Welcome to Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Lancaster County and the broader area roughly between Reading and the Susquehanna River is the center of the so-called Pennsylvania Dutch community. These are myriad religious orders and cultures, of Germanic roots and established here since the 18th century. Amish, Mennonites and German Baptist (Brethren) are the best known. One common cultural thread: all are devoted to various degrees of low-tech plain... Read More

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Small-Group Strasburg Covered Bridge Tour by Single-Seat Scooter

Upon arriving to your designated meeting point on Gap Road in Strasburg at least 45-minutes prior to your confirmed departure time, you'll perform check-in duties. Before taking to the open road, you'll meet your guide, and receive a brief scooter orientation and safety briefing. Afterwards, you’ll be ready for your scenic covered bridge tour through the heart of Amish country.Make your way to your first covered bridge enjoying the stunning views throughout the rolling farmland of southern Lancaster County. Scoot past working Amish farms, one-room Amish schoolhouses, as well as horse and buggies as you explore the area's country roads in search of 19th century covered bridges.This tour focused on covered bridges covers up to 35 miles and makes stops at a minimum of two historic covered bridges for photo opportunities and to provide you with some history of the bridges. Each tour is unique and presents a variety of sightings and experiences.The tour will end at the original departure point approximately 3 hours after your starting time.

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Wine Tasting at Allegro Winery

From vineyard to cellar, Allegro is devoted to creating the best possible wines. Founded in 1980 by musician brothers John and Tim Crouch, Allegro's premium vintages, primarily Bordeaux blends and Chardonnay, speak volumes about the wine-growing and wine-making potential in the Keystone State. With its oldest vines planted in 1973, Allegro is owned by Winemaker Carl Helrich, producing nearly 3 dozen wine varieties and 25,000 gallons annually. Allegro Winery is located in south central Pennsylvania just a short drive from York, Harrisburg, or Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the northern Baltimore County, Maryland. Allegro is recognized as producing some of Pennsylvania's finest wines.