It’s easy to see “Downtown America” in this charming river town community. Historic buildings, like the 1941 art deco theatre, offer a step back in time, while its many parks and green spaces grant easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities like biking the local Buffalo Valley Rail Trail or paddling on the Susquehanna River.
Historic Market Street
Discover Lewisburg’s historic downtown with a stroll along Market Street. This charming small town center offers more than 40 retail stores, friendly restaurants and coffee houses, museums, galleries, live music, and many events set amongst tree-lined streets dotted with historic street lamps and architecture.
Buffalo Valley Rail Trail
This 9.5-mile rail trail runs from Lewisburg to Mifflinburg amidst a pastoral landscape of verdant fields and farmlands. Plus, there are two local breweries located right on the trail! Interpretive signs along the way relay the region’s history.Details
Lewisburg Area Recreation Park
This 22-acre multi-generational park offers activities for all ages, including a skate park, multiple playgrounds, a community pool with water slides, and a Life Trail for older adults.
Lewisburg is a beautiful town with a victorian charm whose downtown commercial district and adjacent neighborhoods are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors are invited to tour the town on foot to enjoy the pleasant streets and historic architecture.
Founded in 1846, Bucknell University is a premier undergraduate institution and liberal arts university where the personal academic experience of an intimate college meets the wide choices available at larger institutions. With a student population of around 3,500 on a beautiful, 450-acre campus, Bucknell also offers outstanding athletics, art exhibitions, performances and guest speakers that help connect our community with the world.Details
The Campus Theatre
The Campus Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit historic movie theatre located in Lewisburg, PA. Built in 1941, and one of the few remaining single-screen art deco movie houses in the country, the Campus Theatre remains dedicated to the promotion of the art of cinema and historic preservation of this architectural treasure.Details
Eli Slifer’s remarkable Tuscan-style mansion was designed by eminent Philadelphia architect Samuel Sloan. Slifer served as State Senator, Commonwealth Treasurer, and Secretary for the duration of the Civil War. During the early days of the war, the country home was completed on a property known as Delta Place, on the outskirts of Lewisburg.
Packwood House initially served as a tavern and inn for river travelers along the Pennsylvania Canal’s crosscut at Lewisburg and was open as a museum up until 2020. Packwood House is no longer open to the public, but can be admired from the outside as you explore downtown. (Photo Credit: Tiffani Scott)Details