Lancaster, PA – Amish Country in Pennsylvania

Welcome to Lancaster County, PA (also known as Pennsylvania Dutch Country)! This website is made by locals; we hope it will help you to learn more about our area and to explore the many attractions and things to do for all ages throughout Lancaster and Pennsylvania Dutch Country. On this site, you’ll find out what to do, where to stay, places to shop, learn about the Amish, find area coupons, learn about upcoming events, and much more! There’s also a dedicated section to services for Lancaster County residents. Enjoy!

U.S. Hot Ait Balloon Team

Things to Do in Lancaster, PA

Attractions and fun things to do abound throughout Lancaster County. This area appeals to all ages and interests. Here you can enjoy a thriving cultural scene, a variety of special events, great food, diverse shopping opportunities, and a variety of attractions for families and things to do for kids.

Restaurants & Food in Lancaster, PA

When asked what they enjoy most about Lancaster County, our food is often near the top of the list. From dining at one of our many fine restaurants in Lancaster, including smorgasbord dining and family-friendly restaurants).

You’ll also find that fresh-from-the-farm goodness whether visiting a Lancaster farmers market or one of our many delicious bakeries and cafés.

Jelly Room Sampling

Shopping in Lancaster

The diversity of shopping options here is staggering. You’ll find a variety of quality stores selling local hand-made Amish quilts, Amish furniture, craft items, and other quality goods. Antique-lovers will adore the fact that Adamstown, PA is the antiques capital of the world. And bargain shoppers will love our large selection of premium outlet stores in Lancaster, PA.

Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village - Intercourse, PA

Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Vacation Homes, More

And when you stay overnight, you can sleep in comfort. You’ll find a wide variety of places to stay throughout Lancaster County, including many fine hotels and motelsbed and breakfast innsvacation rentals, and campgrounds. You can even spend the night on a farm in Lancaster County!

Learn About Our Amish Neighbors

The oldest most concentrated Amish settlement in the world is here in Lancaster County. The Amish community here is flourishing even though they still rely on horse and buggy transportation and mules for farming. Learn more about the Amish, their lifestyle, and Amish faith. Their culture, ‘plain lifestyle, and ethics have caused many people to rethink some of their own personal priorities. You can also visit local Amish attractions and even take an Amish buggy ride through our beautiful countryside.

Strasburg Rail Road - Strasburg, PA

Lancaster County Events

Explore some of the many things to do this month in Lancaster, PA. Get a preview of activities and items of interest coming up in the weeks and months ahead on our events calendar. We also include highlights of special activities over each of the holiday weekends throughout the year.

Mud Sales

The Mud Sale Season begins every February. What is a mud sale you ask? Learn more about this Lancaster County tradition and see the full schedule of Mud sales for the year, with something going on almost every week throughout the season.

Lancaster Coupons

We’ll help keep your Lancaster vacation affordable. We offer coupons for Lancaster attractions, restaurants, shops, and lodging to help you keep expenses down and enjoyment up. Plus, we’ll point you toward some free things to do and other ways to save money in Lancaster.

Live Here? Find Services for Lancaster Residents

If you call Lancaster County, PA “home”, we’ve compiled helpful lists with a variety of nearby businesses that serve residents. There’s everything from attorneys in Lancaster, to churches, roofing contractors, home builders, banquet facilities and meeting venues, financial services, jewelers, home improvement contractors, furniture stores, senior services, moving services, and even wedding planning resources in Lancaster, PA. We keep our lists updated! Enjoy!

You’ll Love it Here!

Visiting Lancaster County is like exploring a whole new world. You’ll have an uplifting time and just see things from a different perspective. Good things are happening in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We’ll help you find and enjoy them!


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Sight & Sound - Strasburg, PA

Near Sight & Sound Theatre

The most popular tourist attraction in Lancaster County is Sight & Sound Theatre. Located just outside of Strasburg, people from around the world come to watch their Broadway-style theatrical performances. While you’re here, there’s plenty of things to do near Sight & Sound for folks of any age. After you check out that list, you’ll realize that you can’t do Lancaster County in a day. Rather than rushing home (or sitting in traffic), rest in one of the many lodging options near Sight & Sound. Before or after the show, you’ll probably be hungry. So, we’ve compiled a list of delicious restaurants near Sight & Sound. And while you’re here, why not do some shopping at Lancaster’s famous outlet malls or family-owned shops? We’ve got you covered with this list of stores near Sight & Sound.