Area Attractions


 Around Lancaster County you can shop-til-you-drop, or casually peruse shops to select that perfect memento to remember your trip. So many places to check out within an easy drive. With only a fifteen-minute drive, you’ll find yourself in Columbia, a town fast becoming known as Lancaster County’s new antique capital. Many of the interesting items around Olde Square Inn were found at Burning Bridge!

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Adamstown (35 min.)

Columbia (15 min.)

Intercourse (29 min.)

Lititz Downtown (22 min.)

Lancaster Downtown (20 min.)

Many, many unique entrepreneur-owned shops populate downtown Lancaster up and down Prince and Queen Streets. These are just a few of the interesting places you’ll find.

Lancaster Outlets and Mall (22 min.)


Touting not only fresh-from-the far fruits and vegetables, Lancaster County farmers markets also offer a selection of meats, cheeses, baked goods and even local crafts and unique gift items.

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Bird-in-Hand (25 min.)

Ephrata (32 min.)

Lancaster (20 min.)

Manheim (12 min.)


These beautiful hand-made quilts are used by many not just as gifts or to keep warm on a cool night, but are also a part of an Amish or Mennonite dowry. Lancaster County quilts are considered collectable works of art.

Bird-in-Hand (24 min.)

  • Bird-in-Hand Antique Market
  • Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market
  • Creative Home Shoppe 2710 – Olde Philadelphia Pike –  (717) 393-1555
  • Fisher’s Handmade Quilts – 2713A Old Phila. Pike – (717) 392-5440
  • Glick’s Craft Shop – 333 Monterey Rd.  – (717) 656-8755

Denver (43 min.)                  

Intercourse (28 min.)


Whether you want to grab a quick bite or relax with a sumptuous meal and glass of wine, you’ll have a wide variety of fine restaurants from which to choose.Many are within walking distance of Olde Square Inn! Here are some favorites.

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Mount Joy Darrencamp’s Shopping Ctr.

Mount Joy Giant Shopping Center

Columbia (17 min.)

Lancaster Area (16 min.)

Lancaster Downtown (22 min.)

Wrightsville (17 min.)



Whether you’re looking for traditional theater and musicals or off-the-cuff concerts and shows, area venues offer a wide variety of choices. What a great way to relax with family and friends!

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Bird-in-Hand (26 min.)

Lancaster (17 min.)

Mount Gretna (22 min.)

Manheim (20 min.)

Paradise (30 min.)

Ronks (30 min.)


With a visit one of our wineries you can find yourself sampling vineyard specialties, enjoying a personalized tour, indulging in local cuisine, or relaxing at an evening concert.

Mount Joy (9 min.)

Bird-in-Hand (22 min.)

Manheim (14 min.)

Middletown (19 min.)

THIS WEEK IN LANCASTER COUNTY   – In addition to the restaurants, shops, and attractions listed above, click here to find what’s being featured in Lancaster County this week!