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

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
Weis Markets - carries packaged deli and cheese.
1700 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 397-8127

Cheaper Tickets:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/42557

Attractions - Harrisburg:
http://www.hersheypark.com/
https://www.hersheys.com/chocolateworld/en_us.html
https://www.laketobias.com/
http://indianechocaverns.com/
http://www.crayolaexperience.com/easton
$14 tickets with Groupon: https://www.groupon.com/deals/gl-crayola-experience-easton-pa

Attractions - Lancaster:
https://www.dutchwonderland.com/ Groupon: https://www.groupon.com/deals/gl-dutch-wonderland-in-lancaster-2
http://www.cherrycrestfarm.com/
http://www.crayolaexperience.com/easton


Author Topic: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread  (Read 66943 times)

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #300 on: September 26, 2018, 09:13:31 AM »
Any codes for hershey tickets? The Eastern Union ones expired Before YT

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #301 on: November 09, 2018, 09:34:28 AM »
Anything to do in Lancaster during the winter?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #302 on: April 15, 2019, 01:13:40 PM »
Will be in Lancaster for tues & wed of chal hamoed. Want to visit the Amish — best way/place?

Any other suggestions on where to go/ what to see (kids range from 5-15) excluding Hershey world?

Thinking about Strasburg railroad and echo dell caverns.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #303 on: April 15, 2019, 01:23:07 PM »
I've been there a couple times and plan on going again. There is no real tour that I'm aware of that takes you into currently inhabited amish houses etc. There is some tour of a house, sort of like a museum, I don't recall the name although you can find it on tripadvisor etc giyf. However, I did do the buggy ride (abe's) where amish people take you in a horse and buggy into their neighborhoods while giving you a personal tour and answer your questions and explain stuff. Afterwards I just took my car and drove through those country roads myself and it was amazing. You get a self guided tour in breathtaking farms, scenery, country roads etc.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #304 on: April 15, 2019, 05:21:40 PM »
Any minyan in Lancaster over chol hamoed?
Recommend place to stay for one night?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #305 on: April 15, 2019, 06:41:41 PM »
Any minyan in Lancaster over chol hamoed?
Recommend place to stay for one night?
I went last year stayed one night at
Hampton inn and suites Hershey nothing special but clean.
The closest minyan (from Hershey) is at the Kesher Israel Congregation address is  2500 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #306 on: April 15, 2019, 06:56:39 PM »
Any minyan in Lancaster over chol hamoed?
Recommend place to stay for one night?

Daven at any of the pesach hotel programs. If you call, they should allow.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #307 on: April 15, 2019, 07:00:05 PM »
Any minyan in Lancaster over chol hamoed?
Recommend place to stay for one night?

What activities  are you doing? I would stay in closest hotel.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #308 on: April 16, 2019, 07:06:12 AM »
What activities  are you doing? I would stay in closest hotel.
Since most big attractions are still closed, I think we will just do Amish town some train ride around there etc. nothing confirmed yet.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #309 on: April 16, 2019, 08:07:52 AM »
Since most big attractions are still closed, I think we will just do Amish town some train ride around there etc. nothing confirmed yet.

Sounds like what we are doing as well. Any particular place in Amish?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #310 on: April 17, 2019, 10:18:39 AM »
Any minyan in Lancaster over chol hamoed?
Recommend place to stay for one night?

Chabad 1024 Harrisburg Ave.
8am shachris
730pm mincha

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #311 on: July 03, 2019, 04:33:56 PM »
Myself along with 2 or 3 other families are looking to come up to Hershey area for a long weekend and was wondering if there are any hotels that have minyanim for Shabbos or one that is within walking distance? cans someone help us out?



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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #312 on: August 03, 2019, 11:57:59 PM »
I must admit I'm shocked a search for "fireworks" returned zero results on this forum....

So I'm wondering if anyone has a lot of experience buying fireworks in eastern PA and can advise where is the best place to buy them?  And why is it the best?
I've bought them in PA several times but always feel like I'm just getting suckered in to the giant stores with the highway billboards.  They all sell similar items with their own branding and they are running constant "sales".  It's like Kohls... if it's not at least 50% off, you're paying more than you would at any other store.  I'll be taking a 5-7 day trip through Philly, Lancaster, York/Hanover/Hershey, and possibly Scranton area soon so I am willing to try just abot any fireworks store in these parts of PA.

Thanks!

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #313 on: August 04, 2019, 03:30:24 PM »
I’m looking for a decent hotel in Lancaster area. We’ve stayed at Double tree a bunch of times and would like a change. Best Western (Eden) doesn’t have any rooms for our dates. I see there is a brand new Residence Inn by Marriot. Has anyone stayed there? Experience? Is it kid friendly?  Thanks

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #314 on: August 06, 2019, 09:51:56 AM »
I’m looking for a decent hotel in Lancaster area. We’ve stayed at Double tree a bunch of times and would like a change. Best Western (Eden) doesn’t have any rooms for our dates. I see there is a brand new Residence Inn by Marriot. Has anyone stayed there? Experience? Is it kid friendly?  Thanks

stayed right across from Dutch Wonderland at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
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