If you live outside Ohio and love to travel, you should definitely add Lancaster, Ohio to your list of places to visit in the United States. With a rich history and plenty of entertainment options including the famous Rose Music Center, John David’s Tap & Grill, and The Palace Theater; it’s no wonder that more than 3 million visitors come to our small town every year.
We have a vast amount of historical sites and museums to visit while you’re here, so there’s no reason not to experience at least one museum during your stay in Lancaster, Ohio. The most popular museum is the Tanger Factory Outlet Center which is open 364 days out of the year (closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas). This is the best place to get discounts on everyday products such as clothing, food, and toys!
There are tons of sports you can participate in when visiting Lancaster including baseball, swimming, soccer, skiing/snowboarding, go-kart racing, archery, golfing (in the summer), and sky diving. If you want to get out of town for a bit, there are plenty of boat tours to go on in the nearby cities of Louisville, Lexington, Zanesville, and Columbus.
Two other notable attractions that don’t require too much walking or money are Valhalla Golf Club (which is open 24/7) and the Lancaster disc golf course which is open 24/7 as well.
If you don’t like to play sports or leave the town, then you should go to John David’s Tap & Grill for some good food and a great place for drinks after a long day of traveling. If clubs are more your thing, visit The Palace Theater where they have a different nightclub every night of the week.
In conclusion, whether you’re a local who’s been living here their whole life or a tourist from another country, there is no reason for you to not visit Lancaster, Ohio if only for the shopping opportunities and nightlife!