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Thistle Finch Distillery’s historic brick-walled building is a stylish Lancaster County destination featuring a unique combination of colonial, country, and industrial styles in a space that is welcoming and enjoyable. Besides its truly Lancaster heritage as the old Walter Schnader Tobacco...

The 300 Block of North Queen Street in Lancaster City is home to some of the city’s best shops. Browse vintage wares and clothes, antique furniture and lighting, or stop by for a delicious bite to eat. The best part about these stores are their diversity (and that most are open late!).

Getting into the holiday spirit has never been easier with the year’s best holiday attraction, the Christmas Spirit Light Show. The unique experience is a dazzling display of lights that is enjoyed from the comfort of your own car. On the mile-long drive, which takes about 20 minutes, you...

With one of the most beautiful landscapes in the region, the fertile farmlands, rolling hills, and historic districts of Lancaster County and City are best viewed from above. And getting to that mile-high vantage point is easier than you think! On a helicopter tour ride with Smoketown...

Situated in the western reaches of the fertile Lancaster Valley viticultural area, Nissley Vineyards has been producing and bottling wine for over 40 years. With beautiful, perfectly-manicured grounds, Nissley Vineyards has become one of the region’s favorite destinations. Visit the estate...

The Strasburg Railroad is the oldest continuously operating train in the western hemisphere and it provides the region with a variety of fun activities and recreational opportunities. From dining aboard to a roleplaying train robbery, Strasburg Railroad is one of the most exciting attractions in...

Many of the best foods in regular “American” diet and cuisine originated with the Pennsylvania Dutch settlers. Such words like the German bratwurst and weiner schnitzel are household staples throughout America for anyone that, well, eats. The Germanic influences have a much, much...

It may have contested origins, but one thing’s for sure: it’s delicious no matter what. And while the recipe is assuredly Pennsylvanian (or Pennsylvania Dutch), different theories have surfaced to explain it’s interesting signature name, shoo-fly pie. For us, shoo-fly pie is a...

Lancaster County may be famous for its population of Pennsylvania Dutch and the cuisine that accompanies it, but there's a whole lot more to taste and try when it comes to our food. From fresh produce in America's oldest farmers market to the satisfied sweet tooth in a specialty...

Over 150 years ago, the Civil War looked like it would have an outcome in favor of the Confederacy. Rebel forces neared the heartland of the Keystone State; in an effort to spare Lancaster from being razed to the ground, the people living on the east shore of the Susquehanna burned the Columbia-...