Outlet Shopping


  • Antiques Capital USA (Adamstown) – Various shops just north of the PA Turnpike entrance on Rt. 272 North
  • Burning Bridge Antiques – Located about 10 minutes from the Farm in Columbia. Phone: 717-684-7850

Farmer’s Markets

  • Central Market – Oldest farmer’s market in Lancaster Country (every Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, 14.1 miles)
  • Root’s Country Farm Market and Auction – Over 200 vendors selling locally grown produce, baked goods, antiques & collectibles (every Tuesday, 9.6 miles)


  • Hannah’s Quilts – Located on an Amish farm. Open: Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. 216 Witmer Road, Lancaster, PA. (717) 392-4524.

Theater/Live Performance

Amish/Mennonite/Regional Information

For History Lovers

  • Landis Valley Museum: A colonial farm village museum depicting 3 centuries of history in Lancaster. (717) 569-0401
  • National Clock and Watch Museum: An endless and amusing array of clocks in all varieties in Columbia. (717) 684-8261
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania: This state museum has a re-created railroad station and lots of old cars and engines, (717) 687-8628
  • Ephrata Cloister: Visit the amazingly well-preserved buildings of a semi monastic religious community in 1732. Ephrata. 717-733-6600
  • Hans Herr House: Oldest structure (anno 1719) and the oldest Mennonite meetinghouse in Lancaster County. Willow Street, Phone: 717-464-4438
  • Living the Experience: Reenactment of the Underground Railroad Story of Faith.

Golf Courses

  • Highland Golf Course: Located just a mile from the farm. Phone: 717-653-2048
  • Boulder’s Miniature Golf: A fun mini-golf center with a restaurant and ice cream shop, only ten minutes from the Farm. Phone: 717-285-7007
  • Evergreen Golf: 18-hole par 3 Pitch & Putt Course and 18-hole executive course, Manheim near Root’s Farmer’s Market. Phone: 717-898-7852

Family Activities and Entertainment

Train Related Attactions

Hiking and Biking

Scenic Drives

  • Visit historic PA covered bridges in Lancaster County
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 28 miles (42 min.)
  • Hershey, Pennsylvania – 17 miles (27 min.)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 90 miles (1hr.42min.)
  • Baltimore, Maryland – 70 miles (1hr.15min.)
  • New York, New York – 174 miles (2hr.52min.)
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – 62 miles (1hr.9min.)
  • Washington D.C. – 110 miles (2hr.37)