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.

come explore

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 6/16/2022

Top 5 Things to See When You Visit F&M

Exploring F&M for the first time this summer? Make the most of your visit! Our College campus is adjacent to bustling downtown Lancaster City and a sprawling conservancy.

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Story 4/14/2022

Students Turn Wrenches at The Common Wheel

Students are rolling up their sleeves to refurbish bikes at The Common Wheel, a local nonprofit led by alumna Adriana Atencio '12.  "F&M has been essential in my development as a nonprofit leader,"...

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Story 4/12/2022

Students Lob a Few Axes to Get Loose as End of Term Looms

As the end of the semester inches ever closer at Franklin & Marshall College, students are looking for every opportunity to remain sharp heading into finals.

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