Planning a trip to PA Dutch Country? Our many Lancaster, PA vacation ideas will help get you started. Begin by browsing our sample road trips and itineraries below for an easy way to find out where to stay what to do in Lancaster, PA. Or just arrive in Lancaster County and "get lost" on your own. Either way, you’ll escape the stress of a fast-paced life when you linger in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, where there's no fast lane.
Lancaster County has more than 2,700 miles of winding country roads connecting our small towns and villages with their inviting main streets and charming boutiques and galleries. Lose yourself along these back roads among breathtakingly scenic farmlands, romantic covered bridges and PA Amish life.
We have broken our Lancaster, PA vacation ideas and sample itineraries into themes. Each theme has lots of different trip ideas and activities that are sure to make your stay memorable. Check them all out as you plan your vacation to Lancaster County.
Where To Shop
Intercourse Canning Company|
Tempt your tastebuds with a variety of pickled vegetables, fruit, relishes, salsas, bbq and hot sauces, jams, jellies, gourmet coffees, dip mixes and much more. Freshly canned by Amish & Mennonite folks. Free samples.
Where To Eat
Jam & Relish Kitchen|
Homemade Pennsylvania Dutch baked goods, jellies, jams, salsas, pickles, relishes and more from Kitchen Kettle Village’s family-run kitchen in Lancaster County, Pa. On-line ordering available.
Where To Stay
King's Cottage, A Bed & Breakfast Inn|
Elegant but warm B&B close to both historic downtown Lancaster and Amish farmlands. Designated one of the top 10 "most romantic inns.
What To Do
Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum
Largest Pennsylvania Dutch Living History Farm & Village in the country, interpreting German Heritage from 1740-1940, including tours and traditional craft demonstrations.