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Whether you venture out and brave the cold or prefer the warmer climes of the great indoors — winter in Lancaster County is a wonderland filled with exciting things to do, see, and experience.

Winter in Lancaster County, PA

It’s the perfect time to take in a Broadway-caliber show at one of our many theaters, succumb to the temptation of our tantalizing fare; or seek the thrill of snow tubing down runs designed for kids of all ages.

Winter in Lancaster is also ideal for exploring the many ways we celebrate the holidays –– take in the aromas of freshly baked seasonal treats, wander through our beautiful, historic downtown, and pick up a few Christmas gifts along the way.

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Things to Do in Winter

Upcoming Shows

If you want to stay indoors, why not take in a show at one of our many theatres. At the Fulton Theatre, you can experience professional, Broadway-quality musicals, comedies and dramas in a beautiful National Historic Landmark Theatre. Stop by American Music Theatre to see one of their original shows, or a Grammy, CMA, Tony winner or National Broadway Tour.

Coffee Shops and Cafes

Downtown Lancaster is home to Pennsylvania's best cup of coffee, according to Food & Wine, found at Passenger Coffee. When you're craving a cup of joe while in Downtown Lancaster, stop by Passenger or one of the other local favorite cafes that call the City home.

Indoor Adventure to Kick Cabin Fever

The holidays have passed, and the weather is frigid- what’s there to do to burn off some pent-up energy? Plenty! Not only does Lancaster have beautiful outdoor resources for hiking, biking, and exploring, we also have loads of indoor adventures as well. Come check out some of the locations to start off the new year with active, healthy activities that will keep you busy all day long.

Covered Bridge Tour

Just the sight of covered bridges brings to mind thoughts of old charm and romance. We've developed some driving tours of covered bridges in Lancaster County. Each set of directions includes several historic covered bridges, ideas for things to do along the way, and unique Lancaster County towns and villages lined with restaurants, shops, galleries, and attractions.