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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: With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place to spend time together as a family. Cool off in Duke's Lagoon water play area and make... more Owner description: With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place to spend time together as a family. Cool off in Duke's Lagoon water play area and make discoveries at Exploration Island, where dinosaurs come to life! Coming summer 2017, Merlin's Mayhem, a magical high-flying coaster, features thrills, twists and turns during an enchanted journey in search of Merlin's dragon friend, Mayhem. less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Amish Farm and House
Amish Farm and House
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... 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
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Farms
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Wheatland
Wheatland
Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Clipper Magazine Stadium
Clipper Magazine Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Landis Valley Museum
Landis Valley Museum
Owner description: Relax and roam through the authentic crossroads village and farms of Landis Valley as you learn the rich history of the Pennsylvania Germans of Lancaster County. Comprised of over... more Owner description: Relax and roam through the authentic crossroads village and farms of Landis Valley as you learn the rich history of the Pennsylvania Germans of Lancaster County. Comprised of over 40 buildings on 100 acres, the museum is the guardian of 65+ varieties of heirloom seeds and the largest collection of Pennsylvania German artifacts in the U.S. Through costumed demonstrators, special events, group tours, award-winning exhibits, and educational programs for adults and children you'll come away all the more enriched by your experience here. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Himalayan Curry and Grill
Himalayan Curry and Grill
Ranked #1 of 562 Restaurants in Lancaster
Cuisines: Indian, Tibetan, Nepali
Good for: Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
John J. Jeffries
John J. Jeffries
Ranked #2 of 562 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Silver Spring Family Restaurant
Silver Spring Family Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 562 Restaurants in Lancaster
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lancaster Brewing Company
Lancaster Brewing Company
Ranked #4 of 562 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse
Ranked #5 of 562 Restaurants in Lancaster
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Spruce Lane Lodge & Cottages
2.5 of 5
Spruce Lane Lodge & Cottages
$65 - $132
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Country Living Inn
Country Living Inn
$66 - $111
Ranked #13 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns
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Classic Inn
1.5 of 5
Classic Inn
$57 - $93
Ranked #21 of 38 Hotels in Lancaster
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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
EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
3.0 of 5
EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
$127 - $219
Ranked #2 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns
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A New Beginning Bed and Breakfast
A New Beginning Bed and Breakfast
$90 - $125
Ranked #3 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns

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The Inn at Leola Village
4.0 of 5
The Inn at Leola Village
$162 - $257
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Leola
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