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With beautiful rolling farmland everywhere you look in Lancaster County, it's no surprise that agriculture is a vital part of the Amish way of life. But these Plain People, as they are sometimes called, are skilled in a host of other trades as well, including woodworking and furniture-making...

A patchwork of colorful fabrics, intricately stitched together in a labor of love. Quilts made by Amish and Mennonite women in Lancaster County are renowned for their superior craftsmanship and quality. Once a practical household item made simply to provide warmth, quilts have evolved into an...

One of our favorite leisurely activities to recommend to guests staying with us at the Inn and Spa at Intercourse Village is to take a scenic drive on Lancaster County’s back roads and through our quaint small towns. You...

The fall harvest season brings an abundance of crops to the thousands of farms dotting the beautiful countryside across Lancaster County. At Waltz Vineyards in Manheim, they're picking the grapes that will become the next vintage...

Lancaster County is home to the oldest and largest Amish settlement in the United States. The quiet, simple lifestyle of the Amish people is fascinating to visitors who come from all over the world wanting to learn about Amish culture, traditions and beliefs. One of the best ways to gain a true...

If you want to explore Lancaster County's back roads, Amish culture, covered bridges, culinary hot spots or historical homes – we've got a tour for that. But are you brave enough to discover Pennsylvania Dutch Country's creepy legends, mysterious lore and ghostly haunts? If so...

Lancaster County is filled with quaint historic towns where rural charm and modern flair come together in an inviting atmosphere. Nowhere is this more evident than in Lititz, Pennsylvania – a small town with a big heart. During your next...

Come take a look around Amish Country and tell us what you see. Rolling hills, lush farmland, century-old farmhouses, one-room schoolhouses, covered bridges and roadside farm stands – all visible reminders of a simpler way of life. Nothing is more evident of this old-fashioned lifestyle...

Nothing says summertime like a delicious scoop (or three) of ice cream. It's pure happiness in a cone! Lancaster is the cream of the crop as Pennsylvania's top milk-producing county, so it should come as no surprise that we're home to so many creameries and ice cream shops, each with...

Lancaster County is known for its rich agricultural history. As you tour our beautiful countryside, you'll see family farms dotting the landscape that have worked the land for generations. Early American agricultural operations relied heavily on materials like iron, and iron production...