Take five, and take a tour
Take the Macungie Assembly Operations Tour to see how the trucks are assembled. The tour is free and conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout most of the year. Reservations are required. Call 610-351-8996 or visit macktrucks.com. Truck parking is available.
Learn why it takes seven days to make a single jelly bean on this free 40-minute walking tour. Call 800-953-5592 or visit jellybelly.com. Parking is available near the factory, and public transportation is available from other areas.
Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, Louisville, Ky.:
Discover the process through which the famous bats are made. Admission is $10 for adults and includes a miniature souvenir bat. Call 877-775-8443 or visit sluggermuseum.org. Truck parking is available.
Ride through a simulated version of the candy factory. The free tour ends with a showcase of the Kiss assembly line. Check the online calendar for tour options. Call 717-534-4900 or visit hersheyschocolateworld.com. Truck parking is available.