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Posted: October 6, 2010

Hersheypark was created for the employees and relatives of Milton S. Hershey's Chocolate Factory on April 24, 1907. Milton wanted to create a more pleasant environment for workers and residents in his community than any typical factory town of the time. Now offering 62 attractions, 55 "dry" rides, and 7 "wet" attractions, including 11 world class roller coasters, Hersheypark is one of the cleanest, oldest, and true-to-its-theme amusement parks in this country!

For a historical study of Hershey Park, visit here: Hershey Park History

Strategy:
Once you enter the park through the main gates, you will enter the Founder's Circle theme area. If it is a crowded day your best bet will be to go directly to the Boardwalk waterpark. In the morning, it is not crowded at all. The crowds here only pick up around 11:30 or so. (Also, the waterpark closes everyday at 8pm, so plan accordingly.) However, if you do not wish to get wet just yet, immediately get in the line for Fahrenheit. After that, you can basically navigate the perimeter of the park and hit all of the major rides along the way. There are a ton of great rides that Hersheypark offers, so enjoy!

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Readers' reviews:

Attractions
Founder's Circle(Rating)(Height)
Scrambler9
Carrousel8
Tilt-A-Whirl7
Starship America7
Midway America(Rating)(Height)
Lightning Racer948
Ferris Wheel8
Wildcat748
Whip742
Wild Mouse642
Merry Derry Dip Fun Slides6
Music Express642
Minetown(Rating)(Height)
Flying Falcon9
Kissing Tower9
Twin Turnpike9
Speedway8
Great Bear854
Coal Cracker8
Classic Cars6
Music Box Way(Rating)(Height)
Pirate942
Fender Bender848
Blue Cross Monorail8
Tiny Timbers7
Reese's Xtreme Cup Challenge6
Skyview5
Pioneer Frontier(Rating)(Height)
Frontier Flyers942
Storm Runner954
Fahrenheit854
The Howler8
Dry Gulch Railroad7
The Claw748
Sidewinder648
Trailblazer6
The Boardwalk(Rating)(Height)
Tidal Force742
The Hollow(Rating)(Height)
Comet842
Skyrush754
SooperDooperLooper742
Wave Swinger642

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Dining
Founder's Circle(Rating)
Craftbarn Kitchen8
Midway America(Rating)
Midway America Food Court
Minetown(Rating)
Minetown Restaurant5
Just Wing It1
Gourmet Grille
Music Box Way(Rating)
Shakey's Drive-In5
Pioneer Frontier(Rating)
Country Grill9
Prarie Dawgs5
Pioneer Frontier Food Court
Spring Creek Smokehouse
Rhineland(Rating)
Rhineland Food Court
The Boardwalk(Rating)
Shoreline Grill9
Decades5
Famous Famiglia (The Boardwalk)
Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs (The Boardwalk)
The Hollow(Rating)
Famous Famiglia (The Hollow)9
Filling Station
Tudor Square(Rating)
Central PA Kosher Mart9
Hersheypark Place7

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