Best Things to Do If You Visit in the Summer

VL-Summer (picnic)

Visiting Lancaster County in the summer? Here are some great ideas for taking advantage of the warm weather and sunny days.

Disc Course Golf at Overlook

The object is to navigate a course from start to finish using the fewest number of Frisbee throws.

Overlook Community Park, 301 Golf Dr, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 569-2011

Dutch Wonderland

This amusement park is a fun family destination.

2249 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602

(866) 386-2839

Enola Low Grade Trail

Hike or bike for miles along the Susquehanna River on this wheelchair-accessible path.

Enola Low Grade Rail Trail Conestoga, PA 17516

Lancaster Barnstormers Baseball

If it’s baseball season, go to a Lancaster Barnstormers game at Clipper Magazine Stadium, North Prince Street.

Clipper Magazine Stadium, 650 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 509-4487

Long’s Park Summer Music Series

The free Sunday evening concerts bring a wide variety of performers to the park, offering something for everybody.

Long's Park Ampitheater, Route 30 & Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 735-8883

Picnicking in Lancaster County Central Park

The 544-acre park also features a skate park, trails and the Garden Of The Five Senses.

Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 299-8215

Pine View Dairy

Go for the one-of-a-kind homemade ice cream.

2225 New Danville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 872-5486

Sickman’s Mill Tubing

Spend more than an hour tubing down a two-mile-long tree-lined waterway.

671 Sandhill Rd, Pequea, PA 17560

(717) 872-5951

Strasburg Rail Road

Take a ride on an old-fashioned train as it travels through scenic Lancaster County.

301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572

(866) 725-9666, (717) 687-6193

Village Greens Miniature Golf

This Strasburg attraction offers two courses set among 13 country acres.

1444 Village Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579

(717) 687-6933

— Paula Wolf, Burt Wilson and Tim Gross