Camping is a great way to unplug and enjoy the beauty of nature. What better place to kick back and live the simple life than the Amish countryside? Whether you're an experienced camper, a novice, a tent-lover or someone who needs a little more cushion, here are the best places to go camping in Lancaster County.
Red Run Campground
At Red Run Campground, guests are so fully immersed in Mennonite and Amish farmland that horses and buggies are often seen passing through the campground. Each cottage and campsite, including sites for tent campers and RVs, is located around a central 4-acre fishing pond.
Other amenities include a swimming pool, community areas, paddleboat rentals, wagon rides and a jam-packed schedule full of planned activities for the whole family.
Mill Bridge Village Camp Resort
Take a step back in time and stay at Mill Bridge Village Camp Resort. This scenic property is home to Herr's Grist Mill, a historical landmark, and it's bordered by the Pequea River and sprawling Amish farmland. Mill Bridge Village offers various campsites, including shaded sites along the riverbanks and larger paved sites for big-rig campers. Rent a kayak or canoe and paddle down the river from one of two boat launches.
Dutch Cousin Campground
Just two miles off the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Dutch Cousin Campground offers tent, RV and cabin camping in a cozy, wooded space. Each side is spacious and big-rig friendly, offering picnic tables, fire rings and all the hookups your RV needs for a comfortable camping trip. Seasonal spaces are available, so you can spend the whole summer exploring the countryside.
Flory's Cottages & Camping
Surrounded by scenic, working Amish farmland, this spacious campground offers a wide variety of grassy campsites for tents and RVs as well as many cottages designed to give you the most comfortable stay possible. Amenities include a playground, game room and an air-conditioned lounge.
Old Mill Stream Campground
If you're searching for family-friendly campgrounds in Lancaster County, it doesn't get much better than Old Mill Stream Campground. This facility is located right next to Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park, and campground guests can purchase discounted tickets to the park during their stay.
The campground itself is situated on 15 acres along the Old Mill Stream, and you'll find ample shade, tranquility and opportunities for fishing. Sites are available for RVs and tents. You can also rent a pristine cabin for your stay.
Stay in the Great Indoors
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is home to some of the best campgrounds, but sometimes you're looking for a little more luxury. If you need a night inside, book a room at the Warehouse Hotel and stay near all your favorite attractions.