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.

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230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-4633

On the eve of the rebellion, President Buchanan exclaimed, "...the Union must be preserved." Visit the 15th President's home to experience the dramatic crisis of the 1850s.

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37 N. Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 208-7835

The Trust Performing Arts Center is a stunning venue for classical concerts, theater, dance, art, and forums in the heart of downtown Lancaster.

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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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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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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.

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1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103

(866) 258-4729

The National Civil War Museum is the first museum of its kind - a place where you can experience the multitude of human experiences that made up the Civil War.

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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.

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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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3440 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-2121

If it's raining or you can't sleep, bowl at Leisure Lanes 24 hours a day. Outdoor activities for the summer months.

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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!

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Meets at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 945-5576

Where can you find the city’s time capsule, an Underground Railroad station, and Lancaster’s Liberty Bell? Who are Lancaster’s most famous bachelors? Who are the interesting cast of characters who have called Lancaster home? Find the answers to these questions and more while sampling some of our city’s favorite cuisine and walk off the calories while on this 2.1 mile walk through our downtown.

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1170 Garfield Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 287-5000

Where The Fun Never Ends!
3D Dark Ride, Bumper Cars, Ropes Course, Laser Tag, Mini-Bowling, Arcade, full-menu Café and More! Climate controlled, free parking, and just a few minutes from Lancaster city.
Money-saving passes available or pay for each attraction.

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35 North Cedar Street, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 799-4499

Join us in working to protect the legacy of Pennsylvania Whiskey. United by purpose across time.

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120 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602-2832

(717) 299-9940

Guided tours of the museum and discounts to annual Garden Tour in June.

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301 Linden Street, Columbia, PA 17512

(717) 684-0134 (844) 847-4884

A new attraction that celebrates good food, good fun and family traditions. Find out why we are famous for our iced tea and Lancaster County ice cream!

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500 Landisville Road, Manheim, PA 17545

(717) 618-8178

Lancaster's Horseback Riding Adventure! 

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Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1741 Paper Mill Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610

610-376-8888 877-354-1011

Featuring all types of entertainment. Everything from live bands playing rock, jazz and DJs delivering your favorite dance tunes with the ultimate experience and variety in happy hours.

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Route 30, Mountville Exit, Mountville, PA 17554

(717) 285-7007

Nineteen beautiful holes, foot bridges, pond and streams, old fashioned covered bridge, cascading waterfalls, tunnel and cave, and statues.

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2209 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602

(800) 858-8320

Tht Bible comes alive at the Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction. Take your group beyond the ordinary.

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368 Middletown Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036

(717) 566-8131

A 45-minute guided tour of natural underground beauty featuring an array of geological wonders, with electric accent lighting and path-ways.

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