Lancaster County, Pennsylvania offers much more than a rich tradition of farming… we’re home to an incredible variety of family-friendly activities – guaranteed to have something for every member of your family.

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1. Good ‘N Plenty

Bring family and friends to enjoy our traditional Lancaster County home cooking and you’ll see why we’ve been chosen one of AAA top 10 best “down home dining” restaurants In north America, as well as being voted “the best” local PA Dutch restaurant for 15 years. Come see what all the fuss is about.

Rt 896, Smoketown, PA
717-394-7111

GoodnPlenty.com 

2. Strasburg Scooters

Enjoy a guided tour on 50cc scooters through the back roads of Amish Country with TripAdvisor’s #1 Tour in Lancaster County. Ride alongside horse and buggies, past Amish schoolhouses and amazing scenery with an experienced guide. Strasburg Scooters offers a variety of tours including our signature Covered Bridge Tour.

242 Gap Rd | Strasburg, PA
(717) 344-2488
strasburgscooters.com

3. Amish Village

Experience the Amish culture first-hand at The Amish Village. Guided tour options include the 1840 Farmhouse, Backroads Bus Tour or our Premium Package offering both tours. All tours include self-guided exploration of the 12-acre property with friendly barn animals, a one-room schoolhouse and the Smokehouse Market with Amish-made foods.

199 Hartman Bridge Rd | Ronks, PA
717-687-8511
amishvillage.com

4. The Choo Choo Barn

All aboard for a unique and memorable experience for all ages! Featuring 150 moving gures and scenes and 22 operating trains. Our hand-created model train layout has impressed families for over 50 years with realistic detail that will leave you asking “How’d they do that?!”

226 Gap Rd | Strasburg, PA
717-687-7911
choochoobarn.com

5. Wolf Sanctuary of PA

Wolf Sanctuary of PA offers a haven to wolves and wolf-dogs that no longer have a home in the outside world. The sanctuary provides quality care and enrichment and holds educational public tours. Come visit and learn about wolf conservation and biology.

465 Speedwell Forge Rd | Lititz, PA
717-626-4617
wolfsanctuarypa.org

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6. Cackleberry Farm Antique Mall

One of the largest and finest antique malls in Lancaster. Huge 26,000 square foot facility houses over 125 dealers selling a wonderful selection of antiques and collectibles! Open all year! Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm; Closed Tuesday. Cafe and gift shop on premises.

3371 Lincoln Hwy E | Paradise, PA
717-442-8805
cackleberryfarmantiquemall.com

7. Cherry Crest Adventure Farm

Join over a million adventurers who have discovered one of Lancaster’s true attraction gems. Over 50 farm fun activities for the whole family included in your admission! Admission includes: the Amazing Maize Maze, Farm Tour Wagon Ride, Wagon Express Ride, Hay Jump, Strawbale Racer, and so much more!

150 Cherry Hill Rd. | Ronks, PA
717-687-6843
CherryCrestFarm.com

8. Strasburg Rail Road

Only Strasburg Rail Road takes you directly through the heart of Amish Country, with a view of more than 2,500 acres of breathtaking farmland. At America’s oldest operating railroad, relax as history comes alive during a 45-minute ride behind an authentic steam engine. Enjoy extras like our Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, Cranky Cars, Pump Car & Shop Tour.

301 Gap Rd | Ronks, PA
866-725-9666
strasburgrailroad.com

9. Turkey Hill Experience

Create your own virtual ice cream flavor and packaging and star in your own commercial. Enjoy unlimited free samples! Don’t miss the Turkey Hill Taste Lab: a hands-on, educational experience allowing you to develop and taste the flavor you created virtually.

301 Linden St | Columbia, PA
844-847-4884
turkeyhillexperience.com

 

10. Amish Farm and House

Treat yourself to a very authentic Amish outing the whole family will enjoy! We are the original Amish Farm Museum and in addition to our very educational house tours, we also offer fully narrated countryside bus tours. Farm and school visit included in all packages.

2395 Covered Bridge Drive | Lancaster PA
717-394-6185
amishfarmandhouse.com

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11. Riehl’s Quilts & Crafts

Something special is growing at Sam & Susie Riehl’s Farm. 100 local family craft businesses, all in one shop! From baskets to brooms, bird feeders and bed quilts, your choice is as locally made as the corn in our fields! So come down the lane – Where all we make is the “Riehl” deal.

247 East Eby Road | Leola, PA
717-656-0697
RiehlsQuiltsandCrafts.com

12. Go ‘N Bananas

Bumper cars, ropes course, laser tag, laser maze, mini-bowling, game arcade, café & much more! Perfect for Birthday Parties, Group Events or just walk in! FREE admission for our spectators. Climate controlled, Free parking.

1170 Garfield Avenue | Lancaster, PA
717-287-5000
GoNBananas.com

13. Refreshing Mountain

Zip on by for a refreshing outdoor adventure. With over 5000 feet of aerial fun, our professionally guided ziplines will push your adrenaline envelope to the max. Add more adventure recreation with our climbing tower, paintball target shooting, archery, and so much more. New for 2018 – 22 new Aerial Obstacle elements, the EPIC 22.

455 Camp Rd. | Stevens, PA
717-738-1490
RefreshingMountain.com/ziplines

14. Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

History never tasted so good! Come and see America’s first commercial pretzel bakery and experience how delicious 150 years of baking tradition with the Sturgis family tastes. We offer a unique glimpse into the history of the pretzel with our guided tours through the bakery Julius started in 1861.

219 E. Main St. | Lititz, PA
717-626-4354
JuliusSturgis.com

15. Bird-in-Hand Farmer’s Market

Visit Bird in Hand Farmer’s Market where you will experience mouth-watering aromas and bountiful displays presented by approximately 30 local vendors. Offerings include meats and cheeses, homemade baked goods, poultry and eggs, PA Dutch potato chips, soft pretzels and nuts, funnel cakes, and much more!

2710 Old Philadelphia Pk | Bird-in-Hand, PA
717-393-9674
birdinhandfarmersmarket.com

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16. Bird-in-Hand: Lodging • Dining • Bakery • Stage

The Smucker family extends a warm welcome to visitors with lodging, dining and entertainment options. From our tours of Amish farmlands and our live Stage shows, to our farm-fresh foods and authentic experiences like our Cornfield Banquet, we make your visit special.

Bird-in-Hand, PA
800-665-8780
bird-in-hand.com

17. Smoketown Helicopters

Take your vacation to the next level with a helicopter tour! We offer variety of helicopter tours over Amish Country. Located in the heart of Lancaster County with flights departing daily. Call us for a reservation.

311 Airport Drive | Smoketown, Pa
717-344-4871
smoketownhelicopters.com

18. Susquehanna River Towns of
Columbia, Marietta & Wrightsville

Experience the amazing sights, great food, and good times that overflow the banks of these Susquehanna River towns. You’ll soon learn why Columbia was selected one of the Top 20 Best Small Towns to Visit by Smithsonian Magazine.

445 Linden Street | Columbia, PA
(717) 684-5249
PaRivertowns.com

19. Country Home Furniture

Celebrate our 18th anniversary with us! All North American made and the area’s largest selection of upholstery,  solid wood, and Amish handcrafted furniture.  We offer you quality, affordable luxury. Committed to America, our builders and manufacturers are in NC, MS, OH, Indiana and PA, to name a few.

1352 Main St. | East Earl, PA | Shady Maple Complex
717-354-2329
chfs1.com

20. Flower and Home Marketplace

Truly a hidden gem of shopping and decorating. 90,000 sq. ft. of floral, home accents, seasonal, crafts, scrapbooking, party supplies, jewelry, candles, gourmet, gifts & more. The region’s most incredible selection of everything for your home, all under one roof.

196 Broad Street | Blue Ball, PA
717-351-0015
flowerandhome.com

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21. Li’l Country Store & Mini Horse Farm

Visit our Amish owned farm, that combines wonderful local and family-made craft and gift items with the cutest miniature horses in the universe, providing fun for everyone. Visit our barn and pet our horses at no charge or try a mini horse cart or saddle ride (small charge). Enjoy some delicious Dutch treats or ice cream during your visit.

264 Paradise Lane | Ronks, PA
717-687-8237
lilcountrystoreandminifarm.com

22. Ghost Tours of Lancaster

Candlelight Walking Tours in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish Country! Hear tales of star-crossed lovers, fatal curses, and spirits that roam the night. Nightly tours year-round in downtown Lancaster and June through October in Strasburg. Reservations required.

25 S. Queen Street | Lancaster, PA
1 E. Main Street
| Strasburg, PA
717-687-6687
ghosttour.com

23. Verdant View Farm

Experience hands-on learning on a family farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, venture inside a historic barn, and interact with farm animals.  Educational, guided walking tours with scenic views of the Strasburg Rail Road passing through the fields. Open seasonally, March-November.  View availability and book online.

429 Strasburg Road | Paradise, PA
717.687.7353
verdantview.com

24. Abe’s Buggy Rides

Since 1968 Abe’s Buggy Rides has been providing private rides through the countryside in authentic Amish-style buggies. Experience your tour in the same family-style buggy as the Amish still use today. Bigger buggies are available for larger families. “Come Ride With Us”.

2596 Old Philadelphia Pike | Bird in Hand, PA
717-392-1794
AbesBuggyRides.com

25. Burning Bridge Antiques Market

Come experience for yourself why Burning Bridge Antiques Market is the talk of the Antiques world! Originated in the late 1800’s, we have painstakingly added modern conveniences while preserving the historic beauty. Our dealers offer a diverse mix of fine antiques and collectibles at competitive prices.

304 Walnut Street | Columbia, PA
717-684-7900
BurningBridgeAntiques.com

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26. Historic Strasburg

From cozy bed and breakfasts to magnificent theatrical productions to unique quaint shops – the Strasburg community has something for everyone. Experience Strasburg – the most historic town in Lancaster County – and experience the best that Pennsylvania Dutch Country has to offer.

StrasburgPA.com

27. Dutch Wonderland

With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place to spend family time. Cool off in Duke’s Lagoon (Memorial Day – Labor Day) and make discoveries at Exploration Island, where dinosaurs come to life! Take an enchanted journey on Merlin’s Mayhem, their first suspended coaster.

2249 Lincoln Highway East | Lancaster, PA
1-866-386-2839
dutchwonderland.com

28. Magic & Wonder Show at the Bird-in-Hand Stage

Illusionist Brett Myers and his magical cast return in a new show for 2018 full of grand illusions, audience participation, and comedy. Witness a woman impossibly floating in midair and experience true wonder as you unleash your imagination in this 90-minute theatrical production for all ages!

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike | Bird-In-Hand, PA
800-790-4069
magicandwondershow.com

29. Keystone Fireworks

For more than 20 years, Keystone Fireworks has been a leading seller of fireworks in Pennsylvania. Our huge 10,000 square foot superstores feature our own Keystone Fireworks brand items. These special items, which have been designed and produced to our specifications, can only be found at Keystone Fireworks superstores.

2357 Lincoln Highway East| Lancaster, PA
717-299-3180
KeystoneFireworks.com

30. Ephrata Cloister

Experience another time, another place, another way of life at historic Ephrata Cloister. This religious community (1732-1934) made significant contributions to Pennsylvania’s history of religious toleration. Explore buildings dating between 1735 and 1837, 2 cemeteries, an exhibit, and unique Museum Store.

632 West Main Street | Ephrata, PA
717-733-6600
ephratacloister.org

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