Lancaster in the News

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Hear what others are saying about Lancaster City. Below is a list of articles that feature spotlights on Lancaster City, Pennsylvania. In recent years, Lancaster has topped must-travel lists from Forbes, was featured in the New York Times, and named the best place to retire by the U.S. News & World Report.

Eat, drink, play, bowl in Lancaster City, 4/15/19

“Take a Trip to Lancaster County”
County Lines Magazine, April 2019

The Best Coffee in Every State 2019, 3/28/19

Four Weekend Getaways Within Four Hours
Delaware Today, Feb. 2019

“11 Cities that Will Inspire Your Staycation”, Viewfinder, 1/16/19

3 Best Day Trips from Philadelphia
Conde Nast Traveler, 1/9/19

The Heart of It:  Lancaster, Pa.
American Craft magazine, Dec. 2018 / Jan. 2019

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast in 2019
OffMetro, 1/4/19

125 Best Places to Live in the USA, 4/10/18

“Lancaster Eats”
Arlington Magazine, April 2018

The Best Coffee in Every State, 3/23/18

5 Day Trips to Take From Philadelphia
DoorstepsPhilly, 3/22/18

The 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018, 2/26/18

Where to Travel Next: 14 Best Places to Travel in 2019
Forbes, 12/6/2018

#1 Best Place to Retire in U.S.
U.S. News & World Report, 2018

125 Best Places to Live in the USA, 4/10/18

“Lancaster Eats”
Arlington Magazine, April 2018

The Best Coffee in Every State, 3/23/18

5 Day Trips to Take From Philadelphia
DoorstepsPhilly, 3/22/18

The 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018, 2/26/18

Lancaster’s gastronomic leap continues
Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/15/18

Here’s The One Restaurant To Try In Every State in 2018, According To Yelp, 12/25/17

Amish Country Paradise
United Airlines’ in-flight magazine Hemispheres, Oct. 2017

Lancaster, Penn., offers fusion of historic and hip
San Antonio Express-News, 10/4/17

“9 Surprisingly Great U.S. Food Cities You Have To Visit”, 9/19/17

“Dossier:  Harrisburg-Capital Region”
United Airlines’ Hemispheres in-flight mag., Aug. 2017

Downtown Lancaster City:  Beyond PA Dutch Country, 8/2/17

7 charming venues for the hipster wedding of your dreams, 6/21/17

Rebranding a tourist destination
Reading Eagle, 6/6/17

The 14 Best Things to do in Lancaster, PA, 5/12/17

Buckle up!  America’s Amish Country is full of surprises and in rude health
Stourbridge News (U.K), 3/23/17

Lancaster, Pa. is much cooler than you think
New York Daily News, 3/3/17

A Pennsylvania Restaurant That’s Hot in More Ways Than One
New York Times, 1/20/17

“Ten for the Road”
AAA World (Mid-Atlantic region), Sept./Oct. 2016

“Lancaster blossoms in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country”
Recreation News (greater D.C.), Sept. 2016

What to do in Lancaster, Pa.
ELLE DÉCOR online, 9/30/16

“This small town in Amish Country is the New Brooklyn”
New York Post, 9/20/16

“Food Adventures:  Lancaster’s Central Market”, 9/16/16

Best Cities For Artists: 5 Affordable Places to be Creative, 8/23/16

“Country Meets Cosmopolitan” 
Richmond Magazine, 8/2016

“America’s most historic food markets”
USA Today, 7/19/16

“17 Small Towns Near Philly You Need to Visit Right Now”, 7/13/16

“Location Report:  Lancaster County, Pa.”
Mid-Atlantic Events, May/June 2016

“Plenty of New Surprises in Store This Year in Lancaster County, Pa.”
Boston Globe, 5/27/16

“Visiting Wheatland, the Lancaster Co. Home of Pres. James Buchanan”, 4/25/16

“Great Getaways”
LongWeekends (OH), Spring/Summer (April) 2016

“25 Best Things to do in Lancaster, PA”, 4/28/16

“The 8 Best Cities for Walking to Work”, 4/18/16

“Going Dutch”
Pennsylvania Meetings + Events, Spring (March) 2016

“The Ultimate Food Travel Guide to Amish Country”, 8/12/15

Amish Country Embraces Farm-to-Table
New York Times, 6/29/15

“Lancaster getaway reveals a city redefined”
Harrisburg Patriot-News, 6/3/15

“Lancaster, Pa. – Old city has 21st-century appeal”
Charleston Gazette (WV), 4/26/15

“Top 10 Restaurants in Lancaster, PA”, 4/23/15

“Bright Lights, Small City”
Long Weekends (OH), Spring/Summer (April) 2015

“A Lancaster County Vacation”
Westchester Family’s 2015 Ult. Guide to Summer (NY), March 2015

“For the Road”
Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/8/15

First Friday:  the unlikely success story of artists having a vision, 9/19/14

Five Great Fall Trips”  (incl. Lanc.), 8/13/14

“The Lancaster food scene, ‘totally happening’” 
Philadelphia Inquirer, 4/24/14

“Lancaster, Pa. Travel Guide”, 3/17/14

“Lancaster:  Fusion of country charm and city chic”
Philadelphia Gay News, 2/28/14

“These are the 10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America”, 12/18/13

“The jolliest neighborhoods around”
Metro Philadelphia (as well as Metro’s NYC & Boston online editions), 12/18/13

“101 Best Farmers’ Markets in America”  (incl. #13 Lanc. Central Mkt. here), 8/27/13

“Weekend getaway:  Arts scene makes Lancaster more than a stop in Amish country”
Sunday Star Ledger (Newark, NJ), 8/11/13

“Downtown Lancaster, Lititz, and Mount Gretna”  (5-min. getaway segment)
FYI Philly lifestyle show (ABC 6 in Phila.), 7/20/13

“Radio Smart Talk: Lancaster Arts Boom” (link to audio broadcast)
WITF-FM radio (Hbg.), 5/24/13

“3 Rad Day Trips From D.C.”, 5/16/13

“Long Looking in Lancaster” (re. current Dubrow exhibit at Demuth Museum)
New York Sun, 3/14/13

“Best of Philly – Family Getaway:  Lancaster”
Philadelphia magazine, Aug. 2012

“10 of the world’s best fresh markets”  (incl. Lanc. Central Mkt.), 7/6/12