Free Things to Do in Lancaster

Fun doesn't have to cost a fortune, even on vacation. Attractions throughout the county offer a taste of community life, history, and fun that can be enjoyed, free-of-charge. For attractions that are both fun and easy on the wallet, browse our list of free things to do in Lancaster, PA.

1

140 Vintage Drive, Bainbridge, PA 17502

(717) 426-3514 (800) 522-2387

Stone-arch winery on 300 acres with 22-year tradition of producing distinctive wines bearing its "Estate Bottled" designation.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2

2710 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

(717) 393-9674

Experience mouth-watering aromas and tastes, and bountiful displays presented by approximately 30 local vendors.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3

120 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602-2832

(717) 299-9940

Six rotating exhibitions and tours of the restored 1700s home and painting studio of Lancaster's most famous resident and world-famous artist, Charles Demuth.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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4

955 North State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 738-1117

Clean, pleasant shopping in a country atmosphere. Thousands of bargains, lots of activity, and good family style restaurants.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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5

3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534

(800) 732-3538

Village of 42 country shops and restaurants built around our nationally celebrated Jam & Relish Kitchen. Don't miss our fun food festivals celebrating everything from rhubarb to tailgating!

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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6

246 North Decatur Street, Route 896, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 687-8445

Traditional salt-glazed stoneware and redware pottery all handmade in Lancaster County using traditional Pennsylvania German methods.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7

2209 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602

(800) 858-8320

We provide authentic information on Amish and Mennonite faith and culture with maps and brochures of the area. Ask about our step-on-guide custom tours.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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8

45 North Broad Street, Lititz, PA 17543

(888) 294-5287

If you're a chocolate lover, a sweet visit to the Wilbur Chocolate Store is the place that everyone in the family will enjoy. 

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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9

23 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 735-6890

Welcome to a real historic treat, Lancaster Central Market. A farmers' market since the 1730's.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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10

Antiques Capital, Adamstown, PA 19501

(717) 484-4159

Antique shops hosting over 3,000 dealers within a three-mile radius, also restaurants and lodging.

Antiques Capital region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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11

Stumptown Road and Newport Road (Route 772), Ronks, PA 17572

(717) 656-7616

The Mascot Roller Mills and Ressler family home offer a window to early American milling, housekeeping, and family life.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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12

8 Church Square, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 626-8515

Follow the Star to Historic Lititz Moravian Church Square.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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13

350 Diller Avenue, Building 30, New Holland, PA 17557

(717) 355-1588

Take a plant tour where the world's number one haytools are manufactured.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

14

230 Locust Grove Rd., Bainbridge, PA 17502

(717) 426-3794

A Haldeman Mansion restored and renovated for new use as a community gathering place, local history and Native American museum and educational center.

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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(717) 939-8228

Promoting interest and active participation in the preservation and restoration of the remaining historic covered bridges in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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41 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512

(717) 449-5607

Start your outdoor adventure in the Susquehanna Riverlands here at Columbia Crossing!

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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