Let the discovery begin. Let Lancaster County delight you with the things you always knew were here. And surprise you with a slew of things you didn't.
Nestled in the countryside of northeastern Lancaster County, "Antiques Capital, USA" is recognized as the premier year-round antiques destination in the Northeast.
Small Towns & Northern Countryside
Stroll down a street in one of our small towns, and you'll think you've wandered right into a scene of a Norman Rockwell painting.
Amish & PA Dutch Countryside
Pennsylvania Amish Country is a picturesque landscape that must be witnessed in person to be fully appreciated. Rolling hills with lush grasses and crops, farms with windmills dotting the horizon and horse and buggies sharing the road remind you that things are simpler here in Lancaster County.
The city is situated in the center of Lancaster County, and its seven square miles are packed with art, museums, historical attractions, restaurants and cafes, theatres, shops and boutiques.
Want even more of the great outdoors? The Riverlands are home to a host of scenic biking tours and hiking trails through beautiful rolling hills.
Take a short sightseeing trip from Lancaster County to explore our nearby neighbors. With Hershey just a short drive away, you're sure to enjoy the excitement of Hersheypark or the relaxing getaway of the Chocolate Spa. Take a daytrip to Philadelphia or head to Gettysburg to tour battlefields, mansions and museums.
Let the discovery begin. Enjoy hearing about all of the things you thought you knew straight from someone who's experienced it first hand - our bloggers.
Let our trails be your guide to outdoor adventure, the arts, wine, beer and more throughout Lancaster County. These handy guides are packed with information and trip ideas to make your visit extra memorable.
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While you are in town, take a short sightseeing trip from Lancaster County to explore our nearby neighbors. With Hershey just a short drive away, you're sure to enjoy the excitement and thrills of Hersheypark, or the relaxing getaway of the Chocolate Spa. It truly is the Sweetest Place on Earth! Take a daytrip to Philadelphia and show some love for the city of brotherly love! If you're more of a history buff, head to Gettysburg to tour awe-inspiring battlefields and meander through historic mansions and museums.
There’s never a shortage of awesome things to do in Philadelphia— but there are some things you just can’t miss while you’re here.
Whether it’s running like Rocky, refueling with a cheesesteak and then wandering along Boathouse Row, or touring Independence Hall, devouring a roast pork sandwich at Reading Terminal Market and then visiting an amazing museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, these are the experiences that make our city stand out among the rest.
Click through for the 10 most essential experiences to be had in the City of Brotherly Love. learn more
Visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania can be a trip of a lifetime or an easy weekend getaway. Our rich history – which includes the Gettysburg Battlefield and so much more – will entice you to come, while our recreation and recent culinary resurgence will make you linger and return. learn more
Kick Off a Cool Cities Road Trip
Craving more? Maybe a road trip full of cool cities and areas to discover? Forbes.com’s list of the “10 coolest cities to visit in 2018” includes three others within driving distance of Lancaster – Philadelphia, Baltimore and Richmond. So after you discover how cool Lancaster is, hop on the train or take a drive to another one of the cities below for another dose of cool. learn more
Hershey - A Sweet Central PA Town
Hershey, located a short drive from Lancaster County, is home to popular attractions including Hersheypark, Hershey's Chocolate World, the Hotel Hershey, Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey Garden, and Troegs Independent Brewing. During your visit to Lancaster County, add Hershey to your trip for a sweet look into this town, made famous for chocolate making. learn more
Pennsylvania's State Capitol
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capitol city, is located a short drive from Lancaster County. While you're there, learn about the great state of PA at the State Museum, tour the capitol building, dive into science at the Whitaker Center, and take a ride on the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat. learn more
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