August 10, 2018
Do you want to explore the town of Lancaster during your trip to Pennsylvania? Are you searching for an entertaining way to learn about its history and culture? Then look no more, because we’ve got you covered! Read on to discover the best tours of Lancaster, PA, and start planning a fun and educational visit today! Don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide for suggestions on local restaurants, events, museums, outdoor activities, and more.
Whether you want to take an insightful stroll around town, learn more about Amish culture, or explore Pennsylvania’s stunning landscapes and surroundings, these tours have everything you are looking for!
Even better than a ride through downtown, the Historic Lancaster Walking Tour gives visitors the opportunity to explore the streets by foot. Take a walk down memory lane and see how the past 250 years have shaped Lancaster. You’ll even hear interesting stories! Tours are available April through October.
One of the best ways to see the covered bridges is to take the covered bridge tour offered by Strasburg Scooters. They offer “scoot-coupes” for people nervous about driving a traditional 2-wheel scooter. And, it is a fantastic way to see the beauty of the Lancaster County countryside!
Abe’s Buggy Rides offers some of the best tours around. We recommend taking the one-hour tour to see an authentic Amish schoolhouse and visit an Amish/Mennonite craft and bake store. It’s $45 for adults and $12 for children. Best of all, the tour guides are happy to answer any questions you may have about Amish culture!
Discover Lancaster, PA, heritage at the Amish Farm and House. The farm opened 60 years ago, and today, it provides guests with an exclusive look at Amish culture. Take a tour of the house to learn about the Amish way of life and gain insight on traditional farming methods. You can even take a countryside tour and admire school houses, buggies, and historic homesteads!
Dive even deeper into Amish history at the Mennonite Information Center! You can watch the Lancaster Amish movie, walk around the Mennonite museum exhibits, and enjoy a guided, personalized tour of Amish Country. You don’t even have to leave your car! Your guide hops in with you and takes you to the points of interest you’ve selected together. It’s a great way to make the experience your own and see exactly what you want to see.
Consider the Historic Smithton Inn for your stay in Pennsylvania! Our splendid B&B offers accommodations that are both authentic and comfortable. Surprise your significant other with a romantic getaway and relax with our elegant amenities!
Take a look at our Chocolate Room. This spacious, queen-size bedroom allows you to rejuvenate in a soothing and peaceful atmosphere. Unwind in a hot bath, sit by the fireplace with a glass of wine, and get a good night’s sleep! Then, join us downstairs the next morning for a delicious homemade breakfast. It’s the best way to regain your strength before heading out for your next Pennsylvania adventure!