If you need a day out and you’re willing to travel a little bit right now, Pennsylvania has plenty to offer. And among the most interesting and popular areas is good old Pennsylvania Dutch County — a.k.a. Lancaster County.
Sure, everyone knows that there’s a strong, expansive Amish community in Lancaster, and there’s plenty of ways to explore that. But Lancaster, located about 90 minutes from Philadelphia, is much more than that, thanks to elements like its strong arts scene, rich history, and killer downtown area. In short, there is no lack of things to do, especially if you’re down for a day trip.
But remember, with the coronavirus pandemic still going, there is always a risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19 when it comes to traveling and going out. So make sure to take proper precautions like social distancing, wearing your mask, and regularly washing your ands — and always be sure you are abiding by the rules at any location you visit.
If all that sounds doable, we’ve rounded up a few spots in Lancaster that you can visit on a day trip from Philly. Check out the list below: