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

Towns & Heritage

Nearby Neighbors

While in town, take a short sightseeing trip from Lancaster County to explore our nearby neighbors. Tour awe-inspiring battlefields. Meander through historic mansions and museums. Take in some world-class theme parks, restaurants and shopping adventures. You'll discover why Pennsylvania memories last a lifetime.


Only nine miles outside of Lancaster County, Hershey is truly a sweet experience with its exciting attractions and events. Let loose inside Hersheypark, with 11 roller coasters, the Boardwalk water park, live entertainment, shops and food. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the interactive tours and attractions - not to mention chocolate goodies! - at Hershey's Chocolate World. While in town, hop on a historic trolley tour, relax with a chocolate spa treatment, wander around the zoo, play a round of golf or attend a concert or sporting event.

More information: or 1-800-HERSHEY.


In Gettysburg, it's easy to get lost in the past. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the battlefields and guided tours, and enjoy the area's many other attractiosn while you're in town as well. Spend a day drifting through museusm and local artifacts or catch a show at one of Gettysburg's playhouses. Local art galleries display the work of regional artists, and coffeehouses feature special brews and musical performances. History may begin in Gettysburg, but the fun never ends!

More information: or 1-800-337-5015.


One thing's for sure when you visit the City of Brotherly Love: you'll never run out of things to do! Philadelphia hosts a variety of museums, art galleries, sports venues, theatres, restaurants, shopping districts, murals and momentous landmarks from the Founding Fathers to the present. Located just 50 miles from Lancaster County and packed with culture, history and creativity, Philadelphia offers an exciting day trip option!

More information: or 1-800-537-7676.


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