Forbes published this top 10 list yesterday, and Lancaster City made the list! Lancaster is a world-renowned tourism destination and a wonderful environment to operate a small business that can serve these travelers. It is an honor to be included in this Forbes list with cities like San Antonio, Texas and Savannah, Georgia. Come for a visit and see for yourself!
The full list is here: www.forbes.com/sites/annabel/2018/02/26/the-10-coolest-u-s-cities-to-visit-in-2018/
Lancaster County has outdoor spaces to keep the locals busy, and the parks are available for our visitors, too.
The Lancaster County Parks include trails that follow former railroad tracks, a scenic overlook with a panoramic view of the Susquehanna river, acres of preserved natural land, an historic plantation which was once owned by George Washington's Adjutant General and the list goes on. Here is a link to a brochure with details about these parks:
The Pennsylvania Game Commission manages the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. This 5,000+ acres is designated for the protection of of wildlife, an specifically for water fowl. It is know as a migration stop for snow geese. Learn more here:
Lancaster County is home to the Wolf Sanctuary of PA. Situated on 80+ acres, the sanctuary is home to the Speedwell Wolves. Guided tours are available. For more information click here: https://wolfsanctuarypa.org
The Lancaster County Conservancy manages several preserves, and they even manage their own Airbnb. Here is a link to the many trails, fishing areas, wild flower preserves and more: https://www.lancasterconservancy.org/preserves/
Long's Park is an 80 acre city park and home to a petting farm, children's playgrounds, a 3 acre spring fed lake, tennis courts and an amphitheater. It is notable for the summer music series, featuring free outdoor Sunday concerts all summer long. Long's Park also hosts one of America's top 50 fine art festivals. This year will be the 40th annual festival on Labor Day weekend. Click here for more info: information: http://longspark.org/about-the-foundation/
These are just a few of the many recreation spaces found in Lancaster County.
Lisa Naples, Realtor
I'm enjoying my 19th year of selling residential real estate in Lancaster County. In my past career I was an innkeeper for a 9 room local B&B. Now I enjoy the best of both worlds - finding new owners for Lancaster County bed & breakfasts. Please leave comments, I'd love to have your feedback!