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Music & the arts, alive & thriving. A cultural scene to rival most any city.

An incredible history and rich heritage, including many "firsts." Discover much more about our history here.

The birthplace of Little League Baseball and home of the annual Little League World Series, which draws hundreds of thousands of people to Williamsport from around the globe each August  ... as well as being "home base" to the Williamsport Crosscutters, our Philadelphia Phillies Class A affiliate team. Lots of other sports around town, too!

Fabulous dining of all kinds, with over 35 restaurants & eateries in our downtown district alone.

A vibrant nightlife, with plentiful and diverse pubs, taverns, microbreweries (like our national award-winning Bullfrog Brewery), nightclubs, and social clubs. Live music, dancing, karaoke, open mics, and all kinds of fun abound!

Unique storefronts and eclectic shops.

A college town, with Lycoming College and Pennsylvania College of Technology book-ending our lively downtown.

Impressive architecture and Victorians galore, and labeled as "Pennsylvania's mother lode for Victorian architecture" by Victorian Homes Magazine.

Breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor recreation abound, with Outdoor Life Magazine regarding Williamsport as the number one destination in Pennsylvania for outdoorsmen (especially for fishing and hunting), and National Geographic Magazine considering the Susquehanna River Water Trail one of the best adventure destinations in the world.

Our highly popular monthly "First Friday" celebrations of the arts and music that fill our downtown streets, sidewalks, and shops with art, artisan works, live music, and more.

Fair-weather fun on the scenic Susquehanna River aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat.

Top-ranked schools with even higher-ranked music & arts programs, with the Williamsport Area School District consistently listed among the best in the country.

Home of the Community Arts Center, downtown's crown jewel, which regularly plays host to world-renowned performers the likes of Ringo Starr, Bonnie Raitt, Tony Bennett, BB King, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Willie Nelson, Bill Cosby, Aretha Franklin, and countless more, as well as continually offering up Broadway shows & musicals, award-winning films & documentaries, family fun, special events, and performances by our spectacular, world-class Williamsport Symphony Orchestra.

Consistently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the top 300 cities in the country to live in, listed as the sixth best-performing small city in the country by the Milken Institute, and as of 2010, Williamsport was the seventh fastest-growing metropolitan area in the country.

Wonderful attractions, with yearly fairs, festivals, and parades, special holiday events such as our delightful Victorian Christmas, downtown celebrations of Mardi Gras, St. Patricks Day, Independence Day, the Little League World Series, and Oktoberfest, intriguing museums, and countless sights to see and things to do for every age ... and we're also a decided destination for custom jewelry aficionados.

Friendly neighborhoods and friendlier people, tree-lined streets, and beautiful city parks.

The perfect blend of metropolitan vitality and quaint country charm.

Williamsport, quite simply, is an outstanding place to visit, and an even better place to live, work, play, raise a family, run a business, and experience a wonderful quality of life.
Enjoy Williamsport ... it's all yours!
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Did you know?  One fourth of the entire U.S. population lives within a 300-mile radius of Williamsport!
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