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Buena Hill Homestead is a Newly Renovated Private Apartment in Lancaster County
Great for families
5/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer
A Hidden Gem

"We hit a pot of gold when booking this home. A BEAUTIFUL home, a great location, minutes to all the attractions, with an amazing backyard which had a scenic view of farmlands. The very accommodating owners were quick to respond to any questions we had before our arrival. The house was spotless, with ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Buena Hill Homestead is a Newly Renovated Private Apartment in Lancaster County
Country Land Guest House - Spacious and Great for Families to Relax!
Great for families
5/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Families like: private pool, kitchen, washer and dryer
Beautiful Experience

"My family and I felt welcomed as soon as we pulled up. Rachel introduced herself. As soon as we walked into the house it was beautiful inside and out. The backyard view was amazing. The house was sparkling clean from upstairs to downstairs. We enjoyed the pool, grill, and fire pit. I wish there was ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Country Land Guest House - Spacious and Great for Families to Relax!
Home Away From Home! Private & Secluded With Picnic Area and Playground
Great for families
The price is $139 per night
5/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys, washer and dryer
Memorable July 4th weekend!

"We had such a relaxing and comfortable weekend at Jon & Lill’s lovely home. The home was so cozy, clean and was beautiful! It was perfect for our kids to play in the private playground and adults enjoyed the ping pong and pool table so much. We also had some delicious ice cream at Lapp Valley Farm ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Home Away From Home! Private & Secluded With Picnic Area and Playground
White Horse Guest Home W/pool / hot tub
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
Families like: private pool, kitchen, skiing nearby, games and toys
Perfect Summer Getaway

"If you’re looking for a home away from home, the White Horse Guest House is the perfect spot! Steve and his family have gone above and beyond to make their guest home welcoming, including leaving fresh baked cookies for us on arrival day. Our girls used the pool every day and there was plenty of ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

White Horse Guest Home W/pool / hot tub
Comfort Suites Manheim - Lancaster
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
543 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (430 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"I Just Loved the Proffesionalism/Warm Welcome and Service Displayed by Tiffany...you just dont Get that Anymore!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

Comfort Suites Manheim - Lancaster
Fulton Steamboat Inn
Great for families
3 out of 5
1 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks, PA
The price is $130 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, playground, game room, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"It was great! My fiancee and I would definitly come back again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Fulton Steamboat Inn
Best Western Plus Intercourse Village Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
3610 E Newport Road, Gordonville, PA
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The price is $145 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (905 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"The property is really beautiful right in the middle of Amish country. Fascinating culture and beautiful farms and fields. Loved our visit."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Best Western Plus Intercourse Village Inn & Suites
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lancaster (Amish Country), PA
Great for families
3 out of 5
2260 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,285 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great spot to enjoy all the attractions in Lancaster"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lancaster (Amish Country), PA
Eden Resort and Suites, BW Premier Collection
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
222 Eden Road, Lancaster, PA
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4.6/5Wonderful! (841 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, game room, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Great place to visit wit Children, little ants near grilling table"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Eden Resort and Suites, BW Premier Collection
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lancaster East at The Outlets
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2270 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA
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The price is $84 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (309 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Was close to outlet, could walk if wanted. Room and hotel was clean. Staff very friendly. Breakfast included is perfect in a paper bag considering Grab and go for social distancing. I would stay again and recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Lancaster East at The Outlets
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Lancaster
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $127 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, game room, extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

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Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Lancaster
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lancaster
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
25 Eastbrook Rd, Ronks, PA
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The price is $67 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"There was not anything we didn't like. It was a wonderful experience. Truly loved the room, staff and swiming pool. When we go again, cause most"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lancaster
Best Western Plus Revere Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
3063 Lincoln Highway E (US 30), Paradise, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, game room, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Appears relatively new and in good shape. Very clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Best Western Plus Revere Inn & Suites
Bird-in-Hand Family Inn
Great for families
3 out of 5
2740 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird In Hand, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $128 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, miniature golf, game room
Travelers say...

"Great stay so clean! We loved the free tour that they offered It was perfect for the older women i was with. Plenty to do around the hotel for kids!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Bird-in-Hand Family Inn
The Country Inn of Lancaster
Great for families
3 out of 5
2133 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA
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4.2/5Excellent! (995 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, laundry
Travelers say...

"Country inn of lancaster was very clean and everyone was friendly. It was very quiet. Breakfast could be improved especially for diabetic. There was not much available for diabetic."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

The Country Inn of Lancaster
Clarion Inn Strasburg - Lancaster
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1400 Historic Drive, Strasburg, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $74 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great place and very peaceful surroundings will be back in the future"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Clarion Inn Strasburg - Lancaster
Harvest Drive Family Inn
Great for families
2 out of 5
3368 Harvest Drive, Gordonville, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night
4/5Very Good! (960 reviews)
Families like: playground, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"There is a playground in back and the grounds are very scenic. It is a short drive to shops and restaurants, and a good base to explore Amish country."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Harvest Drive Family Inn
Red Caboose Motel
2.5 out of 5
312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $73 per night
4/5Very Good! (770 reviews)

"My grandson loved that he was able to sleep on a train.Beds were comfortable.Room was clean.The outside was a different story.Could definitley use a coat of paint on the outside. The only problem we had was that it took over 20 minutes to check in and we had already made the reservation on line."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Lancaster?

The destination of Lancaster is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The entertainment, museums, and baseball games are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Lancaster, PA (LNS), which is the closest airport, or Harrisburg, PA (MDT-Harrisburg Intl.), which is located 26.2 mi (42.1 km) from the city center. Lancaster offers 120 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Red Caboose Motel - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and breakfast options at this 2.5-star motel.

Best Western Plus Revere Inn & Suites - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The clean rooms and quiet location make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.

The Country Inn of Lancaster - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

Harvest Drive Family Inn - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Lancaster?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Lancaster.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 24°F
  • Driest months: February, January, November, and March, with an average rainfall of 0.11 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, October, and January, with an average rainfall of 0.16 inches

What Should We See and Do in Lancaster?

While you and your family are visiting Lancaster, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County and Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Central Market and The Ware Center.

Lancaster is also well-known for its:
  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Museums
  • Baseball

Getting Around Lancaster

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Lancaster Station, Mount Joy Station, or Elizabethtown Station. Lancaster may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Frequently asked questions

What's Lancaster like for family-friendly vacations?
The destination of Lancaster is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The entertainment, museums, and sporting events are just some of the things that make this a good place for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Lancaster, PA (LNS), which is the closest airport, or Harrisburg Intl. Airport (MDT), which is located 26.2 mi (42.1 km) from the center of Lancaster.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Lancaster?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lancaster (Amish Country), PA is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Other choices for your family trip include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lancaster and DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Lancaster.
How many family-friendly hotels will I be able to find in Lancaster?
Expedia has 120 hotels in Lancaster that are great for families.
What's the weather like in Lancaster?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 71°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F. Average annual rainfall for Lancaster is 43 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Lancaster?
Dutch Wonderland and Sight and Sound Theatre are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Lancaster. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Spooky Nook Sports, Tanger Outlets Lancaster, and American Music Theatre Lancaster.

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