List of 2017 Spring Mud Sales

A yearly tradition has started up again in Lancaster County’s countryside. The mud sales, typically put on by fire companies and other community organizations around the county, are places where families make memories again and again. So bring your boots, bring a chair, and enjoy a wealth of fun activities and great deals! Whether you […]

New Shows in the New Year

While many tourists pass through Lancaster County simply for the rolling green countryside and the quaint Amish craft shops, there is still more to see! The area is alive with many cultural experiences, including performing arts and theater productions. From Lancaster City and Strasburg all the way to Ephrata, the nearby towns have much to […]

New Year’s Eve 2016

Among the glitz and glitter of New Year’s Eve, there’s no place like Lancaster County to welcome 2017. With our own version of the celebration, you’ll enjoy a free concert, fireworks, and the traditional lowering of the city’s Red Rose at midnight in the downtown area. Leading off with a free concert by Andy Mowatt’s […]

Lancaster County Dining Guide

Looking for the best places to eat in Lancaster County? Find the perfect restaurant here. Whether you are looking for a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch meal, a sushi restaurant, or anything in between, Lancaster’s thriving food scene has a lot to offer. Breakfast While many inns offer breakfast included, if you’re on the go grabbing breakfast […]

Best Weekend Getaways in Lancaster County

Lancaster County PA Quilts

Summer is far from over here in Lancaster County, and that means there is still plenty of time to get away and enjoy the warm weather, quiet countryside, and relaxed atmosphere. The pressures of work and home can get to the best of us, and even a short weekend away is a great way to […]

Independence Day 2016

There’s nothing quite like celebrating the 4th of July 2016 in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Whether you are looking for a low key, small down celebration to join or want to enjoy the urban festivities in downtown Lancaster, there’s something here for everyone. And if you are planning to stay the weekend, make […]

Top 5 Family Vacation Activities

Strasburg Railroad Weekend Getaway, Strasburg PA

Summertime is right around the corner and it’s time to start planning family vacations for the year! Lancaster County is an attractive family vacation spot because it’s full of culture and history. Besides that, a slower pace means you can relax, recharge, and get the most out of your time away. Whether you come just […]

Lancaster County Mud Sales 2016

The snow has started to melt so it’s time to break out the boots and head out for Lancaster County’s annual mud sales. Known for soggy spring weather, good bargains, great food, and tons of fun, most of these weekend sales support local volunteer fire companies and bring the entire community out for the day. […]

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

Lititz PA Ice Sculptures

If the Valentine’s Day holiday has snuck up on you again this year, never fear! Even though it might be too late to get reservations at your favorite restaurant or book a ski getaway at a mountain lodge, there’s still plenty to do right here in Lancaster County–and you don’t even need to book ahead. […]

New For 2016

Lancaster County Bed and Breakfast in the winter

New Year, New Fun Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a place where traditions and new favorites go hand in hand. Everyone has a favorite restaurant, theater, shopping destination, or gathering place and we enjoy seeing visitors return to a place they love! Since it’s a new year, though, how about we try something new? Creating new […]

Christmas Light Displays 2015

Lancaster County Christmas lights

A tradition for as long as most folks can remember, the annual Christmas light shows in Lancaster County and the surrounding areas are up and running again! Thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights are glowing in the brisk evenings, dancing to music, and outlining magical shapes and paths. Some of these Christmas light displays are […]

Pennsylvania’s Wolves

Whether you enjoy the traditional symbolism that the wolf represents or plan to take an educational excursion, the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania is a great place to learn about the history of wolves in the Northeast. A nod to the past of this ferocious animal, as well as a place dedicated to preservation, the wolf […]

Whoopie Pies – a Lancaster County Delicacy

Lancaster County PA whoppie pies

One of Lancaster County’s best loved treats, the whoopie pie is a part of the area’s Amish and Pennsylvania Dutch heritage. The desserts are made more like sandwiches than pies with two round cakes and filling in the middle. They come in any imaginable flavor, too! Though the traditional pies are made with chocolate cakes […]

Top Five Hiking Trails in Lancaster County

Lancaster County PA walking trails

There’s nothing like a trek through the cool woods on a hot summer day! The Lancaster County countryside offers an abundance of hiking trails and wooded picnic spots so that you can plan the perfect day. Grab lunch at the local farmer’s market or diner and put on your hiking shoes to enjoy the peaceful […]

Lancaster County’s Top Five Ice Cream Shops

Lancaster County PA Dairy farms

Summer is heating up so it’s time to think about cooling down–in the most delicious possible way, of course! Lancaster County is known for many things, including its rolling hills dotted with dairy farms that supply some of the best dairy products in the state. Isabella’s Ice Cream Parlor: The quaint atmosphere of this old […]

Our 2015 Spring Photo Gallery

Lancaster County PA Amish buggy rides

Spring is in full swing in Lancaster County PA and at our 14 member Bed and Breakfast Inns. Visit our new spring photo gallery to get a taste of the unique flavor that awaits you on your next visit. Spring is certainly one of the most pleasant times of the year to come and see […]

Summer Craft Shows

Lancaster PA summer craft shows

Nothing says summer in Lancaster County more than the local craft  and antique shows that spring up for a day or two in small towns. The streets are closed off and you can spend hours wandering from tent to tent viewing the rustic or unique crafts. The sounds, smells, and sights of a hometown craft […]

Food Truck Season

Baron Von Schwein food truck Lancaster PA

Spring is Rolling In: It’s Food Truck Season! Far from the stereotypical “roach coaches” you might be familiar with, Lancaster County’s food trucks are offering the best in upscale cuisine with the novelty of a food truck! Following the trend seen in larger cities like Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, the area’s food trucks are […]

Opening in 2015: New Stage Productions in the New Year

With the opening of a new year come many new experiences and things to do–especially in the Lancaster County area! This year, local theaters are going all out with their new shows–familiar titles like And Then There Were None  and The Great Gatsby will be coming to stages across the region early this year. If […]

Visit Our Fall Photo Gallery

Lancaster PA Bed and Breakfast Fall Colors

The Fall season in Lancaster County has long been considered one of the best times to come and visit one or more of our beautiful Lancaster Bed and Breakfasts. The amazing Fall foliage, farmers harvesting their crops and milder temperatures are just a few of the reasons that Fall is a great time for a […]

Centuries of Faith: Lancaster County’s Historic Churches

Lititz Moravian Church, Lancaster County PA

When you travel in Europe and throughout the world few things are more exciting than seeing places of worship that were built hundreds, sometimes even thousands, of years ago by people who were invested in their faith and worked meticulously to build elegant churches, mosques and temples that are still standing today. While Lancaster County […]

Top Five Spooky Autumn Events in Lancaster County

Lancaster County Bed and Breakfast Inns Association - Pheasant Run farm

As autumn embraces the rolling hills and small towns of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the leaves change to blazing colors and fall, leaving a somewhat spooky vista behind. A fun destination all year round, Lancaster County takes on a special feeling in the fall and brings with it a myriad of spooky, fun, autumn oriented events […]

The Smorgasbord: A Lancaster County Tradition

Lancaster Shady Maple Smorgasbord

When visiting Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, one of the things on your must-experience list should be a good old fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord! There are several places to visit in the county, which are within an easy drive of inns of the Lancaster County Bed and Breakfast Inns Association, where you and your whole family will […]

Fourth of July in Lancaster County

Fourt of July in Lancaster County PA

This Year’s Independence Day Calendar: Five Days of Celebration  July 3rd ~ Don’t miss the Annual Independence Day Parade held in downtown Lititz, PA, on July 3rd. The parade features military personnel, police and fire personnel, fire trucks, dance teams, bands, cars (antique and otherwise) and other unique displays for an extravagant celebration. Also, the […]

Top Five Amish Attractions in Lancaster County

Lancaster County Amish Quilts

Lancaster County has many nicknames including the Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country and Amish Country. Since the area is the oldest Amish settlement in the country, it’s no surprise that Lancaster County is a destination for people who want to see and learn more about the Amish. There are many places in and around Lancaster […]

Food Destinations of Lancaster County PA

Wilbur Chocolate Factory, Lititz PA

Lancaster County is known for Amish buggies and farmland and some of the most beautiful farmland and crafts in the state, but it’s also a great destination for food tourism. Whether you are looking to tour farmers markets, craftsman brewers, great restaurants, or local confectioners, Lancaster County is the place to be. Pass your time […]

Review: The General Sutter 1764 Restaurant

The General Sutter 1764 Restaurant

Set on the square in historic downtown Lititz, the General Sutter prides itself on combining colonial heritage and elegant atmosphere with contemporary and inspired culinary creations. Ranging from the casual, pub-style fare like fish and chips and a grilled Angus burger to filet mignon, they tend to meet expectations. On first walking in, guests find […]