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 11/11/2022

F&M Compost Co-Op Diverts Costs and CO2 in Lancaster

A College compost initiative has evolved into a co-op saving the City of Lancaster $5,215 per year – all while diverting 16,638 pounds of food waste from the solid-waste stream each month.

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Story 8/3/2022

Students Uncover Lancaster’s Secret Side

Follow along on the Lancaster Vice History tour.  F&M students travel back in time to explore reform group efforts to curb prostitution, gambling and liquor law violations in the 1900s.

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Story 7/1/2022

Students Pitch Wellness Initiatives to City of Lancaster

Go behind the scenes as entrepreneurial F&M students tackle some of Lancaster's biggest health and wellness challenges.

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