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“Great fo kids (4 to 10 years)”

Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Lititz
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Owner description: The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. As of August 2007, the site is under new ownership. The bakery and store have been completely renovated and are now operated once again by the Sturgis family. Visitors can tour the original pretzel bakery, see soft pretzels being made by hand, and find pretzels baked by the oldest pretzel baking family in the United States.
Reviewed January 28, 2012

My children enjoyed this because they had a chance to try and make their own pretzel (the pretzel was not actually baked, they just had some dough to pay with). It is a small facility, but worth the trip if you are in Lititz.

Thank sjbeacham316
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Reviewed January 17, 2012

Get there early if you want hot pretzels. We drove 4 hours to get to this place (on our way to Hershey). We got there an hour before closing and were sold out of the hot pretzels. :(

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Reviewed January 11, 2012

A trip to Lititz wouldn't be complete without a visit to Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. While walking through the town, make sure to stop there, you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed January 6, 2012

Great informative tour. Fun for children and adults to make your own pretzel.

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Reviewed January 2, 2012

Although we prefer the pretzels at the Intercourse Pretzel Factory this tour was more interesting. They talk about the history of the pretzel, let you twist your own pretzel, etc. This is supposed to be the oldest pretzel bakery in the United States I believe.

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