13  Things  to Do in Lancaster PA

Lancaster County, or Pennsylvania Dutch Country, is a fantastic driveable family getaway from The Tri-State Area, the DMV, or Philly. There really are so many things to do in Lancaster Pa

There really is something for everyone in Lancaster—cultural Amish experiences, working farm activities, history, outdoor sports and scenic hikes, a train lover’s mecca, agritainment and amusement parks. You could easily spend a whole week, or more, here!

Turkey Hill Experience

Who doesn’t love an interactive center dedicated to Ice Cream?!?   The base tickets include entry to the museum, play areas, all you can eat ice cream and iced tea tastings.

Lancaster County Central Park

This section of Central Park has a wonderful large lawn, picnic tables, and access to the City View Hiking Trail – a very easy loop!

Dutch Wonderland Amusement & WaterPark

5 out of 5

This amusement park is almost a rite of passage for area kids –  it is recommended by almost every local mom I meet as one of things to do in Lancaster, PA.

The Shack Restaurant and Putt-Putt

Who doesn’t like a Putt-Putt/Playground/restaurant/ice cream place! Their 20 hole course was great for our wide range of kids’ ages

Awesome Accommodations

There are some really cool lodging experiences in Lancaster— you can stay at a working farm with animals or at a real amish dairy, as well as a wide range of house rentals.

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