Lancaster PA Things To Do – Attractions in Lancaster County

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Attractions and Things To Do in Lancaster, PA (2018)

If you’re not sure what to do in Lancaster, you’ve come to the right place! Visit Amish Country PA and experience for yourself all of the fun things there are to do in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania! Whether you’re looking for specific attractions, activities, entertainment venues, or just want something to do for a few hours, you can find it here.

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Even for longtime visitors, there are places to visit and new things to see that can make your next visit as exciting as your first. Thanks to our historical heritage, excellent food, great shopping, and fun activities for folks of all ages, people return year after year.

In addition to the attractions on this page (scroll down), we’ve also categorized our Lancaster, PA points of interests into helpful lists:

So come get away from it all, and rediscover that wonderful feeling you get in our peaceful country farmland setting. Of all the places to visit on vacation, Lancaster, PA is where you’ll always find fun things to do for every family member (or even on a romantic getaway)! We’ve also got some local tips and info on how to get hereHere’s things to do in Amish Country PA…

Enjoy Many Places to Go & Things to Do in Lancaster, PA (Amish Country, PA)

Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666

Take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™, rolling into Strasburg three times annually. Ride aboard the larger-than-life coal-burning steam train, enjoying activities for the entire family: storytelling, videos, imagination stations, photo opportunities, and many of the Railroad's beloved Fun Extras. Visit www.StrasburgRailRoad.com for tickets. Advance purchase is recommended.

Hands-On House Children’s Museum of Lancaster

721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-569-KIDS

There’s so much to explore at the area’s only museum where playing and learning go hand-in-hand. This not-for-profit museum features shared educational experiences that delight kids ages 2-10 and parents alike. Exhibits include Little Valley Farm, Mostly Make-Believe, The Corner Grocery, an outdoor Play Garden, and more!  Visit website

Herr’s Snack Factory Tour

271 Old Baltimore Pike, Nottingham, PA 19362, 800-63-SNACK

Enjoy Herr's Snack Factory Tour. Sample tasty snacks, fresh and warm from our cookers. With guided tours, gift shop, Chipper's Café, video and more, Herr's offers families, schools and bus tours lots of fun! It's a day trip of educational fun you'll remember for a lifetime. Handicap/wheelchair accessible. Visit website

Jacob’s Choice at the Amish Experience Theater

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

Discover the world of the Amish today through the emotional struggle of the Fisher family to preserve 400 years of tradition. Five screens, smoke, fire, wind and Disney-like special effects immerse you in this dramatic story as you experience what it’s really like to be Amish.  Visit website

Corn Maze at The Farmstead at Oregon Dairy

1289 Creek Road,  Lititz, PA 17543,  717-656-2856, ext. 247

There is fun for the whole family as you explore Oregon Dairy's 20-acre corn maze! Lots of fun farm activities with the pumpkin patch opening every weekend in October and featuring a free wagon ride to the pumpkin patch!  Pick your pumpkin off the vine or try our Famous Punkin Chuck'r!  Visit website

Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Assoc., Inc.

4977 Lincoln Hwy. East (Route 30), Kinzers, PA 17535, 717-442-4249

The most complete steam and gas shows around. See in operation and display antique tractor pulls, threshing, steam traction and stationary steam engines, large gas engines and hit and miss engines, tractors, construction equipment, our blacksmith shop and sawmill. Visit our model shop, antique car display, ride 2 steam railroads.  Visit website

Village Greens Miniature Golf

1444 Village Road (Route 741), Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-687-6933

Challenging golf amid the natural beauty of wooded hillside gardens intertwined with dramatic waterways. Traditional challenges plus natural obstacles. Two courses cover 13 acres in a beautiful wooded setting. The foliage changes with the season. Not a typical miniature golf course! Afterward, enjoy old-fashioned milk shakes, hand-dipped ice cream, sandwiches.  Visit website

Aimee & Daria’s Doll Outlet

2682 Lincoln Hwy. East (U.S. Route 30) · Ronks, PA 17572 · 717-687-8118

Over 5,000 porcelain and vinyl dolls. Largest selection of dolls, doll clothing, doll furniture, and doll accessories in Lancaster County. Reborn baby dolls. Berenguer babies.  And an entire room of clothing & accessories for American Girl dolls. We have the perfect doll for you!  Visit website

Amish Country Homestead & One-Room School

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

Tour the only officially designated “Heritage Site” Amish house. Explore the nine rooms as your certified guide unravels the riddles of Amish clothing and life without electricity. Sit at authentic Amish desks in the Fisher One-Room School and learn how eight grades are taught in one room.   Visit website

Biblical Tabernacle

Mennonite Information Center, 2209 Millstream Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-299-0954

Visit the full-size reproduction of Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness, designed from Biblical descriptions in the book of Exodus. Lecture tours explain the history and spiritual significance of this dwelling place of God among his people. Guests representing many faiths and cultures from all over the world have found this fascinating. Visit website

Buck Motorsports Park

900 Lancaster Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566, 717-859-4244, 800-344-7855

Powersports - for today's supercharged family! Over 40 years presenting the best motorsports entertainment at affordable family prices. Championship truck and tractor pulling, monster truck shows, mud bog events, demolition derbies, fireworks, tuff truck competitions, and more! Power, excitement and thrills to appeal to all motorsports fans! See You at the Buck! Visit website

Concerts at American Music Theatre

2425 Lincoln Highway East, (Rt. 30 across from Rockvale Outlets), Lancaster, PA 17602, 800-648-4102, 717-397-7700

AMT is where music is alive! Don't miss the biggest concerts, Broadway tours and original shows live on stage year round. Call the box office or visit AMTshows.com to see what's going to be on stage when you're in town!


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