Let's Explore Lancaster!

If you and your family find yourself with a little extra time to explore the area after you visit campus, here are some resources to help guide your tour. Happy visiting!

City of Lancaster

Lancaster City, with a population of 60,000, is a place where historic preservation and a thriving arts scene live side by side.

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The Arts Scene

Lancaster City’s art galleries and museums are a popular destination—in a walkable, safe city center—for visitors from all over.

see the galleries

Ready to Eat?

Lancaster City is home to more than 100 restaurants, cafes and eateries featuring food from around the world.

Find a restaurant

F&M in Lancaster

Story 10/15/2021

2009 Graduate is Building Lancaster’s Future

Lancaster Chief Planner Douglas Smith shared insights with his alma mater at the latest Common Hour, “A Comprehensive Plan for Lancaster: Working Toward a Green, Safe, and Equitable City.” 

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Story 10/14/2021

Research Fair: Learning English Online During the Pandemic

Intrigued by survey results and inspired by her connection to language learning, junior Lauren Chen explored COVID-19 and its impact on adult English language learners’ interest in taking online...

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Story 10/12/2021

Research Fair: The Power in Engaging the Community Through...

What happens when art and civic engagement meet? Senior Sarah Sutter spent her summer showing how effective, and important, it is when they do. 

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