Comfort Suites Amish Country
2343 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 299-7000
Fax: (717) 299-0718
Located in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, four miles east of Lancaster, Dutch Wonderland offers the whole family 30 rides, including two kid-friendly coasters, daily entertainment, water rides, several dining options, the Castle Gift Shop and a merry-go-round.
Waters Edge Mini-Golf is a beautifully landscaped 18-hole miniature golf course with waterfalls, streams and ponds.
Two miniature golf courses covering more than 13 acres of beautiful countryside can be enjoyed at the Village Greens.
Situated on the wooded banks of the Conestoga River, this historic Georgian-style brick mansion is the former home of General Edward Hand. "Rock Ford is one of the most important examples of Georgian domestic architecture surviving in Pennsylvania and the most intact building pre-dating 1800 in Lancaster County." Regular guided tours, open-hearth cooking demonstrations, hands-on children's activities and more is offered from April through October.
The origins of the Mascot Roller Mills date back to 1737. The flour mills are also called Ressler’s Mill after the Ressler family that managed them for many generations. A visit to these mills will give you an insight in to the history of the milling industry. Apart from the mills, visitors can also explore the on-site Ressler family home.
Open daily from April through December, the Choo Choo Barn features a 1,700 square foot train with over 150 hand-built animated figures and vehicles and 22 operating trains. The Strasburg Train Shop is a model train paradise that offers hundreds of railroad books and videos, an extensive used train department, and Thomas' Trackside Station with more than 1,200
Guided tours through an authentically furnished Lancaster County Old Order Amish farmhouse are available at the Amish Village. Visitors can see a fully furnished one-room schoolhouse, an operating smokehouse, a barn full of animals, blacksmith shop and much more at the Amish Village.
Near the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the National Toy Train Museum, the Strasburg Rail Road offers visitors the chance to board America's oldest short-line railroad and ride authentically restored passenger cars pulled by a large, coal-burning steam locomotive.
The Hans Herr House is the oldest surviving dwelling place of European settlers in present day Lancaster County and the oldest still-standing Mennonite meeting house in the Western Hemisphere. The museum complex also includes three Pennsylvania German farmhouses, a 1920 stone equipment barn, and late 19th and 20th century farming equipment. The Museum, which collects, preserves and interprets artifacts relating to the history, life and faith of Lancaster County Mennonites, is open from April through November, Monday through Saturday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. A variety of educational and entertaining programs for all ages are held.
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm is a working farm that offers fun for the whole family with their feature attraction, a five-acre corn field maze. Other activities include the Barnyard Jump, a giant hay chute slide, pedal carts, a singing chicken show, hay tunnel, and a pumpkin slinger. Special events, picnics, birthday parties, and field trips are available throughout the year.
While welcome signs to a town generally inspire warmth, this one brings out the guffaws and giggles. The town itself was originally called Cross Keys, but changed to Intercourse in 1814, and has been infamous since. Add to this, the fact that it lies in the Amish country, and the name's unfortunate connotations become more profound. It's no surprise then, that the sign is allegedly the most stolen town sign in the country.
The former tobacco warehouse, Edward McGovern Tobacco Warehouse is inclusive of the Lancaster Brewing Company restaurant. The ethnic restaurant provides delightful menu featuring tasty dishes and variety of beers. Placed in the National Register of Historic Places, it is also available for private events and functions. Check website for details.