Enjoy the Downtown Lancaster Arts

Stroll the streets and find impressive works of art in this hub of art, culture, shopping and dining. Downtown Lancaster is a vibrant city packed with activities for locals and visitors alike - the heart of Lancaster County's creative side.

Morning

The Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square offers a wonderful breakfast buffet. Before or after breakfast, be sure to walk around this magnificent property. Upon entering the hotel, you will see the remarkable façade of the 110 year old Watt and Shand building. The hotel respectfully pays tribute to its celebrated past by providing a glimpse of an exterior architecture representing a masterful Baroque-revival design amidst neighboring buildings dating back to the mid 1700's. 

For some art history, walk down the street a little further. You will find the Demuth Museum, the site of the Charles Demuth’s restored home. There you will find an intimate, rotating view of a permanent collection, which consists of 35 Charles Demuth originals, as well as the opportunity to experience the environment in which Demuth created his more than 1,000 watercolors, drawings and architectural oils. Stand in his studio and look out at the antique garden from which he drew inspiration for his beloved and masterful floral watercolors, or see the view that motivated Demuth to undertake his Precisionist works based on Lancaster buildings.

Afternoon

Take a lunch break and experience some of finest authentic Thai cuisine at Sa La Thai Restaurant located on the 300 block of North Queen.

When lunch is over, stroll through the 300 Block okf North Queen Street, home to a quirky, eclectic selection of retro, antique and collectibles shops, brand-name fashions, a glass stuido, art galleries and more.

Evening

A day in the city would not be complete without a meal at Checkers Bistro. The atmosphere is beautiful and the delicious American cuisine is memorable. To make the night even more pleasant, they have a great selection of beer, wine and spirits.

Spend the night at a unique and upscale hotel with lavish and luxurious amenities and accommodations. The Lancaster Arts Hotel is Contemporary with Old World simplicity and World-class service.

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120 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602-2832

(717) 299-9940

Six rotating exhibitions, tours of the restored 1700s home and painting studio of Lancaster's most famous resident and world-famous artist, Charles Demuth.

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300 Harrisburg Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 299-3000 (866) 720-2787

This unique and upscale hotel boasts lavish and luxurious amenities and accommodations.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25 South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 239-1600 (866) 503-3786

A full-service Marriott Hotel offering 300 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites accompanied with Marriott's attentive service.

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319 North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 394-4133

Not your average store! We offer a variety of unique handmade gifts from artists around the world.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 393-1660

We are an Irish pub located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster. Come for any of our events or live shows and enjoy yourself in our unique space.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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337 - 339 North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 509-4850

5-Star review Thai Restaurant in downtown Lancaster. We are located on the 300 block of North Queen Street where the good food comes with reasonable price for everyone.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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398 Harrisburg Avenue, Suite 700, Lancaster, PA 17603

717-509-1069

Enjoy Lancaster city while dining on delicious American cuisine, plus a great selection of beer, wine & spirits.

Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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