We drove up to Hershey, PA for our anniversary. It was almost a 2 hour drive, so it was accomplished in one day…one full, long day. We started out at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, the capitol of Pennsylvania only 20 minutes from Hershey. It was a well done museum with lots of artifacts and info. I learned the average soldier was 5’7 (same as me), about 135 lbs (same as me), white (same as me), man (not same as me), and in their 20’s (same as me). Basically, I’m the perfect average candidate to go to war, almost! Sorry there aren’t any pictures, it was not allowed.
After that we drove over to Hershey. What a charming little town. The lamp posts lining the streets have Hershey kisses on the top, the streets are named after sweets, and the town runs on the Hershey brand. We went to the Hershey museum and learned all about the history of Hershey and the making of chocolate. Afterwords, we went to the Hershey Amusement Park and rode a bunch of roller coasters, a handful were really exceptional. We had a disgustingly sweet funnel cake loaded with chocolate, caramel, and Reese’s. Our visit to the Hershey town was fun, but boy howdy do they whore themselves out and charge you for everything.