14 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

14 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

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14 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Intercourse
— 2 nights
taxi:  15​min
2
Bird in Hand
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Lititz
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Blue Ball
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Strasburg
— 2 nights
taxi:  15​min
6
Ronks
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Old Candle Barn as well as The Old Country Store. On the 15th (Fri), stop by The Old Country Store, then look for gifts at Centerville Bulk Foods, and then admire the majestic nature at Susquehanna State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Old Candle Barn, steep yourself in history at Daniel Boone Homestead, then see the interesting displays at The National Centre for Padre Pio, and finally experience rural life at Smucker's Gourd Farm.

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Washington DC to Intercourse is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Intercourse at 81°F and lows at 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Bird in Hand.

Things to do in Intercourse

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Smucker's Gourd Farm, Dutch Haven, Susquehanna State Park, The National Centre for Padre Pio, Centerville Bulk Foods
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Susquehanna State Park ©
Susquehanna State Park
The Old Country Store ©
The Old Country Store
Daniel Boone Homestead ©
Daniel Boone Homestead

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nights
Bird in Hand

Bird in Hand ©
You've added Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Bird-in-Hand Stage, Countryside Road Stand, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, stop by Mount Hope Wine Gallery, then tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Magic & Wonder Show. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): take in a show at Bird-in-Hand Stage, get engrossed in the history at Hans Herr House Museum, then look for gifts at Riehl's Quilts and Crafts, then steep yourself in history at Conrad Weiser Homestead, and finally take in the views from Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bird in Hand vacation maker tool .

Bird in Hand is very close to Intercourse. In June, daily temperatures in Bird in Hand can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lititz.

Things to do in Bird in Hand

#Shopping, #Nightlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Countryside Road Stand, Conrad Weiser Homestead, Riehl's Quilts and Crafts, Hans Herr House Museum
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Riehl's Quilts and Crafts ©
Riehl's Quilts and Crafts
Magic & Wonder Show ©
Magic & Wonder Show
Conrad Weiser Homestead ©
Conrad Weiser Homestead

2
nights
Lititz

Lititz ©
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics and Root's Country Market & Auction. Step off the beaten path and head to Hauser Estate Winery and Kreider Farms. Explore Lititz's surroundings by going to Conewago Recreation Trail (in Elizabethtown), York County History Center (in York) and Cullari Vineyards and Winery (in Hershey). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area and steep yourself in history at Erbs Covered Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lititz online sightseeing planner .

Lititz is very close to Bird in Hand. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Ball.

Things to do in Lititz

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manheim, Conewago Recreation Trail, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, York County History Center, Hauser Estate Winery
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Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area ©
Hauser Estate Winery ©
Hauser Estate Winery
Root's Country Market & Auction ©
Root's Country Market & Auction

2
nights
Blue Ball

Blue Ball ©
Blue Ball is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania near 40°N 76°W. You've now added Shady Maple Farm Market to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): do a tasting at Manatawny Creek Winery, then contemplate the long history of Pennypacker Mills, and then look for gifts at Cigar International.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Blue Ball day trip planning website .

Blue Ball is just a stone's throw from Lititz. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Blue Ball

#Shopping, #Wineries, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manatawny Creek Winery, Cigar International, The Village Farm Market, Pennypacker Mills
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Cigar International ©
Cigar International
Shady Maple Farm Market ©
Shady Maple Farm Market
Pennypacker Mills ©
Pennypacker Mills

2
nights
Strasburg

Strasburg ©
Named after the first settlers' European home, Strasburg hasn't grown beyond its original population.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strasburg Antique Market, Eldreth Pottery and Choo Choo Barn. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): browse for treasures at Strasburg Antique Market, see the interesting displays at Choo Choo Barn, and then stop by Eldreth Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Rocks State Park and then do a tasting at Va La Vineyards.

Before you visit Strasburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Blue Ball to Strasburg takes an hour. June in Strasburg sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ronks.

Things to do in Strasburg

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Children's Lake, Jake's Country Trading Post, The Winery at Hunters Valley, Rocks State Park, Va La Vineyards
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Children's Lake ©
Children's Lake
Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn
Rocks State Park ©
Rocks State Park

3
nights
Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
You've added The Quilt Shop at Miller's, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Family Farm Quilts, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stop by Family Farm Quilts, then take in a show at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, then admire the majestic nature at Elk Neck State Park, and finally look for gifts at Vino Vita at Fromage Culinaria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Rupp House, then stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, and finally stop by The Quilt Shop at Miller's.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ronks trip itinerary planner .

Ronks is just a short distance from Strasburg. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ronks

#Nightlife, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Vino Vita at Fromage Culinaria, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Elk Neck State Park
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Sight & Sound Theatres ©
Sight & Sound Theatres
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery
Rupp House ©
Rupp House