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Shuls:
Kesher Israel (great minyan with breakfast after shachris)
Chabad
Degel Israel

Hotels Near Shuls:
IHG Only one in walking distance from KI, 36min
Days Inn 17min from Chabad
ABVI 25min from Chabad
SPG, None are walking distance:
Sheraton 7k/C&P (3 suites, corner rooms are very large, kids aren't allowed in the club lounge)

FP 4k
FP 3k/C&P


Kosher Food:
Central PA's Kosher Mart
The shul has a limited number of items for sale including packaged food items and dairy including chalav yisrael milk, yogurt and ice cream. Kosher meat and chicken are available at:
  • Weiss Markets, 1700A Fruitville Pike, Lancaster (717) 397-8127
  • Wegman’s, 2000 Crossings Blvd, Lancaster (off Harrisburg Pike)
Chalav Yisrael (Kreider Farms) milk is available at:
  • Giant Food Store (at Stone Mill Plaza), 1360 Columbia Ave., Lancaster
  • Weiss Markets (Kendig Square) 2600 Willow Street Pike, Willow St, PA
Cheaper Tickets:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/42557

Attractions - Harrisburg: - Check Groupon for Deals
http://www.hersheypark.com/
https://www.hersheys.com/chocolateworld/en_us.html
https://www.laketobias.com/
http://indianechocaverns.com/
http://www.crayolaexperience.com/easton


Attractions - Lancaster: Check Groupon for Deals
Dutch Wonderland
Cherry Crest Farm
Crayola Factory
Kreider Farm Tour
Turkey Hill Factory

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: August 11, 2015, 07:09:44 PM »
Anyone stay in Four Points York? Too far?
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: August 11, 2015, 07:15:40 PM »
Anyone stay in Four Points York? Too far?
Not so close

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: August 12, 2015, 12:34:06 AM »
Which hotel would anyone recommend, Sheraton Harrisburgh or Double Tree? Spending time in both areas...children are 6 and under.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: August 12, 2015, 12:58:46 AM »
HoH - abt 3 hrs, besides for the indoor part, there's also a play area outside.
Cherry Crest is a full-day trip. They're open 10-5
Just FYI Cherry Crest is closed on Sunday and Monday.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: August 12, 2015, 01:05:02 AM »
Double tree. It has a small indoor water park for kids. Or if you could get a room at the Eden Resort

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: August 12, 2015, 07:36:36 AM »
Used to be a nice hotel right across from Dutch wonderland... Country Inn and suites...  Lots of Jews stay there (some consider it a plus and some dont)  but certainly very convenient

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: August 17, 2015, 08:19:17 PM »
I'll be at that hotel 8/18-20. Supposedly sold out for those dates. Anyone else being there? How about an 8.30 shacharis?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: August 17, 2015, 08:36:10 PM »
I'll be at that hotel 8/18-20. Supposedly sold out for those dates. Anyone else being there? How about an 8.30 shacharis?
Any shachris tomorrow?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: August 17, 2015, 08:39:45 PM »
Which hotel would anyone recommend, Sheraton Harrisburgh or Double Tree? Spending time in both areas...children are 6 and under.
Sheraton Harrisburg has one floor that they save for people who book through Hotwite etc... Be aware...

The Sheraton has its pool situated in a place where it can be seen from the Lobby

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: August 18, 2015, 09:21:55 AM »
Sheraton Harrisburg has one floor that they save for people who book through Hotwite etc... Be aware...

The Sheraton has its pool situated in a place where it can be seen from the Lobby
Harrisburg is too far anyway.... Stay closer

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: August 19, 2015, 12:37:32 AM »
Anybody ever stayed at the Fairfield inn and suites?
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: August 21, 2015, 11:27:47 AM »
Staying at doubletree Monday and Tuesday. Anyone else going?
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: August 21, 2015, 11:44:55 AM »
🏼 not at the doubletree though. Any shachris minyanim at a humane hour?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: September 27, 2015, 12:20:42 AM »
thinking of going to lancaster for chol hamoed,

how much time does it take to tour the amish areas & any specific things to see?

can I access hershey park for free to get kosher food

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: September 27, 2015, 12:40:06 AM »

how much time does it take to tour the amish areas & any specific things to see?
Anywhere from 1 hour to 2 days..