Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Pennsylvania Dutch Country

The Pennsylvania Dutch Country is as diverse and fascinating as it is scenic.  Enjoy the beautiful rolling farmlands dotted with one-room schoolhouses and windwheels.  Take a horse and buggy ride or a steam train ride through the peaceful countryside where Amish neighbors still live without the use of electricity and motor vehicles.  Then enjoy the diverse attractions for all ages, the world-famous stage shows, the incredible dining, and fantastic shopping opportunities.


Strasburg RailRoad Museum (33 miles)

Steam through Amish country. Enjoy 45 minutes aboard a real steam train. Enjoy authentic trains and railroaders, shops, dining and other fun extras at the historic East Strasburg Station. All Aboard!

Route 741, Strasburg, PA 17579
(GPS: 301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572)



Amish Buggy Rides (37 miles)

Amish Buggy Rides near Elk Forge Bed and BreakfastLancaster’s only ride through real working non-commercial Amish farms. Visit a real Amish home. Start your ride through our covered bridge, rain or shine. 4-mile tour with Amish guides. Family owned. Open all year. Longer rides available.

Plain & Fancy Farm
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8828

Amish Farm & House (38 miles)

Learn about the Old Order Amish of Lancaster County on a guided house tour. Explore the 25-acre working farm, investigate the barns and see the farm animals. Amish buggy rides and playground available. Open daily year round.

2395 Lincoln Highway East (U.S. Route 30), Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-394-6185

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre (50 miles)

 Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre is a year-round theatre presenting live musicals performed by professional performers selected from national auditions and a live orchestra with a buffet of classic American cuisine.

510 Centerville Road
Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-898-1900

Hot Air Balloon Rides (39 miles)

Experience the Thrill of a Hot Air Balloon Ride over Amish Farm Country in a hot air balloon. Over 25 years of experience in Hot Air Balloon Rides. Sunrise and Sunset Rides.

The Bird-in-Hand Family Inn
2737 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA


Intercourse Pretzel Factory (36 miles)

Learn how to twist a pretzel with us on our free factory tour. Enjoy our plain, herb, cheese and brown butter hard pretzels. Soft pretzels are made daily. We also offer an array of regional pretzels. Tour hours and store hours are listed on our web site

3614 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 717-768-3432