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 2/28/2023

Filmmaker Documents Artists With Disability

Documentary filmmaker James Hollenbaugh, last fall’s artist-in-residence at Franklin & Marshall College, discusses his artists with disability project that exhibits in March. 

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Story 2/24/2023

The Most Cozy Campus Spots

We asked students to share their favorite cozy campus spaces. From local cafes to academic lounge areas, see the top spaces to study or socialize on a chilly day. 

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Story 1/20/2023

Five Fun Winter Activities Near Campus

Visiting F&M for the first time this winter? Make the most of your visit! From cozy cafes to concert venues, Lancaster City offers plenty of cold weather fun.   

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