Relocating to Lancaster County, PA? Learn what our terrific county has to offer!
Lancaster city was the first inland city in the US and was founded in 1729. Today with a population around half a million, Lancaster County, PA is a thriving area populated by both business and farms.
Lancaster was once the capital of the US and the home of president James Buchanan. The home of the Conestoga Wagon and the Amish people. Lancaster county is a terrific place to raise a family!
Downtown Lancaster City and surrounding Lancaster County, PA towns offer all of the conveniences, shopping and dining options found in large cities yet everything is within a twenty minute drive from most suburban Lancaster, County housing communities.
Your Lancaster County, PA home is just a few hours driving distance to the larger metropolitan cities Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington. New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware shore towns of Atlantic City, Stone Harbor, Wildwood, Cape May, Ocean City, Lewes and Rehoboth are also comfortable driving distance.
The Loft, Revere Tavern, Old Greenfield Inn, The Catacombs, The General Sutter Inn, The Stockyard Inn, Rosa Rosa, Mazzi, and many more.
Boscov’s, Bon Ton, Sears and JC Penney are the anchor stores of Park City Mall conveniently located just out of Lancaster City to west.
East of the city, on route 30 long known as the tourists road in and out of Lancaster and still home to Dutch Wonderland (an amusement park appropriate for younger children), are the large Factory Outlet Centers Tangers and Rockvale Square.
Alcoa, Kellogg’s, Armstrong Corp., RR Donnelley and Sons, High Industries Inc., New Holland North America, Dart Container Corp., Tyson Foods, Inc. just to name a few.
The Fulton Opera House, American Music Theater, Sight and Sound Theater featuring Christian Bible Shows, The Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Rainbow Dinner Theater, The Hole In The Wall Puppet Theater.
Lancaster, PA Movie Theaters
Kendig Square in Willow Street, PA south of the city. Penn Cinema in Manheim Township, PA including an IMAX Wide Screen 3d Theater opened in 2011 north of the city. Regal Movie Theaters on Millersville Pike near the city limits to the South West.
Universities and Colleges
Franklin and Marshall College, Millersville University, Elizabeth Town College, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Pennsylvania College of Ar and Design, Harrisburg Area Community College, Penn State University, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Eastern Mennonite University.
Park City and the factory Outlet Centers Tangers and Rockvale Square are close by. King of Prussia Mall and it’s luxury stores and department stores are not much more than an hours drive, as are Malls in Delaware and Maryland.
Lancaster County, PA is considered a golfers paradise by many. The County and surrounding area has a plethora of diverse public courses. Everything from Evergreen Executive Course playable by everyone, even novice golfers to Galen Hall a long hill filled challenge for the very best golfers. Other courses are Crossgates, Foxchase, Hawk Valley, Par Line, Rustic Meadows, Tanglewood Manor, Four Season’s, Groff’s Farm, Tree Top, Willow Valley Golf Course, Host Farm Golf Course, Overlook Golf Course.
Lancaster, PA has a number of private membership only golf courses options as well: Historic Lancaster Country Club just east of Lancaster city, Conestoga Country Club located west of Lancaster City, Bent Creek Country Club to the north and Media Heights Country Club to the south.
Realtors in Lancaster, County PA are a wealth of information about all aspects of Lancaster County Living and are waiting to help you plan your relocation. Choose your Lancaster County Real Estate Agent and learn more here.