Best Places for Brunch

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Brunch offers the best of breakfast and beyond; a meal in which it’s okay to mix coffee and a mimosa with French toast and pizza. This list will get you started on Lancaster brunch adventures. Read more

Best Places to Get Pretzels

Just out of the oven! Photo Jeff Ruppenthal.

Pretzels are a staple of Lancaster County life. America’s first commercial pretzel bakery was established in Lititz in 1861. That, combined with Lancaster County’s Pennsylvania Dutch roots, have made it a hub for pretzel bakeries—both local and national—many of which still produce traditional, hand-rolled soft and hard pretzels. Read more

9 Chocolate and Candy Factories


Before Hershey’s was in Hershey, it was just Milton Hershey, creating caramels in his Lancaster County candy shop. So it’s fitting that there are still plenty of candy makers in the area, south of that famous chocolate-making town. Read more