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Verdant View Farm
429 Strasburg Road
Paradise Twp, PA 17562

For detailed directions from your doorstep to ours, visit Google Maps and enter Verdant View Farm's address.

Distances from major metropolitan areas:

  • 1 hour from Harrisburg
  • 1 1/2 hours from Philadelphia
  • 1 1/2 hours from Baltimore
  • 2 1/2 hours from Washington, DC
  • 3 hours from New York City

The chart below lists local attractions and the distance from Verdant View Farm.

Train Attractions
Amish / Mennonite / Regional Information
Family Activities
Outlet Shopping
Historic Sites
Farmers Markets
Dairy Treats
Scenic Drives
Towns / Cities


Train Attractions  
Strasburg Railroad (the tracks go though Verdant View Farm) 1/4 mile
Choo Choo Barn 1/4 mile
Toy Train Museum (adjacent to Verdant View Farm) 5-minute walk
Pennsylvania Railroad Museum 1/4 mile
Amish/Mennonite/Regional Information  
you are welcome to accompany the Ranck family for Sunday services at Witmer Heights Mennonite Church 6 miles
Mennonite Information Center & Hebrew Tabernacle 5 miles
PA Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau 7 miles
Lancaster County Information Center (website only)  
Amish Farm & House 5 miles
People's Place Museum 5 miles
Kitchen Kettle Village 5 miles
Amish Village 3 miles
Family Activities  
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm (seasonal) 1/2 mile
Hands-On House, Childrens Museum of Lancaster / Landis Valley Farm Museum 11 miles
Strasburg Scooters 1/2 mile
A is for Amish Buggy Rides 5-minute walk
Ed's Buggy Rides 2 miles
Village Greens Mini Golf (seasonal) 2 miles
Lapp Valley Farm (petting zoo and homemade ice cream shop) 8 miles
Sight & Sound Theatre 2 miles
American Music Theatre 4 miles
Rainbow Dinner Theatre (comedy) 2 miles
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre 12 miles
Hershey Park & Chocolate World 40 miles
Isaacs (Deli and Restaurant) 1/2 mile
Fireside Tavern 1/2 mile
Iron Horse Inn 1/2 mile
Red Caboose 5-minute walk
Hershey Farm 2 miles
Dienner's Country Restaurant 2 miles
Miller's Smorgasbord 2 miles
Bird-in-Hand Family Restuarant 3 miles
Strasburg Pizza 1 mile
Strasburg Creamery & Restaurant 1 mile
Good 'n Plenty Family Style Restaurant 4 miles
Lapp's Quilts 2 miles
J&B Quilts 2 miles
People's Place Quilt Museum 5 miles
Outlet Shopping  
Rockvale Square 4 miles
Tanger Outlets
5 miles
Historic Sites  
Wheatland (home of President James Buchanan) 10 miles
Edward Hand's Home 10 miles
Revere Tavern (where Paul Revere stayed) 3 miles
Farmers Markets  
Central Market 10 miles
Green Dragon Farmer's Market 17 miles
Root's 20 miles
Bird-in-Hand Farmer's Market 3 miles
Dairy Treats  
September Farm Cheesemaking 12 miles
The Town Clock Cheese Shoppe (Gap) 6 miles
Scenic Drives  
Lime Valley Road to Strasburg - pass an 1846 mill, a non-functioning one-room school house, many farms and a covered bridge (4 miles one way).  
Verdant View to Andrews Bridge - many Amish and English farms, produce stands, small shops (13 miles one way)  
Welsh Mountain Drive - Verdant View Farm to Gap, through Salisbury, to Blue Ball and Morgantown - Historic Poole Forge, 1859 covered bridge, stone homes of Churchtown, Smuckers's Harness Shop, farms, woods (26 miles one way).  
Intercourse to Middle Creek - village of Intercourse, farms with typical architecture, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (32 miles one way)  
Strasburg 1 mile
Intercourse 5 miles
Paradise 3 miles
Bird-in-Hand 3 miles
Lancaster City 10 miles
Hershey 40 miles
Philadelphia 60 miles
Harrisburg 40 miles
Baltimore 80 miles
Washington, DC 130 miles
New York City 150 miles


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