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Attractions

Here are some popular things to visit and do in Lancaster County that are also within easy driving distance of our suites.

Strasburg Railroad

10 minutes drive from our home is the old (still operating) train, old-time station and museum where Thomas the Tank Engine comes once a year to delight children. Railroad and train enthusiasts and those who enjoy peaceful rides on old trains through Lancaster County farmland will like visiting here.   www.StrasburgRailRoad.com

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Climb aboard a caboose, take the throttle in an authentic freight locomotive and inspect a 62-ton engine from underneath. More than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars. Fun and challenging hands-on-activities.  www.rrmuseumpa.org

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm and the Amazing Maize Maze

This 5 acre corn maze on a working farm is a good way to spend half a day in Lancaster County. It’s only 10 minutes away and hosts a Halloween alternative: “Flashlight Mazes” some evenings throughout the fall.   www.CherryCrestAdventureFarm.com

Farmland Fun at Verdant View

Milk a real cow, bottle-feed a calf, collect eggs, hop on a wagon ride and ask about farm life. Frolic with lambs, pygmy goats, bunnies, kittens and other farm animals or relax fishing.  www.farmlandfun.com

Nickel Mines Pool

We offer memberships for families or individuals. If you are just interested in visiting for the day; we also have daily rates.  www.freewebs.com/nickelminespool

Dutch Wonderland

Our home is a 15-minute drive from this local amusement park recently voted one of the top 5 best kid parks in the world.   www.DutchWonderland.com

Hans Herr House

Lancaster County’s oldest home, built in 1719, is only 5 miles from ours. You can tour the house, barn, museum and grounds. There’s an annual Snitz Fest, Christmas Candlelight tour, and Heritage Day where your family can learn about 18th century Pennsylvania German life in Lancaster County. Watch local craftspeople, talk to costumed actors cooking in the primitive kitchen, see a hog butchered, or taste homemade apple butter. www.hansherr.org

Landis Valley Farm Museum

Living History Village and Farm interpreting their life and culture from 1740-1940 with farming, gardens, foodways, crafts and historic breeds of animals. Garden show in the spring is fabulous with heritage plants for sale.  www.landisvalleymuseum.org

Herr’s Potato Chip factory

You’ll get a tasty tour at this family-owned business in the country. It’s 20-minutes’ drive to the south through beautiful Amish country. www.herrs.com

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Hershey Park, Hershey’s Chocolate World and the small town made famous by them are only 50 minutes’ drive from our home. www.Hersheypark.comwww.hersheyschocolateworld.com, www.hersheygardens.org

Historic Downtown Lancaster

Enjoy boutique shopping, Central Market (Lancaster’s old farmers’ market), art galleries and historic attractions in this old city that was the capitol of the United States for one day in 1777.   www.cityoflancasterpa.com    www.padutchcountry.com   www.centralmarketlancaster.com

Muddy Run Park

Don’t let its name fool you. Muddy Run Park (15 minutes away) is a beautiful 700 acre park where you can canoe, camp, boat, fish, hike, watch deer, and eat the best (we think) soft serve ice cream in Lancaster County at a snack shop that overlooks the 100-acre lake. www.muddyrunpark.com

Longwood Gardens

Just a 45 minute drive from us. Breathtaking. Every season is a Longwood season.  www.longwoodgardens.org

Lititz, the Coolest Small Town in America

Home of Sturgis Pretzels.  Second Friday Lititz.  Lots of entertaining happenings.  www.lititzpa.com

Sight and Sound Millenium Theatre

Mussers’ B&B is only 15-minutes drive from this local theater that’s grown into a spectacular national sensation. www.sight-sound.com

American Music Theatre

Lots of great entertainers come to Lancaster and perform at this theatre.  Holiday shows are also very popular.  www.AMTshows.com

Fulton Theatre

This beautifully restored 160 year old Historic Landmark produces popular Broadway-caliber musicals, comedies and dramas at affordable prices. www.thefulton.org

Biblical Tabernacle

Experience this life-size reproduction of the Old Testament tabernacle. Tours explain the construction and Biblical significance of the symbolic dwelling place of God.  www.mennoniteinfoctr.com

Susquehannock State Park

This 224-acre park that sits on a plateau overlooking the grand Susquehanna River is a peaceful 15-minute drive away. You’ll really like the view. www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/susquehannock

The Amish Experience

This touring center and restaurant offers many venues (including food and film) to help visitors understand the life and ways of the Amish culture. It’s 20-minutes’ drive from our home. www.AmishExperience.com

New Holland Sales Stables

One of the most unique places to experience in the county. Stay for Monday to attend the Horse and Mule Auction. A blend of cowboys, rodeo, auction and Amish.  Located at 101 W. Fulton Street, New Holland, PA 17557  Phone: 717-354-4341