See & Do

Amish Buggy Ride
Amish Culture
 Local Shopping
  • Dutchland Galleries - Located in the Kitchen Kettle Village, this wonderful gallery sells a wide variety of original work and reproductions inspired by our local surroundings and culture

  • Tanger Outlets

  • Rockvale Outlets

  • Kitchen Kettle Village

Flea Markets
A short ride from the B&B
  • King of Prussia Mall - Over 400 stores and restaurants

  • Main Street At Exton - An outdoor shopping Village with over 35 stores. Located less than a mile from Exton Square Mall

  • Kitchen Kettle Village - A charming shopping village of over 40 shops and restaurants including quilts and homemade fudge and ice cream is just a short drive from the Fassitt Mansion

  • Lancaster Central Market - Over 60 vendors in this historic central market

Outlet Shopping
Adventure
  • Cherry Crest Adventure Farm - Corn Maze, farm animal center, games for kids

  • Maple Grove Raceway - NHRA racing plus special events centered on a quarter mile straight track. Open from March through November.

  • PA Renaissance Faire -Take yourself back to the 16thb century as the Mount Hope Estate is transformed into a 35-acre Elizabethan village full of musicians, artisans and shows.  Runs mid-August through October

 Amusment Parks
 Balloon Rides
State Parks
  • Hibernia Park - Over 900 acres of trails, meadows, picnic areas and fishing spots

  • French Creek State Park - Over 40 miles of hiking trails and adjacent to the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

  • Marsh Creek State Park - 1,700 acres park includes the 535 acre Marsh Creek Lake, great for fishing, sailing or relaxing

Historic Venues/Museums
  • Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site - Scene of the 1777 battle fought between General George Washington and the Continental Army and British forces led by General Howe.

  • Brandywine River Museum - A 19th century gristmill converted into a museum exhibiting American art, including an extensive collection by Andrew Wyeth.

  • The Ephrata Cloister - One of the earliest religious communities in America, this gathering of European style building is now a National Historic landmark.

  • Gettysburg National Military Park - Home of the Gettysburg museum, site of the historic battle during the summer of 1863 and President Abraham Lincolns infamous Gettysburg Address.

  • Historic Rock Ford Plantation - the historic 18th century home of General Edward Hand

  • Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum - Explore the rich and diverse textile traditions of Lancaster County.

  • Longwood Gardens - The spectacular former 1,000-acre estate of Pierre du Pont, this horticultural showplace is an easy drive from the Fassitt Mansion and houses over 11,000 types of plants both indoor and out.

  • National Civil War Museum - Located in Harrisburg, this amazing museum portrays the entire story of the American Civil War from a balanced, neutral perspective.

  • National Toy Train Museum - Open April through December.

  • Robert Fulton Birthplace - Located in Fulton (formerly Little Britain), Pennsylvania, this is the birthplace home of the famous inventor of the steamboat Strasburg Railroad -This historic railroad still has working coal-powered steam trains. A short drive from the Fassitt Mansion.

  • Village of Bird in Hand - (

  • Wheatland - Lancaster estate of President James Buchanan

Entertainment
  • Dutch Apple Dinner Theater

  • Fulton Theater - See live shows at the old Fulton Opera House. Built in 1852, it is one of only eight theatres to be named a National Historic Landmark.

  • Lancaster City First Fridays - On the first Friday of every month, immerse yourself in Lancaster City's art community as over 90 galleries and shops stay open late and the streets fill with people. Browse the galleries, meet the artists and enjoy the city.

  • Playhouse in the Park - Live performances.

  • Rainbow Dinner Theater - Enjoy dinner and a live show at this all-comedy dinner theater.

  • Sight and Sound Theater - dramatic live stage productions designed to provide inspiration through the teachings of Jesus Christ.

Wineries