Posted: 10/23/2023 | by Olivia

Couple's Trip to Lancaster, PA

Book your romantic weekend getaway today!

When you’re with your special someone, we know that what you do and where you're at doesn’t matter a whole lot. Nevertheless, Lancaster County is the perfect place for a couples getaway. With so many romantic places to stay, fun things to do, great restaurants, and beautiful sights, it is a very affordable weekend trip for all kinds of couples, year 'round!

Overnight Accommodations

Lancaster is home to so many hotels, cozy bed & breakfasts, and inns. When planning a trip it's helpful to think about what you want at the place your stay. Do you prefer a hotel with a restaurant & bar for convenience? Are you looking for a historical place to stay? Are you traveling with a furry friend? And no, we do not mean your significant other, we're talking about pets! Check out the options below and book your stay today!

Find Places to Stay

Couple having a peaceful weekend at Pheasant Run Bed & Breakfast in Lancaster, PA

The warmest and most relaxing places to sleep.

Unique Lodging in Lancaster, PA

When you choose one of these unique lodging options in Lancaster, you are guaranteed not to have a run-of-the-mill hotel experience.

Fantastic farms where you can stay overnight

A couple in their rustic-chic room at the Hershey Farm Inn in Lancaster, PA.

Discover the best places to stay in Lancaster, PA!

Plan the Perfect Day

In Lancaster, there's a few must-do's like visit Amish Country and ride in a horse & buggy, but overall, it's a destination for you to curate your own adventure. Here's a list of a few ideas to make for the perfect day of fun, romance, and exploration.

Take a Tour

LoKal Experiences
Dive bars, Downtown history, or immersive Amish Culture experience - there's a totally unique tour for every interest type with LoKal.

Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
Have a fun hands-on experience at Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. Learn about the oldest pretzel bakery in America right here in Lititz, PA. Twist your own pretzel and purchase some delicious snacks for the drive home!

Hot Air Balloon Ride
Few things are more romantic than floating gently among the clouds in a hot air balloon. The views are immaculate all year 'round.

Horse & Buggy Ride
Cozy up to your honey on a horse & buggy ride through the beautiful back roads of Lancaster, PA! This is one of those "must-do's" when in Lancaster aforementioned!

Spend the day Shopping

Kitchen Kettle Village
The Village has such a cool energy to it. There are unique shops with items that you didn't know you needed, but end up going home with. If you get hungry, there's a cafe, coffee shop, free samples on select days, and more food options. Kitchen Kettle Village often hosts live music and events so check out what's happening as you plan your day!

Tanger Outlets
With over 65 brand name stores at Tanger Outlets, you're sure to find the best deals and in-style items to add to your closet and home!

300 Block of North Queen Street
If you are in Downtown Lancaster be sure to visit the 300 Block of North Queen Street. This city block offers a diverse mix of shops and restaurants. From footwear and clothing, to jewelry, accessories, and gifts you can find it on this block.

Wine & Vineyard Experiences

Strasburg Rail Road Wine & Cheese Ride
Enjoy the luxurious, climate-controlled First Class accommodations and a tasting of select wine, cheese, and crackers as you travel in style down the tracks to Paradise, PA, and back (total trip time is 45 minutes).

Wine Tasting in Lancaster, PA
Lancaster County is home to many vineyards, wineries, and tasting rooms! Check out some of the locations that offer wine tastings.

Wineries & Vineyards in Lancaster, PA
Lancaster is beautiful all year 'round and our wineries offer some of the best views in the area. Be sure to visit the wineries' websites to see some of their upcoming special events!

Painting with a Twist
After you've visited a winery or two, bring your favorite bottle with you to Painting with a Twist! Create lasting memories and artistic masterpieces that will remind you of your special visit to Lancaster.

Fun Activities for Two

ARTifice Ales & Mead Axe Throwing
Artifice Ales & Mead specializes in Food and Beer pairings, Cask Ales and Hybrid beer styles such as Braggot. Toss a few axes and a few pints at the same time!

Peruse an Art Gallery
Lancaster has a vibrant arts scene! You will love walking the streets of Downtown Lancaster's Gallery Row and heading out to the countryside to explore even more masterpieces on display.

Explore the Great Outdoors
From rock climbing and hiking to fishing, kayaking, and more! Lancaster has a wide range of outdoor things to do for novice and experienced adventurers.

See a Show
Lancaster is home to several theatres that each show unique and different types of shows. Check out this list of upcoming shows to start planning your trip!
Be sure to also check out Mickeys's Black Box events to see what artist will be there next!

More Trip Ideas

group of friends dining at restaurant

Lancaster has all sorts of adventures, here's just a few that are exclusively people 21 years or older.

couple drinking wine at picnic on hillside in Lancaster, PA

Enjoy a weekend away from your crazy lives, leaving time to reconnect and recharge.

Reserve a Table for your Romantic Meal

Lancaster has got your date night dinner covered. Be sure to make a reservation in advance when able!

Downtown Lancaster

Belvedere Inn Restaurant and Bar
402 North Queen Street, Downtown Lancaster
For those seeking a warm and elegant atmosphere paired with award-winning American dishes, a reservation at the Belvedere Inn is in order.

John J. Jeffries
300 Harrisburg Avenue, Lancaster
Serving up seasonal, sustainable, and farm fresh dishes, this restaurant, located inside the Lancaster Arts Hotel, is a fine dining staple in Downtown Lancaster. Ingredients are responsibly sourced and beautifully prepared for a memorable meal.

The Exchange Lancaster
25 South Queen Street, Downtown Lancaster
A high-energy cocktail bar amidst the Lancaster sky, The Exchange brings a vibrant social experience to discover a whole new way of looking at the historic city. Atop the highest tower in Lancaster City, the refined rooftop will feature an extensive beverage-driven menu

110 West Orange Street, Lancaster
When date night rolls around, this intimate BYOB restaurant will both surprise and delight. At Citronelle, they’re creating modern French dishes inspired by global flavors and made from local ingredients. On Wednesdays, they take diners around the world, designing a special menu centered on a far-off city or region.

Shot & Bottle
2 North Queen Street, Lancaster
New to the Lancaster’s dining scene, Shot and Bottle brought a large selection of PA’s finest spirits and market-fresh food to its central location in Penn Square. Both the food and cocktails are inspired by classic Lancaster cuisine with an upscale twist

Small Towns & Countryside

Per Diem
50 Rock Lititz Blvd, Lititz
Embrace your inner rock-star and head over to Per Diem located at Hotel Rock Lititz for a fantastic brunch. Enjoy a wide variety of items, from eggs and toast to pizza, and a fun atmosphere everyone will love!

John Wright Restaurant

234 N. Front Street, Wrightsville
John Wright is situated right along the Susquehanna river, offering local foods from nearby farms, scenic backdrops, and seasonally-offered outdoor dining spaces.

The Log Cabin
11 Lehoy Forest Drive, Leola
Recently rejuvenated by new owners, the Log Cabin provides diners with flavorful food and tasty cocktails, all served in the warmth of a cabin that dates back to the 1920s. With a variety of steak and seafood options, there’s something for everyone.

Osteria Avanti
38 Deborah Drive, Leola
The essence of the Italian Countryside is brought to life at Osteria Avanti in Leola. Rustic Italian dishes can be paired a glass of wine from their award-winning wine list.

Lititz Springs Inn & Spa Restaurant

14 East Main Street, Lititz
If you find yourself in the mood for fine food while in Lititz, make the Lititz Springs Inn & Spa Restaurant your spot for dinner. Their menu features both casual and fine eats, inspired by English cuisine. It’s right next door to it’s sister restaurant, Bulls Head Public House, making for a great after-dinner drink stop.

The Little Stone Cottage
1138 Gap Rd., Kinzers, PA 17535
Just off the beaten path near the village of Gap, you'll find this cute romantic getaway nestled in the quiet, among mostly Amish farms and businesses. It whispers romance, relaxation, and renewal. The world will pass unnoticed as you seek God’s blessing together. Oneness is a powerful catalyst in marriage.

Olde Homestead Suites
3515 B West Newport Road, Ronks, PA 17572

Nestled beside the Amish farmland, wake up to the rhythmic sounds of a horse and buggy, take a stroll to the quaint town of Intercourse, and shop nearby at local businesses. Sit and relax in there and take in the beauty of Lancaster County.

Explore more dining

Foodie Towns in Lancaster, PA

Lancaster has more than PA Dutch cuisine. Enjoy international, fine dining and so much more!

Enjoy dining at one of these cozy restaurants!

A gourmet meal on a plate garnished with a pink flower at Belvedere Inn in Lancaster, PA.

Memorable meals at Lancaster's fine dining hot spots.

three glasses of beer sitting on table

Lancaster County is home to so many great bars, pubs, breweries, distilleries, and more.

However, you choose to spend your romantic getaway in Lancaster, be sure to share some goodness with the one you're traveling with and those that you meet. Lancaster is a destination for an affordable, fun, and romantic road trip!

Plan your getaway today!

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