Lititz, Lancaster County, PA

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Known today for its tree-lined streets and eclectic architecture, Lititz was first settled in the 1720s by Pennsylvania Germans, but was established in 1749 by Moravians, who sought freedom to worship in the Commonwealth that was tolerant of all religions. The town developed into a self-contained religious community for almost 100 years, but in the 1850s, it could not sustain the religious code and non-Moravians were granted settlement. Today, the Moravian star still hangs from hotel porches, store windows, homes, and churches.

Lititz remains known for its history, with log, brick, and stone homes lending a mix of English, German, and Victorian flavor. The picturesque town is also a favorite spot for local art galleries, chic boutiques, antiques shops, inns, and cozy cafes, many of which surround the intersection of Broad and Main Streets.

Located in north central Lancaster County along Route 501, Lititz is known as a "foodie town" for its attractions that offer a sneak peek behind the making of some of Lancaster's sweet and salty favorites. The town is also home to Lititz Springs Park, a natural haven that hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Explore romantic covered bridges surrounding the town on the Lititz & its Countryside Trail.

Now this unique Lancaster County hamlet can lay official claim to being the "coolest" small town in the whole United States. In 2013, Lititz won an online poll at as the Coolest Small Town in the country! Plan your visit to see why everyone agrees Lititz is so great!

Lititz Events


Venture Lititz

Lititz Springs Park Welcome Center

Popular Destinations

Cafe Chocolate
General Sutter Inn
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
Lititz Historical Foundation
Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics
Wilbur Chocolate Store
Wolf Sanctuary of PA

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