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Our location offers the best of both worlds -
The King's Cottage Bed & Breakfast Inn is located in a residential neighborhood of Lancaster, Pennsylvania - and just two miles from Amish Country. Lancaster City offers a buzzing art scene, great museums, and fabulous restaurants – all within 1.5 miles of the Inn.

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For all that Lancaster County has to offer, visit the Discover Lancaster Visitors Center and LancasterPA.com

Plan Your Stay

Historic Lancaster PennsylvaniaYour King’s Cottage innkeepers have “insider” knowledge & suggestions to help you make the most of your time in Lancaster. The following are just a few suggestions of things to do in Lancaster PA during your stay at our Pennsylvania Amish Country Bed and Breakfast. (And there are some favorites we haven’t even mentioned here!) And don’t forget to ask us about all the coupons and discounts we have to help you save on admissions and purchases at many local business and theaters.

Lancaster DairyVisitors from all over the world come to Lancaster County, PA, for numerous reasons. Some come to relax and escape the bustle of the big city, some to research their ancestry, some to explore the history of the area, some are drawn here by curiosity to learn about the Amish and their life style, and others explore the thriving art scene or attend one of the many theatrical productions. Hunting for antiques brings some, and others just come for fun, food, and wine. We look forward to helping you enjoy your time here and finding out what brings YOU to this beautiful area as you discover the many Lancaster PA activities.


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Lancaster County Amish Country

Intercourse PA

Amish Country Day 1. Explore the Back Roads of Lancaster County
See the real beauty of the county around our Lancaster Pennsylvania bed and breakfast. Discover rolling farmland, Amish roadside stands, fresh homemade ice-cream at a Dairy farm, furniture, & quilt shops along the way. All kinds of tours (self-guided, guided, buggy ride, etc.) are available. For most there is no need to book in advance. Our TWO favorite guided tours are listed below under our local business links.**

Intercourse PA Day 2. Spend a Day in the Village of Intercourse
Visit the many craft & quilt shops. Learn how to twist a pretzel. Sample your way through the tasting stations at Kitchen Kettle’s Jam & Relish Kitchen & the Intercourse Canning Company. Don’t forget to try an authentic Pennsylvania Dutch soft pretzel & homemade lemonade!

Day 3. Tour Historic Lancaster City
Discover the historic downtown district, just minutes from our Lancaster PA B&B, with its markets, galleries, shops, churches, museums, restaurants, & mysteries!

Day 4. Visit the Covered Bridges of Lancaster County
Ask us about our Covered Bridge Package, which includes a picnic basket lunch for 2, a gorgeous book of Lancaster Covered Bridges including driving directions & color photos of all the bridges in Lancaster County.

Dairy CowAntique Milk and CreamDay 5. Market Days in Lancaster
No trip to Lancaster is complete without visiting at least one of our famous farmers markets. Many open year round! View a list of local markets.

Day 6. Going Once! Going Twice!
Auctions are held on a regular basis and are a way of life in Lancaster County. Everything from quilts to antiques to artwork! Ask your innkeeper about special auctions being held during your visit to our Lancaster Pennsylvania bed and breakfast. View a list of our local auction houses.

Hot Stone MassageDay 7. Shop Till You Drop
The outlet malls (Rockvale & Tanger) start just 3 miles away from our Lancaster PA B&B. When you return, afternoon refreshments will be waiting for you between 4 & 6 pm. Foot massage anyone?

Day 8. Rejuvenate Yourself
Take some time to unwind. Sit and read a good book in our inviting sunroom, schedule a massage here at the inn with Ann, our resident nationally certified and PA licensed massage therapist. Dine in one of our small intimate gourmet restaurants and attend live theater in the evening.

Miesse Gourmet Handmade Chocolate FactoryDay 9. Chocoholics Rejoice!
Start at Miesse’s Gourmet Handmade Chocolate factory just minutes from King’s Cottage in Lancaster City. Wilbur's Chocolate factory is in Lititz, on your way to Hershey’s Chocolate World-only 45 minutes away. Then wheel back through York from Hershey to visit Wolfgang Chocolate factory. You can do all in one day!

Day 10. Antiques Everywhere!
Everyday is antique shopping day throughout the County, but Sunday is the biggest day when Adamstown comes alive with more antique dealers and flea markets than you can imagine. The new and rising star in the antiques market is the rivertown of Columbia (just 20 minutes from King's Cottage) where most antique shops are open weekdays and weekends!


Lancaster County Museums

Lancaster Train

Day 11. Museums for Everyone
You will be surprised by diversity of museums in this county! There are so many you will need more than a day to take them all in! So choose what interests you.

Day 12. All Aboard!
Strasburg Railroad has lots going on with wine & cheese trains, dinner trains, and more.

Lancaster County Wine TastingDay 13. Vineyards & Wine Tasting
Lancaster County is home to a number of vineyards. You can sample wines from various vineyards in one stop at the Red Rose Wine Tasting Room in downtown Lancaster. Or, you can make a day of it and visit the actual vineyards.


Strasburg Scooters
Our absolute favorite tour company. There is no better way to see the beauty of Lancaster County than on a scooter.
Let us book this in advance for you since their tours are often sold out.

Amish Farm & House
Open 7 days a week. Tours of an Amish farm and house by knowledgeable local guides.
They offer an excellent 90 minute farmland tour in their comfortable 14 passenger vans throughout the day. No need to book tours in advance. We can arrange tours same day!

Mennonite Information Center
The center is an excellent source of information about the Amish and Mennonite way of life.
We can usually book a private farmland tour (in the privacy of your own car with a knowlegeable guide) the same day or if you prefer to book in advance, you can book their services online through their web site.

Herr Homestead
Authentically depicts life on a 19th century Lancaster County farm.

Jason's Woods
Be prepared to be scared! This is not for faint of heart.
Celebrating their 30th year with NEW haunted Attractions, awe inspiring special effects and amazing animation.

SAGE Continuing Education
Sage offers a variety of NCBTMB approved Massage Therapy and the Healing Arts continuing education classes
in their Lancaster PA facility.

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