Lebanon County PA > Living in Lebanon County
Lebanon County is a wonderful place for families to live, have fun, celebrate traditions and grow.
Year Round Activities for the Whole Family
Enjoy nature activities on land and water such as fishing, hiking, kayaking, bird watching, horseback riding, having fun filled days at nearby amusement parks are only among a long list of things to do in our county and nearby communities.
If you love golf, you’ll love living in Lebanon County since it offers over a dozen golf courses each one being unique and challenging.
Churches in our county hold many festivals and activities and our Lebanon Expo Center has great events throughout the year.
Come on over and be prepared to find much more than expected, you’ll may want to make our county your home too.
When it comes to picnicking, ask around and you’ll hear that Lebanon County is undoubtedly the place to gather with family and friends to have picnics. Lebanon County houses many beautiful parks with picnic and sports facilities, playgrounds and walking trails.
Our parks are used throughout the entire year and when the weather gets warm, pavilions are rented for family fun, business and school events. If you love to watch sports, you’ll find many sporting events held at our parks throughout the county, so bring your lawn chair and cheer for our athletes. Management and volunteers take much pride in the care of the parks, they maintain green manicured lawns and clean facilities. If you see them working, make sure you wave and say hello.
One of the reasons for people to choose our county are the services. Lebanon County while it retains a traditional feel and it’s primarily a farming community, you’ll find all the modern facilities and services of a big city with personalized attention. Lebanon County is a great community to retire, the services particularly medical is one of the reasons. Lebanon offers great medical services at the Good Samaritan Hospital and nearby town of Hershey offers world class services with a Children’s Hospital and Cancer Center. Veterans feel appreciated and cared for in our community, right here at home they can get great medical care at the Lebanon VA Medical Center nestled in the countryside.
Times have changed, schools are not like they used to be, safety and quality of education is a concern for families. Lebanon County has a great educational system, safe environment and caring teachers. After completing high school your graduates can choose from Lebanon Valley College, HACC, and many colleges nearby.
From local food stores carrying fresh produce to shopping malls, Lebanon County has a great variety of stores and small shops. Our retail industry keeps on growing to keep up with the needs of our community. If our stores are not enough, just within 40 minutes or less you’ll find even more shopping malls in nearby communities.
Lebanon County has the whole package, besides nature activities, Lebanon County also offers modern type of entertainment such as movie theaters, great restaurants from casual diners to upscale romantic, and other family friendly types of entertainment such as bowling, laser tag, indoor playgrounds among others.
Sporting events are a popular and every important part of the culture here in Lebanon County. Parents and community members are very supportive of students and community leagues and as you drive around you’ll most likely see full parking lots and lawn chairs on manicured fields with cheering fans. Our schools offer a great variety of sports and many private groups also hold sporting events. From toddlers to seniors there’s a sport for everyone in Lebanon County. Join our teams, connect and stay fit.