Lancaster, PA and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country 

Strasburg Rail RoadCome Explore Lancaster

Attractions and fun things to do abound in Lancaster – for all ages and interests. Here you can enjoy a thriving cultural scene, a variety of special events , great food, and diverse shopping opportunities.

 

Mud Sale with two auctioneers

Mud Sales are Here!

Mud is in full bloom at the annual Lancaster County Mud Sales. Volunteer fire companies throughout Lancaster County hold their annual auctions and consignment sales, which are always popular with locals as well as visitors. Many are in Spring, earning them the nickname ‘mud sales’. Get the whole story, watch videos, and see this year’s mud sale schedule.

Amish BuggyOur Amish Neighbors

The oldest Amish settlement in America is in Lancaster. The Amish community here is flourishing even though they still rely on horse and buggy transportation and refuse public electricity. Learn more about the Amish lifestyle and their faith. Their culture and ethics have caused many people to rethink some of their own personal priorities. You can even local Amish attractions and even take an Amish buggy ride.

Dutch WonderlandVacation in Lancaster

Lancaster PA hosts over 8 million visitors each year. They love the state-of-the-art entertainment, the variety of family activities, and the peaceful countryside. Spend an enjoyable vacation here while you visit quaint small towns like Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse. It’s easy to unwind and relax here with our beautiful scenery and the clip-clop sound of horses echoing down back country roads.

 Smorgasbord diningAnd the Food Here….

When asked what they enjoy most about Lancaster County, our food is often near the top of the list.  You’ll find that fresh-from-the-farm goodness whether visiting a Lancaster farmers market or dining at one of our many fine restaurants, including smorgasbord and family style dining.

Shopping diversityShop ‘Til You Drop

The diversity of shopping options here is staggering. You’ll find a variety of quality stores selling locally made Amish quiltsAmish furniture, craft items, and other quality products. Antique lovers will adore the Antiques Capital of the US. And bargain shoppers will love our selection of premium outlet stores.

Lancaster PA HotelsComfortable Lodging

And when you stay overnight you can sleep in comfort. You’ll find a wide variety of places to stay throughout Lancaster County, including many fine hotels and motels, bed and breakfast inns, vacation rentals and cottages, and campgrounds. You can even spend the night on a farm!

Miller's $3 CouponAnd Save Money, Too!

We’ll help keep your Lancaster Vacation be affordable. We offer coupons for Lancaster attractions, restaurants, shops, and lodging to help you keep expenses down and enjoyment up. Plus, we’ll point you toward some Free Things To Do and other ways to save money in Lancaster.

US Hote Air BalloonYou’ll Love it Here!

Visiting Lancaster County is like exploring a whole new world. You’ll have an uplifting time and just see things from a different perspective. Good things are happening in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We’ll help you find and enjoy them!

Come Explore All That Awaits You in Lancaster County, PA!

Nissley Vineyards Winery Concert

Music in the Vineyards at Lancaster County Wineries

Enjoy Music Under the Stars at a Lancaster Winery - Lancaster County is home to a number of quality wineries and breweries. A number of the wineries host evening summer concerts on the lawn at their … Lancaster Blog »

Amish buggies at a wedding

“One Light Still Shines: My Life Beyond the Shadow of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting” by Marie Monville

The Shooter's Wife Recalls the Amish School Shooting Marie had just come from leading a Moms in Touch prayer meeting at church, praying for children at the local elementary school in Nickel Mines, … Amish Blog »

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Welcome CenterThe Pennsylvania Dutch Country Welcome Center will help you plan a memorable visit to Lancaster County's Amish Country.