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Rainy Day Things to Do

Although the weather in Lancaster is often beautiful, the rain is essential.

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It helps us to provide the freshest produce and ripest, juiciest fruit at our numerous farm markets and roadside stands. If some not-so friendly clouds roll in during your trip – there’s no need to panic. We’ve pulled together the ultimate guide of indoor things to do just for that occasion.

What to do on a Rainy Day in Lancaster

Don’t let those rainy days put a damper on your stay here. Lancaster, PA is home to plenty of indoor attractions – from museums to indoor sports and activities that are equally as fun and entertaining as the outdoor adventures.

Kid Friendly Fun for Rainy Days in Lancaster

The forecast doesn’t have to put a damper on your family fun and lasting memories. Kids can explore, learn, and use their imagination at one of Lancaster’s indoor attractions that will entertain the entire family.

Tasty Fun in Lancaster for Rainy Days

For the foodies on a rainy day, you’ll find tasty treats galore – from twisting your own pretzels to sipping locally-made whiskey. There is no shortage of things to eat and drinks to enjoy, all while learning about their origins and how they’re made.

Rainy Day Shopping in Lancaster, PA

While outdoor activities may be out of the question, a little shopping certainly isn’t! From outlets to farmers markets, these indoor shopping options are perfect for when the rain rolls in.

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Catch a Show on a Rainy Day in Lancaster

Cozy up in one of Lancaster, PA’s theaters for a high-quality drama, comedy, musical, or live performance, perfect for a raining day. Take in the beauty of the historic Fulton Theatre while enjoying a Broadway caliber show or dive into a Bible story at the epic Sight & Sound Theatres. If a more intimate experience is more your style, the Ware Center and Trust Performing Arts Center and Gretna Theatre feature short-run performances in a smaller setting. American Music Theatre also often has big names coming to Lancaster for concerts and other shows. Magic & Wonder Theatre offers kid friendly magic and illusion shows that leave all ages in awe.

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Tours & Museums for Rainy Days in Lancaster

Dive in to local history or learn with hands-on, kid-friendly fun at one of Lancaster, PA’s fantastic museums. Lots of learning is in store for those rainy days. Whether your interest, there’s a museum or tour for you to explore.

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