Frequently Asked Questions about Lancaster County

The following are answers to some of our frequently asked questions.

We have half a day or less to spend in Lancaster County and want a good overview of the area. What can we do?
Drive down Route 340 (Old Philadelphia Pike). You will find local shopping, buggy rides, restaurants, and more.
Drive down Route 30. You will find lodging, attractions, restaurants, and more.
Visit Lancaster City. You will find art galleries, boutique shops, a Historic Walking tour, Lancaster Central Market, and more.
Visit one of our towns or villages like Adamstown, Lititz, Strasburg, or Intercourse.

Where can I buy Amish made furniture, crafts, and wood working?
Click here
to see a list.

Can I go to Amish Church?
Click here
to learn more about the Amish church, what it’s like, and how it is governed.

Can I become Amish?
Click here
to find out the answer to this question and others about the Amish community.

Can you give me addresses for some of your covered bridges?
Click here
to see a list of covered bridges and download several driving tours that we created for your convenience.

Can I stay overnight on an Amish Farm?
Yes. Check out Beacon Hollow Farm Amish Guest House and Pennsylvania Farm Vacation.

Where can I find hands-on farm activities?
Farmland Fun at Verdant View
Barnyard Kingdom
Cherry Crest Farm Adventure Farm

We want to visit, but we don’t have a vehicle. How can we get there?
Click here for a list of airports, train stations, and public transportation options (including rental cars).
Gene’s Amish Tours can provide a tour service to authentic working Amish farms, he can also provide transportation to and from various locations.

Where can we go hiking?
Click here for biking and hiking trails as well as a list of County parks.

Where can we go for guided tours in another language?
Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm
Amish Farm & House
Amish Village
Mennonite Information Center

What properties are pet friendly?

Pet friendly but not able to take the pet in buildings
A is for Amish Buggy Rides
AAA Buggy Rides
Aaron & Jessica’s Buggy Rides
Abe’s Buggy Rides
Amish Barn Buggy Rides
Amish Farm and House
Ed’s Buggy Ride
Farmland Fun at Verdant View
Kitchen Kettle Village

Hotel & Motels
Ask about restrictions and additional fees
Amish Country Motel
Clarion Inn at Historic Strasburg
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel
Days Inn & Suites
General Sutter Inn
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lititz
La Quinta Inn & Suites
MainStay Suites of Lancaster County
Mill Stream Country Inn

Bed & Breakfast
Ask about restrictions and additional fees
B.F. Hiestand House B&B
Blue Rock B&B
Churchtown Inn B&B
Greystone Manor Victorian Inn
Olde Square Inn

Farm Stay
Ask about restrictions and additional fees
Green Acres Farm B&B
Verdant View Farm B&B

Vacation Home
Ask about restrictions and additional fees
Adamstown Inn & Cottages

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Ride like the Amish do through all-Amish areas. Ask about our private rides! Open 7 days a week. Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9:30AM-5PM & Sunday: 10AM-4PM

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Events with a Purpose

Events with a Purpose

Stone Gables Estate is home to Ironstone Ranch and The Star Barn Village, two exquisite venues that sprawl over 275 acres of scenic vistas and trails, including a working horse ranch.

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