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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 #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

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: August 08, 2013, 11:56:28 PM »
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: August 12, 2013, 03:20:44 PM »
At Doubletree now. Very decent place and kid-friendly. Most people come with kids so we're not getting any nasty looks when our kids are being kids. They have indoor water playground (open until 11pm), crafts/activities throughout the day.  Last night they had an outdoor screening of Cars.  Great location- 10 minutes from the shul, 20 minutes from DW.  Highly recommend for vacation with kids.

DW Kosher stand reopened across the street at the Tanger outlet mall.  Not sure about minyanim there.
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: August 12, 2013, 03:42:27 PM »
I know someone who is looking for work on a farm/agriculture & he would consider Lancaster PA if he can find something.

If you have or know any leads, please let me know. Much appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: August 13, 2013, 10:12:39 AM »
I know someone who is looking for work on a farm/agriculture & he would consider Lancaster PA if he can find something.

If you have or know any leads, please let me know. Much appreciated. Thanks.
Has he been in touch with the Rabbi there?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: August 13, 2013, 03:44:39 PM »
Is there still a mincha at dutch wonderland

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: August 14, 2013, 01:55:22 PM »
Any minyanim 4 shachris in Harrisburg this time of year ?

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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: August 14, 2013, 05:54:25 PM »
Is there still a mincha at dutch wonderland
Not officially but when I was there, a mincha/maariv was arranged, seemed to me it was standard practice.
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: August 16, 2013, 01:46:47 PM »
Great find in Lancaster- the Darrenkamps supermarket across the street from the Doubletree carries Cholov Yisroel milk.  Look for the Kreider's Farm bottles with a hebrew date in the bottom right-hand corner of the bottle.  It's not overpriced either.
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
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Re: Lancaster, PA (And Hershey Park) Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: June 24, 2014, 11:45:39 AM »
I heard that there will be some type of kosher food in Dutch Wonderland in August. Does anyone here have more info? Also, what are good point options in the area