There is so much to see and do in Lancaster that finding a way to fit it all in your schedule may well be your only problem. Experience for yourself the hospitality of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
Undoubtedly you will want to include a visit to the Pennsylvania Amish countryside. The slower pace of this area is a refreshing change for most visitors. Many visitors opt to tour the area in an Amish horse and buggy. You will find numerous opportunities to visit the Amish craftsmen, shop for Amish crafts, and partake in some of the delectable Amish cooking served in local restaurants.
Lancaster is the ideal location for a family vacation. Avoid the stress (and expense) of the major theme parks. There are plenty of museums and attractions to keep the kids entertained, and you can still find time to relax in the slower pace of Lancaster. Visit a working farm, spend some time at the Choo Choo barn, or tour the town on a rental segway.
Five driving tours will lead you through several “kissing bridges” in Lancaster. You will find over two dozen of these covered bridges in the Lancaster area. While on your tour, visit the unique shops, historic attractions, and museums that line the streets of the villages. When you tire of driving, stretch your legs and discover something new at every turn.
While Lancaster is an ideal family vacation spot, it is also the perfect couple’s getaway. Reconnect with each other in Lancaster. What could be more romantic than a hot air balloon ride? If you want your adventure to keep you on solid ground, there are cavern tours, horseback riding, and train rides to occupy your days. The nights are up to you. A cozy bed and breakfast can offer you the chance to escape together.
As if all of that isn’t enough to make you pack your bags, consider all the free attractions in Lancaster. There’s a petting zoo for the kids to enjoy. Step back in time at the Ressler Family Home. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the free tour of Hershey’s Chocolate World Visitors Center. Every visit at the sweetest place on Earth includes a free sample of Hershey’s chocolate.
Select your accommodations from numerous hotels and motels, or select from one of the charming bed and breakfast inns. For visitors who prefer guest houses, Lancaster offers a number of residences that you can call “home” while you are in the area.
There is so much to experience in Lancaster. Come for a vacation and leave with memories that will last you a lifetime.