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.
Live locally and love it here? Have out-of-town-guests coming to stay, and don't know what to show them about our wonderful County? This link is for you.
Lancaster County museums offer insight into every aspect of the culture in PA Dutch Country, from local art and the Amish community to natural science, trains and Lancaster history. Visit an underground railroad center, a PA German living history village, or the home of the 15th president of the United States. With all of the museums in Lancaster, the possibilities are endless!
For more information on the historic attractions and museums in Lancaster, PA, click the links below.
The Weightlifting Hall of Fame contains a diverse history of the strength sports, their evolution from mythology to early Olympic Games and from the 19th and 20th century amateur and professional strongmen to the current specialized sport of Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and bodybuilding.
Award-winning local history museum and research center with exhibitions and tours of Wheatland, the mansion of 15th US President James Buchanan. Don’t miss checking this presidential home off your list!
Lancaster County’s original and longest running Amish Farmhouse tour. Learn more about the Old Order Amish. Afterwards, explore our farm – complete with over a dozen types of farm animals, a one-room Amish schoolhouse, and many other activities.
Located in the original English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia Historic Preservation Society is a museum dedicated to the preservation of the river town, formerly known as Wright’s Ferry and now known as Columbia.
The official start to your Gettysburg visit. See the Film “A New Birth of Freedom”. Experience the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Explore the Museum. Tour the Battlefield with a Licensed Guide. Join in Park Ranger programs. Visit our historic sites.