The City of Lancaster, PA
Lancaster is a popular city in the state of Pennsylvania with a total of 55,439 residents living there. Lancaster is ranked as the eighth most populated city in Pennsylvania and the 569th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Lancaster County. The largest nearby city to Lancaster is Reading, approximately 30 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Lancaster, including Eden Resort Inn, Arthur's, Best Western Eden Resort Inn & Conference Center, Encore Lounge and Outback Steakhouse. For a larger selection of Lancaster restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lancaster Golf Courses, Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Amusement Parks, including the Landis Valley Museum, Overlook Golf Course, Demuth Museum, Wheatland and Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lancaster please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Lancaster:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Harrisburg Intl. Airport (MDT)
- Lancaster Airport (LNS)
- Reading Regional Airport (RDG)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Lancaster experiences an average high temperature of 42 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 26 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.25 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Lancaster with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lancaster to receive an average of 3.05 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.06 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -16 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lancaster should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 63 degrees, and nighttime lows of 42.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Beaver Bend Par 3 - Hummelstown,
The Beaver Bend Par 3 is an 18 hole public golf course in Dauphin County Pennsylvania. Built in 1961, this Hummelstown course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 717-566-5858. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 409 Pleasant View Dr, Hummelstown, PA 17036
2Blue Mountain View Golf Course - Fredericksburg,
The Blue Mountain View Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lebanon County Pennsylvania. is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 717-865-4401. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Blue Mt View Rd, Fredericksburg, PA 17026
3Chapel Hill Golf Course - Reading,
The Chapel Hill Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Berks County Pennsylvania. Built in 1991, this Reading course designed by Don Holloway is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 180 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 610-775-8815. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2023 Old Lancaster Pike, Reading, PA 19608
4Club At Patriots Glen, The - , Elkton,
The Club At Patriots Glen is an 18 hole public golf course in Cecil County Maryland. This course is located in the city of Elkton. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 800-616-1776.
Address: 300 Patriots Way, Elkton, MD 21921
5Conrad Weiser Homestead - Womelsdorf,
Conrad Weiser Homestead is the historic home of Johann Conrad Weiser, who enlisted the Iroquois on the British side in the French and Indian War. The home, a designated National Historic Landmark, is administered as a historic house museum by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission near Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania in the US. The park was founded in 1923 to preserve an example of a colonial homestead and to honor Weiser, an important figure in the settlement of the colonial frontier.
6Cool Creek Country Club - Wrightsville,
The Cool Creek Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in York County Pennsylvania. Built in 1948, this Wrightsville course designed by Chester Ruby is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 717-252-3691. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Cool Creek Rd, Wrightsville, PA 17368
7Cornwall Iron Furnace - Cornwall,
Cornwall Iron Furnace is a designated National Historic Landmark that is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Cornwall, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in the US. The furnace was a leading Pennsylvania iron producer from 1742 until it was shut down in 1883. The furnaces, support buildings and surrounding community have been preserved as a historical site and museum, providing a glimpse into Lebanon County's industrial past.
8Crossgates Golf Course - Millersville,
The Crossgates Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Built in 1994, this Millersville course designed by Ferdinand Garbin is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 9 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 717-872-4500. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1 Crossland Pass, Millersville, PA 17551
9Demuth Museum - Lancaster,
Demuth Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the US, is a museum of paintings by Charles Demuth located in his former studio and home.
10Dutch Wonderland - Lancaster,
Dutch Wonderland is a 48-acre amusement park just east of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, appealing primarily to families with small children. The park's theme is a "Kingdom for Kids." The entrance to the park has a real stone castle façade, which was built by Earl Clark, a potato farmer, before he opened the park in 1963.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Hotels
8Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Lancaster
150 Granite Run Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Lancaster Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Steak & Barbecue Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Japanese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published January 26, 2012
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