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Ranked #1 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: A Kingdom For Kids! It’s not just a slogan – it’s a commitment to young children and their families that beyond our castle... more » Owner description: A Kingdom For Kids! It’s not just a slogan – it’s a commitment to young children and their families that beyond our castle walls is a place just for them called A Kingdom For Kids!, where family fun is proclaimed by royal decree. Since opening on May, 20, 1963, Dutch Wonderland has consistently been recognized as a premier family amusement park and has been voted one of the Top 5 Best Kid’s Park in the World by Amusement Today magazine. Having your birthday party, other celebrations, family outing, and Scouting events at Dutch Wonderland is easy with catered options, picnic lunch boxes, and cabana rentals. With attractions like Choo Choo Charlie, Frog Hopper, Dragon’s Lair, Duke’s Lagoon and so much more, Dutch Wonderland is a favorite amongst children of all ages! « less
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Ranked #2 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Museums
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Ranked #3 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

WHEATLAND Step inside the stately home of President James Buchanan and explore the rooms, stairwells and stories where the secrets and details of his political and personal life... more »

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Ranked #4 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources

  The Mennonite Information Center offers visitors an in-depth experience of Amish and Mennonite people groups, beginning with the acclaimed 3-screen film "Who are the Amish... more »

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Ranked #5 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Museums
Owner description: Rock Ford Plantation is the 18th Century mansion and estate of Revolutionary War General Edward Hand, who served as Adjutant... more » Owner description: Rock Ford Plantation is the 18th Century mansion and estate of Revolutionary War General Edward Hand, who served as Adjutant to George Washington. Built circa 1794, over 90% of the original historic fabric of the house, including shutters, woodwork, floors and glass, is intact. During the guided tour of the mansion, visitors will learn about Edward Hand's personal and military history as well as the background of the mansion and the artifacts contained therein. Rock Ford Plantation is open for guided tours from April through October. Please visit our website for up-to-date information on our tour season and admission information. « less
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Ranked #7 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Historic Sites; Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Nestled behind the hustle and bustle of today's world sits a picturesque 15-acre oasis that has been a must visit destination... more » Owner description: Nestled behind the hustle and bustle of today's world sits a picturesque 15-acre oasis that has been a must visit destination for Lancaster County visitors since 1955. Come experience Lancaster's Living Heritage at Lancaster's premier Amish attraction! « less
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Ranked #11 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Children can discover a one-room school house, try their hands at woodworking and mingle with lambs in this recreated 19th-... more » Owner description: Children can discover a one-room school house, try their hands at woodworking and mingle with lambs in this recreated 19th- century Pennsylvania Dutch village. « less
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Ranked #12 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Kids can touch everything at this interactive museum designed to help children and their parents learn together in a fun way.
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Ranked #14 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Rough and Tumble is celebrating it's 66th year in 2014. Ride 2 steam railroads, See Steam Traction Engines running as well as... more » Owner description: Rough and Tumble is celebrating it's 66th year in 2014. Ride 2 steam railroads, See Steam Traction Engines running as well as antique Tractors. Visit the Saw mill, model shop, Auto Museum, Stationary Steam Museum, Blacksmith Shop, and Gas Engine area. Visit the antique Earth moving construction area as well as the Line Shaft machine Shop. Watch a parade of power and sled pulling on the track.Check our schedule of events on our web site and enjoy the may areas of Rough and Tumble Historical Association. « less
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Ranked #16 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #18 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #19 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Dams; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #22 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
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Ranked #24 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Farms; Specialty Shops
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Ranked #25 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: The life and works of artist Charles Demuth (1883-1935) can be explored by visiting the art museum housing his major works... more » Owner description: The life and works of artist Charles Demuth (1883-1935) can be explored by visiting the art museum housing his major works and the adjacent 18th-century buildings that were home to his family for five generations. « less
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Ranked #26 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Art Galleries

Lancaster County is a wonderful place to experience the world of Art.  The City of Lancaster is home to numerous galleries and studios that are open to the public.  The City is on... more »

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Ranked #27 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Playgrounds
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Ranked #28 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
An integral part of the Underground Railroad, this church served as a safe haven for slaves on their way to freedom.
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Ranked #29 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: Museums
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Ranked #30 of 31 attractions in Lancaster
Category: History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A museum featuring art and artifacts made by the people of Lancaster including the Amish.
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