Take a trip out to Amish Country! There’s absolutely nothing like it anywhere else in the world. From the rolling hills to the historic settlements and Amish villages, you’ll soon understand why we are so happy to share this great experience with our guests. Having been in the area for so long, we know the best sites and attractions in the area. Even better, when you stay at Historic Smithton Inn, you’ll be just a short drive from the best Amish Country, PA attractions! Looking for more great Amish Country, PA attractions? Download our free Vacation Guide! We’ve listed our favorite restaurants, family-friendly theme parks, shops, tours, and museums in the area. Planning your trip is easy with our free Vacation Guide! We’ve done all the work for you.
This iconic staple in Lancaster County is a one-stop-shop for everything Amish! The Amish Experience in Lancaster, PA has been in operation since 1959, educating the public on Amish culture and sharing the food of the Pennsylvania Dutch region. Choose from any of the tours available, visit the incredible onsite restaurant, and explore the authentic Amish House & School that has been a landmark for over 50 years. There’s no better way to get a crash course in this amazing way of life than a visit to The Amish Experience!
Kitchen Kettle Village
If you’re looking to spend the day shopping, there’s no better place to go than Kitchen Kettle Village. What first began as a single jelly store has morphed into a small town of shops, restaurants, and lodging. In total, you can browse through 42 shops on the grounds selling everything from homemade baked goods and jams to quilts and pottery. You name it, there’s probably a shop selling it in Kitchen Kettle Village! This is a great day trip for any guest staying with us at Historic Smithton Inn. This is definitely one of our favorite Lancaster, PA, attractions.
Take a Buggy Ride
During your stay, make sure to take advantage of one of the best Amish buggy rides in town! If you don’t have time to commit to a day at The Amish Experience or you just want a shorter tour of the area, these are a great alternative. For a more private experience, take a tour from Abe’s Buggy Rides. If you’d prefer an open wagon, stop by AAA Buggy Rides. Finally, Ed’s Buggy Rides has a great petting zoo onsite for you to enjoy after your trip. There’s something for everyone!
Stay at Historic Smithton Inn
After you’ve enjoyed these great Amish Country, PA attractions, return to the beautiful Historic Smithton Inn for a great night of rest. We are located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, ideally situated to explore these great attractions. Before you explore the incredible sites, make sure you enjoy a delicious breakfast from Historic Smithton Inn! We use local products and tried-and-true recipes to make an incredible meal for our guests. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions, as we are happy to accommodate! Check our availability and book your room today! We look forward to having you.