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Discover Lancaster Visitors Center

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Excellent, lots of information, some crafts

Excellent visitor center. Helpful staff can offer lots of information, maps and brochures. Clean... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norman, Oklahoma
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Lancaster Lovers

The staff at the Discover Lancaster Visitors Center are super helpful and full of useful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Make the Visitors Center your first stop in Lancaster County, where you'll find informative brochures and maps, expert advice, and coupons. Our friendly travel consultants are happy to help you by suggesting restaurants, finding last-minute lodging...more
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501 Greenfield Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601-5822
+1 717-299-8901
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All reviews visitor's center great place to start free coffee area attractions arrange tours sticky buns great information amish country back roads clean restrooms buggy ride gift shop bridge interests display coupon sights
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visitor center. Helpful staff can offer lots of information, maps and brochures. Clean bathrooms and a beautiful craft gallery with high quality local crafts for sale. Great place to help you plan your visit.

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Discover Lancaster Visitors Center are super helpful and full of useful information to help you enjoy all that is available. Brochures and knowledge in abundance from shopping to dining, the best places to stay and the best things to see.

Thank jmonson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here and was greeted by a pleasant lady at the desk. She was very informative and told us the best place to look for quilts and visit the Amish farms.

Thank MellWard
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were looking for a dog friendly outdoor restaurant and the staff was very friendly and helpful. They gave us maps and recommended 2 places.

Thank letsdrive922
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were looking for info on two particular businesses in the Amish farmland district. The staff was very familiar with the area we were interested in even though it was in the center was in the heart of the city. We were pleasantly surprised. We...More

Thank trina h
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped here on our second day in Lancaster. The woman who assisted us spent over 30 minutes outlining all of the restaurants and sights that she recommended and showed us where the museums we wanted to see were as well. There are also plenty...More

Thank aavct90
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you are visiting the Lancaster area, this is a must first-stop. They have a treasure-trove of information complete with brochures and suggestions as to what to see, where to eat and where to stay. If you ask what is the best Amish Farm to...More

Thank caz5boj27
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Very helpful, offering many services. Small art center, souvenir shop, and an information center staffed by two helpful and informative individuals. Free coffee, and ask for a two-for coupon for the best caramel and pecan "sticky buns" in the county served from a small kiosk...More

Thank Derryl M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The video of the Amish Experience accurately portrays the Amish and their beliefs and values. The Ten Thousand Villages shop has interesting items for sale to benefit international artisans.

1  Thank traveladict1946
Reviewed 17 August 2018

They were incredibly helpful at the visitor center spending 45 minutes giving us a history tour without leaving the air conditioning! The multimedia Harry Potteresque room was great too!

Thank hermionebee7
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
When I stopped at the tourist center here, they had brochures on pretty much every place in the area. They actually took a map and highlighted a route for us to take and what shops, attractions we would enjoy based on our... More