Lancaster Series: Musser Park

Where to next? Musser Park!

Sitting just east of Lancaster’s Central Business District, Musser Park offers residents close proximity to top restaurants, cafes, outdoor spaces, and cultural features. It’s home to popular city attractions, like the Lancaster Museum of Art. It also includes hole-in-the-wall hot-spots, like the Square One Coffee shop. The neighborhood’s namesake park offers a community playground and large grassy area, which hosts live music, markets, and neighborhood events throughout the year. 

Home Sweet Home

Within its borders, stunning historic condos can be found for as little as $156K, polished townhomes sell for $325K, and spacious single-family homes can reach up to $700K. Schools in the area include La Academia Partnership Charter School, Resurrection Catholic School, the Mccaskey Campus, and more.

For the Traveler

Lancaster offers several modes of public transportation, including the trains and busses, and Musser Park residents are in a great spot to hitch a ride. The AMTRAK Lancaster Station on McGovern Avenue sits just 1 mile from Musser Park. This makes it easy for residents to commute or travel outside of the city. Two of Red Rose Transit’s bus routes pass through Musser Park for locals looking to commute within the city or county.

Take a Walk

While public transit is right around the corner, Musser Park was built for walkers. In fact, this neighborhood ranks second as the most walkable neighborhoods in Lancaster, just below Lancaster’s Central Business District. Locals can easily walk to restaurants, bars, and coffee shops and run regular errands on foot. For those who prefer getting around on two wheels, Musser Park offers designated bike lanes throughout the nearby parks. Orange Street and Lincoln Hwy are both bike-friendly streets where cyclists frequently peddle to and from work.

For your Convenience

This charming neighborhood is also home to local conveniences, like O & J’s Grocery. But just 1 or 2 miles away, locals can shop at Lemon Street Market for high-end health food options or find larger grocery stores like Giant and Weis Market for bigger grocery runs. The Lancaster East Side Market, located on the edge of Musser Park, brings in a small cluster of locals with it’s fresh produce and food trucks. Cultural grocers, like the nearby Kamal Grocery Store and Asian Market allow locals to enjoy more diverse dining at home.

Local Bites and Brews

Musser Park’s most popular local businesses include dining, drinking, and dessert hubs. Topping the list is Lancaster Brewing Company, which pours approachable ales and lagers and serves American dishes from their protein-prominent food menu. On Duke Street, locals meet up for cold brews, lavender lattes, and baked goods at Square One Coffee. 

Noodle King, another neighborhood go-to, serves up flavorful Vietnamese dishes like Beef Pho, Fried Pork Eggrolls, and Veggie Stir Fries. To satisfy the local sweet tooth, Lancaster Sweet Shoppe scoops generous heaps of house-made ice cream and frozen yogurt. The shop also includes a chocolatier, sweet treats to-go, and an enclosed outdoor seating area. If you decide to visit Musser Park, stop by these local favorites and get a personal taste for the neighborhood.

Looking to Move to Lancaster?

We hope our walkthrough of Musser Park was helpful. And if you decide to take the plunge and move to burgeoning Lancaster, don’t hesitate to reach out to your friends here at the Niv Lemoine Real Estate Group. We help people like you find the perfect home in their price range, and we would love to help.