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 and local services.

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

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

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.    Visit Website

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

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.    Visit Website


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.     Visit Website

Fox Meadows Creamery

2475 West 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!    Visit Website

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.    Visit Website

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.     Visit Website

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!    Visit Website

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.     Visit Website

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

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.    Visit Website

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

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!     Visit Website