Autumn in Lancaster, PA abounds with rich colors, quiet allure, and lots of interesting things to do.
We have selected a few wonderful places and events for your fall visit:
The city of Lancaster, PA is the oldest inland city in the United States, and it is a home to the oldest farmer’s market of its kind in the country.
Central Market exists since the 1730’s, and was actually granted permanent status by King George II in 1742.
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The redbrick building is full of character and abundant energy.
Here you’ll find amazing regional food specialties, including Pennsylvania Dutch sausage, scrapple (a breakfast meat of pork scraps and cornmeal), and headcheese (like scrapple, an acquired taste), as well as many more food items and souvenirs. Open Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, year-round, Lancaster’s Central Market was voted in the top ten fresh markets of the world.
PA Renaissance Faire
It’s the 35th Season of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, and the charming castle gates stay wide open until October 25!
Become enchanted as every weekend a different and exciting theme is showcased in a lovely blend of mirth and merriment. A cast of hundreds of colorfully costumed characters fills the Shire with music, dancing and so much more, offering one of a kind experience each time, so keep coming back!
The unique world of themed entertainment, foods, participatory contests and activities await you at the Renaissance Faire.
Cherry Crest Village
This is one of the longest running corn mazes in the US and the world!
Enjoy the rural beauty and “agri-tainment”, where you and your family have an opportunity to laugh and learn while having fun with a variety of wholesome activities on their working farm. You can test your skills at this interactive 5-acre corn maze with over 2.5 miles of paths, scenic bridges, and clues.
So come spend a day and play in the maize, courtyard, barnyard, “where fun grows”.
Strasburg Rail Road
You will have a truly American experience with a 45-minute, round-trip ride through the serene Amish countryside in the larger-than-life locomotives at Strasburg Rail Road.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our PA Dutch countryside as the train whistles and the steam hisses through 1,000 acres of farm fields. Visit the local stores across the platform and enjoy a bite to eat at the station or aboard the train.
Ride aboard their First-Class Cars for an especially memorable experience.
Second Friday Lititz
Every second Friday of the month, historic downtown Lititz becomes even more vibrant and charming.
From 5-9pm, become part of the wonderful energy and excitement as local shops, restaurants, and galleries welcome you, and musicians, dancers, artists and entertainers bring lively fun to the sidewalks, patios, and stores.
“Lovin’ Lititz Every Second” celebration is definitely worth your visit.
Once you have explored and experienced the beautiful Lancaster County, relax, be pampered, and refresh at the Eden Resort & Suites, a Best Western Premier Hotel.
The location of our hotel in Lancaster, PA is hard to beat. We are centrally located with easy access to many of central PA’s attractions and places to visit.
For a great experience when visiting Lancaster, PA, the Eden Resort is your perfect place to stay.
It offers contemporary and spacious rooms and suites, modern amenities, including recently renovated outdoor and indoor pool, on-site dining featuring two restaurants and a lounge, and a very friendly and helpful staff. Plus, our award-winning Champagne Sunday Brunch will make your palate very happy and leave you breathless.
As you search for the best hotels near Lancaster PA – trust the Eden Resort & Suites to provide you with all that you need during your visit.
Stay at the Eden Resort & Suites, the most luxurious of the charming Lancaster, PA hotels, and let us welcome you to our vibrant city.