Things To Do in Strasburg – Enjoyable Attractions for All Ages

Things To Do in Strasburg, PA

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:

The Lancaster Playground

c/o King Swings,  909 Strasburg Pike,  Strasburg, PA 17579,  717-687-8210

The Lancaster Playground is a fenced in play area featuring 20+ Swingsets & a trampoline and it is completely FREE! Bring the kids out 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday for some fun in the sun.  Visit website

Lil’ Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm

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

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. See webpage

National Toy Train Museum

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

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!     Visit website

Sight & Sound Theatres

300 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 800-377-1277

The greatest stories ever told come to life on Sight & Sound’s massive stage. Seas part all around you, whales swim overhead and animals race by as you’re immersed in these spectacular Biblical musicals—live on stage!    Visit website

Strasburg Rail Road

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

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!

Strasburg Scooters

246 N. Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-344-2488

There are some thrills of driving that you just don’t get cooped up in a car. Enjoy our guided scooter tour through Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Hop into a 50cc Scoot Coupe and discover exceptional views of the countryside, and an insightful look at some of Lancaster County’s oldest covered bridges.  Visit website

Strasburg Spring Auction & Mud Sale

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!  Learn more

Verdant View Farm Tours

429 Strasburg Road, Paradise , PA 17562, 717-687-7353,

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.

Village Greens Miniature Golf

1444 Village Road (Route 741), Strasburg, PA 17579, 717-687-6933

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.  Visit website

A is For Amish Buggy Rides

at Red Caboose Motel, 312 Paradise Lane, Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 717-725-8664

Ride back in time and enjoy the beautiful Lancaster County countryside. Experience a taste of Amish country life. Our drivers will answer all your questions about our Amish Lifestyle. Amish buggies and spring wagons Three different tours available. Large groups welcome. Petting zoo. We hope to see you soon. Visit website.

Amish Village

199 Hartman Bridge Road (Route 896), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 717-687-8511

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

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm – Family Fun on the Farm

150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572, 866-546-1799

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.

Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A.

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

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. Learn more:  Visit website

Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road

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

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.

Amish Village Backroads Bus Tours

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

Take a 90-minute tour through the beautiful backroads of Amish Country in Lancaster PA. Onboard our 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.  To learn more, watch our video.

 

 

 

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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