We've got the outdoor adventures you didn't expect

You might not know this, but there are some epic outdoor adventures just waiting to be discovered in Lancaster. You'll find countless ways to discover them, too, from cycling our scenic backroad farmland and climbing up rockfaces overlooking the Susquehanna River to kayaking, canoeing and superb bird-watching.

Outdoor AdventureCamping

Whether you prefer sleeping out under the stars, pitching a tent, or staying in a luxury RV, Lancaster County features several family friendly campgrounds. You're sure to find the right camping option for your trip - including many that are open year-round. Just bring your sense of adventure. more >

Hiking & Biking

Lancaster County's seemingly endless rolling Amish countryside and winding back roads provide a backdrop for breathtaking touring - and there is no better way to soak in the scenery than by slowing down and biking our roads and trails. more >

Outdoor Adventures on the Susquehanna RiverParks & Preserves

All Lancaster County parks have hiking trails and parking lots. Central, D.F. Buchmiller and Chickies Rock parks have pavilions, picnic areas and ball fields. Central and D.F. Buchmiller parks have tennis courts. Central Park has an Environmental Center and library, The Garden of Five Senses and the county pool. There are two overlooks at Chickies Rock Park offering incredible vistas of the Susquehanna River and one at Money Rocks Park that views the Twin Valleys of eastern Lancaster County. more >

Water Activities

The Susquehanna River is an excellent spot for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and boating. You'll want to explore the river's quiet beauty, learn about her resources and the history and culture of our river towns from a series of riverside interpretive panels. Scattered along a 53-mile span from the Mason-Dixon Line to Harrisburg, the Susquehanna Water Trail has placed these panels to allow visitors to better understand the natural, cultural or historic events and resources of the river. more >

Outdoor Adventure Birding in Lancaster County, PABirding

Lancaster County Pennsylvania is home to several prime locations to view bald eagles, including Brunner Island (on the west bank of the Susquehanna River about 15 miles downstream from Harrisburg) and Holtwood. The Holtwood Environmental Preserve, located on both shores of the lower Susquehanna in Lancaster and York Counties, provides more than 5,000 acres of lakeside recreational opportunities and facilities for camping, hiking, picnicking, boating, sightseeing, fishing and hunting. more >

Lancaster County's seemingly endless rolling Amish countryside and winding back roads provide a backdrop for breathtaking touring - and there is no better way to soak in the scenery than by slowing down and biking our roads and trails. - See more at: http://www.discoverlancaster.com/activities/lancaster-biking-and-hiking.asp#sthash.U8T97KDd.dpuf

Christmas In Hershey

Christmas In Hershey

Enjoy two million twinkling lights, rides for all ages, and festive entertainment, as the magic of the holidays comes to life at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane!

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Turkey Hill Experience

Turkey Hill Experience

Fun for all ages! Learn how our ice cream is made, invent and taste your very own ice cream flavor in our Taste Lab, star in your own commercial and get free samples of iced tea and ice cream!

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