Where to Go, What to Know
Writer Carol McCabe recently traveled to Lancaster, Pa. Here is her reporter's notebook.
About 2 1/2 hours
From the Beltway, take Interstate 95 north to I-83 north to U.S. 30 east.
Or take the train: Amtrak from Washington to Philadelphia, changing to a Keystone train from Philadelphia to Lancaster. Round-trip coach fare is about $150.
WHERE TO STAY
A new option in the city is the 63-room Lancaster Arts Hotel (300 Harrisburg Ave., 717-299-3000, http:/
WHERE TO EAT
Lapp's Family Restaurant (2270 Lincoln Highway E., 717-394-1606) offers "Good Food, Nice People" with cheery servers and the likes of chicken pie and roast pork, apple dumplings and shoofly pie. Meal prices range from $9.49 to $13.59.