Lebanon County PA > Towns in Lebanon County
Whether visiting or a resident, we invite you to take some time to explore Lebanon County’s towns. Although not far from each other, each of our towns have something unique to offer from historical sites, restaurants, festivals, entertainment for the whole family, shops, cultural activities and more. When it comes to parks and eco activities you would need weeks to explore all the beautiful natural attractions that Lebanon County has to offer. Get on your car and explore, you’ll find so much more than expected. Be sure to subscribe to our feed or e-mail newsletter to stay up to date with updates.
City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon, PA is the only incorporated city in Lebanon County. Historic and amiable, the City of Lebanon abounds with striking architecture, delectable fare at numerous restaurants, walking / biking paths through the city, and exciting festivals throughout the year. More about Lebanon, PA
Historic Annville has several things to do for residents and visitors alike. This charming college town has a lot to offer. Main Street is dotted with boutiques, a movie theater, cozy restaurants, and historic homes and buildings and definitely come for Annville’s notable Memorial Day Parade each May and then travel north of Annville to the national cemetery at Ft. Indiantown Gap. More about Annville, PA
Situated between Annville and Lebanon, Cleona is close both towns which offer many services and things to do. In Cleona swimming at a community pool is a summer favorite and doing simple things but rich in value like sitting at a porch chatting over coffee with friends and family are highly treasured times. Go for a walk in the park at the Cleona parks are among the charms of Cleona.
Central to Cornwall is Cornwall Iron Furnace where you can tour the industry that made Lebanon County prosper. However, there is more to Cornwall, nature lovers can cycle or hike Rails to Trails pathways, on Sundays take a leisurely drive to view extraordinary homes or saunter through Miner’s Village to see the quaint, identical stone homes built for Cornwall Iron Furnace workers and end your day with a great dinner at one exquisite restaurants.
This little town has connections to Founding Fathers and other noteworthy individuals. Come to Fredericksburg’s Hinkelfest Chicken Festival, held each September. Swim or play at the town’s park. Trek the valley and hike the mountain paths of Fredericksburg, go fishing and if you want some excitement, Fredericksburg offers motor sports for those that love competition. More about Fredericksburg, PA
Indiantown Gap, PA
Indiatown Gap is all about scenery, heroism and honoring those that have served our country and well worth visiting if you’re a visitor to Lebanon County. North of Annville is Ft. Indiantown National Cemetery with an impressive monument which also holds various living history re-enactments from U.S. Civil War to WWII events. Nearby, you can fish at either Lake Marquette or Memorial Lake Park or hunt in the woodlands along Blue Mountain Ridge. Memorial Lake has a well-kept walking/biking path that encircles the lake. Whether a visitor or resident, Indiantown Gap has much to offer.
A growing community with new residential developments and beautiful farm scenes nestled on rolling hills. The small square may fool you into thinking there’s not much to do in Jonestown, but if you look closer there are some interesting things to do in Jonestown for nature lovers, children that love to play and those seeking some excitement in the water.
Long name, small town, great beauty. Thousands of people come to this little town to be totally immersed and embraced by nature, if you love bird watching, you can’t miss a visit to Kleinfeltersville. The drive there is one of the most scenic in the county as you drive through 419. Middlecreek Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful place to relax, picnic, fish, hike and includes an educational visitor’s center. Thousands of snow geese as pause their northern migration every early spring that’s not to be missed. While in town, schedule a tour of Albright Chapel, an early 19th century Methodist church.
Mount Gretna, PA
When the summer gets hot Mount Gretna is the place to go, the temperature is cooler, it’s like a rainforest right in the middle of our county. Mount Gretna is not only cooler because of shade, it’s cool because of the wonderful art community and amazing restaurants. From spring time til autumn the activities are plentiful. Most of the residences are used as summer vacation homes owned and rented by people wishing to get away from the hustle and bustle. For great summer fun, arts, and excellent food come to Mount Gretna. More about Mount Gretna, PA
Myerstown is located on the east side of the county where you can see old stone homes, have picnics at parks, go fishing, swim at the community pool, go to theology school, and dine at the various restaurants specializing in the all so comforting Pennsylvania Dutch Food.
At the eastern edge of the county, you’ll find the charming small town of Newmanstown with green rolling hills where horses graze on our Sea of Green under blue skies. Come for a scenic drive, search for beautiful tranquil homesites and if you love horses, make sure you come to Newmanstown, home of Trails End Farm where you can get riding lessons in a dreamy location. At night come to the Newmanstown Theater, a very family friendly theater.
Right at the edge of western Lebanon County and neighbor to Hershey is the town of Palmyra, a fast growing community. Being so close to Hershey, everything ChocolateTown is just minutes away. If you love fishing, spend a day at Quitapahilla Creek. Various family owned charming shops can be found on Main Street as well as a Bed and Breakfast. Gain a sense of Palmyra’s past at Bindnagle Church. If trains are a hobby for you, then Palmyra is worth a stop for you with a train shop right on a restored historic Railroad Station. More about Palmyra, PA
Quentin is well known by horse lovers and friend meet ups at the local restaurants and tavern. Bring your bicycle and travel Lebanon County’s Rails to Trails. Hikers can enjoy Rails to Trails too. Information along the trail have been made accessible for blind residents, with signs in Braille and tactile components. More about Quentin, PA
Reistville is a traditional and tranquil farming community right in the heart of Lebanon County. A drive through the main road of Reistville is scenic with open fields with cattle grazing, with a few stops at local shops with unique interesting items for your garden and home.
Picturesque stone homes and churches dot enhance any drive through Richland. A few interesting events for the whole family include Community Day at Richland Park for swimming, food, and fireworks. Go fishing for trout at Limestone Springs and in Richland you can have the opportunity to learn to scuba, practice and if you dare participate in the New Year’s Polar Bear Plunge at Willow Springs Park.
The square at Schaefferstown is one of the most charming towns in Lebanon County with historic buildings, a wonderful restaurant at historic Franklin House, see an old firehouse, admire elegant mansions and churches and a little shopping at the antique store on the corner. Bring your family to events at the Alexander Schaeffer Farm, such as the Cherry Festival, and walk around the early settler buildings. Look through the Brendle Museum or attend one of the Museum’s antique appraisals or programs for kids. Tour the Gemberling House to see the rare craftsmanship and art. More about Schaefferstown, PA