday afternoon. Hershey Park is now a major theme park with sixty rides including coasters, water rides, family rides, kiddie rides, live concerts and shows, and much much more! Hershey Park is open some days in May; full time in June, July, and August; and some days in September. Admission price to Hersheypark also gets you into ZooAmerica. The gates also open– with reduced prices and rides– for “Springtime in the Park” preview event, in April.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a state of the art medical center, serving the entire Central Pennsylvania area. Being only 10 minutes away, you can rest assured you can get there quickly. The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
The Derry Township School District is an award-winning public school system. It is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania home of “Chocolate Town USA” which is a legacy that began with the community’s founder, Milton S. Hershey.
The district serves approximately 3,500 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The 114-acre campus hosts five school buildings, with exemplary facilities, curriculum faculty, administrators, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs. Annual graduation rates typically exceed 95% of our seniors pursuing a higher education. At all grade levels, statewide assessment scores are consistently well-above state averages. Hershey High School and Hershey Middle School have been recognized as “National Blue Ribbon” schools by the United States Department of Education, which recognizes the finest public schools in the nation via the Blue Ribbon process.
Harrisburg International Airport is your key to a fast get away. In less than 10 minutes from Legacy Landing you can be on your way to your family vacation!
The Outlets at Hershey can meet all of your shopping needs. They offer a wide variety of stores including Ralph Lauren, Gymboree, The Children’s Place, Tommy Hilfiger, plus much much more!
Only minutes away from Legacy Landing is Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg offers many cultural and entertainment options. Harrisburg has been an important transportation center since the days of riverboat traffic. Its western boundary is formed by the Susquehanna River. This location played an important part in its selection as the capital of Pennsylvania in 1812. Because of its location, Harrisburg played a large part in the early development of the Pennsylvania canal system and the subsequent development of the railroads, highways and airlines. Today, Harrisburg is one of the most important commercial centers and distribution points in the East.