Lancaster General Activity Guide
In the heart of Pennsylvania's Dutch country, you will find an excellent selection of activities and attractions that are worth exploring on your getaway. These attractions and activities are designed to give you a true cultural experience that immerses you in the cuisine, history, and natural beauty of the area. Make plans to include some of these great attractions and activities in your vacation to the Lancaster area.
Enjoy the classical biblical tale of Joseph performed live on stage at the grand Sight and Sound Millennium theater. This theater is known for putting on impressive productions that feature high tech sound and lighting, gorgeous costumes and sets, and amazing special effects. Joseph is the biblical tale that explores adversity and triumphant victory. This show is appropriate for all ages, and runs for approximately two hours.
Dinner and a show at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre is the perfect way to end a fabulous day in the Lancaster area. This theater serves up delicious American cuisine buffet-style, with treats like honey baked chicken, linguine with baby shrimp, and roast pork loin with garlic sauce. While you dine, you will be treated to an amazing, Broadway- style production. Past productions have included Meet Me in St Louis, Big River, and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. This experience is appropriate for children ages four and older. The show runs approximately two and a half hours. Dressy casual attire is recommended.
Good 'N Plenty Restaurant
The Good 'N Plenty Restaurant is among the most popular restaurants in the area. This casual, family-friendly restaurant sits in a historic, remodeled farmhouse and serves up Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine. Favorites like baked country sausage, shoo fly pie, pork and sauerkraut are just a few of the delicious treats on the menu. There is also a gift shop and bakery on-site, offering you the perfect place to pick up souvenirs and baked treats to enjoy later.
Amish Experience Theater and Country Homestead Tour Combo
The Lancaster area is known for its large Amish population. The Amish Experience Theater and Country Homestead Tour Combo gives you the perfect way to experience the culture of the Amish community. This tour begins with time to explore the exhibits at the large Amish Experience visitor's center and then provides you with seats at the F/X Theater on-site to watch 'Jacob's Choice.' This short film gives you an inside look at the life and struggles of an Old Order Amish family. After the film, spend some time visiting the home of the family featured in the film where you can see first-hand how they live and interact. This experience is suitable for all ages, so bring your whole family.