Pennsylvania Dutch Country is a region in South Central Pennsylvania. While the area consists of rural areas, towns and three small cities and is noted for its high Amish population, it is home to over 1.5 million people and maintains one of the highest rates of population growth in the Northeast United States due to lower cost of living but close proximity to major metropolitan areas. It is truly a diverse region with rolling hills, orchards and farms but also growing, bustling and vibrant cities.
Plain and Fancy Farm, . Good all-around tour of the Amish community including a restaurant, bus tours and a movie. Particularly good if you're a foreign visitor without a car.
Miller's Smorgasbord, 2811 Lincoln Highway East Ronks, PA 17572 (On the left side of Rt 30. About a mile past rt 896 when travelling East.), ☎ 1-800-669-3568, . Very authentic Dutch food for a fair price. Restaurant is often crowded, so reservations are highly recommended. There are many shops on the premises which are well worth checking out.
Amish are known for their well-made wooden furniture. Showrooms are clustered along main roads.
Wolf Rock Furniture, 3533 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30), Kinzers, +1 717 442-8990, . Finely finished North American hardwood furniture is made on premises. Also has outdoor furniture. Ships to 20 states.
Lancaster County Pennsylvania Dutch Country Official Visitors Center