Columbia’s National Watch and Clock Museum is a main attraction, according to the Smithsonian.

Columbia’s National Watch and Clock Museum is a main attraction, according to the Smithsonian.

There are an infinite number of ways to explore all that Lancaster County has to offer, but if you're looking for specific ways to see the best of what the area has to offer, check out our series of itineraries. Whether it's for the family, a date night or anything in between, we've got you covered.

Start your day

Unless you’ve got the same affliction as Captain Hook, there’s a lot to love about the National Watch & Clock Museum. Located in Columbia and home to more than 12,000 historical pieces, there’s no better time to visit.

The National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia; 717-684-8261; nawcc.org.

Lunch

Dating to the 1700s, the Conestoga Restaurant is by far the oldest bar in Lancaster County. While it might not have the same veneer as it did 300 years ago, it’s easy to imagine Lancaster residents through the years sharing a brew or two.

Conestoga Restaurant, 1501 E. King St., Lancaster; 717-208-3265; conestogarestaurant.com.

Afternoon

Check out the Demuth Museum, which once served as a Colonial-era tavern. The space is home to works by the renowned watercolorist and Lancaster native Charles Demuth.

Demuth Museum, 120 E. King St., Lancaster; 717-299-9940; demuth.org.

Dinner

If you’d like to add a little intrigue to your dining experience, enter the vast catacombs of Bube’s Brewery. Built in the mid-1800s, the restaurant and bar hosts numerous themed dinners, concerts and murder mystery parties.

Bube’s Brewery, 102 N. Market St., Mount Joy; 717-653-2056; bubesbrewery.com.

Another option

Take in a show at the historic Fulton Theatre. Featuring a design by iconic architect C. Emlen Urban, the theatre has held popular shows since the late 19th century.

Fulton Theatre, 12 N. Prince St., Lancaster; 717-397-7425; thefulton.org.