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Things to Do in Lancaster County

From family-friendly attractions to outdoor adventures and cultural experiences, Lancaster County offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Welcome to Lancaster County, where rolling farmland, quaint villages, and rich history come together to create a destination unlike any other. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor from afar, there’s no shortage of things to see and do in this picturesque corner of Pennsylvania.

From family-friendly attractions to outdoor adventures and cultural experiences, Lancaster County offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are just a few highlights to add to your itinerary:

1. Discover Amish Country

Immerse yourself in the timeless traditions of the Amish community with a visit to Amish Country. Take a guided tour of the countryside, where you can see traditional Amish farms, visit local artisans, and learn about the history and heritage of the Amish people. Don’t miss the chance to sample homemade treats like fresh-baked pies, artisanal cheeses, and handcrafted furniture.

2. Explore Historic Downtown Lancaster

Step back in time as you stroll through the charming streets of historic Downtown Lancaster. Discover beautifully preserved architecture, eclectic boutiques, and art galleries showcasing the work of local artists. Be sure to stop by Central Market, the country’s oldest continuously operating farmers market, to sample farm-fresh produce, artisanal foods, and handmade goods.

3. Get Close to Nature at Lancaster County Central Park

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a visit to Lancaster County Central Park. Spanning over 544 acres, this expansive park offers miles of scenic trails, tranquil lakes, and lush green spaces to explore. Pack a picnic and enjoy a leisurely afternoon surrounded by nature, or take advantage of the park’s recreational facilities, including playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic pavilions.

4. Experience Thrills and Excitement at Dutch Wonderland

For family-friendly fun, head to Dutch Wonderland, a whimsical amusement park that’s perfect for kids of all ages. From thrilling roller coasters to gentle rides for little ones, there’s no shortage of excitement at this beloved attraction. Be sure to catch a live show or meet your favorite storybook characters for an extra dose of magic.

5. Indulge in Culinary Delights at Brickerville House Restaurant

After a day of exploring all that Lancaster County has to offer, treat yourself to a delicious meal at Brickerville House Restaurant. Located near the Rock Lititz Campus, this historic landmark offers a warm and inviting atmosphere and a diverse menu of homemade dishes made from locally sourced ingredients. Brickerville House Restaurant is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family, whether you’re craving made-from-scratch pancakes, juicy burgers, or fresh seafood.

From scenic countryside drives to cultural attractions and culinary delights, Lancaster County offers endless opportunities for memorable experiences. So, pack your bags, hit the road, and get ready to discover the charm and beauty of this beloved destination.

About Brickerville House

Brickerville House is a family-owned and operated restaurant serving homestyle breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, in a historic and casual atmosphere.

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