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A Great Place to Live

Life in Lancaster County

Lancaster County offers the best of everything – easy living in a bucolic setting, but with the modern amenities and cultural attractions that many people desire. A rich arts and entertainment scene, high quality healthcare options, local colleges and an abundance of regional events and attractions make Lancaster County the ideal place to settle and grow.  Read more in our publication, Locate Lancaster.

History & Heritage

Lancaster is well-known for its rich history and heritage.  Learn more at

Arts & Entertainment

Lancaster County features a broad range of cultural events and offerings, including art galleries, the performing arts, museums, shopping districts, and dining and entertainment options.  To learn more about Lancaster’s arts and entertainment, visit Discover Lancaster or Fig Lancaster Magazine.

Sports & Recreation

Lancaster County is home to the minor league baseball team, the Lancaster Barnstormers, as well as Spooky Nook Sports – the largest indoor sports, events and entertainment complex in North America and home to USA Field Hockey.  Lancaster has an array of outdoor recreation options, including the Northwest River Trail. For more information on sports and recreation in Lancaster County, visit Discover Lancaster.

Location & Climate

Lancaster County enjoys four distinct seasons and incredible access to large East Coaster cities and attractions.  To learn more about Lancaster’s climate and weather, visit local Millersville University’s Weather Information Center.

San Antonio Express News – Lancaster, PA offers fusion of historic and hip sites to see – bucolic Amish country and a lively arts scene

Article featured on San Antonio Express News. Lancaster, Pennsylvania is one of America’s oldest inland cities. During the American Revolution it was the capital of the colonies for just one day on Sept 27, 1777, [...]

Thrillist – 9 Surprisingly Great U.S. Food Cities You Have to Visit

Article featured on Thrillist. San Diego, California Kansas City, Missouri Washington, DC Sante Fe, New Mexico Honolulu, Hawaii Lancaster, Pennsylvania Tallahassee, Florida Scottsdale, Arizone Indianapolis, Indiana Lancaster, Pennsylvania An inventive, international array of flavors fed [...] – PA’s coolest little town is getting even hipper

Article posted to Can the “coolest small town in Pennsylvania” get any cooler for both its celebrity guests and the general public? On Thursday afternoon, Lancaster County’s Lititz (pop. 9,210) pulled back the curtains to reveal [...]

Washingtonian – This adorable Pennsylvania lake town should be your new weekend hideaway

This article was featured in the Washingtonian. If you take exit 266 off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and make a couple of right turns, you’ll soon find yourself in the petite village of Mount Gretna. There’s [...]

Metro – 7 charming venues for the hipster wedding of your dreams

The Cork Factory Hotel Couples interested in a venue that captures that cool factory feel without having to go all DIY can find a good balance with The Cork Factory Hotel. Complete with exposed brick, metal [...]

10 Restaurants Worth the Drive from Philadelphia

Featured in Philly Eater, three Lancaster restaurants made the list! 1. Bube's Brewery Renaissance Faire enthusiasts, amateur sleuths, home brewers, and history buffs will all find something to love at this one-of-a-kind complex set in [...]