Enjoy the Peaceful Serenity of Lancaster County in Winter
Lancaster County’s farmland receives occasional blankets of snow from mid-December into March. Major routes are usually well maintained and free of ice and snow.
Winter temperatures in Lancaster are usually in the high 20’s to low 30’s during the day, although we occasionally get extremes in both directions. But when that white stuff cover the ground, the scenery is often breathtaking.
See the Peaceful Beauty of Lancaster County in Snow:
While the normal warm weather activities are in hibernation, visitors can still enjoy the local culture, good food, and variety of entertainment – and often with less congestions from other travelers.
- Entertainment – Dinner Theaters and Live Theaters continually offer their guests a variety of quality entertainment here.
- Great food – Dining is one of the popular draws of Lancaster County, and the good food is every bit as delicious during winter. Plus, their are logs on the fire now!
- Lancaster Shopping is always distinctive, with handmade quilts, Amish-made furniture and craft products, gift shops, and outlet bargains galore.
- Small towns and villages here offer their own distinct personality all year long. And don’t forget the unique Friday events here each week.
- Amish culture is still thriving here. You can learn more about the Amish lifestyle and take backroad tours of the countryside by bus or in your own car or even in an Amish buggy.
- Special Events – See our Events Calendar for a wide variety of special happenings around town.
- Lots More To Do – Learn about more Things to do throughout Lancaster County during the winter months.
The Christmas Season in Lancaster
During the Christmas season, Lancaster County’s special gift of numerous holiday celebrations treats individuals and motorcoach groups to a most memorable Christmas.
Candlelight tours of historic, elegantly appointed mansions offer groups the chance to experience Lancaster’s heritage in a different light. Visitors rejoice in old-fashioned Christmas customs, holiday craft markets, and madrigal feasts and recapture childhood memories of holidays past.
No matter what season of the year you choose to visit, we hope you’ll discover many of the reasons we are pleased to call Lancaster County “home”…and why so many visitors return to this area again and again!