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Highlights Lancaster County

  • Wolf sanctuary
  • Central market
  • Historic attractions
  • Scenic railroad
  • Museum
  • Local foods

Best Vacation Rentals in Lancaster County

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Lancaster County
Vacation Rental • 657 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(46 reviews)
This five acre property is nestled in the heart of Lancaster County just two miles south of the quaint and historic town of Strasburg, PA. Within minutes of some of Lancaster County's favorite destinations such as Strasburg Railroad, Sight & Sound Theatre, Rockvale and Tanger Outlets, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg Creamery, and more! The family suite has a queen sized bed in a private bedroom, a living area with sleeper sofa, a private bathroom, and a lovely patio for your enjoyment. The suite comfortably sleeps 2 - 4 people. There is a lovely patio and fenced in back yard ...
from $135 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Lancaster County
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Lancaster County
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(16 reviews)
Welcome to our cottage in the country! Enjoy staying in a 19th century home located on a small farm. Enjoy relaxing on the rockers on the front porch with views of farm animals and wildlife. As you enter the front door you will have an open floor plan to a living area that has a flat screen TV w/ digital antenna , DVD player, fireplace, and comfortable seating. There is a powder room for convenience. If you enjoy music, there is a radio w/ CD player, and record player. The Kitchen has all that you need: island w/ sink, dishwasher drawer, and seating for 2, large refrigerator, commercial gas...
from $203 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Lancaster County
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Lancaster County
Vacation Rental • 893 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
(43 reviews)
Imagine your own private little getaway, a haven of renewal and relaxation. A time away from the stress and busyness of life to be rejuvenated. Oversized Jetted Tub with bath salts to soak your cares away. Spa robes, slippers and candles provided for your comfort and pleasure. Close to all the local attractions LancasterCounty has to offer yet tucked away on a quiet back road in the midst of Amish country.The Loft is a spacious studio apartment located above our detached garage. Featuring unique architecture and plentiful skylights letting in the natural light. King size bed, sitting area, ...
from $201 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lancaster County

$275for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$288 annual average
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Vacation rentals in Lancaster County

A peaceful Amish country getaway

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is brimming with an ultra-unique culture, rich history, and incredible attractions. The county is home to the largest and oldest Amish community in the entire U.S.A. Visit Amish farms, homes, and museums to learn more about this fascinating way of life. Lancaster County is the perfect destination for families, couples, history lovers, and curious travelers wanting to explore something unique and different.

Finding your perfect vacation rental in Lancaster County

Experience the ultimate Amish Country getaway with a vacation rental in Lancaster County where you’ll find a wide range of rentals to choose from, with a little something for every type of traveler. Stay in a charming vacation rental in the rolling hills of Lancaster surrounded by trees, greenery, and fresh air. Opt for a vacation rental with a private pool to splash around in during the summer months. Oversized vacation rentals are available for families and large groups, with several bedrooms to comfortably accommodate numerous people. Couples can enjoy smaller, cozy rentals complete with a fireplace or a jacuzzi. Pet-friendly rentals are available for anyone traveling with pets.

Vacations in Lancaster County

The area and getting around

Arriving in Lancaster County

Lancaster County is served by Lancaster Airport, which is a small airport operating domestic flights only. The closest major airport is Harrisburg International Airport, which is a 30-mile, or 30-minute drive from central Lancaster. You can rent a car at either airport, as well as in both Harrisburg and in Lancaster.

Getting around Lancaster County

Having a car is crucial for getting around Lancaster County. While most of downtown Lancaster is quite walkable, many of the sights and major attractions include visiting Amish homes and farms situated in remote areas of the county.

Travelers and activities

Lancaster County for families

Lancaster County is an excellent destination for families of all ages, with a plethora of fascinating historic, cultural, and natural attractions to explore. Take a family trip to the Wolf Sanctuary of PA where you can do a guided tour of the grounds and learn about the wolves who live there. The center houses rescued wolves and allows them to thrive in a safe space– you’ll get to have incredible close-up encounters with several wolves throughout the tour! Also, be sure to visit Dutch Wonderland– a historic Lancaster theme park filled with fun rides and games.

Lancaster County for history lovers

Visit the historic colonial estate of former President James Buchanan. The knowledgeable costumed tour guides will show you around the home and tell you interesting stories about the former president’s life. Be sure to pay a visit to The Amish Farm and House– a 300-year-old Amish home on a 15-acre farm. The visit includes a variety of tour options such as a buggy ride, a farm visit with animals, and more!

The city of Lancaster in Lancaster County is the oldest inland city in America! It was also the nation’s capital for just one day in 1777.

Top 5 travel tips in Lancaster County

1. Explore the historic Lancaster Central Market

This incredible historic market should be the first stop on any visitor’s list of things to do in Lancaster. This bustling daily market was established in the early 1700s, and is the oldest municipally operated market in the U.S. today. Browse the endless vendors which sell everything from baked goods, hot dishes, meats, cheese, coffee, and handcrafted items!

2. Go for a scenic ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road

Experience the beautiful and historic scenery of Lancaster County from a train window aboard the Strasburg Rail Road. The seats of the train are comfortable and rotatable, allowing you to fully enjoy the sights as you ride along. There is a nice food and beverage menu that you can order from during your ride as well.

3. Visit The Amish Village museum

This incredible living museum is set on 12-acres of farmland and allows visitors to experience an authentic glimpse of the life of the Amish. See a traditional schoolhouse, a Blacksmith shop, a house, a smokehouse, and more! There are a few guided tour options, including at 25-minute tour and a 90-minute in-depth tour of the property.

4. Try unique Lancastrian foods

There are some foods which are unique to Lancaster, and a must-try for any visitor. Be sure to start the day with a plate of scrapple, which is a hearty mixture of pork scraps combined with cornmeal and some other tasty ingredients baked into a loaf. Whoopie pies are famously historic treat in this part of Pennsylvania, and were originated from mothers making cookies out of leftover cake batter. Children would yell “whoopie!” whenever they found them, hence the name! Pot pie, hog maw, and apple butter are some more must-try foods during your trip.

5. Visit the Landis Valley Museum

This incredible 100-acre living history museum offers an up-close glimpse of the rich history of Lancaster County. There are over 40 buildings on the grounds as well as many gardens. Walk through the museum and learn a plethora of fascinating information about the lives of the German and Dutch Pennsylvanians who used to live in villages like this one.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lancaster County

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Lancaster County?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $268 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Lancaster County?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Lancaster County are March ($254 the average per night for accommodation), April ($255), and August ($257).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Lancaster County?

When booking a vacation rental in Lancaster County, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of December (with an average of $283 per night), followed by January ($282), and then October ($281).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Lancaster County well in advance?

If you decide to put Lancaster County on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your vacation ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 89% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, January (with an availability of 31%), February (22%), and December (18%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals are there in Lancaster County?

Our catalog features approximately 430 vacation rentals from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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