In The Area: Attractions
There are many attractions in Lancaster to see and do. Below are some of our sponsors who have partnered with us to bring you some fantastic fun and shopping in the region. Visit them during your visit to Mount Hope Estate & Winery and all the Outdoor Events on the Grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.
Located in the very heart of Amish Country, between Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse, is the AmishExperience. Since 1959, under the watchful eyes of our certified guide force, we have provided tours of the Amish Farmlands in comfortable air-conditioned 14-passenger shuttle vans. In addition, tours of Amish Country’s only Lancaster County officially designated Heritage Site Amish House and Amish One-Room School are offered. Finally, we proudly present the spectacular special effects, multi-screen production of "Jacob's Choice," where 400 years of Amish culture and tradition come together revealing what it “feels like” to be Amish.
Before the Movies, there was the Magic Lantern! Travel back to the 1800’s and experience a show like no other. Comedy! Music! Drama! Your Showman takes you on a unique, interactive journey from the birth of our country through the Civil War. The Patriotic show, “This Is My Country” runs Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:00pm. Special Show on Sunday September 4th. And starting in November, our highly acclaimed Holiday Show, “A Christmas Journey” will run through New Year’s Eve.
Visit the website at MagicLanternTheater.com or call (717) 768-8400, ext.213 for more information.
When it comes to activities and events, Hershey and Harrisburg have things to do for everyone. Whether it’s a family-fun vacation filled with amusement parks and outdoor recreation or a weekend getaway with the girls designed to indulge your guilty pleasures, you owe it to yourself to see all that the Hershey Harrisburg Region has to offer!
Most famous for our world-class amusement park, Hersheypark®, we are also home to one-of-a-kind experiences like Hershey’s Chocolate World attraction, an eclectic atmosphere along Cocoa Avenue, miles of shopping, and the Hershey Bears professional hockey team. And before you arrive, be sure to check in to the many live performances and concert events at the Hershey Theatre, GIANT Center or Hersheypark Stadium.
There are so many things to do in Harrisburg, Pa that you may need to plan to visit us regularly! For those who like to be on the go, a historical museum, art gallery stroll or winery tour will show you lots of different sides to our region. The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg showcases the most unique national touring acts and live performers, and major league baseball players get their start playing for the Harrisburg Senators baseball team.
Visit HersheyHarrisburg.org to learn more!
Captivating history, quality food, wine, and microbrews, an exciting downtown, unique shopping, outdoor adventure, and the opportunity to see how your favorite products are made with fun factory tours. That's what you'll find in York County, the Factory Tour Capital of the World! Located in Pennsylvania's #1 tourist region, York County is the perfect gateway for your Central Pennsylvania getaway. Visit YorkPA.org to learn more!