A Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas
Revel in Lancaster County’s Christmas traditions as you visit the National Christmas Center, enjoy an Amish Christmas dinner and catch a holiday show at the American Music Theater.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21621RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Experience the charm of Lancaster County during the most magical time of year. Savor an array of locales and activities that provide a special look at the history and traditions of Christmas in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Learn about the Amish, Mennonites and Moravians, reflect on the Christmas memories and magic of years gone by at the National Christmas Center, reminisce fireside about personal Christmas traditions and witness a Christmas Winter Wonderland at the American Music Theater.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the Landis Valley Museum to experience generations of rural Pennsylvania German Christmas traditions and to learn about Belsnickel, the gruff figure who visits before Santa to frighten naughty children.
  • During a morning at the Brandywine River Museum, savor an opportunity to admire the acclaimed artwork of three generations of Wyeths.
  • Celebrate the holiday in a special way with a home-style Christmas dinner with an Amish family in their home.

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