"Lancaster County" Top 5 Page for this destination Lancaster by acemj

Lancaster Travel Guide: 258 reviews and 351 photos

A driving tour on a rainy day

My sister, brother-in-law, mom, nephew and I decided to take a day trip from Philadelphia and visit Amish country, better known as Lancaster County. There are other pages here on VT that focus more on the Amish culture, so I'm going to try to offer something a little different on this page.

The rain didn't really cooperate with great picture taking and strolling around, but the beautiful green, rolling hills and the picturesque and well-kept farms are wonderful to view from a car. We visited Intercouse, Bird in Hand, Lancaster and Ephrata.

I returned to Lancaster County exactly a year later for a VT meeting in Intercourse (the puns are endless!) and had a great time meeting some great friends.

  • Last visit to Lancaster: May 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Sweetberry1's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2006 at 5:43 AM

    Really enjoyed this page Mark.. again! Very informative, and great photos. Cheers!

  • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2005 at 8:52 AM

    Nice Lancaster page, this is a family favorite of ours. Outlets are everywhere.

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Sep 10, 2004 at 5:46 PM

    A great little page, considering that it was wet and overcast at the time! Some nice looking architecture in the area!!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2004 at 7:45 PM

    Mark, I really enjoyed reading about Lancaster and the surrounding area. Your tips are useful, interesting, and helpful. Even with the rain, the photos are great.

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2004 at 7:13 AM

    You can't let a few persnickety pinheads get you down. Nice job!

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2003 at 7:03 AM

    Hey Hooahman. Did you read the whole page? Obviously not.

  • hooahman's Profile Photo
    Dec 26, 2003 at 9:03 PM

    Interesting touristy place to visit but its 20miles from Lancaster. Would be best filed under EPHRATA,PA.

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2003 at 1:30 AM

    Intercourse? What an interesting name for a town. Helpful tip about not photographing Amish people.

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2003 at 11:31 AM

    Unfortunately, I didn't know about this no photo rule of the Amish and had a little incident taking one! Now, I HAVE to do an Intercoure page. lol

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2003 at 1:49 PM

    Beautiful page - helpful hints, no photographs of Amish people - OK, although I am not sure about me there :-)


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