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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...

You might be surprised to learn there is an impressive and growing lineup of distillers of fine spirits nestled in the Lancaster landscape. Thanks to our abundant agriculture, distilleries here have access to local crops of corn, barley, and other grains and fruit. And with craft-distilled...

When you visit Lancaster County to explore Amish Country and learn about its people and their customs, part of the adventure is shopping at Amish-owned cottage businesses. Small shops are common, including dry goods stores, bulk foods stores, and quilt and crafts shops. Some of these home-based...

New Holland is a charming borough of about 5,300 people in eastern Lancaster County. Its earliest settlers arrived in the early 1700s. Like many Pennsylvania Dutch communities, New Holland's economy is rooted in agriculture.

It probably goes without saying that the Amish community in Lancaster County is a major draw for visitors. As the oldest settlement of Amish people in the United States, tourists are fascinated by their slower, simple lifestyle. Amish farmsteads dot the countryside, and many Amish families have...

Spring is a beautiful time of year in Lancaster County as the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside  comes alive with blooming flowers and other seasonal plants. Whether you're preparing for spring planting or want to pick out a stunning Mother's Day gift, the best place to find all your...