Central Market, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Lancaster: Downtown & Amish Country Authentic Lancaster Tour

1. Lancaster: Downtown & Amish Country Authentic Lancaster Tour

This is the most comprehensive tour of Lancaster County, incorporating the charm and spirit of downtown Lancaster with its beautiful and scenic countryside. In the beginning of the tour you'll take a delightful stroll through the beautiful streets and byways of downtown Lancaster.  Discover the modern city of today steeped in the history and traditions of over 250 years of America’s colorful and exciting past. Visit the oldest settlement in Lancaster County, followed by a trip to one of 29 remaining covered bridges.  Experience an Amish creamery where you’ll get to choose from more than a dozen homemade ice cream varieties. Next, stop at a scenic lookout point for pictures before wrapping up the tour with a visit to an Amish farm where you can see a variety of handmade goods and crafts.

Lancaster: Downtown History and Craft Beer Walk

2. Lancaster: Downtown History and Craft Beer Walk

Explore historic and charming downtown Lancaster on your visit to Lancaster County. The tour kicks off at the hub of Lancaster — the colonial square — and highlights the concentration of historical sites spanning 3 centuries, all within just a couple of blocks.  The nation’s oldest, continuously operating farmers market and theater, the birthplace of the Conestoga wagon, homes of some of Lancaster’s most famous citizens, colonial churches, and much more will be brought to life through stories, characters, art, and architecture. Learn the outsize role this 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 lead to the present day. After the old city history walk, whet your whistle at some of Lancaster’s finest craft beer establishments with a couple of beer tastings. Learn how much of the city's colorful past is tied to beer. From 19th-century German influence to amazing tales of prohibition ingenuity, the delicious beer flowing through the taps comes from the present day but reaches back across the last 200 years.

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What people are saying about Central Market, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Wonderful fun engaging and enlightening tour lead by a very knowledgeable tour chaplain, Mike, who not only seemed to know everything I could think to answer, he also made my 7 year old and I feel at home by talking about some lesser known history but making it feel like he was letting us in on the big family secret. The Amish part was just as informative and fun and despite our 9am 9* tour during a winter advisory, my son and I were just thrilled by the most delicious ice cream we’ve ever tasted provided by him and purchased from an authentic Amish farm. And we were never rushed despite the cold or that it was just us two that showed. Rather we felt as though. We were his special guests newly enlightened .