Lancaster and Pennsylvania Dutch country is a fascinating destination to explore. Visitors will get a glimpse of farm life as it was in the early 1800s.
Here you’ll discover Amish communities where life moves at a slower pace and centers around time-honored traditions and values. The oldest Amish settlement in America is in Lancaster. Tour Amish exhibits and homesteads or take a tour in an Amish buggy through the back countryside past Amish farms, and learn about their way of life.
In addition to Lancaster's boutiques, vintage shops, and art galleries (Gallery Row), there is the Park City Center the largest enclosed shopping center in South Central Pennsylvania. Central Market built in 1889, it is the oldest continuously run farmers market in the United States is well worth a visit too.
Consider a side trip to nearby Hershey, home of Hershey Park and the Hershey chocolate factory.