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Frequently Asked Questions About Lancaster County

For more information, call our Visitors Center toll free at 1-800-PA-Dutch (1-800-723-8824) or 717-299-8901 (local).

We have half a day or less to spend in Lancaster County and want a good overview of the area. What can we do?

  • Check out our Day Trip itinerary
  • 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 the Antiques Capital, Lititz, Strasburg, Columbia, or Intercourse.

Where can I buy Amish made furniture, quilts, crafts, and wood working?

Find hand-crafted furniture, quilts, and explore Amish-owned businesses around Lancaster County.

Can I go to Amish Church?

Learn more about the Amish church, what it’s like, and how it is governed.

Can I become Amish?

Although rare, it is possible to assimilate into the Amish culture. Find more about the Amish community and their lifestyle.

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?

There are plenty of farm-stays in Lancaster. Beacon Hollow is an authentic Amish far that's perfect for your next visit.

Where can I find hands-on farm activities?

Find the best hands-on farm experiences in Lancaster, perfect for both children and adults!

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).

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?

What places are pet-friendly?

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