Things To Do in Strasburg – Enjoyable Attractions for All Ages

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Strasburg Area Attractions – Fun Things To Do in Strasburg

Strasburg, PA hosts a wide variety of attractions and points of interest for all ages. There’s exciting things to do for kids, romantic things to do for couples, and lots of fun education opportunities for school field trips.

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Here’s a sampling of fun things to do near Strasburg, PA (scroll down for a list with photos)…

  • Experience world-class theatre performances
  • Ride on a genuine steam train from long ago
  • See model train exhibits that will delight kids and kids at heart
  • Experience challenging miniature golf
  • Pet or ride a miniature horse
  • Tour a farm, meet farm animals, and enjoy a variety of farm-related attractions
  • Tour the Amish countryside in an Amish Buggy or on a scooter
  • Stroll through a railroad museum that enthusiasts will love
  • Tour an Amish house and an Amish village
  • Meet Thomas the Tank Engine
  • …see the full list below!

You simply can’t visit Strasburg and take it all in with just 1 day — and why should you have to? So, come for a weekend (or a day trip), bring the kids (or get away as a couple), and explore the rest of what Strasburg, PA has to offer:

There’s lots of fun attractions in Strasburg, PA for kids and adults alike. Check out the list below.

List of Top Strasburg, PA Attractions:

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The Red Caboose Motel & Casey Jones’ Restaurant

312 Paradise Lane
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
888-687-5005
717-687-5000

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Lancaster County's most unique and iconic motel, restaurant and gift shop, serving our area for over 50 years! Sleep in a caboose, eat in a train car, shop and play and watch the Strasburg Rail Road's steam engines go right by our front porch. The perfect stop for all ages!  

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Sight & Sound Theatres

300 Hartman Bridge Rd. (Rt. 896)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
800-377-1277

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For more than 40 years, Sight & Sound Theatres® has been bringing Bible stories to life on stage. Every production is a spectacular show with a meaningful message. Edge-of-your-seat action meets heartfelt drama on a panoramic stage, featuring massive sets, special effects, and live animals.

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Strasburg Rail Road

301 Gap Road (Route 741 East)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
866-725-9666

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Steam through Amish country. Enjoy 45 minutes aboard a real steam train. Enjoy authentic trains and railroaders, shops, dining and other fun extras at the historic East Strasburg Station. Check schedules and additional information at www.StrasburgRailRoad.com.   All Aboard!

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Strasburg Shoppes at Centre Square

1 West Main Street
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-0766

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Enjoy a variety of shops and services all in one convenient location in historic Strasburg. Join us for breakfast, lunch, handcrafted coffee drinks, and our delicious, homemade ice cream. Plus, a bakery, winery, bike shop, arts shop, and our bed & breakfast inn - all on Center Square in downtown Strasburg.

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Strasburg Spring Auction & Mud Sale

Strasburg, PA

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The Lancaster County Mud Sale season begins each February with the Strasburg Mud Sale - a day-long event with 8-10 different auctions going on simultaneously in multiple large tents and inside and outside the fire hall. Quilts, furniture, antiques, tools, farm equipment, shrubbery, and much more, plus plenty of food!
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Verdant View Farm Tours

429 Strasburg Road
Paradise (near Strasburg), PA 17562
717-687-7353

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Visit a 4th-generation family farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, visit the chicken coop, and interact with animals.  Stay overnight and enjoy a farmer's breakfast, or join a guided tour and farmstead workshop.  View availability and book online at  verdantview.com

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Village Greens Miniature Golf

1444 Village Road
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-6933

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Challenging golf amid the natural beauty of wooded hillside gardens intertwined with dramatic waterways. Traditional challenges plus natural obstacles. Two courses cover 13 acres in a beautiful wooded setting. The foliage changes with the season. Not a typical miniature golf course! Afterward, enjoy old-fashioned milk shakes, hand-dipped ice cream, sandwiches.

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Amish Village Backroads Bus Tours

Amish Village
199 Hartman Bridge Rd. (Rt. 896)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-687-8511

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Take a 90-minute tour through the beautiful backroads of Amish Country in Lancaster PA. Onboard our clean 14-passenger bus, our expert tour guide narrates the scenic views and shares Amish customs and traditions alive and well today. You’ll even visit an Amish home or business.     Watch Our Video

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Amish Village: Tour an Amish House, School, and Village

199 Hartman Bridge Rd. (Rt. 896)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-687-8511

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A must-do while visiting Strasburg. Take a guided tour of an 1840 Amish farmhouse and stroll throughout the scenic open-air 12-acre grounds. Explore a one-room schoolhouse and mix and mix and mingle with the Amish staff in the Smokehouse Market. Then, go on the backgrounds during a 90-minute Backroads Bus Tour.

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Cherry Crest Adventure Farm – Family Fun on the Farm

150 Cherry Hill Road
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
866-546-1799

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Join over a million adventurers. Over 50 Farm Fun Activities for all ages. Home of the Amazing Maize Maze. Entertain family and friends as you visit our farm animal center, singing chicken show, pedal karts, pumpkin slinger, guided wagon tour, and more. See you at  Cherry Crest Adventure Farm.

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Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A.

226 Gap Road (Route 741 East)
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-7911

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Gigantic model train layout! Our 1,700 square foot train display is home to over 150 hand-created, animated figures and 22 operating model trains. Family-owned since 1961, this work of art is fun for all ages! We are much more than “just trains”! Open daily, Mid-March - December.

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Country Woodshop

Lil' Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm
264 Paradise Lane
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-344-2326

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Amish made furniture hand-crafted in our own workshop. Tables, chairs, hutches, bookcases, benches, cabinets, tv cabinets, pie safes, cupboards, birdhouses, candle holders, wall sconces, shelves with coat hooks, framed prints, and decorative items. Our products are on display next door in our
Lil' Country Store and Miniature Horse Farm

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Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road (Route 741 East)
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
866-725-9666

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Arriving at Strasburg three times a year, Thomas the Tank Engine and Percy invite the family along on a 20-minute adventure. Ride aboard the larger-than-life coal-burning steam train before exploring an array of family activities loaded with fun. Tickets are available at   www.StrasburgRailRoad.com.   Advance purchase recommended.

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Lancaster Playground — Free Playground for Kids

provided by King Swings
909 Strasburg Pike
Strasburg, PA 17579
717-687-8210

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The Lancaster Playground is a fenced in play area featuring 20+ Swingsets & a trampoline and it is completely FREE! Bring the kids out 8 AM to 5 PM Weekdays, Saturday 8 - 2 for some fun in the sun. (Closed Sundays.)

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Lil’ Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm

264 Paradise Lane
Ronks (near Paradise), PA 17572
717-687-8237

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Stop in and say Hello to the miniature horses at our Old Order Amish farm just outside Strasburg. They are gentle, friendly, and waiting to be petted. Saddle rides and cart rides are available. Our Lil' Country Store features many Amish hand-crafted products, including framed prints, quillows, birdhouses, and food products.

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National Toy Train Museum

300 Paradise Lane
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-687-8976

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Visit what is probably the world’s largest publicly exhibited collection of toy trains and accessories. We display rare, unusual and specialty trains and accessories from the 1800s by over a 100 different manufacturers. Enjoy six interactive operating layouts, plus our extensive toy train Research Library. Feel like a kid again!

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Old Windmill Farm – Amish Farm Tours

262 Paradise Lane
Ronks (near Strasburg), PA 17572
717-687-7929

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Children will love experiencing life on an Amish farm! They can milk a cow, feed a calf, the pygmy goats, miniature bull, and miniature chickens. Gather eggs and feed the chickens. Pet a mule. Watch the little pot-bellied pigs perform and slide down a slide. Kids love this unique farm experience.

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Other Strasburg Points of Interest:

Welcome to Strasburg  ·  Strasburg Restaurants  ·  Shopping in Strasburg  ·  Where to Stay in Strasburg

 

Thanks for Visiting Strasburg!

You might also enjoy visiting Paradise, Pennsylvania just east of Strasburg, or the many attractions, restaurants, and things to do along Route 30 East (the Lincoln Highway), which is a few miles north of town, or the quiet rolling hills of Southern Lancaster County.

 

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