Let the discovery begin. Let Lancaster County delight you with the things you always knew were here. And surprise you with a slew of things you didn't.
Nestled in the countryside of northeastern Lancaster County, "Antiques Capital, USA" is recognized as the premier year-round antiques destination in the Northeast.
Small Towns & Northern Countryside
Stroll down a street in one of our small towns, and you'll think you've wandered right into a scene of a Norman Rockwell painting.
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.
The city is situated in the center of Lancaster County, and its seven square miles are packed with art, museums, historical attractions, restaurants and cafes, theatres, shops and boutiques.
Want even more of the great outdoors? The Riverlands are home to a host of scenic biking tours and hiking trails through beautiful rolling hills.
Take a short sightseeing trip from Lancaster County to explore our nearby neighbors. With Hershey just a short drive away, you're sure to enjoy the excitement of Hersheypark or the relaxing getaway of the Chocolate Spa. Take a daytrip to Philadelphia or head to Gettysburg to tour battlefields, mansions and museums.
Let the discovery begin. Enjoy hearing about all of the things you thought you knew straight from someone who's experienced it first hand - our bloggers.
Let our trails be your guide to outdoor adventure, the arts, wine, beer and more throughout Lancaster County. These handy guides are packed with information and trip ideas to make your visit extra memorable.
Live locally and love it here? Have out-of-town-guests coming to stay, and don't know what to show them about our wonderful County? This link is for you.
Local shops deliver Lancaster, PA shopping at its best
When you meander through the streets of our local towns, you'll experience the true flavor of Lancaster County through its friendly people and unique heritage. This is especially evident in the local shops throughout Lancaster, PA, which are filled with unique glass, rare books, collectibles and vintage items, creating a truly unique Lancaster shopping experience. PA Dutch Country has local shops of its own, bursting with homemade edible treats, crafts, toys, candles and many, many more unique gifts. You’ll find so many of these local shops throughout Lancaster County, so we’ve created our Lancaster, PA shopping directory to help you get your bearings before you arrive.
At George's, you'll be transported to a different world where furniture is made by hand, master craftsmen who take a solid piece of beautiful cherry, oak, maple or walnut wood and carve it into furniture that is functional work of art for your home.
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen hosts handmade works from over 100 craft-makers and offers craft classes across a wide range of media. Registration in craft technique classes is open to the public.