Amish & PA Dutch Countryside
Pennsylvania Amish Country is a picturesque landscape that must be witnessed in person to be fully appreciated.
Rolling hills with lush grasses and crops, farms with windmills dotting the horizon, and horse and buggies sharing the road remind you that things are simpler here in Lancaster County.
Explore the historic town of Strasburg, filled with train-centric attractions, farmland fun, and Sight & Sound Theatres, all surrounded by picturesque countryside. This charming village features boutique shops and local cafes and restaurants along with five notable railroading attractions for train lovers young and old.
Shopping & Family Fun
Many attractions on the Rt. 30 corridor focus on the cultural Lancaster County and PA Amish, like the Amish Farm & House and Dutch Haven. If you're in for some family thrills, Dutch Wonderland is along this stretch, featuring over 35 rides & attractions, and Tanger Outlets & Shops @ Rockvale have bargains on your favorite brands.
The town of Bird-in-Hand
Located along the AAA scenic byway stretch of Route 340, Bird-in-Hand is home to bakeries, a farmers market, shops, and more. Treat yourself to a delicious PA Dutch dinner at Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and catch a show at their theater. If you want to see the farmland from a mile high, the US Hot Air Balloon Team offers hot air balloon rides daily.
The town of Intercourse
The Town of Intercourse is home to some of the county's best shopping, from the shops of Kitchen Kettle Village and Smucker Village to the quilt and fabric shops along the main street. Discover handmade crafts, locally made jellies, jams, and relishes, and home decor items for every room of your house.
Around New Holland Borough
Visit this quiet town known for its attractive community, Factory Tour, pitch-n-putt golf course, public pool and special arboretum park. Along with its many amenities, it remains a major industrial center of the county, while retaining a mix of businesses, motels, B&Bs and shops as well as varied and attractive residential neighborhoods.