What to do in Lancaster, PA

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Lancaster Attractions

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What to do in Lancaster

Free Things to Do in Lancaster

Traveling to Lancaster on a budget? The following can be seen for nix.

Keystone Art & Culture Center - Spend some time here and gain an insight into the cultural and artistic side of the area.

Franklin and Marshall College - If you like modern-style architecture, add this attraction to your must-see list.

Central Market - If you're eager to check out a few of the more important or unique places in the community, start here.

Historic St. Mary’s Church - Work on your spiritual side or simply enjoy the peaceful ambiance at this holy place.

Longs Park - No matter if you can tell your daffodils from daisies, you won't struggle to find beauty in this spectacular display.

Things to Do in Lancaster with Kids

There are plenty of unforgettable experiences in Lancaster that the entire gang will love. Here are some of the top family friendly experiences in the area.


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Your vacation in Lancaster won’t cost a fortune with free attractions like these to enjoy:

  • Millersville University
  • Rockvale Outlets
  • The Amish Village
  • Kitchen Kettle Village

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