Attractions in Lancaster County

You'll never run out of exciting and fun things to do in Lancaster, PA. Our unique towns offer all sorts of activities perfect for the young — and the young at heart! Lancaster, PA attractions include amusement parks, buggy rides, interactive farms, train attractions, pretzel and chocolate factories, local sports and so much more.

Whether you're a first time traveler or a frequent visitor to Lancaster County, you'll be sure to find something new and unexpected when you arrive.

Scroll down the list below to check out your options, and click on individual attractions to learn more details.

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400 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 358-3941

Generating excitement and curiosity about natural history, science and technology and offering something for everyone.

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2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 569-0401

Authentic living history village interpreting Pennsylvania Dutch/German culture. Video, guided tour through village/farms, food tasting & wagon rides. Great for seniors and students!

Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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137 - 145 East Main Street, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 627-4636

The Lititz Historical Foundation, including the Lititz Museum and the Johannes Mueller House, serves to preserve the Lititz community's rich history.

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514 Poplar Street, Columbia, PA 17512

(717) 684-8261

The museum is a unique and interesting destination. Visitors explore with hands-on discovery timekeeping components.

River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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29 South Middlesex Road, Carlisle, PA 17015

(717) 258-4741

Have the time of your life at the Place to Play! Year-round interactive fun for everyone!

Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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

(717) 768-8828

Friendly Amish & Mennonite drivers guid you as you journey through the heart of Lancaster County's all-Amish area.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 509-6363

Visit an interactive science and technology museum! All 60+ exhibits are hands-on and inspire creativity and innovation for guests of all ages. A typical visit takes about 2 hours.

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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.

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455 Camp Road, Stevens, PA 17578

(717) 738-1490 (888) 353-1490

Looking for high adventure? Come take a ride on our Canopy Tour! Our guides will accompany you as you "fly" through the trees and enjoy a "bird's eye" view of the beautiful woodscape.

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271 Old Baltimore Pike, Nottingham, PA 19362

(800) 637-6225

On your FREE tour, guides explain the entire process of making Herr's Snacks! Taste warm potato chips freshly made. Other samples available in the gift shop.

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1200 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380

(800) 600-9900

Come take a behind-the-scenes look at the world's largest electronic retailer.

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3427 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562

(717) 442-7950

Walk through amazing, life-sized indoor exhibits celebrating the history and traditions of the holiday, then enjoy our newly-revamped gift shop.

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2395 Covered Bridge Drive, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 394-6185

Tour an 1805 Amish farmhouse with guides, then explore the farm with an illustrated map. See the Amish one-room schoolhouse, wood carver, quilters' barn and farm animals.

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94 Rexmont Road, Cornwall, PA 17016

(717) 272-9711

Heart of a vast industrial plantation for a century and a half, the Cornwall Iron Furnace is a landmark of Pennsylvania's iron and steel industry.

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Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17505

(800) 790-4069

Magic & Wonder is back with a NEW show for 2017. Experience a theatrical event for the entire family, full of moments that will take your breath away. All ages will enjoy grand illusions, live animals, comedy and audience participation.

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881 Rockford Road, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 392-7223

The historic 18th century home of General Edward Hand remains an authentic example of refined country living.

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161 Museum Drive, Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 566-7100

Picture yourself on a cross-country trip through the last 100 years, decade by decade, from New York to San Francisco, featuring beautifully-restored and original automobiles and buses.

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38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-1776

A rewarding, invigorating experience the whole family will enjoy with things you can only see on foot and things you can only see downtown.

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650 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 509-HITS

Come out & play!

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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

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