You saw the show at Sight & Sound, rode the train, went shopping at the outlets, and saw the Amish. Now what do you do? You see the real Lancaster County. Plan a week and you still wonít be done seeing and doing all there is to see and do. Here is a list of some of the things to do and these are all within a 20 minute drive of the Forgotten Seasons B & B. We know you will enjoy them. 



Other Special Events 

There are events scheduled throughout the year in the park or in town on the weekends. Fourth of July Celebration (the first fourth of July in America was held in Lititz), Art Shows, Craft Shows, Antique Shows, Car Shows, Garden Tours. All of them were very high quality events. If you have any questions or need more information regarding a particular event, please call or email the B&B and we'll see if we can help you out. We added pictures of the Lititz area for you to enjoy! 

Local Museums

Wilbur Chocolate, 48 North Broad Street, Lititz, PA. A Chocolate loverís dream come true. Americaís best chocolate is made and sold right here in Lititz. Wilbur's Buds!!. If you never tried a Wilbur Bud, you havenít lived. A Hershey Kiss? Forget it. Itís the Buds you want. Besides buying the chocolate, there are hundreds of old-fashioned cocoa tins, antique candy molds and recipe cards on display in the museum. There is a tempting array of Wilbur gift assortments, specialty candies for every occasion. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed Sunday. www.wilburbuds.com.

Sturgis Pretzel, 219 East Main Street, Lititz, PA The first pretzel bakery in America opened in 1861. You can twist your own pretzel, see the pretzels being made and baked in the original ovens. Open all year. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed Sunday.


Moravian Archives Museum, west end of the Church Square, Main Street, Lititz, PA. The Museum has on display everything you want to know about the history of the Moravian Church and Lititz. Documents, furniture and implements from the 1700ís. This is an excellent resource for local historical information. Open between Memorial Day and Labor Day on Saturday only, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Also by appointment. 717.626.8515. 

Landis Valley Museum, 2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA. A large outdoor museum demonstrating Pennsylvania German Rural Heritage. Demonstrations of traditional crafts and skills serve to interpret and preserve the past PA German rural life including printing, leatherwork, pottery making, spinning and weaving. High quality and informative for those who are looking back to the past. Open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. 717.569.0401. 

Ephrata Cloisters, 632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA. This historical site was where Conrad Beissel founded a communal society in 1732. The buildings are restored. Its printing press started producing books in 1743 and the members of the Society produced the famous Frakturs by hand here. A step back in time. Worth the visit. Open Monday through Saturday. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sunday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm 717.733.6600 www.phmc.state.pa.us 

Dining Out

Brickerville Family Restaurant

Tomato Pie Cafe ,23 North Broad Street, Lititz. Formerly Glassmyer's restaurant, this urban style eatery has a simple but artful menu. Special features are their famous tomato pie, paninis, soups and items from the nearby Bakery at the Cupboard.  They also have an expresso bar featuring Square One Roasters of Lancaster.  Free Wi-Fi. Its hometown atmosphere sits directly across from the Lititz Springs Park. Very nostalgic. Open Monday through Saturday, 7am to 9pm Closed Sundays. 717.626.1762 

Lititz Family Cupboard, 12 West Newport Road, Lititz, PA. A great place to get a good meal. Where the locals go to eat. . Home cooked recipes from the menu or buffet. Open Monday through Saturday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Closed Sunday. 717.626.9102. 

Cafe Capriccio, 1/8 mile up the road at the Warwick Center. They feature the best Italian food you'll ever eat. Most of the staff are from Italy. A sampling of what they serve would be Cannelloni, Tortellini Alfredo, Ravioli alla Tuscany, Chicken alla Capri and of course, the best pizza in town. Open seven days a week. Reasonably priced and casual. 717.626.8200. 

Bube's Brewery, located in nearby Mount Joy, 102 North Market Street. Unique dining. 717.653.2056.  

White Swan Restaurant, 1264 E. Newport Road, Lititz , Pa


Scooters, 921 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. A fine restaurant with casual dining and elegant bar, serving steaks, seafood, pastas and wings. Hours S - Th 11 to midnight, Fri and Sat 11 am to 2 am. 717.627.5666. 

Churches of Lititz

Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church

44 East Orange Street, Lititz, PA

Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, PA

Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 West Orange St., Lititz, PA

Lancaster Evangelical Free Church, 419 Pierson Rd, Lititz, PA

Cornerstone Baptist Church, 80 W. Brubaker Valley Rd, Lititz, PA

  St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave, Lititz, PA

  Lititz United Methodist Church, 201 Market Street, Lititz, PA

  Calvary Assembly of God, 490 W Lincoln Ave, Lititz PA

  Evangelical Christian Church, 540 E. Newport Rd, Lititz, PA

  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2120 Main Street, Lititz, PA

  Salem Lutheran Church, 26 Owl Hill Road, Lititz, PA

  St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 200 West Orange St, Lititz, PA

  Erb Mennonite Church, 567 West Lexington Rd, Lititz, PA

  Hammer  Creek Mennonite Church, 1407 Brunnerville Rd, Lititz, PA

  Lititz Mennonite Church, 165 Front Street, Lititz, PA

  Lime Rock Mennonite Church- an Old Order Mennonite church where we attend- Penn Valley Road Lititz PA

Entertainment
Penn Cinema. Brand new, state of the art movie theater right here in Lititz.  Located across from the Lancaster Airport on Airport Road.  717.626.7720.


Mt. Gretna Playhouse. This was originally a camp meeting, now itís a quaint little town tucked away in the woods. You have to go there on purpose to find it. This has character that you have never seen before anywhere. Thereís even a lake open for public swimming with a sandy beach here. The best place for the arts and entertainment in the county. Classical, Jazz and Gospel music are routinely performed here each year. Highly recommended.  

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire - The Faire, winery, theater, Celtic fling, the mansion....a great place to visit with too much to list here, check out their website. Just 15 minutes up the road.

Outdoors

Clipper Magazine Stadium has been transformed into a Ice Skating Rink during the winter months.  This is outdoors and you can skate with with tempuratures into the 50's. Then comes the spring and baseball with the Lancaster Barnstormers, our own professional baseball team.


Speedwell Forge Lake- is currently drained

Wolf Sanctuary of PA. WOLVES!!! There are only thirteen wolf sanctuaries in the nation, and one of them is just 5 minutes up the road, next to Speedwell Forge Lake. Their purpose is to save and preserve the Wolf; to give back to the wolf their dignity and as much freedom as possible. They have over thirty wolves here on 25 acres. They include the Eastern Timber Wolf, Western Timber Wolf, Arctic Tundra Wolf, British Buffalo Wolf and the Colombian Buffalo Wolf. The Buffalo Wolves are nearly extinct in the US. Tours are available by appointment only, call 717.626.4617.  THE WOLVES OF SPEEDWELL are waiting!

Middlecreek Wild Life Area. If you want to see birds and wildlife, this is it, a 20 minute drive from here into the woods. Geese, ducks, eagles, swans, deer, grouse, pheasants, bob-tail quail, rabbits and over 400 different kinds of wildflowers. There are hiking trails through out. The Horseshoe Trail (see below) passes through here. The Visitor Center is open to the public from March 1 through November 30 and is free. There they show a movie and it is full of displays and information on wildlife. This is the year-round home for about 5,000 geese. A great outdoors place to bring the kids. 717.733.1512. 

HIKING - The Conestoga Trail runs north to south through Lancaster County. It begins four miles north of Brickerville at the intersection of Route 322 and Horseshoe Trail and continues 65 miles south to the Norman Wood Bridge (Route 372) just below the Holtwood Dam. This trail passes within 5 miles of the B&B. Here on the northern end, you'll find rolling wooded hills that turn into the rich farm meadows and fields that you expect find in Lancaster County. This trail passes 5 covered bridges, old mills and historic houses. The southern 15 miles is in the river hills with some beautiful vistas overlooking the Susquehanna River. If you want to see the real Pennsylvania Dutch Country, this is absolutely the best way to do it! 

MORE HIKING - The Horseshoe Trail is a 140 mile trail that actually extends from Valley Forge, near Philadelphia, to the Appalachian Trail, 12 miles north of Hershey. It passes within 10 miles of our B&B and goes through miles of State Game Lands in our section. Here you can hike and ride horseback. 

EVEN MORE HIKING! - Mt Gretna Trails. There is a nice trail near Mt. Gretna that goes to a hill top. Good for the Sunday afternoon hiker, not too intense. Afterwards, stop by the Jigger Shop to get some ice cream or a sundae. 

The Milk & Honey Line. This is the "other train ride" that most people don't know about. The Middletown & Hummelstown (Milk & Honey) Line. Thirty minutes to west. They take you to the Indian Echo Caverns and return. You can ride the train, tour the beautiful caverns and return on the train. A great way to spend the day. 

Indian Echo Caverns is just thirty minutes to the west of us. This is where the Susquehannock Indians came to 300 years ago. There are 5 "rooms" and 3 cavern lakes. For a special treat, Ride the M&H Railroad to get to the Caverns. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 9 to 6. Remainder of the year, 10 to 4. 

Sports.

GOLF - Public Golf Courses nearby in Lancaster County.

Evergreen Golf
Four Seasons Golf Course, 949 Church Street, Landisville, PA. 717.898.0104.
Fox Chase Golf Club, 300 Stevens Road, Stevens, PA. 717.336.3673.

Polo?. Yes, polo!! Every Sunday afternoon during the summer months, in nearby Rothsville, at 2:30 there is a polo match going on. 

RUGBY. Believe or not, we have own very own rugby team! Their field is on the Linear Park grounds just two blocks away. They don't play here often, but when they do, there's action.  

High Sports is along Route 501, north of Lititz. Miniature Golf, Go Karts, Batting Cages, Driving Range. 1 mile from the B & B. 717.626.8318. 

Last Updated 2/11/15

 

 


 

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