58 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

58 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

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58 days in Lancaster County Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Intercourse
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Lancaster
— 7 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Ronks
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Manheim
— 15 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Bird in Hand
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Reinholds
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Marietta
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Lititz
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
10
Strasburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
11
Ephrata
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States with a zip code of 17562. On the 26th (Sat), head outdoors with Brandywine polo, then do a tasting at Va La Vineyards, and then stroll around Wolf's Hollow County Park. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Verdant View Farm and then examine the collection at National Christmas Center.

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New York City to Paradise is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paradise when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 57°F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Intercourse.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Wolf's Hollow County Park, Brandywine polo, Va La Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Wolf's Hollow County Park ©
Wolf's Hollow County Park
National Christmas Center ©
National Christmas Center
Verdant View Farm ©
Verdant View Farm

2
nights
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. On the 28th (Mon), learn about all things military at American Military Edged Weaponry Museum, stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, then make a trip to The Old Candle Barn, and finally don't miss a visit to Leaman's Place Covered Bridge. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at September Farm Cheese, explore the wide array of goods at Good's Store, then relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm, and finally wander the streets of Amish Country.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Intercourse online attractions planner .

Intercourse is very close to Paradise. In September, daily temperatures in Intercourse can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lancaster.

Things to do in Intercourse

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Good's Store, Amish Country, Lapp Valley Farm, September Farm Cheese
Highlights from your plan
American Military Edged Weaponry Museum ©
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Lapp Valley Farm ©
Lapp Valley Farm

7
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Go for a jaunt from Lancaster to Bel Air to see Ma and Pa Trail about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rock Ford Plantation.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster day trip app .

Lancaster is just a short distance from Intercourse. In September in Lancaster, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ronks.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ma and Pa Trail
Highlights from your plan
Landis Valley Museum ©
Landis Valley Museum
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland

3
nights
Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): experience rural life at Li'l Country Store and Miniature Horse Farm, see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then relax in the rural setting at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, and finally get your game on at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Dutch Haven, then revel in the low prices at Aimee and Daria's Doll Outlet, then experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm, and finally experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm Tours.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ronks trip planning app .

Ronks is very close to Lancaster. In October, daily temperatures in Ronks can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manheim.

Things to do in Ronks

Shopping Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dutch Haven ©
Dutch Haven
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Old Windmill Farm ©
Old Windmill Farm

15
nights
Manheim

Manheim ©
Manheim is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Hummelstown (Challenge Family Fun Center & Cassel Vineyards of Hershey), Elysburg (Knoebels Carousel Museum, Knoebels Amusement Resort, &more) and Hershey (Cullari Vineyards and Winery, Crossroads Antique Mall, &more). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Root's Country Market & Auction, experience rural life at Red Deer at Rolling Hills Farm, stroll the grounds of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, and get in on the family fun at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Manheim tour itinerary planning website .

Manheim is very close to Ronks. In October in Manheim, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Bird in Hand.

Things to do in Manheim

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hershey, Elysburg, Hummelstown, Lebanon, Catawissa
Highlights from your plan
Indian Echo Caverns ©
Indian Echo Caverns
Knoebels Amusement Resort ©
Knoebels Amusement Resort
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story

7
nights
Bird in Hand

Bird in Hand ©
Bird in Hand is known for shopping, nightlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, sample the tasty concoctions at Rumspringa Brewing Company, pick up some local products at Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market, and contemplate the long history of Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bird in Hand visit website .

Bird in Hand is very close to Manheim. October in Bird in Hand sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 47°F at night. You will leave for Reinholds on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Bird in Hand

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trip

Misty Creek Goat Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Bird in Hand Farmers Market ©
Bird in Hand Farmers Market
Water's Edge Mini-Golf ©
Water's Edge Mini-Golf
Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market ©
Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market

6
nights
Reinholds

Reinholds ©
Reinholds is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located within West Cocalico Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Reinholds: Pottsville (Jerry's Classic Cars and Collectibles Museum & D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery), Cabela's (in Hamburg) and Heisler's Cloverleaf Dairy (in Tamaqua). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, explore the activities along Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, contemplate the long history of The Mill at Anselma, and immerse yourself in nature at French Creek State Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reinholds trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Bird in Hand to Reinholds takes an hour. November in Reinholds sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 35°F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Marietta.

Things to do in Reinholds

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mohnton, Pottsville, Cabela's, Koziar's Christmas Village, Roadside America
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery ©
D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery
Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines ©
Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines

4
nights
Marietta

Marietta ©
Marietta is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Marietta: Gifford Pinchot State Park (in Lewisberry), Hershey (Hershey Gardens, Hershey's Chocolate World, &more) and McCormick Park (in Mechanicsburg). The adventure continues: walk around Chickies Rock Park, examine the collection at National Watch and Clock Museum, do a tasting at The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey, and get engrossed in the history at Winter's Heritage House Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marietta holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Reinholds to Marietta takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lititz.

Things to do in Marietta

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hershey, Elizabethtown, National Watch and Clock Museum, Haines Shoe House, Gifford Pinchot State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hershey Gardens ©
Hershey Gardens
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
AACA Museum, Inc. ©
AACA Museum, Inc.

5
nights
Lititz

Lititz ©
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lititz: Bloom Bounce (in Bloomsburg), Tee to Green Golf Center (in Danville) and Iup Indiana pa (in Indiana). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, stroll around Lititz Springs Park, don't miss a visit to Andy Smith, Artist, and take in the views from Erbs Covered Bridge.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lititz online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Marietta to Lititz in an hour. November in Lititz sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 34°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strasburg.

Things to do in Lititz

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tee to Green Golf Center, Zooks Mill Covered Bridge, Bloom Bounce, Iup Indiana pa
Highlights from your plan
Bloom Bounce ©
Bloom Bounce
Wolf Sanctuary of PA ©
Wolf Sanctuary of PA
Lititz Springs Park ©
Lititz Springs Park

3
nights
Strasburg

Strasburg ©
Named after the first settlers' European home, Strasburg hasn't grown beyond its original population.
Explore Strasburg's surroundings by going to Maryland House Travel Plaza (in Aberdeen), Rocks State Park (in Jarrettsville) and Havre de Grace Promenade (in Havre de Grace). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Amish Village, tee off at Village Greens Miniature Golf, examine the collection at Choo Choo Barn, and get to know the resident critters at Plumpton Park Zoo.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Strasburg road trip website .

Strasburg is very close to Lititz. In November, daytime highs in Strasburg are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ephrata.

Things to do in Strasburg

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Maryland House Travel Plaza, Ladew Topiary Gardens, Plumpton Park Zoo, Independent Brewing Company, Robert Fulton Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Elk Neck State Park ©
Elk Neck State Park
The Amish Village ©
The Amish Village
Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn

3
nights
Ephrata

Ephrata ©
Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. On the 20th (Fri), hunt for treasures at The Green Dragon Farmer's Market, trek along Perkiomen Trail, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bluebird Distilling. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse for treasures at Mother Tucker's Antiques and Collectibles, pick up some local products at The Village Farm Market, pause for some photo ops at Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza, steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, then stop by Weaver Nut Sweets & Snacks, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at St. Boniface Craft Brewing Co..

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ephrata travel planning tool .

Ephrata is just a short distance from Strasburg. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ephrata

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Trails

Side Trips

Perkiomen Trail, Stone and Key Cellars, Bluebird Distilling
Highlights from your plan
The Green Dragon Farmer's Market ©
The Green Dragon Farmer's Market
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
The Village Farm Market ©
The Village Farm Market

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