Lancaster county is known for its attractions, quaint villages, rolling hills and scenic farmland. For decades it has been a trendy wedding destination for people all over the northeast united states. This has created a local industry of wedding venues, catering companies, bridal and dress shops and wedding photographers. In this post I will highlight some of the local views and service providers.
Breathtaking sights and scenery:
Most of the areas out of town visitors are coming directly from NYC. The charming greenspaces of farmland and relaxing vibes are what keep people coming from the hustle and bustle of city life. Many engaged couples find themselves taking advantage of the 28 historic covered bridges scattered across the county. These are perfect backdrops for wedding pictures, engagement photos and sometimes the surrounding parks are ideal venues for the ceremony.
Some destination wedding seekers find themselves in what was voted the "coolest small town in America", Lititz, PA. Lititz is known for its historic brick buildings, parks, chocolate factory and strong arts and music scene. There are plenty of great places to stay nearby with nightlife or relaxation for any out-of-town visitors for wedding parties.
One of Lancasters biggest attractions especially for couples coming from New York is the Amish community. The farmlands of Amish communities provide great venue options, some of which offer opportunities for carriage or buggy rides which make a great addition to any wedding ceremony.
Lancaster County Venues:
One of Lancaster City's favorite venues is the Cork Factory Hotel. It is a destination in its own right with beautiful event spaces and comfortable and charming accommodations.
Another exceptional local venue is the Inn at Leola village located in Leola about a 20-minute drive outside the city of Lancaster. This venue transports you to a different time and place creating an atmosphere of vintage Lancaster opulence.
The Barn at Silverstone, another local favorite, is a rustic wedding venue located in Lancaster, PA. It boasts centuries of history. This country barn offers soon-to-be-weds to create their fairytale wedding among the pastoral surroundings. This setting is a historic country barn with natural wood and stone architecture throughout the premises.
Bridal Shops and Photographers:
If you're an out of towner seeking to get married in Lancaster County, why not take advantage of all the county has to offer in regard to bridal shops and photographers. The area has several notable longstanding bridal shops like "In White", "Blush Bridal" and "Posh Bridal Lancaster." All of these are full-service dress retailers local to the city of Lancaster.
Famous local wedding photographers include Jeremy Hess, Richard Waine and Fern and Fountain. All of these with hundreds of weddings in their portfolios and all with five-star ratings.
No wedding plan is complete without an exceptional wedding caterer to feed your guests and wedding party. If you are coming from New York, New Jersey or Delaware to add the Lancaster County charm to your wedding then choosing a local catering company is vital part of the occasion. While there are several local catering companies to choose from there are none above Enck's Plus Catering wedding catering. They are a highly rated custom catering company that has been catering weddings around Lancaster County for decades. Voted first place by the Reader's Choice Awards, their service, professionalism and remarkable menu options make them the best choice for a wedding caterer.