The 16 Best Tips For Visiting Hersheypark With Kids

It’s called the Sweetest Place On Earth. Hersheypark isn’t just a day trip, it’s a destination. It can easily become one of your kids favorite destinations, making memories you will all cherish.

But I am not gonna sugar coat this part– Hersheypark is a lot bigger than you think it will be. If you don’t plan well you could become overwhelmed and overtired.

Here are some tips we have discovered that can help you plan the best trip ever to the Sweetest Place On Earth!

Hersheypark Sweet Sneak Peek

You have to arrive the night before your park day to take advantage of it! With your admission ticket you can arrive 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours before closing the night before.

For an extra $15 most days, you can park in premium parking that is ridiculously near the front gate.

Pay For Premium Parking

Height Guide

If your kids are on the edge of a height category, they may not qualify for a few of the water slides on the Boardwalk, because the height for those rides are taken with shoes off.

I highly recommend you plan for at least 3 days in Hershey, PA, just so you can see the major attractions.

Plan More Than One Day

The Boardwalk 

This is a great place for the entire family too because there is something for everyone, from babies to preschooler, grade-school age, teens, and adults!