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Lancaster is home to some of the best family-friendly attractions where you and your kids can play, learn, and discover while making lasting memories.

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Visiting the Pennsylvania Amish in Lancaster County

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Take a Tour in Lancaster County

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Outdoor Kid-Friendly Things to Do

If you’re interested in history, sports, the Amish and more, it’s time to slather on the sunscreen for days of exploring. Let our list be your guide to great outdoor adventures here in Lancaster County.

Kid-Approved Outdoor Attractions in Lancaster, PA

Ready for a day at an amusement park? Craving some time with cuddly farm animals? You’ll find all of this and more in Lancaster County. Family fun and lasting memories await!

History & Heritage Attractions in Lancaster, PA

Discover Lancaster’s rich history and heritage, tucked into a variety of interactive attractions. Kids will enjoy learning as they step back in time to experience traditions from the past.

Mini-Golf & Outdoor Sports in Lancaster, PA

How about a little friendly competition or an active adventure? For families who love sports, Lancaster is home to plenty of outdoor activities including mini-golf courses, zip lines, kayaking, and even a minor league baseball team to cheer on.

Outdoor Tours in Lancaster, PA

Learn about this great area with a tour – from tours around the farm to a trip through a cavern. Tours are a great way to learn and experience something new.

Amish Experiences in Lancaster, PA

Many families come to Lancaster County to learn about and experience the Amish community that calls the county home. Sunny days are the perfect time to take a buggy ride and tour an Amish farm or living heritage attraction, all while your family learns about this unplugged way to life.

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Indoor Kid-Friendly Things to Do

Although the weather in Lancaster is often beautiful, the rain is essential. Don't go home early because the sun isn't out, we have many fun, kid-approved things to do that are under a dry roof. Whether the weather is sunny or rainy, these activities will make for a day your kids won't soon forget.

From indoor sports to hands-on museums, fill your rainy days with last fun while making memories in the process. When the sun decides to shine, you can also check out the exciting outdoor things to do with kids in Lancaster, PA.

Foodie Fun for the Family in Lancaster, PA

Food-filled attractions in Lancaster County give kids the opportunity to learn more about how their favorite snacks and sweets are made. They can even make and eat their own treats – a delicious way to make memories together.

Indoor Sports & Activities in Lancaster, PA

If cabin-fever has set in, and you're looking for a way to get lots of energy out, we've got plenty of high-energy places to play and explore. Make memories with an exhilarating game of laser tag, take to the rock climbing wall, or even exercise your brain at a local escape room.

Artsy Activities in Lancaster, PA

For the aspiring artists, find your way out of the rain and into one of Lancaster's creative spaces, including pottery studios, a bead shop and studio, and even a place where little ones make, dress and name an Amish doll.

Kid-Friendly Theatres in Lancaster, PA

Theaters throughout Lancaster County are bringing family-friendly shows to life on stage. From magic shows to Broadway-caliber musicals, your family will love the chance to sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

Museums & Hands-on Activities in Lancaster, PA

Learning can be fun, especially when kids are able to discover new things through hands-on activities. Lancaster's unique heritage and history provides the perfect home for museums and historical attractions that provide interactive learning for your young history buff.

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