Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is a charming city in the heart of Amish country. It is known for its beautiful farmlands, delicious food, and rich history. Visitors can take a tour of the Amish countryside and learn about these traditional people’s unique way of life or visit the famous Central Market downtown to sample some of the local produce and handmade goods.

History buffs can explore the James Buchanan House – Wheatland or take a walking tour of the city to see some of the beautifully preserved architecture from the 18th and 19th centuries. Other popular areas include Lititz, Strasburg, and Intercourse.

Where I explored:

Space Antiques and Vintage. 24 W Walnut St, Lancaster, PA 17603

Madcap & Co Unique Gifts. 310 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603

Taj Majal Indian Buffet. 2080 Bennet Ave, Lancaster, PA 17601

President James Buchanan’s Wheatland. 1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Lancaster Central Market. 23 N Market St, Lancaster, PA 17603

Tannery Antiques, LLC (Facebook). 148 East Main Street New Holland, PA 17557

Conestoga Indian Town Historical Marker

Antique Village of Strasburg. 227 Hartman Bridge Rd, Ronks, PA 17572

Quilt Shop At Miller’s. 2811 E Lincoln Hwy, Ronks, PA 17572

Miller’s Smorgasbord Restaurant. 2811 E Lincoln Hwy, Ronks, PA 17572

With its small-town charm and abundance of things to do, Lancaster is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Pennsylvania. So go antiquing and try one of the many Amish Country smorgasbord buffets!