Ephrata, PA & Northern Lancaster County (Denver, PA & Beyond!)

Welcome to Ephrata, Denver, and Beyond

Ephrata, PA is located in northern Lancaster County, PA. It’s easily accessible, as it’s close to the PA Turnpike (I-76) and next to Route 222 (4-lane highway).

The Ephrata Cloister was founded in 1732 by German settlers. Their religious community consisted of celibate Brothers and Sisters along with married families. Their settlement of unique European style buildings is now a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public for tours and special programs.

Today, Ephrata is a thriving small town that takes pride in its heritage and in its own unique character.

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Below, you’ll find a list of things to do in Ephrata, PA, as well as places to stay in Ephrata.

Many Old Order Mennonites reside in the rural communities surrounding Ephrata. (You can learn more about the Old Order Amish and Mennonites in our Amish pages.)

Ephrata is located along Route 322 between Routes 272 and 222 in Northeastern Lancaster County.

See also – Where to Stay in Ephrata.

For other attractions and nearby information, see also Adamstown, Lititz, and Eastern Lancaster County.

Things to Do in Ephrata, PA & Northern Lancaster County

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Fashion Cents Consignment

255 N. Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-687-8470
240 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, PA 17522, 717-687-8470

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Fashion Cents Consignment is one of the largest clothing consignment shops in Pennsylvania. We specialize in women’s, men’s, kids’, babies’ and maternity clothing. We also carry baby gear, toys and small home goods. Find your next thrifted bargain at our Strasburg and Ephrata locations!    Visit Website

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Stump’s Decks & Porches

2458 Division Highway
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-740-8732

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Our deck building process relies heavily on collaboration and communication with you to ensure you get the deck of your dreams. We want to understand your vision, your budget, and your timeline. We serve homeowners in southeastern PA, including Lancaster, York, Dauphin, Lebanon, Berks, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, and Chester counties.

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Align Pregnancy Services Ephrata

Ephrata Pregnancy Services,  112 W Main Street,  Ephrata, PA 17522,  717-733-9440

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Free help for unplanned pregnancies near Reading, PA in Ephrata. Previously "Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services". Think you're pregnant? Not sure what to do? You are not alone! We're here for you. All our services are 100% FREE, confidential, and non-judgmental. We provide free pregnancy tests, free pregnancy ultrasounds (limited 1st trimester), information that's medically accurate about local abortion clinics, prenatal and options education, parenting classes/support, a baby boutique, post-abortion support, and community support referrals.
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Cabin Rentals at Refreshing Mountain

455 Camp Road
Stevens, PA 17578
888-353-1490

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Stay overnight in our recently-constructed cabins. Perfect for a fun, relaxing family getaway. Cabins sleep up to 8 and include a full kitchen, dining room, living room, and private bathroom. Enjoy many on-site outdoor activities (ziplining, etc). Conveniently located between Lancaster and Hershey attractions - an easy drive from Philadelphia.

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D.S. Burkholder, Inc. Electrical Contractor

1 Riverview Drive
Denver, PA 17517
717-484-0600

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D.S. Burkholder, Inc. is an electrical contractor with over 55 years of experience! They provide our high-quality services to residential, commercial, and industrial clients. From installation of electrical systems and lights to preventative maintenance and safety inspections, they offer a huge range of services.

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The Courtyard Bed & Breakfast

349 Main Street
Denver, PA 17517
717-336-0556

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Our Bed and Breakfast was built in the early 1900's. It was fully restored in 2017. We are located off the turnpike minutes from Adamstown the Antique Capital. We have two suites on the second floor. Downstairs we have a café where you can eat your breakfast.

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Eby Exteriors

127A N. 7th Street
Akron, PA 17501
717-733-9142

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Eby Exteriors offers luxury home improvement services including replacement windows, doors, roofing, siding, stone veneer, decking renovations, home additions, and more! If you are looking to add style and value to your home, contact us today!

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Fox Meadows Creamery

2475 W. Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-721-6455

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Cow-to-Cone! Fox Meadows Creamery features hand-crafted ice cream made on-site with milk from our small dairy farm just across the field. Enjoy lunch, ice cream, specialty treats, local items to buy and watch ice cream being made!

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Gingrich Builders

1971 W. Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-283-4811

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At Gingrich Builders, we’re PA’s premier custom log home builder. We build a variety of log homes spanning a wide range of budgets and styles. If you’re interested in learning more about your dream log home, get in contact with us today.

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Green Dragon Farmers Market & Auction

955 North State Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-738-1117

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The Green Dragon is one of the largest farmers market in Lancaster County beloved by tourists and residents alike. Nestled in the lovely town of Ephrata, the Green Dragon covers 60-acres with over 90 vendors. Come enjoy one of Lancaster’s finest attractions. Open every Friday.

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Lancaster Mattress Company

1914 Fruitville Pike,     Lancaster, PA 17601,    717-509-5940
108 N. Reading Road,    Ephrata, PA 17522,    717-721-2490
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Lancaster Mattress Company is a locally owned mattress store offering top brands at affordable pricing. We have proudly served the Susquehanna Valley for over 35 years with quality and customer service being our guide. Visit our Lancaster or Ephrata locations or visit our website and shop online today!  Visit Website

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Lancaster Ridge Bed & Breakfast

534 Ridge Avenue
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-466-2338

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Lancaster Ridge is situated on five beautifully landscaped acres just two miles from Ephrata. Four unique guest rooms offer cozy beds with luxurious linens and a private bath. Each guest room offers something unique, whether it's a private entrance to the indoor pool, an en suite bathroom, or elaborate French Provincial furniture.

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Lapp Wagons

204 Conestoga Creek Road,    Ephrata, PA 17522,    717-733-2117

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Lapp Wagons is a local wagon and wheel company based in Lancaster, PA that constructs quality Kids Wagons, Work Wagons, Tricycles, and Pony Wagons. We also sell quality tires and wheels and ship all across our country. Visit our website today to find the wagon or wheel replacement you need.    Visit Website

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Martin’s Bike & Fitness – The Cycling and Fitness People

1891 Division Hwy.
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-354-9127

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We specialize in bikes and fitness equipment. Over a thousand bikes in stock! Electric bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, youth bikes, specialty bikes, and accessories. Bike fitting, seat testing, test rides, discount prices, financing, and repairs. Highly-rated customer service. Plus, complete line of home fitness equipment, delivery, service. Visit our store today.

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Pathway Financial Group

860 N. Reading Road,    Ephrata, PA 17522,   717-690-1335

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Trust us to help you navigate your financial path. We’re financial advisors and retirement planners in Lancaster County. Comprehensive financial planning services (including insurance) for small businesses and individuals. Services include tax-advantaged investment advising; group/individual health, life, disability insurance; retirement accounts; college savings accounts; annuities; legacy/estate planning; and more.     Visit Website

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Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center

455 Camp Road
Stevens, PA 17578
888-353-1490

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Looking for some outdoor fun near Ephrata/Denver, PA? Just 7 miles from Ephrata, you’ll find ziplines, an outdoor obstacle course, climbing tower, archery, rappelling, pedal carts, farm animals, a new escape room, and much more! Plus, our cabin rentals make the perfect romantic getaway or family staycation!

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T.P. Trailers & Truck Equipment

Main Office — 703 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA 19468
Storage Container Rentals — 4459 Oregon Pike, Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone 610-495-4530

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T.P. Trailers & Truck Equipment is a leading supplier of trailers, truck bodies, portable storage containers, and snow removal equipment. We provide multiple maintenance services, replacement parts, and accessories to enhance your truck or trailer efficiency. With our convenient Lancaster and Limerick locations, we proudly serve customers throughout Pennsylvania and beyond!     Visit Website

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Turntech

Turntech
114 Cocalico Creek Rd.
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-859-5944

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Turntech manufactures custom wood turnings for table legs, wood columns, porch posts, mouldings, and stairway components such as dowels and wooden balls. From a few small items to extensive orders with thousands of elements, we can do it all. We proudly serve cabinetmakers, contractors, and homeowners. Contact us today!

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Twin Pine Manor Bed and Breakfast

1934 West Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-733-8400

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Relax in an upscale, romantic countryside mansion that reminds guests of a Thomas Kinkade painting. Nine luxurious guest rooms, all with Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. Gourmet breakfasts with scrumptious recipes. View 35 farms from our rooftop deck. BedandBreakfast.com recently recognized us as one of the Top Ten B&B’s in the U.S.

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Unruh Insurance Agency

Muddy Creek Shopping Center,  2350 N. Reading Rd., Suite 13,   Denver, PA 17517,   717-335-2929

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For 40 years, we’ve been helping customers feel confident in their auto, homeowners, life, business, and health insurance through genuine guidance and personable relationships. Our team of professionals is committed to meeting and exceeding needs in a timely manner. Call today for more information or submit a free insurance quote!     Visit Website

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Vision Tech Electronics & Restorations

300 Chestnut Hill Rd
Stevens, PA 17578
717-575-4717

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For nearly 20 years, Vision Tech Restoration has been safely cleaning facilities by specializing in dustless and dry ice blasting for industrial cleaning, wood restoration, as well as fire and water damage restoration. Vision Tech Restoration also provide electronics repair for computers, televisions, and more.

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Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

900A West Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-271-7274

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Visitors to Lancaster County love this charming craft wine bar and restaurant located inside a historic B&B.  There is indoor and outdoor seating (in season).  The food menu is Mediterranean Bistro.  The bar serves craft wines, beers, mixed drinks, and adult slushies.  Open weekends.

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WebTek

100 South 7th Street
Akron, PA 17501
717-859-3250

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With over 16 years of experience, WebTek excels in increasing not only traffic for your website, but conversions as well for undeniable online success. We offer a variety of internet marketing services to fit each business’s unique needs including local internet marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and pay-per-click advertising.

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