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Don’t get it twisted; Lancaster County has several claims to fame—but those aren’t quite as delicious as this one. Many pretzel factory tours are available in Lancaster County, and yes, we do have enough pretzel factories to provide a tour trip plan. Check it out below.

One of Lancaster County’s most historic sites was once the iconic residence of the 15th President, James Buchanan, ranking alongside the shrines of Mount Vernon and Monticello. The home of James Buchanan just outside of downtown Lancaster has much to be marveled at with its...

Whatever outdoor activity is the most fun to you in the summertime, you’re sure to enjoy them at the 550-acre Lancaster County Central Park. Cool off in the pool, take to the trails, or stroll the gardens just minutes away from downtown Lancaster City. With its convenient location and...

We may be famous for our proximity to the Amish and the expanse of farmland, but at one time Lancaster had a world-renowned reputation for the quality (and huge quantity) of its beer. The art of craft beer and more drinkable ales crossed the pond with the Germans, a migration and resettling that...

One of the country’s most scenic, and secluded, hiking trails is right here in Lancaster County. Designated as a National Natural Landmark, Ferncliff Preserve is a 1.5 total hike among an old growth forest containing sycamore, chestnut, and the Pennsylvania redbud as well as many others...

Not such a long while ago, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was world-famous alongside Germany for its delicious craft beer and skilled brewers. With the rise of craft beer’s popularity and the delicious snacks and food served with it, Lancaster has returned to the forefront of crafting one...

Over 160 years ago, Lancaster County PA was the site of the first spark that would soon ignite into the explosive and shocking Civil War. It was in Lancaster County that some historians claim to be the location of the first battle of the Civil War. On September 11th, 1851, a Maryland...

Before the light bulb had become the most sold and useful innovation of all time, our homes and offices, even our roads, were lit by candles. Lancaster County's unique landscape, culture, and population, provides the opportunity to view and experience the past when candles were the only...

In 1857, Pennsylvania’s James Buchanan won the presidential election, a bachelor with high hopes to equal George Washington’s reputation. In a few short years, though, Buchanan will have made what historians deem the worst mistake in presidential history: the President’s...

Experience a variety of genuine Amish Country food and produce! The Lemon Street Market in Lancaster provides organic, vegan, and local and regional food whenever possible. The Lemon Street Market also strives for sustainable-grade, GMO-free food. Shop for flowers, have a hot cup of coffee, and...

Enjoy the open air and discover the most peaceful feeling in the world. The hot air balloons of Lancaster County provide a breathtaking, unforgettable view, piloted by the U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team. The serene environment, the illusion of being absolutely weightless—and flying—all...

Located on North Queen Street in the heart of Lancaster PA, the Belvedere Inn is an upscale casual, smoke-free restaurant repurposed from an 1876 mansion built by a tobacco plantation owner named James Rhor. On the second floor of the building, Crazy Shirley’s offers a full-size piano bar...

Do you consider yourself a miniature golf aficionado? In Lancaster County, you will find some unique and challenging courses.

Village Greens Miniature Golf, 1444 Village Road, Strasburg

Spring House Brewing Company is known for their unique eyebrow-raising brews. Owner, Matthew Keasey isn’t afraid to experiment with unusual ingredients. For example, he uses about 150 pounds of mango puree to make 300 gallons of imperial pale ale that is bottled as “Astounding She-...

Looking for a unique shopping experience where you can find an eclectic selection of antiques, collectibles and gifts? The Cackleberry Farm Antique Mall is the place for you.  It is one of the largest and finest...

America’s original and longest running Amish tour attraction is the Amish Farm and House. The property dates back to Pennsylvania’s founder William Penn. For 150 years, Quakers, Mennonites and Amish owned the property...

Pennsylvania Dutch Country offers a variety of farmers markets in addition to numerous roadside stands commonly found throughout Lancaster County. Farmers Markets offer a little bit of everything, all in one trip. You’ll find locally grown produce, fresh meats and cheeses, a variety of...