The Lebanon Valley is certainly the road less traveled, located between Hershey and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, featuring outdoor activities like hiking, biking, exploring waterways and wildlife. Discover the joy of Family Fun activities, a rich History, Antiquing and Libations Trails.
As you explore our peaceful countryside filled with farms and rolling hills, you will understand the unique appeal of the Lebanon Valley.
Our collection of parks and outdoor activities can satisfy the biggest nature lover. Check out our “Explore the Outdoors” official field guide to our favorite trails.
Farm fresh is the always the best way to taste the seasonal favorite foods and we’ve got you covered from local farmer’s markets, roadside stands and many restaurants to choose from. Also, don’t forget to try local staples, Lebanon Bologna, or Opera Fudge, which isn’t really fudge at all, but delicious and only made in the Lebanon Valley.
Enjoy the art of a craft brew, wine or libation with suggested stops on our Libations Trail. Are you game for trying an Opera Fudge Stout, a Seltzer’s Smokehouse Ale, or Union Canal Rum?
Looking for something interesting to do? Our Family Fun Itineraries are the place to start. Enjoy Coleman Memorial Park for picnic and playgrounds, how about a kayak trip on the scenic Swatara Creek, Try your puzzle solving skills with the Escape Room, or plan a visit to the Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach, with a necessary stop at the Jigger Shop Ice Cream Parlor, serving special creations for over 100 years. For all the game players, how about lazer tag at the Lazer Factory, Palmyra Bowling, Yogeys’ Mini Golf, or the Mt. Gretna Roller Rink. There are plenty more options, just check out our Family Fun Itineraries.
Experience the fascination of our rich history and heritage at the Cornwall Iron Furnace, America’s only surviving 19th Century Charcoal-fueled blast furnace and maybe a boat ride through the Union Canal Tunnel, the oldest transportation tunnel in the US. See more ideas or small-town walking trails and other stops on the History Trail.
Discover the joy of antiquing at the Black Swan Antiquities, with 61 dealers under one roof or enjoy seeing one of a kind small town Specialty shops, like the Tweed Weasel. You know that Chip and Joanna from HGTV didn’t really invent Farmhouse Chic, we’ve been doing it here in the Lebanon Valley for over 100 years.
We look forward to seeing you in the Lebanon Valley and hope you will make lasting memories while visiting. Whether on a business trip, visiting friends or relatives or a planning a relaxed weekend getaway, don’t forget to take lots of pictures and stay for a while, we love the company! For more information please see www.VisitLebanonValley.com.