Lancaster PA Kids’ Attractions – Things To Do for Children

What Fun Things Are There for Kids To Do in Lancaster?

Lancaster, County offers many fun things for visitors of any age. You’re probably wondering what to do with kids in Lancaster, whether you’re visiting or if you live here. Things for kids to do are becoming more plentiful every year! Toddlers and children of all ages will have a blast! Scroll down to see our 2018 list of field trip ideas and kids activities in Lancaster, PA.

Explore our expanding list of fun things to do with kids below. Have a blast, create some fun memories, and enjoy your time together. They won’t be little for very long!

See also our complete list of things to do in Lancaster, PA, as well as our list of things to do for families in Lancaster, PA. We won’t let you get bored here. Lancaster County offers Amish-related attractions, theaters, many historic sites, and so much more. Check out the list in the sidebar to learn everything there is to see and do in Lancaster.

Here are Things To Do in Lancaster, PA with Kids:

Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

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

Kids will delight on this 25-minute ride aboard the beloved Thomas the Tank Engine, a larger-than-life coal burning steam train. Back at the historic station, enjoy a wide array of Thomas-themed activities.  Tickets are available at Advance purchase is recommended.

Old Windmill Farm – Amish Farm Tours

262 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572, 717-687-7929

Children will love experiencing life on an Amish farm! They can milk a cow, feed a calf, the pygmy goats, miniature bull, and miniature chickens. Gather eggs and feed the chickens. Pet a mule. Watch the little pot-bellied pigs perform and slide down a slide. Kids love this unique farm experience.  Visit website

Verdant View Farm Tours

429 Strasburg Road, Paradise, PA 17562, 717-687-7353

Join an educational tour of a family farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, venture inside the barns, visit the chicken coop, and interact with animals.  Learn how to make small batches of cheese, ice cream, or soap during a farmstead workshop.   Schedule varies, March-November. View availability and book online at

Waters Edge Mini Golf

230 North Ronks Road, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-4653

Escape to Water’s Edge for a serene outing filled with cascading waterfalls, trickling streams, and lush greenery. Visit Annie the llama at the Bird-In-Hand Petting Zoo, take a stroll around the pond and feed the fish, and stop in for a scoop of hand-dipped Turkey Hill ice cream, all at Water’s Edge.  Visit website

Amish Farm & House

2395 Covered Bridge Drive, Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-394-6185

Bring your family to learn about Amish family life. Take a guided tour through an original Amish home and learn about the Amish lifestyle, clothing styles for adults and children, and Amish schools. Afterward you can tour the farm, feed our goats, and tour our Amish school. Enjoy a fun family experience!  Visit website

Amish Village

199 Hartman Bridge Road (Route 896), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 717-687-8511

Learn how Amish kids live today!  Why don’t they use Internet or video games?  After a guided tour of our 1840 farmhouse, stroll around our scenic 12-acre grounds. Explore a one-room schoolhouse, say “Hi” to our farm animals, and snap a photo in an Amish buggy. Visit website

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm – Family Fun on the Farm

150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572, 866-546-1799

Come visit the Little Farmers Playland and explore the fun side of farming.   There are many activities for the young farmers to explore and have fun. Visit the Discovery barn as well for a great learning expirence.    Visit website


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  1. Dave Wood says:

    Great site!

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