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Things To Do in Bird-in-Hand, PA

Attractions in Bird-in-Hand, Ronks, and Smoketown, PA

You’ll find Bird-in-Hand in the middle of the Amish Country, conveniently located only 2 miles north of Route 30 and 4 miles west of Intercourse, PA. That means you’ll find numerous Amish-related attractions, peaceful countryside, and other points of interest in Bird-in-Hand, Ronks, Smoketown, and the surrounding area.

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You’ll find lots of activities in Bird-in-Hand for kids and grown-ups alike! Hop aboard a tour bus, scooter, or even a hot air balloon. Visit the local farmer’s market. Take in a family-friendly magic show, broadway-style play, or immersive theater experience. Visit a wine gallery, play miniature golf, ride in a horse-and-buggy, learn about the Amish in a one-room schoolhouse, visit a petting zoo, take an airplane ride at the nearby Smoketown Airport (which bills itself as “Aviation’s Gateway to Amish Country, PA”), or try out archery.

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Bird-in-Hand is also just minutes away from many other nearby attractions in Intercourse, PA, along U.S. Route 30 (the Lincoln Highway), and in Strasburg.

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There’s lots to see and do in Bird-in-Hand, PA for the entire family!

What to See & Do Near Bird-in-Hand / Ronks:

Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant Petting Zoo

150 Eastbrook Rd. (Route 896), Ronks (Lancaster County), PA 17572, 717-394-7111

Bring your family to Good ‘N Plenty's petting zoo - goats, sheep, a horse, ducks, and chickens await you. Animal feed is available.  A playground is also provided. While here you can enjoy homemade ice cream, fresh baked goods, or a 2Go Takeout Meal on the picnic tables. Fun for all! Open year-round during business hours.

Lancaster Archery Supply & Academy

2195-A Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340),   Lancaster, PA 17602,   717-394-7229

Lancaster Archery Supply is the region’s largest supplier of archery gear for hunting, recreation and competition. Come check out and try our wide range of inventory, or visit our Lancaster Archery Academy for instruction at every level of archery experience. We are THE archery headquarters.  Visit website

Strasburg Scooters @ Bird-in-Hand

2705 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-584-8064

There are some thrills of driving that you just don’t get cooped up in a car. Enjoy our guided scooter tour through Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Hop into a 50cc Scoot Coupe and discover exceptional views of the countryside, and an insightful look at some of Lancaster County’s oldest covered bridges.  Visit website

Waters Edge Mini Golf

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

Bring your family to Water’s Edge and enjoy a timeless activity for all ages. Our two 18-hole courses, located in the heart of Dutch Country, will excite and challenge the young and old alike. Make sure to visit the Bird-In-Hand Petting zoo and stop in for a scoop of hand-dipped Turkey Hill ice cream!  Visit website

Aaron & Jessica’s Buggy Rides

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), (Between Bird-in-Hand & Intercourse), Ronks, PA 17572, 717-768-8828

Lancaster's only ride through real working non-commercial Amish farms. Start your ride through our covered bridge, rain or shine. 4-mile tour with Amish guides. Family owned. Open all year. Longer rides available. Group and bus tours welcome. See you! Ask about Rumspringa and "Amish Mafia".  Visit website

Abe’s Buggy Rides

2596 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-392-1794

Enjoy a private tour aboard an Amish buggy through the picturesque Amish Country.  Ride through the Amish farmland, past an Amish school. Two-mile, four-mile, and five-mile rides are available. Petting zoo and picnic area, too. Serving repeat customers since 1967. Fun for the whole family.  Open March through Christmas.   Visit website

Amish Experience Visit-in-Person Tour

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

Visit three real Amish homes. Meet a farmer at milking time, a craftsman in their workshop, and a family at home. We work with 30 authentic Amish households not normally open to the public. This exclusive tour takes 14 people maximum to ensure everyone interacts with the Amish hosts.    Visit website

Amish Experience: Theater, Homestead, & Farm Tours

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

The Amish Experience is a complete interpretive center focusing on Amish culture and heritage.  Completely surrounded by Amish farmland along Route 340, the experience offers “Jacob’s Choice” in the Amish Experience multi-media Theater, guided walking tours of an Amish House & School, and guided bus tours of the Amish farmland.    Visit website

Balloon Rides Daily – U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team

Bird-in-Hand Family Inn, 2737 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 800-763-5987

Experience the Thrill of a Hot Air Balloon Ride, floating over the Amish Farm Country below. Our guests have enjoyed this wonderful Hot Air Balloon Experience for more than 25 years. Balloon Rides originate from The Bird-in-Hand Family Inn. Sunrise and Sunset Rides. Call for reservations: 800-763-5987 for reservations, or Visit website

Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market

2710 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-393-9674

We are located in the heart of scenic PA Dutch Country.  Bird-in-Hand is a quaint village where visitors find treasures that will satisfy everyone from quilting and crafting enthusiasts to those who enjoy shopping the bounty of an authentic farmers market.   Visit website.

Bird-in-Hand Stage

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 800-790-4069

Our Broadway-style musicals have been delighting Amish Country audiences since 2011. We have become a favorite stop for live performances in Lancaster County. In 2018, we are thrilled to present the new musical The Home Game and also to welcome back the illusions of Brett A. Myers and the debut of his Magic & Wonder: DREAM show. Visit website

 

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