Aerial photo of the LVC campus and wider scenery

Our Location

About Annville, Pa.

Lebanon Valley College is located in Annville, Pa., a small town with a historic movie theater, restaurants, antiques, and cafés. Walk downtown to get a burger and fries, pho, natural foods, designer clothing, or craft beer if you’re over 21. The surrounding farmlands and businesses carry on the region’s agricultural and industrial history.

Within less than an hour’s drive, you can be in Lebanon, Lancaster, Hershey, or Harrisburg. Attend professional hockey, baseball, or soccer games, and see some of the world’s best musicians perform with the Hershey or Harrisburg Symphony Orchestras. Theater, shopping, miles of rail-trails, foods from cultures around the world, and some of the world’s most famous rollercoasters are all nearby. Want to get away? We’re within a couple of hours of Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Places to Eat

It’s not south Philly, but when you’re craving a cheesesteak, it’s hard to beat J&S in this area!

Learn more about J&S.

Enjoy banh mi, korean fried chicken, pho, boba milk tea, and other unique Asian street foods for lunch and dinner in a relaxing open setting.

Learn more about Pho Bar and Grill.

Stop in for a Mediterranean-style meal, including salads, pizzas, pastas, and more.

Learn more about Room 101 The Med.

Enjoy dinner inside by the fireplace, or relax in their Pub Tiki, a large deck that is completely under cover and open year-round!

Learn more about Rotunda.

Stop by for a tasty treat baked in-house, a coffee, or a handcrafted drink.

Learn more about Swatara Coffee.

Scones, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter balls, and snickerdoodle shortbread are just a few of the yummy treats made fresh at the bakery! Enjoy your treats on their outdoor patio on a beautiful day.

Places for Fun

After grabbing a bite to eat at the Salamander Bookstore Café, catch a movie at the adjoined theatre! The single-screen theatre and coffeeshop make for a relaxing evening full of food, beverages, and entertainment.

Learn more about The Allen Theatre.

Stop by The Annville Natural Food Market to for local organic produce, natural and organic products, and supplements. They offer a wide range of vegan and vegetarian, allergy-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free items.

If you’re tired of staying in, exploring Quittie Park is a great way to get outside and enjoy a nice day!

Learn more about Quittie Park.

Beautiful historic venue, perfect for a wedding or special event. The building features industrial architecture and craftsmanship, with a comfortable, modern feel. Located within convenient proximity to Hershey and Lancaster, the building sits in the heart of Lebanon and accommodates groups of up to 175.

Learn more about Warehouse435.

Places to Stay

Annville Inn (B&B) | 4515 Hill Church Road

Comfort Suites | 450 Station Road

Holiday Inn | 1-81, Exit 80

Best Western Plus | 1800 E Chocolate Ave.

Comfort Inn | 1200 Mae St.

Courtyard by Marriott Hershey Chocolate Avenue | 515 E Chocolate Ave.

Days Inn Hershey | 350 W. Chocolate Ave.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hershey Chocolate Ave. | 651 W. Areba Ave. 

Hampton Inn & Suites Hershey Near the Park | 195 Hershey Road

Hampton Inn & Suites | 749 E. Chocolate Ave.

Hershey Lodge and Convention Center | West Chocolate Ave. 

Hilton Garden Inn | 550 E. Main St.

Holiday Inn Express | 610 Walton Ave.

Hotel Hershey | 100 Hotel Road

Howard Johnson Inn of Hershey | 845 E. Chocolate Ave. 

Simmons Motel | 355 W. Chocolate Ave.

SpringHill Suites Hershey | 115 Museum Drive

Tru by Hilton Hershey Chocolate Avenue | 204 Hillcrest Road

Westwynd Farm (B&B) | 1620 Sand Beach Road

White Rose Motel | 1060 E. Chocolate Ave.

Berry Patch Bed and Breakfast | 115 Moores Road
* a 10% discount given to those staying at this establishment visiting for LVC purposes.

Days Inn – Lebanon – Ft. Indiantown Gap | 1-81, Exit 90 3 Everest Lane

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lebanon Valley | 4 Fisher Avenue

Fairfield Inn & Suites Lebanon Near Expo Center | 100 Springwood Drive

Hampton Inn Lebanon | 1601 East Cumberland St.

Comfort Inn & Suites Manheim | 2845 Lebanon Road

1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast | 409 S. Lingle Ave.

International students visit Hershey's Chocolateworld

The Sweetest Place on Earth

Lebanon Valley College is located just 15 minutes from Hershey. So close, you can smell the chocolate!

Lebanon Valley College’s relationship with Hershey goes beyond sweets and treats. Our students benefit in a variety of ways! In addition to job and internship opportunities with Hershey, and research and graduate school opportunities at their world famous medical center, our students take advantage of all the fun Hershey has to offer.

Here are some of the top things Dutchmen enjoy in Hershey:

15 min.
from Hershey, Pa.
30 min.
from Harrisburg, Pa.
2 hours
from Philadelphia or Baltimore
3 hours
from Washington, D.C. or New York