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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 LancasterHistory.org.

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.

More than the Amish: What to See, Do and East in the New Lancaster

Keystone Edge has released a series covering Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster. By Lee Stabert on May 6, 2017 Tourism has long been a driver of Lancaster's economy. For generations, folks have traveled [...]

The 14 Best Things to do in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Article featured in THRILLIST A trip to Lancaster doesn't usually land on any bucket lists for Philly locals, as it typically conjures images of farmland and the Amish. While there’s certainly plenty to back up [...]

Lititz Takes Lancaster County to New Level

Article featured in The Intelligencer, Wheeling News-Register   As the mother of a wolf-obsessed 11-year-old, I at first was dismayed to discover the closest place I could take her to see them was near Lititz, [...]

Best Cities for Artists: 5 Affordable Places to be Creative

Article from Money Under 30 We recently covered the best cities for people who want to work in tech. But what if you want to work in the arts? Just as San Francisco is a [...]

Lancaster Like a Local – Where Heritage and Innovation Coexist

Lancaster played a pivotal role in American history. Today, the former homes and hangouts of those who shaped the nation exist alongside contemporary shops and restaurants that are breathing new life into one of the [...]

6 Reasons to Visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania

I May Roam recently published "6 Reasons to Visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania". The highlights include: African American History Amish Farm & House Lancaster Central Market Landis Valley Village & Farm Miller's Smorgasbord James Buchanan's Wheatland Click [...]