Enjoy Lancaster’s Many Amish Country Attractions
Lancaster County is home to the second largest Amish settlement in the world. There are numerous ways here to learn more about the Amish lifestyle and what the Amish believe. Some of the unique Amish attractions in Lancaster offer a good place to start. You can tour Amish exhibits or homesteads. You can take tours through the back countryside past Amish farms. You can even take an Amish buggy ride and learn about their way of life from inside a carriage driven by an Amishman.
Here in the Amish Country of Lancaster County, you can get away from the fast-paced urban lifestyle and find a more relaxed, slower-paced atmosphere. That’s one of the reasons this area is such a popular vacation and weekend getaway. The change of pace and slower way of living found along our back country roads can be very relaxing. You can even tour local farms while you are here. See our Attractions Directory to learn more.
But visiting Lancaster County raises a lot of questions about the Amish lifestyle. Who are the Amish? Why do they live the way they do? Why do they avoid modern conveniences that we have come to depend upon?
Learn About Amish Life
Well, here are a few businesses and organizations where you can ask those questions while you learn first-hand what the Amish life is all about. Explore Amish culture and learn why they choose to live a different lifestyle from you and me. Many people comment how studying the Amish way or life makes them re-think some of their own priorities.