Pennsylvania Dutch Country Visitors Center       501 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601       717-299-8901       www.padutchcountry.com

Pennsylvania Dutch Country - Itinerary Planner

Let’s plan your next trip to Lancaster County!

Our Trip Planner will allow you to create and save multiple itineraries, locate attractions and then print it all with directions from the place you're staying.

Your Trip Plan

To the right, you’ll see a Trip Plan we started for you. You can delete, reorder, add days, even print and email from there.

Adding attractions to Your Trip Plan

Browse our website and when you see the “Add to My Trip Plan” button, simply click it. You can also use our Ideas & Itineraries Tab (above) to start with a popular itinerary then modify it.

Locating Attractions

Under the County Map tab (above), you can see all the attractions in relation to each other. Your current Trip Plan will also be plotted here.

Have fun planning your next trip to Lancaster and we hope to see you soon.

Browse our website to add lodging and attractions to your Trip Plan or feel free to start with one of our popular itineraries listed below.

    • The Amish and their Heritage

      Learn about the culture of our Amish neighbors via Amish homesteads and villages, buggy rides, mud sales, quilt shops, PA Dutch dining, roadside stands and farmers' markets.

    • Quilters Paradise

      Experience the beautiful patchwork of Lancaster County’s farmland, relive history from our museum quilt displays, shop at quaint fabric stores, and learn from women who have passed down the art of quilting through their generations.

    • Experience Amish Country

      Learn about the Amish lifestyle here in Lancaster County by taking a buggy ride, touring an Amish home, schoolhouse & barn, watching a production about the Amish, and shopping at a farmer's market.

    • The Amish Way of Life

      Turn back the clock, slow down, and enjoy a weekend of the Amish lifestyle. Take a ride in a horse-drawn buggy, browse through antique Amish creations and fill yourself with good down-home country style cooking!

    • The Heart of Amish Country

      Spend three days touring, shopping and dining in the heart of Lancaster County's Amish Country.

    • Covered Bridges of Lititz

      A visit to charming north central Lancaster County and the town of Lititz. You'll get to see some beautiful bridges, and end up in the heart of Downtown Lititz, where you can stop at Cafe Chocolate, Wilbur Chocolate Factory, Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery and more locations along the way!

    • Covered Bridges of Northern Amish Countryside

      Explore northeast Lancaster County farmland and the town of Ephrata. In addition to stopping at the covered bridges, this itinerary includes stops at the Ephrata Cloister, Ten Thousand Villages shop, and Green Dragon Farmers Market!

    • Covered Bridge of Southern Amish Countryside

      Visit southeastern Lancaster County and its rolling farmland, plus the towns of Strasburg and Christiana. See the historical Stratsburg Rail and Railroad Museum and stop by the Strasburg Creamery for a tasty treat. 

    • Covered Bridges of Historic Rivertowns

      Travel through the historic towns of Marietta, Columbia, Mount Joy and Manheim while exploring five unique covered bridges and other fun stops throughout western Lancaster County!

    • Covered Bridges of Parks & Preserves

      Explore southern Lancaster County's beautiful landscapes, plus Strasburg and Downtown Lancaster!

    • Creative Couples

      Get to know some of Lancaster's local theatres, art galleries, and enjoy some of the most creative culinary experiences around. Enjoy a relaxing time for the two of you, taking it all in!

    • Creative Families

      Make your own pretzels or jam, and enjoy hands-on activites that help children learn about science, history, technology and much more!

    • Mount Joy & Elizabethtown Mural Trail

      Artists have expressed themselves and portrayed the county's history via large colorful murals displayed for all to see on the sides of buildings throughout charming villages and vibrant Downtown Lancaster. Check them out via three mural driving trails!

    • Arts and Crafts

      From the traditional arts of painting and sculpting, to the culinary and teatrical arts, this weekend is sure to get your creative juices flowing!

    • Romantic Route

      Escape...just the two of you, perhaps to a cozy bed and breakfast. Experience covered bridges, wineries and breweries, spas, fine dining, cafes, theatre and antiquing in towns and villages.

    • Couple's Spa Getaway

      You will enjoy a relaxing three days with your loved one at a beautiful Inn & Spa, where you will enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lancaster County.

    • Romantic Holiday

      Come to Lancaster for the holidays! You definitely don't want to miss out on a Lancaster County Christmas!
       

    • Couple's Retreat

      Enjoy a weekend away from your crazy lives and really have time to reconnect. This trip includes everything from fine dining to hotair balloon rides.

    • Romantic Adventures

      It's always nice to snuggle up with your loved one and watch a movie, but when is the last time you went on an adventure together? Discover Lancaster County in a whole new way!

    • Water & Winery Trail

      Visit local markets and sample wines grown along the banks of the mighty Susquehanna River.

    • Sweet & Salty Trail

      Explore quaint towns and villages while tasting the foods that have made Lancaster County famous.

    • Ale Trail

      Tour local breweries and brewpubs and sip beers and ales with Pennsylvania Dutch flair.

    • Market Trail

      Stroll through markets or drive the country and fill your basket with goodies fresh from the farm.

    • Exploring Lancaster City

      Enjoy your time experiencing some history, some fun, and some shopping in Downtown Lancaster!

    • Family Fun in Lancaster City

      A great family friendly destination, Downtown Lancaster has plenty to keep you busy while visiting!

    • Foodie Guide Lancaster City

      If you're looking for delicious food, and a variety of it, don't miss out on staying in Downtown Lancaster, where there's plenty to be had!

    • Touring Lancaster City

      Experience everything from fine dining to ghost tours in Lancaster City!

    • Experience Agritourism

      Lancaster County is second to none when it comes to blending a fun vacation with an agricultural learning experience! Stay at a working farm and enjoy family farm attractions, a buggy ride and more!

    • Family Fun

      You'll never run out of ideas for your kids in Lancaster! Enjoy amusement parks, Amish villages, kid-friendly museums, farm fun, a ball park, train attractions and more.

    • Family Christmas in Lancaster County

      Enjoy a Lancaster County Christmas full of fun for the whole family!

    • Creating Memories With Your Family

      Enjoy a weekend of lasting memories with your family!

    • Stress Free Family Vacation

      This vacation is all about relaxing and having fun with only a few destinations that can last you all day. Take the time to explore the countryside at a comfortable pace.

    • Lancaster Shopping Indulgences

      Treasures await all kinds of shoppers in PA Dutch Country! Discover hundreds of Lancaster outlet stores, antique havens, unique galleries, PA Amish quilts and crafts, furniture and lots more handmade delights at local shops throughout the towns and villages of Lancaster County.

    • Christmas Shopping in Lancaster County

      No matter what time of year, Lancaster County is perfect for buying gifts for your family and friends that you just can’t find at your local mall. If you can, visit us in December when the music, the lights, and the local cheer makes shopping in Lancaster, PA extra special and memorable.

    • Touring Ephrata

      Ephrata is only a short drive from Lancaster and has a lot to offer. Spend the afternoon on Friday at the Green Dragon Farmers Market and Auction looking for great deals and spend the night in a cozy Bed & Breakfast. Wake up the next day refreshed and ready to explore this great town!

    • Touring Strasburg

      Come experience the beauty that Strasburg has to offer!

    • Touring Adamstown

      Just outside Lancaster, Adamstown offers a variety of eateries and food and antiques markets!

    • Touring Lititz

      Visit beautiful downtown Lititz and see all that makes this historical town so popular.

    • Touring Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse

      Enjoy a glimpse into the life of our plain neighbors while partaking in some PA Dutch favorites along Old Philadelphia Pike!

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