Beyond Intercourse: 5 Reasons to Visit Lancaster

Visit Lancaster on your way to Intercourse to enjoy the various attractions. You and your family can enjoy your stay in Lancaster by visiting these attractions. BBOnline recommends the following as a must see.

1. The Amish Farm and House
2395 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 394-6185

The Amish Farm and House will add an authentic farmland experience to your Lancaster holiday. Visit Lancaster anytime during the year to enjoy this attraction. This farmland dates back to the era of William Penn and exhibits the lifestyle that existed in those days. You and your family can walk through barns and stables that are reminiscent of an era gone by. The farm animals, blacksmith shop and other buildings will give you a peek into the lifestyle that exists in a farm. Set out after breakfast from your Lancaster inn and enjoy a day filled with surprises at the Amish Farm and House.

2. Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 386-2839

The Dutch Wonderland is a fun place for the entire family. If you are traveling with kids then this attractions should not be missed. This is an amusement park that makes all fairy tales come true. There are several rides that the kids will enjoy. The dress up station allows the kids to dress up like their favorite cartoon character. There are several rides like a roller coaster and 100-foot slides for the adults. Visit Lancaster and enjoy the offerings at this thrilling wonderland filled with fun and excitement.

3. Fulton Theatre
12 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17608-1865
(717) 397-7425

The Fulton Theatre is considered a jewel in the crown of Pennsylvania’s performing art centers. The theater itself boasts of architecture that is awe inspiring. It is registered as a National Historic Landmark. The theater plays host to several theatrical performances and plays that are on par with the Broadway standards. The musicals are a highly sought after events at the Fulton Theatre. The comedy shows attract visitors from all over the country. Tickets to the shows at this theatre can be booked over the phone from your Lancaster bed and breakfast.

4. Landis Valley Museum
2451 Kissel Hill Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 569-0401

The Landis Valley Museum is instrumental in collecting and interpreting the material culture of the villages in Pennsylvania. The museum exhibits several artifacts and items used by the ancient tribes in Pennsylvania and helps in enhancing one’s knowledge and understanding of the life that prevailed in this region during the period between 1740 and 1940. From the German settlement comprising of farm families to the modern day world, you will find several exhibits and pieces that highlight the farm life.

5. The Demuth Museum
120 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 299-9940

The Demuth Museum is a tribute to the work of the famous artist Charles Demuth. The museum showcases several of his paintings that have given life various modern day thinking. You can take a tour of the home that belonged to the famous painter. The house as well as the garden has been restored to offer the visitors a peek into the life and the work of this famous persona.