Hanover, Pennsylvania, at the crossroads of history and heritage in the southwestern corner of York County, is a bucolic community and a bustling hub of industry, art, food, craft beer and entrepreneurial spirit. The town is conveniently located within minutes of York, Gettysburg and Baltimore, Maryland. Get a taste of what Downtown Hanover has to offer…
Enjoy food, glorious food. Whether it’s relishing the bounty from the Hanover Farmers’ Market, sampling the flavors of Hanover’s local snack food kings, or dining at outdoor cafés, neighborhood pubs, and local bistros, Downtown Hanover appeals to a variety of tastes. Celebrate a special occasion, grab a quick bite, or enjoy an everyday meal and delight in locally-grown food and locally-inspired cuisine.
Appreciate the rich historic character. Hanover’s storied past and legendary colonial and Civil War history provide the foundation for discovering and honoring those who have come before - from the town’s sturdy German roots to tales from the Battle of Hanover. As a first time visitor or a regular regional traveler, stroll through downtown and enjoy the strong preservation ethic while marveling at the historic architecture including Colonial Revival and Queen Anne style buildings.
So much to do in Hanover; geocaching, mini-golfing, and the Largest Arcade in Pennsylvania. From the bustle of shopping at the Clarks Outlet and on “The Golden Mile,” to the tranquil scenes of hiking Codorus State Park and boating on Lake Marburg, Hanover has something to please anyone with a spirit of adventure and desire to discover. Discover Hanover!