5 days in Strasburg & Lancaster Itinerary

5 days in Strasburg & Lancaster Itinerary

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Strasburg
— 1 night
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Lancaster
— 3 nights
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Strasburg

— 1 night
Named after the first settlers' European home, Strasburg hasn't grown beyond its original population.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Brandywine River Museum of Art, then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then make a trip to Sandy Hollow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Choo Choo Barn, see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm, and finally experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Strasburg day trip planning tool.

Philadelphia to Strasburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In April in Strasburg, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Strasburg

Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lancaster

— 3 nights

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Get out of town with these interesting Lancaster side-trips: Gettysburg (Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). The adventure continues: experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Lancaster Central Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church, and view the masterpieces at Christiane David Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lancaster trip planning tool.

Lancaster is just a short distance from Strasburg. April in Lancaster sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

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