CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Off The Well-Beaten Path

From mansion museums to miniature horse farms, Lancaster County is full of nearly hidden gems that   satisfy a visitor’s demand to see something truly unique to this area.  Friends and ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for June 2023

Lancaster Beer Gardens | June 1-July 1 Various Locations Lancaster Rec will be hosting a traveling beer garden throughout the month of June. The beer garden will transform Lancaster City parks into ...Read More

Out & About

Judith Martin, aka Miss Manners, whose column appears in more than 200 newspapers, was recently asked the question: … “‘back in the day’ – a few years ago, pre-pandemic – ...Read More

Plan a Vacation Your Dog Will Love

Eleven-year-old Piper has visited 13 states and driven through at least three or four more. She’s called five states “home” for at least a couple of months or more. Not ...Read More

Hounding the Coffee Trail

Wherever I travel, I always seek out great coffee. Edward Harris, the president and CEO of Discover Lancaster, tells me I am not alone in this practice. We recently chatted ...Read More

Lancaster VegFest

Lancaster VegFest goes further than just being dog-friendly; it is an animal-friendly to the core. The event celebrates the vegan lifestyle, provides information about the advantages of a plant-based diet ...Read More

Gardens of Oz

When Dennis Denenberg moved to his Manheim Township home over 25 years ago, the yard was nothing but grass. Now, the entire acre is devoted to colorful flowers, luscious foliage ...Read More

Lancaster From Above: Green in So Many Ways

Photographer Jordan Bush’s assignment was to capture Lancaster County from above. Using his quadcopter drone, he visited a variety of sites across the county from late August to early December ...Read More

Edward Babiarz: The Paper Artist

Edward Babiarz dips his hand into a 10-gallon bucket filled with a bright-red slurry. It is almost comforting to watch the texture move as his hand becomes the agitator. He ...Read More

Support a Local Author & Bookstore

Finding contentment with what one has can be difficult, especially for children. In an often materialistic society, many kids experience the pressure to fit in with peers through possessions such ...Read More

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the