Forbes Says Lancaster is One of the Best Places to Travel in 2019

by Kelsey Madas

December 10, 2018

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Looking for an off-the-beaten-path tourist destination? Look no further than Lancaster, Pennsylvania! Lancaster, PA is more than just home to Lancaster Bible College – it’s also an up-and-coming hot spot for out-of-town visitors.

According to Forbes’ list of Best Places to Travel in 2019, a visit to Lancaster is a must. Lauded for its ideal location, farm-to-table dining scene, adorable boutiques and ever-growing arts scene, travel writer Karen Loftus is confirmed something Lancaster residents already knew to be true: Lancaster is cool. Or, as she said it, “ . . . this hip little city is on the radar everyone from foodies to families and is perfect for a weekend retreat.”

Lancaster County and Lancaster City have gained the attention of big media outlets in recent years. In a 2016 article, The New York Post dubbed it “the new Brooklyn,” and in 2017, it earned praise for its fine dining from The New York Times. In February of 2018, little Lancaster City caught the attention of Forbes once again when it landed on a list of The 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018. Lancaster Bible College, just a five minute drive from the heart of Lancaster City, has also been turning heads in recent years, landing at the top of The Wall Street Journal’s College Rankings two years in a row.

So the next time you’re planning a getaway, why not visit Lancaster, PA? There’s something for everyone here. And, while you’re in town, be sure to visit Lancaster Bible College, home of the Chargers!

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