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Best of Lancaster Guide

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Lancaster
Pennsylvania Dutch country is a fascinating destination to explore. Visitors will get a glimpse of farm life as it was in the early 1800s. Visit markets and farm stores for homemade shoofly pie and fresh produce, or shop for a handmade quilt. President James Buchanan's elegant home, Wheatland, is no less historic but contrasts sharply to the simpler Pennsylvania Dutch heritage sites in Lancaster. Consider a side trip to nearby Hershey, home of Hershey Park and the Hershey chocolate factory.

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Dutch Wonderland
Dutch Wonderland
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... 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
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction
Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction
Attraction type: Museums
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Wheatland
Wheatland
Costumed guides conduct tours of this historic mansion, home to President James Buchanan before and after his tenure in the White House.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Mennonite Information Center
Mennonite Information Center
Owner description: Today, a world-wide influence emanates from the Mennonite InformationCenter. Not only do more than 75,000 visitors come each year from allnationalities, ethnic backgrounds and... more Owner description: Today, a world-wide influence emanates from the Mennonite InformationCenter. Not only do more than 75,000 visitors come each year from allnationalities, ethnic backgrounds and religious persuasions, the Center receives 8,000 hits per month on its Internet Web site. less
Attraction type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Clipper Magazine Stadium
Clipper Magazine Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Champagne Sunday Brunch
Champagne Sunday Brunch
Ranked #1 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Mr. Sticky's Homemade Sticky Buns
Mr. Sticky's Homemade Sticky Buns
Ranked #2 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Cuisines: Bakery
Rice & Noodles Restaurant
Rice & Noodles Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Chick-fil-A
Chick-fil-A
Ranked #4 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price: $5 - $8
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Carmen & David's Creamery
Carmen & David's Creamery
Ranked #5 of 513 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Spruce Lane Lodge & Cottages
Spruce Lane Lodge & Cottages
$45 - $100

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Sleep Inn & Suites Lancaster County
2.5 of 5
Sleep Inn & Suites Lancaster County
$98 - $155
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Mountville
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Warwick Inn & Suites
2.0 of 5
Warwick Inn & Suites
$60 - $72
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Lititz
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Lancaster Bed and Breakfast
The Lancaster Bed and Breakfast
$115 - $195
Ranked #1 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns
A New Beginning Bed and Breakfast
A New Beginning Bed and Breakfast
$90 - $125
Ranked #3 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Eden Resort & Suites
4.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Eden Resort & Suites
$104 - $235
Ranked #1 of 38 Hotels in Lancaster
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Inn at Leola Village, Lancaster
4.0 of 5
The Inn at Leola Village, Lancaster
$144 - $246
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Leola
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