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Things to do in Lancaster

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theme Park
“I've loved this place since I was a child. It brings back many wonderful memories. Great family atmosphere. Fun rides and of course Santa is there!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cinema
“Two Theater Cinema with a family focus. A full concession stand to make your movie-going experience delightful including Beer, Wine & Hot dogs!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee, specialty drinks. Tasty soups and sandwiches and wonderful pastries and breads. The owner is from Poland and makes some traditional polish fare.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Closest and largest selection in the area. Great produce, beer, wine, full meat, deli, some prepared foods. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“1 and 1/2 mile drive up to Weeks State Park. Formerly the summer home of Secretary of War John Weeks, Mt. Prospect in Lancaster. Thursday evening programs Memorial Day- Labor Day”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Another option for golfing nearby. Beautiful views from some holes of the Presidentials. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Gastropub
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“Great local brewery in Lancaster. Good beer and bites to eat. Setting is in an old bank on the river so views are pretty and the overall building is cool. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee and pastries! They constantly change up their offerings and everything is fresh and delicious. Even Hugh Jackman has been spotted there a time or two!”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“This corner store has basic grocery and toiletries, as well as pizza, subs, and fried rood. Call ahead with your order and bring it back to the cabin to eat. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Hours are spotty and there is no snow production or grooming. . . but what a way to see what skiing was like 50 years ago!”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“6.5 Miles on Mt Starr King & Waumbek of the Pliny Range. Rating: Difficult - 2759 feet elevation gain - 4000 footer. Features: forest, views, bird watching!”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Great place to get locally made maple syrup and other maple products. During maple sugaring season, the owners provide opportunities to see how the maple trees are tapped and syrup is produced. Definitely a must see!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Weeks State Park is located on Mount Prospect just south of Lancaster, New Hampshire. This 2058 foot mountain offers one of the finest views in the White Mountains. The summit is reached by a scenic auto road, open in the summer. but popular year round with walkers.”
  • 2 locals recommend