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you found them on
1st Traveler's Choice.
You'll find more than
enough hours and days of family fun in Pennsylvania Dutch
Country. Dutch Wonderland offers 44 acres of rides, shows, and
fun for all ages. Sight & Sound Entertainment Centre, the
nation's largest Christian theatre, features spectacular shows
with special effects, surround sound, and animation. Hershey
and its many attractions is an easy 40-minute drive, while
Chocolatetown, U.S.A., with Hershey Kiss street lights, is a
great place to spend a day.
Visit the free
simulated factory tour at HERSHEY's® Chocolate World,
where you can see how the world-famous chocolate is made.
Enjoy fantastic rides, live shows, and entertainment at
HERSHEYPARK®, which features a new 3,100-foot-long roller
coaster that reaches speeds up to 45 m.p.h.
For kids of all ages
and families of all kinds, there are theatres, modern
amusement parks, balloon rides, tours, train rides, and more.
You can begin the day floating over miles of misty farms in a
hot air balloon and marvel at the magnificent view of a
Lancaster County sunrise. Afternoons are a good time to
discover the many Amish cultural exhibits, or ride through
miles of Amish farms on an original steam locomotive. Dinner
theatres, Christian th
Country is sure to be your kind of place for fun,
entertainment, and excitement.
eatres, opera houses,
and water shows will highlight your evenings in Lancaster
The Amish Farm and House
2395 Rt. 30 E.,
Learn about the way
of life of Lancaster County's Amish people via a guided tour
through the farmhouse. Self-guided tours of the working farm,
complete with live animals and exhibits. Sample the tastes of
Lancaster County at the Dutch Food Pavilion. Open daily.
Route 340 at Plain &
The intimate story of
an Amish family's struggle to survive in the modern world, told
in our one-of-a-kind theater. 3-D sets, multiple screens, and
Rt. 741., Box 130P96,
See the excitement
one family created with their LIONEL train set. Seventeen
operating trains, 140 animated scenes on a 1,700 square foot
re-creation of Amish Country.
Off Rt. 419 in
southern Lebanon Co. Uniquely well-preserved 1742-1883
ironmaking complex. Furnace, steam-powered blast equipment,
related building intact. Visitor Center, exhibits, quality
510 Centerville Rd.
at Rt. 30 W, Lancaster 17601
showplace with professional performers in musicals combined with
a delectable buffet meal. Children's rates available.
2249 Rt. 30 E.,
Over 24 rides,
botanical gardens, and shows. Great American High Diving Show.
Forty-four acres of fun for all ages. Home of the famous Castle
Area Community Theatre
124 E. Main St., Box
126, Ephrata, PA 17522
Story", a unique live stage and media production in Art
Deco Theater. Live shows and events through the year.
Rts. 272 & 322,
religious communal society. Twelve restored buildings interpret
the austere life-style of the society famous for its
architecture, painting, calligraphy, and music.
Rt. 222, Quarryville
P.O. Box 96,
short-line. Train ride through scenic farm country with wooden
coaches behind steam locomotives. Fun for all ages. Gift shops
restaurants, one mile east of Strasburg on Rt. 741.
Reichs Church Road,
1-1/2 miles West of
Maytown off the Stackstown Rd.
wood furniture in walnut, oak, and cherry for kitchen, dining
room, bedroom, and office.
Tabernacle Reproduction/Mennonite Information Center
2209 Millstream Rd.,
1120 Marietta Ave.,
Mansion of America's
15th president, featuring family furnishings and period rooms.
Rt. 896, Strasburg
This triumph of
artistry and engineering is sure to thrill and delight all ages.
The only water show in the world to combine 600 fountains under
145 computerized lights, with 80-foot panoramic photography and
beautiful music honoring God and country.
Rt. 340, Intercourse
Stroll through a
village of 32 shops that's built around one of Lancaster
County's most famous kitchens. Sample fresh pepper jam, see
fudge being poured, Shaker furniture being made, and listen as
Banjo Jimmy plays a folk tune.
Rt. 1, Kennett Square
The world's premier
horticultural display on 1050 acres offers 40 indoor/outdoor
gardens, breathtaking conservatory, spectacular illuminated
fountains, festivals, holiday displays.
136 Brown St.,
train ride from Middletown to Indian Echo Caverns along
Swatara Creek. Live narration and music.
Mill Bridge Village
1/4 mile off of Rt.
30, Ronks Rd.
Colonial life and
Amish culture in one admission. Tours of 1738 Grist Mill, see
the film "Life of the Amish", tour Amish houses and
schools, listen to Victorian music, catch a buggy ride, shop and
On the royal grounds
of Mt. Hope Estate and Winery.
Rollicking re-creation of 16th Century English Country
Faire. Hundreds of colorfully costumed entertainers perform on
Faire site over 87 acres in size. Jousting, Shakespeare, crafts,
foods, and more.
The People's Place
Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse 17534
which interprets Amish and Mennonite experience through
documentary "Who are the Amish". Hands-on
museum "Amish World" and feature film "Hazel's
People". Book shop, crafts, gallery.
Rt. 896, P.O. Box 53,
See an endless parade
of trains roll over the Pennsylvania Railroad's 4-track main
line, all in HO scale! Spectacular scenery featuring world
famous Horseshoe Curve.
Rt. 30 East, Paradise
"The food is as
good as the show!" Matinees, Saturday evenings and Sunday
twilight shows. Appetizers and desserts served table side, with
the main course "all-you-can-eat".
Lebanon Bologna Co.
230 N. College St.
Palmyra, 2 miles east of Hershey off Rt. 422
maker of Lebanon bologna welcomes visitors to see the
100-year-old smokehouses and bologna outlet.
Sound Entertainment Centre
Rt. 896, Strasburg
The nation's largest
professional Christian theatre performs awesome Biblically-based
live stage productions on one of the largest stages in North
America. The Gospel comes to life with beautiful music,
costumes, live animals, and a wrap-around stage.
Pike, Rt. 340, Bird-in-Hand 17505
Witness a one-room
school class in session like the Amish still attend today.
Life-like animation. Original blackboards, desks, and building.
Open daily Easter through October
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