Check out the Dutch Country PA attractions on a visit to the area on a fun family vacation.
Enjoy finding your way out of a corn maze, learning how to make a pretzel, riding a miniature train and more!
You’ll love the Amish country and simple ways of life in this area of the state.
For those who like homemade food, be sure and stop at one of the Amish restaurants in the area for delicious main courses as well as homemade desserts.
Cherry Crest Farm
150 Cherry Hill Road
Ronks PA 17572
717-687-6843 or 866-546-1799
Ronks PA Hotels
Maze opens beginning of July through November. Closed Sundays and Mondays in July and August.
Flashlight maze begins in October through November, Fridays and Saturdays. Please bring a flashlight.
It’s not just for kids! This is one of the PA attractions the whole family will enjoy!
They have a corn maze that’s interactive and sits on 5 acres of ground. Each year the theme changes. Plan on 60 minutes to walk through.
Choo Choo Barn
Rte 741 East, Box 130
Strasburg PA 17579
Strasburg PA Hotels
Beginning of March to January 2 10 AM-5 PM daily
Train shop – daily 10 AM-5 PM
They have 20+ operating trains, train displays with figures and landscapes plus you can shop. One of the cool PA attractions!
Historic Lancaster Walking Tour
5 West King Street
Lancaster PA 17603
Lancaster PA Hotels
April to October daily 1 PM, Tues, Fri-Sat also has a 10 AM tour
- 1-2 hours visiting 50 locations
- Wear comfortable shoes and bring bottled water
Intercourse Pretzel Factory
Cross Keys Village Center
3614 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse PA 17534
Intercourse PA Hotels
Store – March to December 9 AM-5 PM Mon-Sat
Tour hours vary – see website for schedule
The tour lets you know how the pretzels are twisted by hand and made, and then you are given a piece of dough to twist your own pretzel.
Old Village Store
Bird in Hand PA 17505
Bird In Hand PA Hotels
Spring and fall – 9 AM-5 PM, Summer 9 AM-6 PM
January-February – Saturdays 10 AM-4 PM
The oldest hardware store in the country with a general store and gift shop. They also have a small covered bridge inside the store. They have unique items from handcrafted items to candy.
3063 Lincoln Highway
Paradise PA 17562
Paradise PA Hotels
This historic house was built in the mid 1700s and today is a restaurant with 4 dining rooms. It originally catered to prosperous travelers. In the 1840’s an Episcopal pastor, Rev. Edward Buchanan and his wife Eliza became the home owners. Eliza was the sister of Stephen Foster.
The tavern still has some original interior items including shutters and a fireplace. Lodging is available in some of the surrounding buildings on the property.
Strasburg Rail Road
Rte 741 E
Strasburg Pennsylvania 17579
June to December. Check website for hours and event schedules
- Early 20th century railroad
- Ride a miniature coal burning steam train
- Hand propelled “cranky cars” for kids to ride around a track
- Pump car hand operated rides
- Cafe for food and refreshments
- Gift shops
- Dining car serves lunch and dinner
- Special events throughout the year
The Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm
3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Rte 340
Bird in Hand Pennsylvania 17505
- Bus tours of farmlands
- Guided walks and tours of historic houses
- Watch a theater production of “Jacob’s Choice”
- Take a buggy ride tour
The Amish Village
Strasburg Pennsylvania 17579
Mon-Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday 10 AM-5 PM
Take a tour of an 1800’s working Amish village. Sites include a 1 room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and barn. There is also a crafts shop.
Enjoy visiting the PA attractions in the Lancaster region of the state!