Top 20 Experiences in Lancaster
Premium Amish Country Tour including Amish Farm and House
Escape the hustle & bustle of the 21st century... visit Amish Country! Our three-part tour will give you an authentic glimpse inside the Amish Community. --Join us for a tour inside our 1805 farmhouse, which was last occupied by an Amish family. Your guide will explain the history, customs, clothing, and culture as you visit the various rooms of the home. --Travel through the Amish countryside in our 14-passenger mini-buses. Keep your camera ready as you see Amish schoolhouses, buggies, barns, farms, historic homes, and beautiful farmland vistas. -- Meet with the Amish owners and purchase handmade souvenirs at quaint Amish stores along the way. (when available, no Sundays or Amish holidays.) --Enjoy a self-guided visit on our historic farm. Our 15-acre farm is home to an authentic Amish one-room school, Amish scooters and 12 different types of animals. We have various artisans and Amish craftsmen on our farm, seasonally.
Authentic Tour & Meal with the Amish!
All of our guides have individual and unique ties to the Amish community and have always enjoyed showing off the “true” Lancaster County. This rich, immersive experience is personally designed to give you a rare window into the authentic Amish culture. Every meal is an amazing experience! * Vegetarian meals are available. * Please note this tour is not confirmed until we secure an Amish Family host. * The PA Department of Agriculture requires us to inform you in advance that these meals are prepared in private homes, which are not licensed or inspected. * Please dress respectfully and adhere to their preferences to not photograph their faces.
Unique Amish Immersion in Lancaster
This is a unique and comprehensive look into the Amish way of life. You'll be getting access to several farms and properties that are not available to the public or on any other tour. Your guide's knowledge of the Amish is extensive and the access you will get is the result of our personal relationships with the Amish families.
International Food Tour Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Indulge in culturally diverse cuisine from around the world on a walking tour in Lancaster, PA! A professional tour guide from Unique Lancaster Experiences will take you to various hidden gems and restaurants to eat food from different countries. Vendor stops vary by day of the week and time of day. You will eat plenty of food from different countries including Denmark, Cuba, Jerusalem, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and more! Award-winning chefs will share their stories of coming to the U.S. with their sweet and savory recipes. Explore the Nation's oldest public markets! Learn the history of Lancaster as a Certified Welcome City to refugees. This is the only year-round tour in downtown Lancaster, PA. Book a tour for the whole family. Private quarterly retreats for employees are available. Surprise your family and friends for a birthday or special occasion! The tour includes plenty of food, drinks, and other food-related experiences at seven different locations in Lancaster City.
Amish Experience SuperSaver Package
Enjoy three activities in one package at the Amish Experience! Located in the heart of Lancaster's Amish Country, the Super Saver includes the 90-minute guided Amish Farmlands Tour, critically-acclaimed film "Jacob's Choice" at the Amish Experience Theater, and the Amish Country Homestead & One-Room School.
Lancaster History and Craft Beer Walk
Content rich and carefully researched, you will get an insider's pass to the past, with stories and context that bring the city alive and guarantee an experience unavailable anywhere else. We’ll explore the rich and fascinating history of our beautiful city and learn the out-sized roll our small city played in the birth and growth of America as you stroll through charming streets and alleys and begin to understand the building blocks that take us to the present day. Sound great? Well there is still much more. During our old city history walk, we will whet our whistle at some of Lancaster’s finest craft beer establishments – and the history isn’t over. You will learn how much of our colorful past is tied to beer. From the Revolutionary War to 19th century Lager Breweries to amazing tales of prohibition ingenuity, the beer flowing through the taps comes from the present day but reaches back across the last two centuries - and it's delicious!
Murder Mystery Night Solve the Case Lancaster PA
Immerse yourself in an evening of delicious food and a thrilling mystery. This detective-style mystery takes place in a unique 19th-century stone venue. Unlike any other, this 2.5-hour adventure begins with a delectable meal prepared by a local chef, setting the stage for an evening of culinary and intellectual delight. As participants, you will strive to unravel the mystery. Mislead your fellow detectives to solve the case first! With online progress tracking, hidden clues, and continuous food and drink, it's an engaging blend of strategy and suspense. Looking for things to do in downtown Lancaster? Spend your evening with friends or family and have an unforgettable experience.
Sweet & Savory Tour of Lancaster City!
I am a Lancaster native, former professional baker and committed food lover who can't wait to share some of the hidden culinary gems of Lancaster City! My passion is food and hosting/meeting new people. We will visit unique and varied "off the beaten path" downtown purveyors on this door to door walking tour, where you'll get extra access and attention from owners and operators. Ask your questions and enjoy generous samples! Take home goodies are included in the price of the tour, AND a wealth of history about the city.
Lancaster History and Breakfast Walking Tour
This is the only year round walking history tour in Lancaster. This is not your normal history tour. Iimmerse you in the rich history of Lancaster, from the 1700s to the late 1970s. All the while savoring delicious foods that will leave your taste buds satisfied. Embark on this upbeat two-hour tour as we take you on a stroll through one of the nation's oldest cities. A knowledgeable guide from Unique Lancaster Experiences will share tales of Lancaster as a Market City while you enjoy your choice of hot or iced coffee, or tea, to kick off the tour. Engage in lively dialogues about the transition from trolleys to automobiles after World War III, and discover fascinating facts about Lancaster's settlement, prohibition, and archieture. We'll make five stops along the route, for you to enjoy savory breakfast wraps, fresh fruits, mouthwatering pastries and more. We can accomodate vegetarian but not vegan or gluten free. Book a private group walking tour or join a public tour.
45-Minute Private Guided Historic Walking Tour in Lititz
Through personal stories and beautiful architecture, Lititz, Pennsylvania’s heritage and unique past will come alive as you travel from one end of historic Main Street to the other, learning about over 25 historic structures along the way, many of which date back to the 1700s. What exactly is a Moravian? You'll also learn the answer to this question as well as many other fascinating facts about the town, which was founded in 1756. Just some of the many places you will see include: -America’s first commercial pretzel bakery -Lancaster County’s first pharmacy -The location of Lititz’s first bank -A Revolutionary War Hospital
Lancaster Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Enjoy the most interactive Scavenger Hunt in Lancaster, PA! Try to complete up to 25 activities inside local shops. There is an activity planned for you at each location! Created by Unique Lancaster Experiences. This is an app based scavenger hunt in downtown Lancaster. Including Historic Markets, Arcades, Flower Shops, Candy Stores, and more! Each location hosts a fun and engaging activity perfect for all ages. Come prepared to solve puzzles and work together as a team. Great team building activity for corporate groups. Fun way to experience Lancaster for couples or familes. The activitity changes frequently based on the season of the year. You will recieve an instructional video on how to get set up. Follow the prompts in our scavenger hunt app to find each activity on a race against the clock. Find out what Lancaster is famous for! The reward is the treats and freebies that you earn along the way! Looking for things to do in Lancaster? Sign up for this fun scavenger hunt today!
Guided Tour of the 1792 Johannes Mueller House
Explore the unique history of Lititz, Pennsylvania with a guided tour of the 1792 Johannes Mueller House! You'll learn what a Moravian is, and how they lived and worked right here in this authentic 18th century home.
Guided Ghost Tour of Lititz
Founded in 1756, the historic town of Lititz, Pennsylvania, is the location of several ghost stories and paranormal happenings. You will journey down Main Street with your knowledgeable guide as you discover these tales and see many structures associated with them along the way. Just some of stops along the tour include: -A haunted tavern from the 1700s -The location of a mysterious grave in the basement of a store -A former Revolutionary War hospital that is said to be haunted by at least one spirit -An authentic corpse house built in 1786 This is a family-friendly tour suitable for all ages.
Lancaster Electric Bicycle Tour
Get ready for an adventure in Lancaster City, Pennsylvania on an electric bicycle tour! Our three-hour tour takes you on a thrilling journey through the city's rich culture, history, food, art, parks, and beautiful foliage. This is the perfect activity for friends, couples, or family who want to have fun and explore together. With our state-of-the-art electric bicycles, you can pedal as much or as little as you want, making the route a breeze. We'll take you to various parts of Lancaster, including the home of the 15th President of the United States and 18th-century Markets. You'll learn about the trees and foliage in the area, and we'll even show you some hidden art murals in the alleyways. You will leave this bicycle tour inspired and well-informed on all things Lancaster, PA.
Red Rose Walking Food Tour in Lancaster
Join our talented storyteller at Penn Square's visitors center, where you will begin your journey through historic Lancaster. Don't forget there will be food! This 3-hour walk through Lancaster's downtown showcases this city's diverse culture offering delicious food samples from several local family-owned eateries. No chain restaurants on this tour. Some special dietary requirements can be accommodated, so let us know prior to your tour. This all-inclusive tour runs rain or shines during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Sorry, no Winter tours (the guide is not a fan of the cold). Looking forward to meeting you!
Truly Authentic Lancaster Experience!
If you are looking for a true, overall "Lacaster experience" this is the tour for you. We begin with a walking tour of Lancaster City, where our knowledgable guides provide an overview of the rich and multifaceted history of our beautiful city. Next, we depart in our tour van to visit and experience the real and remote areas of Lancaster County that only locals know. Our guides are deeply connected to many Amish people here in the county and will provide a wealth of knowledge and information along the way. We'll make two stops at Amish properties, giving you an insight into their world, and some ice cream to top it off. We look forward to introducing the unique and fascinating culture and history of Lancaster!
Farm Animal Fun Tour
If you want to experience what life is REALLY like down on the farm, this tour is perfect for you. You’ll get a little dirty, have a lot of fun, and interact with our animals. We’ll take you on a walking tour of our farm and let you get behind the fence and interact with as many farm animals as possible. We could all use a little less screen time. So put on your boots, grab a feed bucket and let’s get busy!
Historic Lancaster Photo Shoot Tour
The 18th-century architecture is a stunning site for visitors and locals alike. Lancaster County is also known as "The Garden Spot." There is an abundance of foliage and flowers everywhere you look. Statues and cathedrals line the streets resembling the early modern church era! It is rich with local coffee shops, cafes, and parks to explore! There is something for everyone.
Lancaster Puzzling Adventure
Turn Lancaster into a game while partaking on a 2-hour Walking Adventure. Your smartphone will act as your guide, while you solve clues and complete challenges around the city. Entry price is per team.
Guided Brewery Walking Tour in Lancaster City
This craft beer experience features a walking tour of historic Lancaster City and 3 of its 7 independent craft breweries located within a very walkable radius. Guests will enjoy guided craft beer tastings led by our knowledgeable and experienced Beer Guides while exploring behind-the-scenes access to learn about brewing, and more. Whether you're a craft beer aficionado, a novice, or someone who just wants to learn more about craft beer, this tour is for you!