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.

1. Magic & Wonder Theater

Awarded 2021 Best Magic & Variety Show. Experience grand illusions, dynamic circus arts, and hilarious comedy in a wonder-filled show for all ages! Come
see why TripAdvisor voted us #2 of 270 Things to do in Lancaster County.

3065 Lincoln Hwy, Paradise, PA
(717) 323-3077

2. 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. We’re celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2019”.

Rt 896, Smoketown, PA

3. Amish Farm and House

Spend the day on our farm and learn all about the Amish lifestyle. Make learning fun by visiting our farm animals and Amish school. Interact with our artisans and take a guided farmhouse tour. Complete your visit with our countryside bus tour. Enjoy a digital detox on our farm!

2395 Covered Bridge Drive | Lancaster PA

4. 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

5. Strasburg Scooters

With locations in Strasburg & Bird-In-Hand, Strasburg Scooters offers a variety of tours through the back roads of Lancaster County on 50cc scooters. Ride alongside horses and buggies and view amazing scenery on 2 or 3 wheels. Come see why Strasburg Scooters is’s #1 tour in Lancaster County.

246 N. Decatur St. Strasburg, PA
(717) 344-2488

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 9:30 am – 5 pm; Sunday 10 am – 5 pm; Closed Tuesday. Cafe and gift shop on premises.

3371 Lincoln Hwy E | Paradise, PA

7. The Choo Choo Barn

All aboard for a unique and memorable experience for all ages! Featuring 150 moving figures 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

8. Wolf Sanctuary of PA

Wolf Sanctuary of PA offers a haven to displaced gray wolves and wolf-dogs. The sanctuary provides quality care and enrichment for all of its residents and also holds educational public tours. Visit and learn about wolf conservation and biology.

465 Speedwell Forge Rd | Lititz, PA

9. Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

History never tasterd so good! Come and see Americas 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 Street, Lititz, PA

10. 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

11. Smokehouse BBQ + Brews at Plain & Fancy Farm

Featuring authentic, slowly-smoked American BBQ, house-made sauces, sandwiches, sides & salads. The full-service bar features signature cocktails, local wines, and hand-crafted brews, with Twelve on Tap. Get info & COUPONS at

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA
(717) 768-4400

12. 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, Amish made furniture, soft pretzels and nuts, produce, and much more!

2710 Old Philadelphia Pk | Bird-in-Hand, PA

13. Tanger Outlets Lancaster

Save Big, Leave Happy, Every Day!

Explore Tangers’ 65 brand name outlet stores, all in one place.

Complimentary coupon books with over $700 in SAVINGS available for AAA, AARP, and Tanger Club Members.

312 Stanley K Tanger Blvd, Lancaster, PA

14. The US Hot Air Balloon Team

Join our team for a once in a lifetime adventure and the best way to see Lancaster County! Balloon launches are scheduled every day at Sunrise and Sunset. Rides are an hour in the air and include a champagne toast. Call or visit our website to schedule today.

2727 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA
(800) 763-5987

15. Refreshing Mountain

Zip on by for a refreshing outdoor adventure. With over 1 mile of ziplining plus more than 30 elevated obstacles (including a climbing tower, giant swing, and pedal cart course), our professionally guided adventures will push your adrenaline envelop to the max. New for 2020, Escape Rooms and an expanded Birds of Prey exhibit.

455 Camp Rd. | Stevens, PA

16. Miller’s Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Real. Good. Food. Since 1929. If you miss Miller’s, you miss Lancaster County. Menu Dining. Soup & Salad Smorgasbord. Award winning, Traditional Smorgasbord. Reservations, Call Aheads, and Walk-ins Welcome. Get Info & COUPONS on our website.

2811 Lincoln Highway East (Rt 30), Ronks, PA
(717) 687-6621

17. Go ‘N Bananas

XD Dark Ride, Bumper Cars, Ropes Course, Laser Tag, Laser Maze, Laser Frenzy, Mini-Bowling, Arcade, Café & more! Birthday Parties, Group Events or just walk in! FREE spectators admission. Climate-controlled Free parking.

1170 Garfield Avenue | Lancaster, PA

18. 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

19. 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

20. Tiny Town

Tiny Town is Lancaster’s most unique play place for children! Kids can explore 11 luxury playhouses with all the accessories. Check out an x-ray in our hospital, deliver mail to every playhouse, slide down our firefighter pole, read a new book in our library, get a new updo in our salon, and so much more!

533 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA
(717) 947-7350

21. Village Greens Golf

Combine the challenge of golf with the natural beauty of lush gardens and meandering streams to create a unique recreation experience for all generations to enjoy! Two courses cover over 13 picturesque acres. Snack Shoppe and patio seating on-premises.

1444 Village Road, Strasburg, PA
(717) 687-6933

22. Old Windmill Farm

As Amish farmers in Central Pennsylvania, a day on the farm is always full of adventure and hard work. Enjoy a tour of Old Windmill Farm and learn about where your food comes from and the hard work that it takes to run a farm in the Amish tradition. Pet and feed animals Including cows, goats, pigs and more.

262 Paradise Lane Ronks, PA

23. Ghost Tour of Lancaster and Strasburg

Exploring long-ago mysteries and present-day hauntings on a Candlelight Ghost Tour of Lancaster, one of America’s oldest cities. Tours are also available in Strasburg, where haunted houses, eerie graveyards and roaming spirits lurk in the night.

25 S Queen St, Lancaster, PA 1 E Main St, Strasburg. PA
(717) 687-6687

24. Li’l Country Store & Mini Horse Farm

The Li’l Country Store and Mini Horse Farm, near Strasburg, is operated by the Stoltzfus family and offers a variety of things to do and see. The mini horses are fun to interact with and rides for children are available (small charge). Homemade food includes potato chips, cheeses, root beer and whoopie pies. Free admission.

264 Paradise Lane | Ronks, PA

25. Grandma Jacks

Who doesn’t love the sweet flavor of caramel corn? Our caramel corn is the perfect treat to cure your sweet tooth, and its decadent flavor will rival all competitors. To make the best popcorn, you have to start with the best ingredients. Stop in for a sample or order online and discover why countless customers say Grandma Jack’s is the best they’ve ever had. 

2710 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA

26. Fox Meadows Creamery 

Fox Meadows features hand crafted ice cream made on site with milk from our family farm. Watch ice cream being made and enjoy it indoors or outdoors on our wrap around porch. Also serving lunch specialty treats, cafe drinks and authentic experiences!

2457 West Main Street, Ephrata, Pa

27. 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

28. Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Enjoy fantastic, locally grown craft Bordeaux-Burgundy style wines, plus local beers, cocktails and adult slushies at this charming Wine Bar & Restaurant! The Mediterranean Bistro Food menu is flavorful & freshly prepared. Indoor and outdoor dining. Check the website for the LIVE MUSIC schedule from April – November. 

900-A W Main Street, Ephrata, PA

29. Smucker Village

A unique shopping experience with 3 distinctive shops. The Treasure Place: an ever-changing collection of furnishings & home decor. Corner Coffee Shop: a favorite for handcrafted coffee and tea drinks.
Corner West: a brand-new
art & lifestyle gallery.

3526 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA

30. 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