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So Much To See, So Much To Do

Every sunrise over the gentle hills of the surrounding farmlands brings a day full of possibility. If you’re looking for events and things to do in Lancaster County, our Bird-in-Hand family of properties offer the perfect place to stay close to everything you want to do. As our Guest, you’re invited to get to know the side of Amish Country we call home, with a complimentary tour of back roads and farmlands. Enjoy a memorable ice cream social with the Smucker family. Test your stamina or cheer on the runners in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon. Take a hot air balloon ride or tour The Amish Village. Nearby, you’ll find farmers markets, quilt shops and boutiques, as well as outlet stores, Sight & Sound Theatres, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the Strasburg Railroad, and more. If you want to know more about events and attractions, explore our website or ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations.

For a list of places to dine, shop and stay, plus special events and things to do during your visit, check out the Bird-in-Hand Village Map & Guide

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Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Christmas Tour

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Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets TWELVE SHOPS OF CHRISTMAS TOUR: Dec 3 thru 12
A unique shopping adventure featuring 12 wonderfully festive, off-the-beaten-path shops (two cafes and a winery). Set up like a home or garden tour you will travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying the amazing holiday decorations, unusual gift ideas, valuable coupons, door prizes, games, gifts, refreshments and Christmas spirit the businesses have planned for you.

The stores are located between Elizabethtown and Lancaster. Your ticket is valid the entire time, take the tour for a day or 9 days, it’s up to you. Although we won’t tell you the names of the businesses ahead of time (that’s part of the fun secret!), we will tell you the types of places you’ll find: unusual shops filled with one-of-a-kind gifts, home decor and handmade items, a one of a kind green gallery where you can customize living gifts, a pretzel bakery, an alpaca farm with warm and cozy gifts, an unusual shop housed in a 1700’s log cabin, an amazing floral studio, a lovely wine tasting venue, a marketplace with a myriad of products, two local favorite cafes, gourmet spices, oils and balsamic shops, a few specialty shops, and more!

Play our Christmas tree stamping game and be entered to win one of two 375 dollar shopping sprees just in time for Christmas! What a jolly way to explore the county! Tickets are 10 dollar each (1 dollar per ticket donated to Columbia Food Bank).

Your ticket is a booklet which contains a listing and description of each store, a map to get you around, coupons from every business and your entry form for the tree stamping game. Call 717-721-9409 to find out how to get tickets. https://bestkeptsecretstour.com/lancaster-county


December 3
December 12
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Lancaster County, PA
United States