Posted: 04/26/2023

Stay Down on the Farm in Lancaster, PA

Fantastic farms where you can stay overnight

Above image: Rocky Acre Farm Bed & Breakfast

Lancaster County is known for its wide-open farmland and fresh-from-the-farm produce. To experience this to the fullest, why not stay on a farm during your vacation.

Here in Lancaster, families and couples alike can experience life on the farm at a Farm Stay, where warm hospitality and authenticity is plentiful. Wake up to a delicious farm fresh breakfast that will keep you full as you help with the morning chores – feeding the animals, collecting eggs from the hen house, and more. As your day is wrapping up, take in the sunset as you reflect on the fun you had down on the farm. Stay up to date with Lancaster County by signing up for our e-newsletter and start planning your trip by requesting a free copy of the Getaway Guide.

Here are a few great farm stays to consider for your next trip to Lancaster:

Rocky Acres Farm Bed & Breakfast | 1020 Pinkerton Road, Mount Joy
In scenic Mount Joy, Rocky Acres is especially good families looking for the farm experience, with rooms and suites that sleep from 3 people up to parties of 6. Make friends with the cows, horses, goats, chickens and cats that live on the farm, and spend the evening relaxing as the kids enjoy the playhouse and hayrides on the farm.

Landis Farm Guest House | 2048 Gochlan Rd, Manheim
Whether looking for a quiet retreat or family friendly farm experience the1760’s era guest house is an ideal setting. Experience life on the farm: milk a cow, feed the miniature horses, goats, donkey, or play with the cats and their boxer Lucy. You can also enjoy watching the gathering of eggs from our 40,000 hens.

Verdant View Farm Bed & Breakfast | 429 Strasburg Road, Paradise
Offering travelers glimpse of a real working farm, Verdant View Farm Bed & Breakfast is ideally located amongst the beautiful farmland near Strasburg, with popular attractions just a short drive away. Wake up to a delicious family-style farm breakfast, then slip on your boots to take part in the morning chores and get to know the pygmy goats, bunnies, calves, and chickens on the farm.

Rayba Acres | 183 Black Horse Road, Paradise
Unwind and inhale the gorgeous farmland at Rayba Acres. This 6th generation farm offers clean, quiet rooms, and a family atmosphere that’s close enough to area attractions, yet far enough to get away from the hustle and bustle.

Equestrian Estates Horse Farm B&B | 221 Shultz Road, Lancaster
This restored 1800’s farm combines farm life with modern amenities and romance. Whether you’re looking for a memorable weekend as a couple or to come with the family, Equestrian Estates Horse Farm B&B is home beautiful horses and adorable pet bunnies.

Beacon Hollow Farm Amish Guest House | 130 Centerville Road, Gordonville
This cozy cottage is ready for you for your next visit to Lancaster. Located on a working Amish farm, you’ll get a true taste of life on the farm, plus ample rest and relaxation. As one of the few farm stays located on an Old Order Amish Farm, this is a unique look into the Amish lifestyle.

Eby Farm Bed & Breakfast | 345 Belmont Road, Gordonville
Located between Intercourse and Paradise, Eby Farm Bed & Breakfast is a 7th generation dairy farm, dating back to 1814. Stay in the original farm house or modern Cape Cod right next door, then rise and shine for the full farm experience – feeding a calf, gathering eggs, and playing with little goats.

Country Vistas Bed & Breakfast | 448 West Sun Hill Road, Manheim
Rest and relaxation meets life on the farm at Country Vistas Bed & Breakfast, located between the PA Dutch countryside and Hershey, PA. Enjoy the joys of playing with the farm animals, and relax on a porch rocker. It’s the perfect place to recharge on your vacation.

Meadow View K Farm Guest House | 612 Eby Chiques Rd, Mount Joy
Find your escape at the beautiful, colonial style guest house on the grounds of Meadow View K, an authentic working dairy farm. This is the perfect place for families to experience farm life as they feed the calves, gather eggs and play with the miniature horses.

The Inn at Westwynd Farm | 1620 Sand Beach Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036
Spend your time at this scenic farm estate watching flora and fauna thrive in the gardens and pastures. Select from 11 rooms equipped with jetted spa tubs, fireplaces, private balconies, and more luxury amenities. Book add-ons like rose bouquets, chocolate-covered strawberries, or even a birthday cake to customize your stay for the perfect celebration.

The Farmhouse - Stone Gables Estate | 1 Hollinger Ln, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Stay in this charming 1860’s farmhouse and get a taste of “Country Elegance.” Located on Ironstone Ranch, bask in views of sprawling farmland and paddocks dotted with horses, steers, and wildlife.

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