Mover’s Guide to Palmyra PA

Moving to Palmyra, PA? We are just outside the sweetest place on earth, Hershey, and close to Lebanon Valley College. Our small rural town in Lebanon County is popular with many growing families because of the top-notch schools. If you are planning to move to the area, let 422 Storage help! Learn more about our neighborhood and things to do through our mover’s guide to the area!

Palmyra PA

Keystone Marker for Palmyra, Pennsylvania by CC BY-SA 2.0

The Palmyra, PA, Community

Population: 7,536

Median Home Value: $149,100

Median Household Income: $51,643

Palmyra is small town with big community involvement. During warm months, you can take advantage of the area’s local farms and farmers’ markets for fresh produce and delectable baked goods. With a number of local mom and pop shops and restaurants, there is plenty to explore, and our region ensures you will find some treasures.

One of the Best Places with the Best Public Schools in Lebanon County

Antiquing in the Area

Not looking to shop new? Palmyra has plenty of thrifting and secondhand opportunities. You never know what kind of goodies you will come across. Here are a few popular antique shops to check out:

Attractions Around Palmyra

“America’s Transportation Experience,” the AACA Museum, has a world-class collection of antique cars, buses, motorcycles, and more. Join in the fun by registering for class, taking a tour, or listening in on a gallery talk. It’s fun for the whole family! Speaking of family fun, ZooAmerica showcases North America’s wildlife and the conservation efforts to protect them. Take the kids for a day of fun in the sun while they get to learn about different animals and their habitats.

Looking for more of an adult outing? Callari Vineyards and Winery is the place to go for fine wine and good times. Owner and winemaker Salvatore Cullari comes from an Italian family of winemakers. And since 2006, he has shared his wines and expertise with the Hershey community. Stop in for glass or to pick up a bottle for a special occasion! 

Must-Try Palmyra Restaurants

  1. Babe’s Grill House – In business since 2013, Babe’s is a great choice for the whole family. You can find your favorite classic bar and grill bites and take advantage of daily happy hours!
  2. Funck’s Restaurant & Bar – Funck’s on West Main Street is one of two locations in the greater Lancaster region. Go for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
  3. The Filling Station – This restaurant and donut shop will fulfill all your diner food needs!
  4. Lisa’s Cafe – If you are looking for a charming spot for a nice lunch or dinner, Lisa’s is your place. She also does catering!
  5. Mannino’s Italian Pizzeria & Restaurant – Treat yourself to a homecooked meal without having to make it yourself. Mannino’s makes all their bread and dough fresh, daily, in house.
  6. Lazzaro’s Italian Bistro – Since 2012, Lazzaro’s has been open to the Palmyra community, serving a variety of seafood and pasta dishes. Find something every member of your party will enjoy.

Close to Hershey and Annville, PA

Palmyra, PA, is located along Route 422 between Annville and Hershey. This means we are close to all kinds of local fun. You can spend the day riding rollercoasters and eating chocolate at Hersheypark and Chocolate World. Keep the little ones entertained all day long and then treat yourself to a nearby winery or brewery. Sit out on the deck at The Vineyards at Hershey or visit Troegs Independent Brewing, just down Hersheypark Drive. If you frequently get the itch for some retail therapy, browse through dozens of shops at nearby Tanger Outlets. You will always have access to your favorite shops and brands.

Annville is home to many Lebanon Valley College students and faculty for a large portion of the year. It also has a few unique outdoor spaces to check out on a nice day. Quittie Creek Nature Park is a 36-acre wooded area that makes for a beautiful setting for walking, cross-country skiing, and bird watching. Another Lebanon County gem nearby is Union Canal Tunnel Park, which is the oldest existing transportation tunnel in the United States. What used to link Harrisburg to Reading is now memorialized in a 5/8 mile section of the original.  Take a boat tour for the full effect!

422 Storage in Palmyra, PA

Our local storage facility on Route 422 can help you get organized and take control of your household or business items. 422 Storage’s indoor storage units provide the optimal space for storing your belongings away from harsh or fluctuating temperatures. Selling before buying your new home? A storage unit is a convenience you want when putting your home on the market. Store with us while you move and settle into your new place. 422 Storage has drive-up and temperature-controlled storage available for you to rent now! You can also find vehicle storage with our secure outdoor parking spaces.

Surrounding Communities We Serve

  • Palmyra, PA
  • Annville, PA
  • Hershey, PA
  • Campbelltown, PA
  • Coffeetown, PA

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