Where to stay around Lancaster?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 223 holiday lettings near Lancaster. From 101 houses to 41 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lancaster is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lancaster?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lancaster. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church: 251 holiday lettings
  • Lancaster Station: 253 holiday lettings
  • James Buchanan's Wheatland: 248 holiday lettings
  • Franklin and Marshall College: 250 holiday lettings
  • North Museum of Natural History: 250 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lancaster listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Lancaster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 101 houses in Lancaster. Our other popular types of Lancaster holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lancaster?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Lancaster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Lancaster, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    Lancaster is a sizeable town, located within the state of Pennsylvania, to the east of the United States. Formerly known Hickory Town, it was renamed after the British city of Lancaster in the late 18th century. Lancaster is a popular tourist destination amongst local and national visitors alike, due to its numerous historical attractions and monuments, as well as once being the home to the 15th US president, John Buchanan. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Lancaster will find that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available for its steady influx of tourists, mainly in the form of apartments and townhouses.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Lancaster, USA

    Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Lancaster will find that there is plenty to see and do in this bustling town. There are a generous number of museums and galleries to be found within a town of its size. A particular draw for most visitors with more cultural interests would be the Demuth Museum, which is sited within the home of the famous Lancastrian painter, Charles Demuth, and the Lancaster Museum of Art. There are also a number of historical landmarks and buildings, to include the 19th century Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Fulton Opera House: the oldest theatre in the United States. The city also boasts a wonderful selection of shopping malls and department stores, the largest being the Park City Center, one of the largest covered malls in Pennsylvania, as well as the historic Central Market, which has been opened for business since 1889.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Lancaster, USA

    Most visitors spending their holidays in Lancaster will be drawn to spending some time in Pennsylvania’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, Philadelphia, which is less than 40 miles to the east. The home of the world famous Liberty Bell, Philadelphia also boasts a myriad historical sites, museums and art galleries, as well as numerous national historical sites which relate to the city’s strong links with the founding of the United States. Particular draws for tourists are Independence Hall, where the Declaration of independence was historically signed, and the Franklin Institute science Museum.

    Weather in Lancaster, USA

    Visitors spending their holidays in Lancaster will discover that this region of the United States has a typically continental climate. Summers are generally warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures average around 4 degrees Celsius, though often dropping below zero. Lancaster receives an average annual rainfall of around 41 inches, much of which will fall as snow in mid-winter.

    Travel to Lancaster, USA

    Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Lancaster will first fly to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). British Airways and US Airways operate regular flights here, departing from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Lancaster

    Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lancaster a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Crossgates Golf Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Dutch Wonderland (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Leisure Bowling & Golfing Center (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Lost Treasure Mini Golf (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Village Green Mini Golf (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • The Amish Village (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Lancaster

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lancaster is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Longs Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Lititz Springs Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick (16 mi / 25.7 km)
    • Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
    • Welsh Mountain Nature Preserve (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
    • Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach (17 mi / 27.4 km)