Amish Homes and Modern Technology

No matter if you’re Amish or English, home is where the heart is. It is a reflection of who we are. In the Amish community, homes are sacred spaces. They are where children are born, raised, and brought up in … Continue reading

Amish Wedding Traditions and Dating Customs

The importance of family is part of what makes the Amish community such a tight-knit group and choosing a spouse to build a family with is a crucial and joyous element of that. Dating customs and wedding traditions among the … Continue reading

Education in the Amish Community

Drive on any backroad in Lancaster County long enough, and you will see one of the most iconic images in Amish Country: the one-room schoolhouse. (With over 254 Amish schools in the area, they’re hard to miss!) But what goes … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Explore The Amish Village this Summer

School’s out, and it’s a time when parents everywhere line-up fun summer activities to entertain the kids. Lancaster County holds countless destinations for summer adventures, but in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country sprawls one of the top spots for … Continue reading

Spring in Amish Country

There is nothing quite like spring in Amish Country. From planting season and “mud sales,” to the new life in the barnyard, spring is a great time to visit Lancaster County! At the Amish Village, we’re excited to welcome a … Continue reading

Amish Covered Bridges

One of the unique aspects of Amish Country, in Lancaster County, are all of the charming covered bridges that cover the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside! This specific area is often called the birthplace of the covered bridge. In Pennsylvania, from 1820-1900, … Continue reading

Property Spotlight | Smokehouse

Ever wondered where you could find tasty treats, speciality beverages, candy and homemade jams & jellies on your visit to The Amish Village? Our Smokehouse Market is your one stop shop! Today on the blog we wanted to showcase our … Continue reading

Recipe | Pennsylvania Cole Slaw

The spring season, in Lancaster County, means the start of the produce season. Amish families begin to plant, grow and sell all of their fresh produce at their local stands. On the blog today we are going to share a … Continue reading

New Animals | Chicks, Pigs & Sheep

Spring 2016 has been an exciting season, for our barn, here at The Amish Village! Since the weather is finally warmer, we have received many new faces in our Animal Barn for guests to see and enjoy! Today we wanted … Continue reading

Happy Spring | Hours of Operation

March 20th, the first day of SPRING, is only a few days away. We wanted to celebrate by extending our operating hours, for the 2016 season, this upcoming weekend. We are happy to announce that, this weekend, we will officially … Continue reading