Plan Your Visit

You can read all about it, but nothing beats a visit to Downtown Lancaster, NY. Historic charm and a developing flare will captivate you as you shop and stroll. Click below and let us plan what you’ll need and what you have to be sure to see!

 
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What to Bring

If you are planning your visit to downtown Lancaster don’t forget to pack these essentials:

  • Comfortable walking shoes

  • Spending allowance

  • A formal outfit for catching a show at the Opera House

  • Smartphone or camera to document the historic details of the businesses and attractions

  • Seasonal basics: Rain jacket, sunglasses, winter boots, scarf

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PARKING

There are no big city congested streets to tackle in downtown Lancaster. Many businesses offer free and easily accessible parking behind the shops on Central Avenue. Downtown also offers 2 hour on street parking available on most to all main streets.

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DIRECTIONS

North or East: NYS Thruway Exit 49: Right on Transit Road (Rt 78), left on Broadway (Rt 20). Left on Central Ave.

West: Rt 33 Towards the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport: East on Genesee St (Rt 33), then use Exit 49: Right on Transit Road (Rt 78), left on Broadway (Rt 20). Left on Central Ave.

South: NYS Thruway Exit 52 East: East on Walden Ave, then use Exit 49: Right on Transit Road (Rt 78), left on Broadway (Rt 20). Left on Central Ave.

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POINTS OF INTEREST

If you are visiting Western New York downtown Lancaster needs to be on your list of top stops. Learn the stories of the historic Hull House or relax in Como Lake Park. Downtown Lancaster is also just minutes outside of Buffalo. With Niagara Falls, and the Keybank Center as neighbors it’s no surprise Lancaster has a lot to offer. Conveniently located near the Amtrak station and Buffalo International Airport downtown Lancaster is your gateway to a journey filled with tasteful and inviting excursions.