Williamsport and Lycoming County wish to welcome each and every group to experience our history, culture and tradition.
With an abundance of wonderful restaurants, both chain and family owned, there is an option for any group to have an exceptional meal. Lycoming County has plenty of lodging for any size group for any price range as well, from nationally recognized chain hotels to an historic hotel with European charm.
No matter what season tour groups visit, there is plenty to see and do in Lycoming County.
We look forward to your visit!
Lycoming County is located in north central Pennsylvania nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. The Williamsport historic district is home to Millionaires' Row, the Rowley House Museum, the brand new Peter Herdic Transportation Museum and the Thomas T. Taber Museum which can all be visited along with an enjoyable ride on the Herdic Trolley. Williamsport is also home to Little League Baseball and every August, we are hosts to thousands of people attending the Little League World Series.
If you can't make it for the World Series, the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum is open daily to groups of all ages. Water and history lovers will enjoy a cruise on the picturesque Susquehanna River aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat. Aboard the Hiawatha you will gain an understanding of the area's importance to the building of our nation during the mid and late 1800's.
1 Day Itinerary
Arrive in Williamsport and begin your day's adventure with a lunch buffet aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat and cruise down the beautiful Susquehanna River listening to the rich history of the area. After lunch, board the historic Williamsport Trolley and enjoy a "Journey Through Time" tour that includes historic homes, a friendly tour guide, and visit to the Thomas T. Taber Historical Museum. Afterwards visit the Rowley House Museum, the Peter Herdic Transportation Museum or the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Finish your day with a tour and tasting at Bastress Mountain Winery, one of our local wineries and sample the refreshing and original blends of wine. Following a full day of touring, it is time to travel home. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again.
2 Day Itinerary
Arrive in Williamsport in time to enjoy a delicious lunch at the historic Peter Herdic House. After lunch, board a Williamsport Trolley with one of our friendly step-on guides and tour the nationally recognized historic district of Millionaires' Row. Following the tour the trolley will transport you to the Thomas T. Taber Historical Museum for a guided tour. Afterwards why not visit the Rowley House Museum, the Peter Herdic Transportation Museum or the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Following a full day of sightseeing, enjoy dinner at one of many delicious restaurants. In the evening, take a stroll through downtown and admire Inspiration: Lycoming County a large mural depicting the history of our area before retiring for the evening.
Spend your next day shopping at many of our distinct shops. Downtown Williamsport offers a variety of stores to shop for something for yourself or that perfect gift. Visit the Olde Barn Centre and the County Store for antiques and local goods. For the outlet shoppers, visit the Woolrich Outlet Store. Finally, enjoy a served or buffet style lunch aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat and relax with a 1 hour narrated trip down the beautiful Susquehanna River. We hope you have a wonderful time in Williamsport and Lycoming County and wish you safe travels.