Atglen is just a stone's throw away from some of Lancaster and Chester County's many attractions. Lancaster is home to the unique Amish culture - and both Lancaster and Chester County are home to the most fertile farmland in the world. In a matter of minutes, one can take a trip on the Strasburg Railroad, visit Dutch Wonderland Amusement Park, shop at the Rockvale Outlet Center, or take in the beauty at Longwood Gardens. Enjoy a play at one of the many theatres in the area - including Sight & Sound Entertainment Center, American Music Theater, or the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater.
Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World can be reached with only an hour's drive, or experience history by visiting the Gettysburg National Battlefield Historic Park or the Brandywine Battlefield Park. Our state capitol Harrisburg, which is only 45 minutes to an hour away.
The area is rich with history and one can visit the many historical sites located throughout the area. For instance, the Christiana Riots took place right in the area. Nearby is the historic Brandywine Battlefield Park and the Barnes Brinton House, a 1714 tavern authentically restored as living history museum. This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to area history. For more about our local history, go to the Atglen History page.
And if it's food you're after, Lancaster has many farmer's markets where fresh fruit, produce, and baked goods are in abundance. Information on dining out in PA can be attained at the Pennsylvania Restaurant Guide Online.
Since the area is so full of attractions, more and more will be added in the future. If you do not see something on this page that you think should be here, please email the Atglen Borough.