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The local area is indeed rich with history and culture. Lancaster County is known for the Amish community. But that is not all. Here is a small sampling of what you can see and do.
Mount Joy, PA. (717) 653-2056 www.bubesbrewery.com
Bube's Brewery is an intact historic 19th century brewery, museum complex, art gallery, and Homebrew Shop. Enjoy fine dining at any of their restaurants: The Catacombs, Alois, Bottling Works, and Biergarten. Be sure to check their schedule of events.
CHOO CHOO BARN, Traintown U.S.A. ®
Strasburg, PA, 1 800-450-2920 www.choochoobarn.com
See Lancaster County like you've never seen it before, captured in miniature! Built by hand over the last 60 years, the Choo Choo Barn is home to over 150 animated figures and 22 operating trains. Open daily, April - December.
Marietta, PA, (717) 653-8181
See the countryside from the sky... airplane rides and lessons are available using single and multi engine aircraft. Introductory flight lessons: $46 per hour. Airplane rides are $92 per hour (2 adults and up to 2 children depending on size.) Aircraft rental is also possible. Call for more information. Credit cards not accepted.
The Maytown airport is also home to the Maytown Sport Parachute Club. Learn to skydive or try a tandem jump.
The National Toy Train Museum
Strasburg, PA. (717) 687-8976 www.traincollectors.org/toytrain.html
Toy trains are presented in a colorful and exciting setting. See the Museum's vast collection of floor toys, electric trains and train-related accessories.
National Watch & Clock Museum
Columbia, PA, (717) 684-8261 www.nawcc.org/museum/museum.htm
Take a tour through the history of timekeeping, from early non-mechanical devices to today's atomic and radio controlled clocks. With over 12,000 items in its collection, this museum is the largest and most comprehensive horological collection in North America.
Nissley Vineyards & Winery Estate
Bainbridge, PA. (717) 426-3514 www.nissleywine.com
A family-owned and operated winery. Come enjoy the quality of their wines, the beauty of their property, and the romance of summer evening lawn concerts. Visit the wine shop featuring a complete selection of Nissley estate-bottled wines and wine serving accessories. Open seven days a week, year round for self-guided tours, tastings and sales.
Strasburg Rail Road
Strasburg, PA. (717) 687-7522 www.strasburgrailroad.com
Ride aboard America's oldest short-line railroad through the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Also ride a miniature steam train and authentic pump car. See the Railroad Museum.
The United States Hot Air Balloon Team
Lancaster Host Resort, PA. 1-800-76-FLY-US www.ushotairballoon.com
Hot air balloon rides over Lancaster County's Amish farmland.