Category Archives: Amish Things to Do

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The Amish Village

Most tourists visit Lancaster Pennsylvania for its large Amish community.  But not all that long ago, the Amish were living pleasantly under the radar of most Americans.  It wasn’t until the “Plain and Fancy” played on Broadway in 1955 that the idea of coming to Lancaster to see the Amish was “a thing”.  The show …

Shady Maple

31 Things to Know About Shady Maple Shady Maple is the #2 Tourist Attraction in Lancaster County, second only to Sight & Sound Theater!  Why is Shady Maple so beloved by tourists & locals alike?  It starts with providing people what they love… delicious authentic PA Dutch cooking & quality products, all in one location, …
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Things to do in Bird in Hand PA

Bird in Hand is probably one of the best known towns in Amish Country, most likely because of the silly name!  If you’re wondering what there is to actually DO in Bird in Hand, we’re here to help.  Here’s a great list of all the wonderful things to see & do, plus places to eat …

Best Ice Cream in Lancaster PA

19 Best Ice Cream Shops in Lancaster PA There’s a reason the ice cream in Lancaster PA is so amazingly delicious… it’s the COWS!  The farms you see dotting our gorgeous landscape are predominantly dairy farms.  The corn being grown is for feed.  The silos hold fermented corn to feed the cows through the winter.  …
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Best Amish Shops in Lancaster PA

Are you looking for the best Amish Shops in Lancaster PA?  You should be!  It’s an authentic way to explore our Amish countryside, meet and interact with our Amish neighbors,  and support Amish family owned businesses.  There’s a wide array of Amish stores and small businesses located throughout the Lancaster County.  In this list you’ll …
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Winter Things to Do in Lancaster PA

Wondering if there’s anything to do during the winter months in Lancaster, PA?  Here are 37 Winter Things to Do in Lancaster PA from a Lancaster PA Bed and Breakfast Innkeeper, Rebecca Gallagher, owner of the Historic Smithton Inn. 1-4  Check Out These Covered Bridges: Lancaster County is known for having a large concentration of …


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