We've developed five driving tours of PA covered bridges in Lancaster to lead you through various areas of the County. Each tour includes several historic PA covered bridges, ideas for things to do along the way, and unique Lancaster County towns and villages lined with restaurants, shops, galleries and historic attractions. A great way to stretch your legs during the journey, break for lunch, or create a Pennsylvania Dutch Country itinerary to fill your entire day!
Click here for directions and a map of Lancaster's covered bridges.
Gather some travel tips at the PA Dutch Visitors Center and then depart for a journey to four historic PA covered bridges. Meander through north Central Lancaster County countryside and the town of Lititz, with its galleries, sweets and salty treats!
Begin your journey in the town of Ephrata and travel through Northern Lancaster County countryside, past Amish farms and schools, and explore five historically-preserved PA covered bridges. Along the way, enjoy a hearty meal at a popular smorgasbord, stroll around a farmers' market and learn about a 1700s religious community.
Beginning in Strasburg, travel the twists and turns of Southern Lancaster County's beautiful back roads, passing four historic PA covered bridges, one-room schoolhouses and farms along the way. During your journey, stop in the town of Christiana and learn about its history and role in the Underground Railroad.
Starting at the PA Dutch Visitors Bureau, journey through picturesque Southern Lancaster County countryside, which gives way to beautiful woods and natural preserves. Along the way, explore seven historic PA covered bridges and enjoy a variety of attractions and shops, particularly in Strasburg and Downtown Lancaster.
As you travel between five unique PA covered bridges throughout western Lancaster County, stop and experience the historic towns of Marietta, Columbia, Mount Joy and Manheim. Along the way, you'll enjoy the Susquehanna River, unique museums, a farmers' market, brewery and family attractions offering laser tag, dairy tours and renaissance fun!
Where To Stay
Red Run Campground|
Red Run is in the Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, where "Camping Among Amish Farms" is an experience you'll enjoy.
What To Do
Village Greens Miniature Golf and Snack Shoppe|
Two spacious miniature golf courses in a unique garden-type setting, along with a snack shoppe and outside patio.
Where To Shop
Eldreth Pottery Factory Showroom and Tour|
Reserve your tour and watch as we create hand-made salt-glazed stoneware and redware pottery.
Where To Eat
Rumspringa Brewing Company
Rumspringa Brewing Company offers the best in craft-brewed beers in the heart of Lancaster County. There’s a taste to satisfy everyone. Sow your wild oats at Rumspringa Brewing Company in Intercourse, PA!