Category Archives: Restaurants & Dining


Gracie’s on West Main

Gracie’s on West Main is the perfect combination of “unique” and “familiar”.  It’s that place you walk into and feel immediately at home, even though it’s your first visit.  Gracie’s is a restaurant with reliably friendly staff and incredibly delicious food.  It’s where local retirees come to meet up and solve the world’s problems.  Where …
sunset downtown lancaster

The Exchange Lancaster

When people think of Lancaster Pennsylvania, images of Amish farms, Amish horse & buggies, roadside stands and covered bridges probably spring to mind.  But people ‘in the know’ also conjure up images of a thriving downtown district, dotted with unique boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, theaters, art galleries, historic sites and more.  It’s hard to imagine …

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, …
shops at twilight

Best Restaurants in Intercourse / Bird-in-Hand / Strasburg / Ronks

Smack in the center of Lancaster County is a triangle of towns I lovingly call the “Bermuda Triangle of Tourism”.  If you draw lines to connect Intercourse, Bird-in-Hand and Strasburg you’ll fine the vast majority of Amish-related tourist attractions are in or very near that triangle!  So if you’re planning to take a buggy ride, …
champagne flutes with chocolate truffles

New Year’s Eve Lancaster PA

If you’re travelling to Lancaster PA during the holiday season, or you live in Lancaster and are looking for ways to entertain your friends & family on New Year’s Eve, we’ve pulled together a good collection of options for you.  From daytime things to do on New Year’s eve, to dancing-the-night-away, champagne-toasts-at-midnight type things to …
Smithton Inn - winter lights

Restaurants Open on Christmas Lancaster PA

Visiting Lancaster PA for Christmas is a terrific plan.  If you’re worried there won’t be anywhere for you to eat on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, never fear, we’re here for you!  We’ve put together a list of great options for you to consider.  Here’s some additional advice for eating out for Christmas Dinner in …


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