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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/

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #720 on: October 15, 2023, 08:00:51 PM »
Lancaster Chol Hamoed trip report:

We went to Herrs factory on the way to Lancaster. Kids and adults loved it! We were lucky as the other people who would have been on our tour were one big family and were running late. We ended up getting a private tour, and it was fascinating.

We stayed at the Double Tree. It was pretty meh, except for the water playgrounds which the kids really enjoyed.

Day 2 we did Kreider Farm. Once again both kids and adults had a nice time. The mashgiach for Pride of the Farm came onto the bus to answer some questions and we got to see a newborn calf.

After that we went fruit and vegetable picking at Brecknock Orchards. Admission was free, and they provided shears, wagons and ice cold water. Besides the orchard they also had a playground with many activities for kids. A kiddie hay maze, play tractors, lawn games etc. Great value for your money!

Day 3 we did a farm tour at Old Windmill Farm which is an authentic Amish farm. We got to milk a cow, hold baby goats, chickens and bunnies, feed horses and calves, collect eggs and take a hayride. Kids also got a barrel train ride and got to "harvest" fruit and vegetables. It was an awesome experience and the family living on the farm were nice and friendly.

We drove to the Pinnacle Overlook for lunch. Breathtaking views! DW loved that we passed an Amish schoolhouse on the way. Was cool to see!

We did a horse and buggy ride with Abe's. The nice part about Abe's is that you get a private tour regardless of how many people you are.

Day 4 we did Cherry Crest which needs no explanation....

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #721 on: June 04, 2024, 12:54:33 PM »
Need 29 tickets to Hershey, what’s cheapest way to get?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #722 on: July 02, 2024, 11:17:04 PM »
We drove to the Pinnacle Overlook for lunch. Breathtaking views! DW loved that we passed an Amish schoolhouse on the way. Was cool to see!

Thanks for the TR. Is pinnacle overlook a hike, or can you just drive up?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #723 on: July 02, 2024, 11:54:23 PM »
Thanks for the TR. Is pinnacle overlook a hike, or can you just drive up?
From the parking lot it’s a 5 minute walk