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Day Trip to Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County is centrally located to several larger cities, making it the perfect location for a day trip! Plan your trip, pack the car, and start your adventure.

There are so many things to do and see in Lancaster County, enough to fill an entire week and then some. However, if you're looking for a day out of the city and want to experience a change of pace, Lancaster is the perfect place to find wide-open spaces, unique events and activities, delicious food and more. Start planning your trip today!

Experience Amish Culture

Ways to Experience the Amish in Lancaster, PA

Authentic, respectful experiences across the county

What Does it Mean to be Amish?

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

They may look the same, but there’s a difference!

Explore Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Dutch foods, and much more, at these Amish-owned restaurants.

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Where to Find Hand-Crafted Furniture in Lancaster, PA

Unique and homemade pieces that are perfect for your home.

Boutique Shopping in Lancaster, PA

Boutique shops for clothing and accessories in Lancaster.

Shop the latest styles, homemade crafts and unique gifts.

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Local shops deliver Lancaster, PA shopping at its best

Five Farmers Markets in Lancaster, PA

Fresh produce, sweet treats, and so much more!

Eat like a Lancastrian

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Farm-to-Table cuisine is a way of life here, with homemade and hand-crafted delights filling tables and tummies.

Explore the many all you can eat buffets Lancaster County, PA has to offer!

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Sometimes the best way to start your week is with a nice hearty Sunday brunch! Check out this list of some of the...

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Fine Dining Restaurants in Lancaster, PA

Memorable meals at Lancaster's dining hot spots

Fun in the Farmlands

Stay Down on the Farm in Lancaster, PA

Fantastic farms where you can stay overnight

Animal Experiences in Lancaster, PA

From farm visits to horseback adventures.

Eastland Alpacas. Photo Credit: DiscoverLancaster.com / Simone Associates

Lancaster is known best for it's beautiful farmland and the experience of getting away from it all, and heading to a simpler lifestyle.

A horse and buggy ride down a gorgeous Amish country back road. Photo Credit: DiscoverLancaster.com / Brian Evans

Turn back the clock, slow down, and enjoy a day in Amish Country.

Outdoor Adventure

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The hills, river, and countryside are calling you for a weekend of active fun to connect with nature.

Top Outdoor Things to Do with Kids in Lancaster, PA

Burn off some energy with these exciting ideas.

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Your guide to rail-trails, nature preserves, and hiking spots

Spring is the perfect time for fishing in Lancaster. Before you head out be sure to get your license and review all safety...

Things to do by the River in Lancaster, PA

Explore the great towns and activities along the Susquehanna River.

More Helpful Information

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While many businesses in Lancaster follow the tradition of being closed on Sundays, there are still plenty of things to do during your...

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Whether your visiting Lancaster during the week or just looking for some Monday - Friday fun in your own backyard, there's all sorts...

Lancaster is a great place to visit for all, so why not experience this cross-generational destination together!

Lancaster with Teens

Suggestions for traveling to Lancaster with teenagers

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Book your romantic weekend getaway today!

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