Explore Your Own Backyard

Whether you've lived in Lancaster your whole life, or you just moved to the County, there is bound to be something you haven't explored yet. There's no better time than the present to get acquainted - or reacquainted with the place we call home.

Take advantage of the “off-tourist season” in Lancaster to explore your own backyard. There are probably a few things on this list that you’ve already done (go you!) but there may be some things you didn’t even know were options in Lancaster. Fall back in love with your hometown as you complete January through April Lancaster County Bucket Lists.

Family taking a selfie after their Amish horse & buggy tour 
Photo Credit: Discover Lancaster / Gabe McMullen

Locals Bucket List

Find Special Deals to Local Favorites

Plan the ultimate staycation with these coupons and discounts to Lancaster County businesses. Treat yourself to a weekend of pampering or a luxurious girls getaway with special packages from inns and spas. Receive savings throughout PA Dutch Country including discounted activities and free treats. Check back often for the best discounts on Lancaster shopping, dining, lodging and attractions.

Coupons & Discounts

Farm Fun Adventure!

Rocky Acre Farm Bed & Breakfast

Bring your family to experience the beautiful dairy farm! Try your hand at feeding the calves, gathering the eggs, or petting the goats. Cuddle with the kittens, take a pony, train or hay ride. Kayak or swim in the creek. Enjoy a delicious farmers breakfast to accompany the simple pleasures of farm life. This package includes: 2 Night Accommodations on a beautiful dairy farm 2 Hearty Farmer's Breakfasts The Farm Life Experience Self-guided tour of our favorite places to visit in Lancaster County. $385 for you two night stay for a family of 4 $405 for a family of 5 This offer is good Sunday-Thursday nights March 27 thru June 8, 2023 for any of our regular rooms. Apartment or Guesthouse is not included.

The Inn & Spa package

The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village

Book your stay this March, April or May and add this Inclusive package! Relax with a 60 Minutes Couples Massage (tip included!), Homemade Chocolate treat, Silk Rose Petal Turndown Service, Mother Earth TriggerPoint Pillow and Soy Candle! $269 plus the cost of the room or suite of your choice. Subject to Spa availability


Girls Getaway

The Inn at Leola Village - A Historic Hotel of America

Delight in a quality Girls Getaway with your wedding party, your mother, your daughter, or your best girlfriends! Enjoy pampering at our world-class spa at Leola Village and quality time spent at the Inn. The Girls Getaway Package includes: One night of luxurious accommodations $100 per person in services at The Spa at Leola Village Three course dinner for two at Osteria Avanti, featuring a casual rustic Italian inspired cuisine A chilled bottle of champagne and a half dozen chocolate-covered strawberries, delivered to your room

Couples Pampering Package

The Inn at Leola Village - A Historic Hotel of America

Fall in love all over again and reconnect with the one who matters most. The Couples Pampering Package is all about luxurious pampering, culinary delights, and romantic elegance in the countryside, any day of the week. The Couples Pampering Package includes: Luxury lodgings for two $200 Spa service credit, per couple at The Spa at Leola Village Three course dinner for two at Osteria Avanti, featuring a casual rustic Italian inspired cuisine. A half dozen chocolate covered strawberries and a chilled bottle of champagne delivered to your room.

A Season to Explore

Things to Do on Weekdays

Break out of your typical routine with these weekday adventure ideas for locals!

Things to do on the weekends

Whether your an outdoor adventurer, a family of five, a single, or exploring as a couple - we have you covered. Find special events, unique experiences, free things to do, and more this weekend in Lancaster!

rows of local shops and businesses in Lancaster

Explore your Region & Town

Find your hometown and neighboring towns on these pages to find must-visit shops & restaurants, and check out seasonal events. Explore your own backyard, you're sure to find something surprising and exciting!

Why Did you Choose Lancaster County?

What first drew you Lancaster County? Was it the rolling farmlands and our wide-open spaces? Did you feel that warm, folksy welcome from the community? Did you find our shopping and culinary scenes irresistible? We know it probably wasn't the smell of the farmlands on a warm day in Harvest Season so tell us why you chose to live in Lancaster County! Direct Message us on Facebook or Instagram and include #LocalsLoveLancaster in your message, for a chance to have your "why" featured on our social channels.

Shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village. Photo Credit: Discover Lancaster /  Brian Donnelly

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Explore Lancaster's Amish Roots

white exterior of an Amish home and rolling hills in Lancaster

It’s more than just slow-paced and hardworking.

a family rides in an Amish horse-drawn buggy through farmland on an Amish tour in Lancaster, PA

The Amish & Mennonite may look the same, but there are some notable differences!

Visiting PA Dutch Country? Check out these awesome Amish attractions in Lancaster County that are sure to make your trip memorable!

Find Amish attractions, farm markets, Amish-owned shops, restaurants and more!