We've developed five driving tours of PA covered bridges in Lancaster to lead you through various areas of the County. Each tour 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!
Click here for directions and a map of Lancaster's covered bridges.
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
Beacon Hill Camping|
Quiet and relaxing campground for campers 16 years of age and older. Spectacular hilltop views. Walk to the Village of Intercourse. Pets allowed.
Where To Shop
Kitchen Kettle Village|
Village of 42 country shops and restaurants built around our nationally celebrated Jam & Relish Kitchen. Don't miss our fun food festivals celebrating everything from rhubarb to tailgating!
What To Do
Leisure Bowling and Golfing Center|
Putt, split, munch, cue up, shoot, sip, chip, break, drive, flip, strike, hook - only at Leisure Lanes.
Where To Eat
Stoudt's Black Angus Restaurant & Brew Pub
Fine dining and pub menu available. Choose from award winning micro-brewed beers, pub sandwiches, snacks and lite entrees or the finest selection of aged beef, seafood and raw bar.