As the winter days get shorter, Lancaster County is gearing up for snow. For visitors this often means working trips around the weather report, but there are still plenty of things to do in Lancaster County even when the weather outside is dreary: indoor activities are everywhere.
Hands-on House is a fun-filled children’s museum where everything is touchable. The displays speak to farming and pioneering, the early Lancaster County settlers and more.
The North Museum of Natural History and Science is also a children’s museum geared toward the sciences. It features displays of animals and a small planetarium with special shows.
The country’s oldest continuously operated farmers market, Central Market is a place where anyone can have fun. The stalls range from butchers and produce vendors to craft and flower vendors. Hot food and drinks are also sold throughout the market. Besides being in a central location—downtown Lancaster City—the market is also a wonderful free activity