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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

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

Go 'n Bananas https://gonbananas.com/
Verdant View Farm Tours


https://www.lancasterconservancy.org/preserves/pinnacle-scenic-overlook/

Author Topic: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread  (Read 208844 times)

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: June 25, 2013, 08:51:06 PM »
no minyan in lancaster (bein hazmanin)
kosher food iin hershey pizza and burgers
you can get a 45 minutes pass into the park
mincha in hershey 6pm upstairs of the kosher food (mariv when store closes 9-930)
mincha this week in harrisburg 8.15

Lancaster has a minyan during the summer, often multiple minyanim

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: June 26, 2013, 08:25:05 PM »
Lancaster has a minyan during the summer, often multiple minyanim
+1 IME
Maybe the Rabbi meant no minyan until after tisha beav.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: June 26, 2013, 08:41:18 PM »
Anyone live in Lancaster?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: June 26, 2013, 09:44:00 PM »
stay at the best western Eden. Very nice hotel and very large suites.
+1. I'm there now - it's pretty nice.

I believe the kosher place in the amusements park is now closed but I got some kosher food (there's fresh steaks) at Weis Markets on Fruitville Pike 5 minutes away.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: June 27, 2013, 12:35:14 PM »
can you let us know definitivly if the kosher stand in the park is closed?

so the 2 hotel options that are recommended are the best western-eden and the sheraton in harrisburg
are they both close to the park? any other choices?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: June 27, 2013, 01:44:43 PM »
can you let us know definitivly if the kosher stand in the park is closed?

so the 2 hotel options that are recommended are the best western-eden and the sheraton in harrisburg
are they both close to the park? any other choices?
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: June 27, 2013, 01:53:59 PM »
can you let us know definitivly if the kosher stand in the park is closed?

so the 2 hotel options that are recommended are the best western-eden and the sheraton in harrisburg
are they both close to the park? any other choices?

Which park are you referring to?  Hershey Park is about 30-40 minutes from Lancaster and thus the Best Western Eden.  Kosher stand in lancaster is closed but the one in Hershey Park is still open. 

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: June 27, 2013, 02:03:19 PM »
i was talking about hershey
so what is the best hotel near hershey, closer than 30 or 40

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: June 27, 2013, 10:08:58 PM »
i was in hershey today it was open!
you can only make a first impression ONCE

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: July 09, 2013, 06:40:40 PM »
anyone stay at Best Western Premier in Harrisburg? anyone know hpw far away that is from Hershey Park?

Also any coupons for Hershey park in August
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: July 09, 2013, 10:57:29 PM »
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: July 10, 2013, 05:20:01 PM »
speaking of harrisburg, there's a pointbreak's there. (it wasnt booking online - said it's all filled up, but I called and got a room)

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: July 11, 2013, 03:47:48 PM »
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #74 on: August 07, 2013, 03:42:17 PM »
Staying at the Eden next week. Anyone else gonna be there?
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: August 07, 2013, 03:45:38 PM »
just went to Hershey and had a great time.
the kosher stand in the park is open and they have a minyan for mincha at 6
stayed at the best western in harrisburg- was there for 1 night and the hotel was very nice.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: August 07, 2013, 04:08:51 PM »
just went to Hershey and had a great time.
the kosher stand in the park is open and they have a minyan for mincha at 6
stayed at the best western in harrisburg- was there for 1 night and the hotel was very nice.
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: August 07, 2013, 04:48:27 PM »
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: August 08, 2013, 05:52:01 PM »
Staying at the Eden next week. Anyone else gonna be there?

I have a friend that will.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: August 08, 2013, 11:34:48 PM »
Any hyatts near Hersey