Agricultural abundance and more abound in Lancaster County during the fall harvest time. Here’s some bounty you might consider reaping.
Field of Screams
What better way to mark fall’s bounty than laboring for your fruit and then enjoying the fruits of your labor—say, by baking an apple pie or making apple sauce. Cherry Hill Orchards and Brecknock Orchards are two places you can’t go wrong.
There are plenty of great places in Lancaster County to enjoy fall colors. Try Pinnacle Overlook, overlooking the Susquehanna River.
Holtwood, PA 17532
September is … Oktoberfest time! Lancaster Liederkranz and Stoudt’s both put on great ones. And Stoudt’s is recognized for its traditional German-style beers.
722 S Chiques Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
Lititz Chocolate Walk
Eat chocolate, help charities. Eat more chocolate. It doesn’t get much better than this—and in what’s been called “America’s Coolest Small Town.”
Lititz, PA 17543
The Amazing Maize Maze
The Elizabethtown Fair
The Elizabethtown Fair is the traditional kickoff of the local fair season.
Elizabethtown Fairgrounds, 900 E High St, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
The Ephrata Fair
At nearly a century old, the Ephrata Fair is billed as the “the largest street fair in Pennsylvania.”
Ephrata, PA 17522
The West Lampeter Fair
The West Lampeter Fair is proudly about its agricultural roots.
Lampeter, PA 17537
— Dan Nephin