January 26, 2023Plan Your Valentine’s Day Weekend in Lancaster City

If you’re looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway, why not consider a weekend stay in Lancaster City? Enjoy a cozy room at one of the hotels, indulge in delicious local cuisine, and take a stroll hand in hand through our historic downtown streets.

For a truly memorable experience, explore our arts and culture, book a couples massage, shop at our local and vintage shops, or plan a romantic dinner at a gourmet restaurant. Whatever you decide, a Valentine’s Day getaway in Lancaster City can be a wonderful way to show your love and appreciation for your special someone. 


Lancaster City has cozy accommodations for you and your Valentine. Lancaster Arts Hotel is a boutique hotel filled with art from local artists. They have an on-site restaurant, and are within walking distance to many restaurants, shops and attractions. Cork Factory Hotel is a boutique hotel with a deep history unique to Lancaster City. They also have an on-site restaurant and are in walking distance to Lancaster City attractions. In the heart of historic downtown, you’ll find the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. Enjoy scenic views of the city from your room, book a couple’s massage at their spa or enjoy the highest rooftop bar in the city and their on-site restaurant. Stay at the Holiday Inn – Lancaster and enjoy the heated pool, the gourmet food at their on-site restaurant, and the convenience of the hotel’s location. 

Things To Do

Arts & Culture

Valentine’s Day is a great time to check out Lancaster City’s art galleries and museums. Gallery Row, located on Prince Street, is a block of local art galleries. Learn about local artist Charles Demuth at the Demuth Museum, his home and now a museum dedicated to his life. Lancaster Museum of Art, built in 1845 as the Grubb Mansion, is another location to view art from local artists.

What makes Lancaster City so unique is our diverse culture. You can experience our culture through the art, food and people. Book an International Food tour and experience all the different cultures that make up our city with your taste buds.


Why not treat your special someone to a day of relaxation and pampering at a one of the many spas here in Lancaster City? From indulgent massages, facials, and body treatments to luxurious mani-pedis and aromatherapy sessions, a spa day is the perfect way to show your appreciation. 


Enjoy a stroll in downtown historic Lancaster with your significant other and stop in at our many shops! From boutique and vintage shopping to specialty stores, you and your loved one will enjoy the ambiance of the city as well as the shopping experience together. Be sure to stop at the 300 block of North Queen Street for a variety of local shops.


You can’t complete your Valentine’s Day weekend without a romantic dinner. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet meal, global flavors, or a laid-back experience, Lancaster City has endless dining options! Lancaster City is home to over 90 dining establishments, the majority of which are independently owned and operated. The city also offers scenic views from our rooftop bars. See the sunset over the city or enjoy a moonlit night; whatever you choose, the unique atmosphere of a rooftop bar creates the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening.