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

Lancaster Mattress Company

Lancaster Mattress Company

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!

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Lancaster Ridge Bed & Breakfast

Lancaster Ridge Bed & Breakfast

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

Lapp Wagons

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.

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Martins Bike & Fitness – The Cycling and Fitness People

Martins Bike & Fitness – The Cycling and Fitness People

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

Pathway Financial Group

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.

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Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center

Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center

Looking for some outdoor fun near Ephrata/Denver, PA? Just 7 miles from Ephrata, you’ll find ziplines, an outdoor obstacle course, climbing tower, animal experiences, a pool, escape rooms and much more at Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center! Explore packages for individuals and groups of every size.

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T.P. Trailers & Truck Equipment

T.P. Trailers & Truck Equipment

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!

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Turntech

Turntech

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

Twin Pine Manor Bed and Breakfast

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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Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

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

WebTek

WebTek is a digital marketing agency that helps local businesses just like yours succeed. From web design to SEO and social media advertising, we have the services you need to increase traffic to your website. Get a free quote today!

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Fashion Cents Consignment

Fashion Cents Consignment

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!

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Stump’s Decks & Porches

Stump’s Decks & Porches

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

Align Pregnancy Services Ephrata

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

Cabin Rentals at Refreshing Mountain

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

D.S. Burkholder, Inc. Electrical Contractor

With 55+ years in the field, D.S. Burkholder, Inc. excels as an electrical contractor. We serve residential, commercial, and industrial clients, offering diverse services including installations, maintenance, safety checks, and more. Contact us to learn more about what we can do for you!

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DeverCare Insurance Group

DeverCare Insurance Group

DeverCare Insurance Group is an insurance agency that specializes in Medicare supplemental insurance servicing mostly central and south-central Pennsylvania and Delaware. As a group of insurance brokers, we offer many Medicare Supplement options, Prescription drug plans, and Medicare Advantage plans.

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The Courtyard Bed & Breakfast

The Courtyard Bed & Breakfast

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

Eby Exteriors

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

Fox Meadows Creamery

Cow-to-Cone! Fox Meadows Creamery features hand-crafted ice cream made on-site with milk from our small dairy farm. Enjoy lunch, taste our 24 flavors of ice cream, try the Baked Fox, browse our Market featuring local foods, jewelry and apparel, play on our playground and watch ice cream being made!

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Gardner & Stevens, PC

Gardner & Stevens, PC

Gardner & Stevens, P.C. is a local general practice law firm with offices in Ephrata and Lititz. From simple estate planning to complex family law cases to multimillion dollar personal injury litigation, we have effectively represented the interests of thousands of clients in Lancaster County & surrounding areas. Contact us today!

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Good’s Store, Inc. – A General Store with Something for Everyone!

Good’s Store, Inc. – A General Store with Something for Everyone!

Good’s Store is a family-owned department store currently operated by the third and fourth generations.  Shop our store for clothing, shoes, fabrics, sewing supplies, gifts, home goods, hardware, toys, games, and more.  We appreciate being the hometown choice for many people, and we love to welcome visitors to our store!

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Green Dragon Farmers Market & Auction

Green Dragon Farmers Market & Auction

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 400 vendors. Come enjoy one of Lancaster’s finest attractions. Open every Friday.

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