Romantic Getaway to Lancaster

A Romantic Getaway in Lancaster County, PA: Blending Modern Comfort with Timeless Charm

Lancaster County’s diverse offerings provide endless possibilities for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Whether you prefer cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, or simply enjoying quiet moments together, Lancaster County ensures that your romantic escape is filled with cherished memories. 

Planning a Romantic Trip to Lancaster County, PA? Here is a list of 16 ideas for activities while you are here: 

  1. Enjoy the Arts: For couples with an appreciation for the arts, Lancaster County offers an array of galleries and studios. Consider spending an afternoon wandering through Lancaster’s Gallery Row or attending a pottery class at one of the local studios. Or, attend the monthly First Friday event, where you can explore the one-mile walking trail of some of Lancaster’s best art stops.  
  2. See Great Theatre or Listen to Live Music: Looking for an evening full of music? Lancaster County is home to many theaters where everyone can find a show that they are sure to enjoy. American Music Theater will be host to an array of exciting shows this February, including Boyz II Men, On Your Feet!, and the Little River Band. Or, check out Fulton Theater which will be showing the new musical, It Happened in Key West and 9 to 5. Plus, don’t miss Daniel at Sight and Sound beginning March 14. Additional music and theatre recommendations can be found here.
  3. Take a romantic buggy ride: Take a private tour of the Amish countryside with Aaron and Jessica’s Buggy Rides which is open year-round. These tours will take you through the beautiful Amish Countryside, where you can take in the serene landscapes of Lancaster County. 
  4. Take a Cooking Class: Learn some new cooking skills. Plus, enjoy a delicious meal with one of Lancaster’s cooking class opportunities. Zest in Lititz offers classes where you can learn to prepare delicious dishes using fresh, local ingredients.
  5. Taste local wine: Explore Lancaster’s three local wineries and savor their unique offerings for a romantic night out. Visit Mount Hope Estates, Nissley Winery or Waltz Winery and taste you way through Lancaster County’s delicious wine offerings.
  6. Take a Wine & Cheese Train to ParadiseHop aboard the Strasburg Railroad for a trip to Paradise, PA and back. Enjoy a variety of wines from Waltz Winery and local cheeses on your journey. This 45-minute excursion is sure to make for a romantic night out while you take in the sights of Lancaster County
  7. Try New Local Craft Beer: Lancaster County is home to many craft breweries as well as many local restaurants that offer local beer tastings. Smokehouse BBQ & Brews offers local beers and tasting flights so you can taste many local offerings before heading out to a specific brewery. Try the Lancaster County Craft and Cork Trail and explore these breweries during your visit.
  8. Learn a New Skill: Try out an archery class or hatchet throwing. Try out Stumpy’s Hatchethouse,where you can give Hatchet throwing a try. Bring your own alcoholic drinks or enjoy the available snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Play some games while you learn this exciting new skill. 
  9. Shop Antique and Locally Made Furniture: Explore charming antique shops scattered across Lancaster County. Hunting for unique treasures and vintage finds can be a delightful way to spend a day as a couple. There are also plenty of furniture shops featuring Amish made items. 
  10. Book a Spa Day: Indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation by booking a spa day for two. Lancaster County boasts several spas offering couples’ packages, including massages, facials, and other pampering treatments. Try out Drift Spa for a holistic experience that is sure to relax you.
  11. Tour an Amish Farm: Delve deeper into the Amish way of life with guided farm tours. Learn about traditional farming practices, witness the craftsmanship of handmade goods, and interact with the Amish community. 
  12. Stargazing at Cherry Springs State Park: For a truly magical evening, take a short drive to Cherry Springs State Park. Known for its dark skies, it’s a prime location for stargazing. Lay out a blanket, gaze at the stars, and revel in the beauty of the night sky together.
  13. Take a Hot Air Balloon Rides: Take to the skies with a hot air balloon ride for a truly magical experience. Floating above the Amish farmlands provides a breathtaking and unique perspective of the landscape. Lancaster Balloon Rides can provide you with the beautiful views of Lancaster’s farmlands and cityscapes for a romantic time out.
  14. Cycle the Countryside: Explore scenic biking trails that wind through picturesque farmlands. Rent a tandem bike for a leisurely ride with your partner, exploring the beauty of the countryside together.
  15. Take a Hike: Escape into nature by exploring the hiking trails and nature reserves that Lancaster County has to offer. From the serene Susquehanna River trails to the lush Lancaster County Central Park, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a quiet walk with your partner. Learn more about Lancaster County’s hiking trails here
  16. Play a Round of Golf: Enjoy a relaxing round of golf at one of Lancaster County’s many beautiful golf courses. Check out Lancaster Country Club, where this year’s Women’s U.S. Open will be held or try Overlook Golf Course, which was voted #1 in the county. More golf course recommendations can be found here.

It’s impossible to list all of the great romantic things to do in Lancaster County in one post. So, make sure to follow us on Facebook or Instagram as we suggest more ideas for your visit to Lancaster County. 

Where you stay is important

When planning your romantic getaway, booking the right place makes a big difference. You need a place that offers luxury, great amenities, and a tranquil setting. AmishView Inn & Suites offers this unique blend amidst the timeless charm of Amish farmlands. 

As a sanctuary for romance, AmishView Inn & Suites distinguishes itself as a boutique hotel with a commitment to providing an intimate and romantic experience. The hotel’s architecture and design reflect the surrounding countryside, offering guests breathtaking views of the Amish farmlands. AmishView boasts a pool, whirlpool, fitness center, and arcade, providing guests with a range of options for relaxation and entertainment. Plus, the 10-acre property includes Smokehouse BBQ & Brews restaurant, a large gift shop, buggy rides, and Amish farmland tours. 

For those seeking an extra layer of intimacy, AmishView offers an entire building dedicated exclusively to adults. Each room in this secluded haven is thoughtfully designed to enhance the romantic atmosphere. Featuring clawfoot soaking tubs, separate showers, double sink vanity, and kitchenettes, these rooms provide the perfect setting for a romantic escape.

AmishView Inn & Suites goes above and beyond to ensure a delightful stay for its guests. The hotel provides a hearty complimentary buffet breakfast, setting the tone for a day filled with exploration and relaxation. With free parking, including EV charging, and complimentary Wi-Fi, guests can focus on creating memories without any logistical worries.

To elevate the romantic experience, AmishView offers enticing packages. The “Wine, Chocolates & Movie” package sets the stage for a cozy evening with a bottle of wine, local chocolates, and a movie rental, while “The Getaway Package” includes a bottle of wine and a dinner for two at Miller’s Smorgasbord. 

Until April 2024, the entire hotel will be adult-only as the family-friendly east building undergoes renovations. This environment ensures an uninterrupted and peaceful romantic escape for couples.

With an exclusive adult-only building, great amenities, and proximity to local attractions, AmishView promises an unforgettable romantic getaway. Book your stay today and create lasting memories in the enchanting landscapes of Amish Country.

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