Lancaster, PA has so much to offer and is a great weekend-getaway destination. From exploring the nation’s oldest Amish settlements firsthand to biking, running or walking through the nearby beautiful hills, rivers and countryside, get ready to connect with nature and enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities. To make your visit even more memorable, why not stay at one of the most unique hotels right here in Lancaster, PA? You certainly won’t regret lodging at the Fulton Steamboat Inn – a majestic hotel that looks like a real steamboat and is full of nautical novelties, cozy accommodations and personalized service.
As you plan your adventure to picturesque Lancaster County, don’t worry if you’re unsure what to pack … we’ve got you covered with a full list here! With endless trails and adventures waiting for you, you’re sure to have a great time exploring Lancaster, PA with its beautiful surroundings, rich history and quaintness. Soak up some sunshine, breathe in the fresh air (minus the lovely aromas from nearby farms!) and lace up your sneakers or hiking boots!
Which fun outdoor adventure will you try first?!
Ziplining & Outdoor Adventures – Refreshing Mountain (Stevens, PA)
Have you always wondered what it would be like to zip through tree canopies and complete aerial obstacle challenges?! If so, be sure to check out an abundance of outdoor adventure options (public and private tours available) available at Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center in Stevens, PA. A variety of ziplines, sky bridges, climbing towers, rappelling and a number of other adventurous challenges awaits you in beautiful Lancaster County.
Lancaster PA Shops & Goodies – Kitchen Kettle Village (Intercourse, PA)
While in Lancaster PA, you can’t miss out on all of the family fun and fresh food to be had. At Kitchen Kettle Village, you’ll be surrounded by over 40 unique shops and restaurants to explore – local pottery, homemade bath and body products, clothing, jewelry, baked goods, oils and of course fresh jellies and jams. Whether you come just to grab a bite to eat or have a fun-filled day perusing all of the shops, you will always find a warm smile and lots of friendly faces waiting to greet you to Lancaster PA while at Kitchen Kettle Village.
Family Farm Fun – Cherry Crest Adventure Farm (Ronks, PA)
With over 50 farm fun activities for the whole family to enjoy during the spring, summer and fall months, you’ll love your visit to Cherry Crest Adventure Farm! Admission to this family-friendly establishment includes tons of fun activities, such as their award-winning “Amazing Maize” maze, wagon rides, discovery barn, hay jumps & slides, apple blasters, duck races, a play area, pedal carts and a baby chick hatchery (just to name a few!). This is the perfect family outing while visiting Lancaster PA! Be sure to check their website for a detailed schedule, their hours and which attractions will be open during certain months of the year.
Train Rides – Strasburg Railroads (Strasburg, PA)
How does a relaxing train ride on America’s oldest operating railroad sound? Choose from a variety of themed rides and accommodations, such as a wine & cheese train ride, dining and open air cars, Thomas the Tank Engine and more. Soak up the beautiful scenery as you travel through Lancaster County’s coveted farmland. Voted 2020’s TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Award, this is an attraction you don’t want to miss.
Ice Cream Down on the Farm Creamery (Strasburg, PA)
What better way to cool off and unwind after a fun-filled day exploring outside than with ice cream?! Down on the Farm Creamery is a guest favorite for homemade ice cream, fresh milk, cheese and more. Your children will be excited to play on their family-friendly playground and visit with the farm animals after enjoying their ice cream.
Scooter Rides – Strasburg Scooters (Strasburg & Bird-In-Hand, PA)
How fun does exploring beautiful Lancaster County on a guided scooter tour sound?! Partake in a real Amish experience by traveling through the country back roads on a scooter (single or double seat, as well as three-wheeled scoot coupes available). Ride through picturesque Amish farmlands, wave hello to Amish horse and buggies along the way and discover historic covered bridges, all while breathing in the fresh country air!
* While booking experiences in the Lancaster, PA area during your stay at the Fulton Steamboat Inn, be sure to review the specific websites carefully to ensure their hours of operation, capacity limits, COVID restrictions, etc.
The Fulton Steamboat Inn – Lancaster, PA’s Unique Hotel
No matter the latest COVID restrictions and recommended precautions, there are still an abundance of safe and fun outdoor activities to enjoy while lodging in Lancaster, PA. When searching for the perfect hotel for your stay in Lancaster, the Fulton Steamboat Inn is the ideal location for all things Amish countryside, unique accommodations and outdoor adventure. Grab your biking gear, hiking boots and sunglasses and prepare for a fun time exploring outside.
Not only are there countless outdoor adventures waiting for you in the area, but our full-service hotel is the perfect lodging experience for you to rest and unwind between quests. Unwind by our firepit, soak in our heated indoor pool or whirlpool spa, enjoy our other nice amenities and relax in our variety of beautiful guest rooms to complete your Lancaster getaway. Rest assured that we continue to take enhanced health and safety measures with you, our other guests and our team members in mind.
We encourage you to make your Fulton Steamboat Inn reservation today online or by contacting us at (717) 299-9999. Be sure to check out all of the fun outdoor adventures waiting for you in Lancaster, PA while we take care of your hospitality and give you a great lodging experience.