Things To Do in Lancaster, PA

So many things to do in Lancaster Pennsylvania

When you visit Lancaster, PA, you'll experience a countryside steeped in history, art, creativity, fun and most importantly, Pennsylvania Dutch Country hospitality. There's no shortage of unique and exciting Lancaster things to do, no matter why you like to travel. Whether you're thinking of visiting Lancaster for an authentic PA Amish experience, to shop until you drop, for exploring our vibrant downtown, to enjoy great outdoor activities, or for sharing memories with the whole family... Lancaster County, Pennsylvania has something for you.

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9 Reichs Church Road, Marietta, PA 17547

(717) 426-1004 (800) 799-1685

At George's, you'll be transported to a different world where furniture is made by hand, master craftsmen who take a solid piece of beautiful cherry, oak, maple or walnut wood and carve it into furniture that is functional work of art for your home.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 735-0823 (800) 072-3882

For nearly 275 years, people have come together in Lancaster City for entertainment, social, creative enrichment and great shopping and dining experiences.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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17 W. Main Street, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 288-3962

Offering pottery painting, group canvas painting, and workshops in a fun, vintage art studio. Great opportunity for families and team members to connect in a relaxed atmosphere. Purchase locally crafted artisan treasures in their unique retail shop.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 569-0401

Largest Pennsylvania Dutch Living History Farm & Village in the country, interpreting Pennsylvania German Heritage from 1740-1940, including tours and traditional craft demonstrations.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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211 South Donerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 872-1554

Enjoy ten acres of family fun on a real-working farm with over 30 activities for all ages! Corn Mazes, Pig Races, Giant Slides, Jump Pad, Barnyard Animals and more await you at Barnyard Kingdom!

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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124 S. Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 947-7864

Visit Painting With a Twist for a fun time with friends or family. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint along with our artist to create your own masterpiece!

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1441 Harrisburg Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 735-8883

Each year Long's Park is home to a whole host of activities including the free summer-long music series, a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft festival, and the world’s largest chicken barbecue. Long’s Park also boasts other outdoor amenities including picnic pavilions, a petting farm, children’s playgrounds, and a three-acre, spring fed lake, tennis courts and a fitness trail.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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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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230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-4633

The historic house museum of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan, the only bachelor president and only one from Pennsylvania.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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628 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 358-3849

A “Hidden Gem” of Lancaster, the Phillips Museum of Art features approximately 10-12 exhibitions and over 30 special programs each year including talks, panels, performances, and workshops. Most events and entry into the Phillips are free and open to all.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

(800) 763-5987

Hot air balloon rides are the best way to see Lancaster County. Create a memory. Give the "ultimate gift" for any occasion.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 393-1660 (877) 486-1660

We are an Irish pub located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster. Come for any of our events or live shows and enjoy yourself in our unique space.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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481 Park City Center, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 392-6055

Find the wine you love at our Park City location.

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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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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500 Landisville Road, Manheim, PA 17545

(717) 618-8178

Lancaster's Horseback Riding Adventure! 

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

1200 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380

(800) 600-9900

Come take a behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest video and e-commerce retailer. 

Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

(717) 768-8400

Heritage Site Amish house and one-room school, “Jacob’s Choice” special effects show on Amish, Farmlands Tours with certified guides. Book SuperSaver Package online for bonus buggy ride. Also, exclusive Amish Visit-in-Person Tour: farm at milking time, craftsman stop, and visit to a family at home. Seasonal Patriotic and Christmas Magic Lantern Shows, with live showman music, and 1890 lantern. (Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence.)

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1849 Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street, PA 17584

(717) 464-4438

Cross this threshold and experience colonial life as you enter the oldest residence in Lancaster County.

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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136 Brown Street, Race Street Platform, Middletown, PA 17057

(877) 987-2469

Enjoy an 11-mile train ride along the Swatara Creek while learning the history of the area.

Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

717-392-4633

Our recently expanded facility offers an extensive research library and archives specializing in Lancaster County History and genealogy. Come see our galleries showcasing objects from our collections.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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