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5 Fun Northeast Travel Ideas for Families


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Hershey!

You could go to Hershey, Pennsylvania for the live entertainment and the museums but who are we kidding? You're going to Hershey for Hershey Park and Chocolate World. Ride the roller coasters and snack on chocolate - there's even a chocolate spa for relaxing with a chocolate moisturizing massage. (Can you say YUM?)

Near Hershey Park are the Indian Echo Caverns, where you and the family can take a 45-minute tour of the limestone caves underneath the land where the Susquehannock Indians once lived.

For a dose of history, both Gettysburg and Lancaster (also known as Pennsylvania Dutch Country) are less than an hour's drive from Hershey. Immerse yourself in the history and stories of the Battle of Gettysburg and visit the spot where President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg address.

While in Lancaster County, tour the covered bridges and Amish attractions -- don't miss out on a buggy ride