Welcome to Conestoga House & Gardens

Conestoga House & Gardens is the estate of the late James Hale and Louise McClure (Tinsley) Steinman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Located at 1608 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the estate’s gardens are open to the public from June 10 to September 30, 2015 on a limited basis as follows:

Tuesdays and Fridays — Reservations for all guided tours for groups of 15 or more must be made in advance.  Please complete and submit the Guided Tour Request form at least two weeks in advance.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 – 8:30 p.m. (June, July & August), 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. (September) — Self-guided tours for individuals or small groups (families).  No reservations are required.

Conestoga House & Gardens is primarily a summer garden with an emphasis on tropicals and container plantings. Our displays include over 3,300 annuals, about 400 tropical plants, over 160 varieties of perennials and over 160 rose bushes representing almost 20 different varieties of the flower. Most of our plants are identified and labeled with both their botanical names and their common names.

For children and the young-at-heart, Conestoga House & Gardens features a Topiary Animal Hunt with over a dozen whimsical figures throughout the gardens.