Any Hershey Park Viseting Tips?

Tuesday, June 26, 2001 3:58 AM
Im going to Hershey park on the 16th of july and i want to know if anyone knows what i should exspect?, since i have not gone there yet.also since its a monday should the crowds be bad and whats he longest line i will prop end up waiting? if theres any hershey park exspert(s) out there any tips for a good trip to hershey park would help me 100% also do they have sales tax on the park tickets? and what coasters should i ride first?
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 7:20 AM
Since you're going in what is pretty much the busiest time of the season -- you're going to have to wait in lines. They won't be too long, but you'll probably have a 45 minute wait for the Great Bear after 12:00pm.

Get to the park at 9:30am.
When the gates open, run to the Comet. Ride that and the go over to the sooperdooperlooper. You should be able to walk right on that. Head up the hill to the Great Bear. The line won't be longer than 15 minutes. Next, headed all the wait out to the other end of the park. It should now be about 11:00am.
Get on the Wildcat and then the Wildmouse. Next, ride the Lightning Racer.

After you've done all that, you've ridden every major coaster in Hersheypark and it's not even noon yet! Go ride anything else, but you will have lines. After 8:00pm, the lines should be gone.

Longest line in the park will be the Wildcat right around 3:00pm. It will be 1 hour 30 minutes approx.

Best place to eat:
Food court in front of Sidewinder.
The Minetown vittles cafeteria -- it's inside and air conditioned.
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 7:32 AM
Hey GandC,

What do you think it should be like on August 14th (that's a Tuesday)?

Tuesday, June 26, 2001 9:49 AM
Try going in the late afternoon. Hershey Park has some sort of special that you can get in past a certain time and your next day ticket is free. This way you could take advantage of the low lines in the late afternoon and still have the whole next day to ride what you missed.

SP we hardly knew Ye
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 4:29 PM
1hr 30mins ugh that sux i hate lines.
Tuesday, June 26, 2001 4:33 PM
Buy some candy bars before you get in line!

Forget about it. It can't be THAT bad!

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