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Attractions & Things To Do in Lancaster, PA (2021)

If you’re not sure what to do in Lancaster, PA, 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, fun activities, entertainment venues, or just want something to do for a few hours, you can find it here.

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Even for long-time 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:

If you’re looking for more sightseeing in Lancaster, PA, you can also find a list of things to do near Sight & Sound Theatre and a list of things to do near Dutch Wonderland.

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Some attractions are open evenings and weekends:

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 here. And if you live here, there’s plenty to do for a staycation in Lancaster, PA!

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Here’s things to do in Amish Country PA…

List of 101+ Top Things to Do in Lancaster, PA (Amish Country, PA)

Soap Making Classes

216 South Church Street,  Quaryville, PA  17566,   717-844-1444

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In 2 hours I will be teaching you how to make 3 different FUN luxury products, that you get to take home with you.  Maximum 4 people per class, children 10 years and over are welcomed.  Classes are booked in advance. Call 717-844-1444 or email me at candy@greenstreetlux.comVisit Website

Village Greens Miniature Golf

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

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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

AAA Buggy Rides

Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 717-989-2829

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Our friendly drivers will enlighten and entertain you with fascinating stories and information about the Amish lifestyle. Choose from any of our famous horse and buggy tours: The Ultimate Four Mile Country Buggy Ride, The Five Mile Covered Bridge Ride, The Over Three Mile All Country Ride and more!    Visit Website

Aimee & Daria’s Doll Outlet

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

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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

Bob Neff Tours

1525 Oregon Pike, Suite 2201,    Lancaster, PA 17601,    717-397-0000

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Refreshing, wholesome and family-oriented getaways that create an appreciation for the wonders of God’s world. Our professional team is dedicated to providing a worry-free, quality touring experience. We offer a wide variety of tours to many destinations. Overnight and one-day motorcoach tours, flights, cruises, and international getaways.  “We’ll take you there.”    Visit Website

Buck Motorsports Park – The “Playground of Power”

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

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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

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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!

Countryside Bus Tours at The Amish Farm and House

The Amish Farm and House,  2395 Covered Bridge Drive,  Lancaster, PA 17602,  717-394-6185

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Discover Lancaster's living heritage on Lancaster’s original 90-minute bus tour. Take in the scenic beauty of rural Lancaster County. You'll see and learn about Amish schools, Amish farms and culture, covered bridges, and even visit an Amish store or roadside stand. Daily tours - please call ahead for reservation. See Website

Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

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

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Join Thomas the Tank Engine, Percy, Mavis, and Rusty during Day Out With Thomas, visiting multiple times a year. Enjoy a 20-minute ride aboard the larger-than-life coal-burning steam train pulled by Thomas. Plus, storytelling, videos, imagination stations, photo opportunities, and our Fun Extras. Visit www.StrasburgRailRoad.com for tickets. Advance purchase is recommended.

Experience Lancaster with Bob Neff Tours

1525 Oregon Pike, Suite 2201,    Lancaster, PA 17601,    717-397-0000

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Lancaster, PA welcomes and awaits your arrival.  Our guide will explore Lancaster County's captivating back roads relating facts and fables of the Amish lifestyle.  Itinerary customized to your interests.  Stops include quilt shop, bakery, locally made crafts.  We can package with other local attractions.  90 minute and 3 hour tours available.    Visit Website

Hands-On House Children’s Museum of Lancaster

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

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Our Summer is full of STEM, art and learning through play for children ages 4-10.  Hands-on activities educate, entertain and engage imaginations. Go wild for animals, take a storybook adventure, explore outer space, discover music, art, and world cultures; find session dates and details and register today!     Visit Website


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FAQs About Things to Do in Lancaster, PA

What are popular attractions in Lancaster, PA?

There’s lots of things to do in Lancaster County, PA. Here’s a list of 101+ popular things to do.


What are some outdoor things to do in Lancaster, PA?

You’ll find everything from hot air balloon rides and biking tours, to zip-lining and much more in this list of outdoor things to do in Lancaster.


What are some fun attractions for kids in Lancaster, PA?

Lancaster has tons of things to do with kids that parents love too! Toddlers and children of all ages will have a blast exploring:

  • Farm adventures
  • Train rides (on real steam-powered trains)
  • Large toy train displays
  • Indoor play centers
  • Amusement parks
  • Theatres with kid-friendly plays and magic shows
  • Mini-golf courses
  • Places to ride a horse
  • Playgrounds
  • Museums
  • …and much more!

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What are some things to do in Lancaster, PA this weekend?

You can find an extensive list of things to do on weekends in Lancaster, PA here.

There’s also lists for attractions that are:


What is there to do in downtown Lancaster, PA?

Lancaster is more than just the Amish. Only minutes away from rolling farmlands and the clip-clop sound of horses and buggies, you’ll find the bustling city of Lancaster (population 59,000). There’s plenty of things to do in downtown Lancaster, including:

  • Farmers markets
  • Walking tours
  • Lots of history
  • Kids activities
  • Art galleries
  • VR game lounge
  • Restaurants
  • Stores
  • Live entertainment (including multiple theatres)
  • Parks
  • Colleges
  • Minor league baseball team
  • …and much more!


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