Turkey Hill isn't the only tour in town. Several new and notable factory tours have opened recently in the region, many in York County, which bills itself as the "Factory Tour Capital of the World."
York offers more than 20 tours, such as Wolfgang Candy, Martin's Potato Chips and Susquehanna Glass. For a full list of tours available in the York County area or for more information on the tours listed, visit yorkpa.org or call 888-858-9675.
Here's a look at some new tours.
Miss. Lucy's Dog Treats
Visitors are invited into the kitchen to watch as dog treats are mixed, shaped, baked and decorated. The kitchen is a converted two-car garage where the treats, made of all-natural products, are made — 120 to 150 dozen treats a day, with over 30 different kinds of treats in a variety of sizes. (5421 N. Salem Church Road, Dover, Pa., 717-292-6593; misslucysdogtreats.com).
Tour availability: Monday-Friday by appointment only.
Tour length: 30 minutes
Retail/factory store: Yes
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
Opened in 1861 as the first pretzel bakery in America. This tour provides an opportunity to learn not only about the bakery's unique history but you'll also get a hands-on pretzel-twisting lesson from the experts and see bakers twisting soft pretzels by hand. (219 East Main St., Lititz, Pa., 717-626-4354; juliussturgis.com)
Tour availability: Bakery tours offered Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Sundays, major holidays, and from New Year's Day until Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.
Admission: $3 per adult, $2 per child ages 4-12, children under 4 free. Discounts for groups of 15 or more, AAA members and active duty service men, women and their families.
Tour length: 20-25 minutes
If you go: New Pennsylvania tours
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