We've developed five driving tours of PA covered bridges in Lancaster to lead you through various areas of the County. Each set of directions includes several historic PA covered bridges; ideas for things to do along the way; and unique Lancaster County towns and villages lined with restaurants, shops, galleries and historic attractions. A great way to stretch your legs during the journey, break for lunch, or create a Pennsylvania Dutch Country itinerary to fill your entire day!
Gather some travel tips at the PA Dutch Visitors Center and then depart for a journey to four historic PA covered bridges. Meander through north Central Lancaster County countryside and the town of Lititz, with its galleries, sweets and salty treats!
Begin your journey in the town of Ephrata and travel through Northern Lancaster County countryside, past Amish farms and schools, and explore five historically-preserved PA covered bridges. Along the way, enjoy a hearty meal at a popular smorgasbord, stroll around a farmers' market and learn about a 1700s religious community.
Beginning in Strasburg, travel the twists and turns of Southern Lancaster County's beautiful back roads, passing four historic PA covered bridges, one-room schoolhouses and farms along the way. During your journey, stop in the town of Christiana and learn about its history and role in the Underground Railroad.
Starting at the PA Dutch Visitors Bureau, journey through picturesque Southern Lancaster County countryside, which gives way to beautiful woods and natural preserves. Along the way, explore seven historic PA covered bridges and enjoy a variety of attractions and shops, particularly in Strasburg and Downtown Lancaster.
As you travel between five unique PA covered bridges throughout western Lancaster County, stop and experience the historic towns of Marietta, Columbia, Mount Joy and Manheim. Along the way, you'll enjoy the Susquehanna River, unique museums, a farmers' market, brewery and family attractions offering laser tag, dairy tours and renaissance fun!
Where To Stay
Oak Creek Campground|
The campground which makes it easy to enjoy the outdoor life, with more than 200 acres of natural beauty.
Where To Shop
Susquehanna Glass Factory Outlet and Tour|
Discover a local landmark and visit one of the last factories of its kind. Take advantage of true outlet pricing. Reserve a factory tour!
What To Do
Challenging 18-hole miniature golf course complete with walk-through cave, waterfalls, bridges and sand traps that's fun for the whole family.
Where To Eat
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Fine handcrafted ales and lagers and New American cuisine served in a casual upscale atmosphere.