The Amish draws you to Lancaster County. The wide-variety of activities, attractions, great restaurants and endless entertainment keeps you coming back again and again. Largely recognized as “The Best Value for the Money”, PA Dutch Country has so many wonderful experiences to offer year-round.
Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park
With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place for your next family staycation. Cool off in Duke's Lagoon water play area and make discoveries at Exploration Island, where dinosaurs come to life! Bring your little princess or prince to the best Lancaster amusement park to meet characters like Duke and Merlin, for a special event, family dining, or a whole season of fun. Find your next magical adventure at your favorite kids amusement park in Lancaster, PA.
Strasburg Rail Road
Your journey starts with a 45-minute train ride on America's oldest short-line railroad - circa 1832. Travel when you want, how you want. From Coach to First-Class, Open Air to the Dining Car - it's one ride that is sure to please.
Back at the station, test your power on our authentic Pump Car, take a ride on our miniature steam train or go along for a behind-the-scenes tour of where passenger cars and steam engines are built, restored and refurbished.
National Toy Train Museum of PA
Collecting, building, and operating toy trains is a lively hobby for the 21st Century! Fun and challenging, it combines traditional skills with cutting-edge technology. Designed like an old-time train station, the Museum features the latest in exhibits and LED lighting. The massive toy train collection features models from the 1800s to the present. Six operating, interactive train layouts in G, Standard, O, S, and HO Gauges and Lego®. Videos on all aspects of toy trains. National Toy Train Library of toy train publications and history. Lionel, American Flyer, MTH, Weaver, LGB, Bachmann, Marklin, Lego® and more.
Sight & Sound Theatres
The Bible comes to life at Sight & Sound Theatres just outside of Strasburg in Lancaster County, PA. These epic Biblical productions are musicals are like none you will find anywhere else. Story, song, and spectacular staging bring each Sight & Sound show to life. They take classic Biblical stories and characters like Noah, Daniel, Jonah, and Jesus and craft an elaborate musical production around each that tells the story and the underlining message of that portion of Scripture.
American Music Theater
American Music Theatre is the only theatre of its kind in the country that features both touring concerts and Original Shows. Our 1,600-seat theatre hosts more than 300 live performances a year –– from Broadway tours to rock legends to famous comedians to today’s hottest acts. Since our debut in 1997, we’ve welcomed Grammy winners, CMA winners, Tony winners, and even Oscar winners to our stage. We’ve also featured some of the most talented musicians, vocalists, and dancers in the nation in our own Original Shows. No other theatre in the region offers a wider variety of performances, year in and year out. We hope you take the opportunity to catch a show in the comfort of one of the most premier venues on the East Coast for live entertainment. Welcome to American Music Theatre, and enjoy the show!
The Choo Choo Barn
Since 1961, people across the country and around the world have come to visit a truly unique attraction...the Choo Choo Barn -- Traintown U.S.A.®! Our 1,700 square foot train layout features over 150 hand-built animated figures and vehicles and 22 operating trains…we guarantee the Choo Choo Barn is like nothing you've ever seen!
Tanger Outlets - Lancaster
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The Shops @ Rockvale
The Shops @ Rockvale is Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s favorite outlet mall, with more than 70 brands featuring high-end and premium brands you love – at up to 75% off traditional retail prices every day! You’ll love paying no sales tax on clothing and shoes while shopping in Pennsylvania.
Kitchen Kettle Village
Kitchen Kettle Village showcases all that Lancaster County has to offer — homemade baked goods, jams, and relishes, good food with unexpected touches and charming one-of-a-kind overnight lodging in a picturesque countryside. We're also famous for our unique shopping experience, featuring 40 distinct merchants offering everything from locally-made art, pottery and PA Dutch quilts to name-brand favorites like Brighton, PANDORA Jewelry, UGG and Minnetonka moccasins.
Railroad Museum of PA
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania educates the public regarding the Commonwealth’s rich railroad history, discovering the relevance of railroads in building the nation and the role of today’s railroads in our lives. The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania houses one of the most significant collections of historic railroad artifacts in the world. Devoted to preserving and interpreting the broad impact of railroad development on society.
The Amish Village
Visit The Amish Village in Lancaster County and take an authentic Pennsylvania Amish tour. Located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, The Amish Village is an authentic look at today’s Amish lifestyle. Located on 12 scenic acres, The Amish Village lets visitors tour an authentic Amish property, including a one-room schoolhouse, barn with farm animals, blacksmith shop, smokehouse market and more.
The Amish Experience
For over 50 years the Amish Experience has remained the definitive interpretive center for guided tours of the Amish Farmlands, tours of Lancaster County’s only officially designated “Heritage Site” Amish House & One-Room School, and the spectacular Amish Experience Theater F/X production of Jacob’s Choice. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame winner.
The Amish Farm and House
Welcome to America’s first Amish attraction where we’ve been educating the public since 1955. We invite you to learn about the fascinating life of Lancaster’s Amish people while creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Spooky Nook Sports Complex
Spooky Nook Sports is the largest indoor sports, events, and entertainment complex in America. This climate controlled facility is 17.5 acres. Visitors will find a welcoming, high energy and positive environment.
Bird in Hand Farmers Market
The Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market is a favorite destination for locals, as well as out-of-town visitors. It features tons of delicious offerings, including fresh meats, cheese and produce, a wide variety of baked goods, chocolates and candies, bulk foods, spices, coffee and loose leaf tea, locally made chips and hard pretzels, hand-rolled soft pretzels, fresh-squeezed lemonade, apple cider, made-to-order subs, fried chicken and rows of homemade canned goods.
Ed’s Buggy Rides
Come with us on a 3-mile tour through historic Amish farmlands. Experience the beautiful and unforgettable Pennsylvania Dutch country landscape, while watching the everyday routine of the Amish through hilly back roads in an authentic Amish buggy. See and learn from our courteous and friendly drivers. This ride takes a minimum of 35-40 minutes. We are the only buggy ride that does not travel on main roads.