Posted: 08/02/2023

10 Excellent Inns of Lancaster County

With its charming countryside, rich history, and vibrant community, Lancaster, PA offers the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

If you're in search of a serene weekend getaway, Lancaster County is the perfect destination.

Exceptional inns and bed & breakfasts await you, providing the tranquil escape you desire along with friendly service from innkeepers.

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1825 Inn Bed & Breakfast

409 S Lingle Ave, Palmyra
This bed and breakfast, situated close to Hershey, PA, is steeped in history and provides a peaceful and welcoming environment for guests. Stay in the charming 200-year-old farmhouse and enjoy its serene gardens and quiet neighborhood.

Each of their eight guest rooms offers unique character, from romantic to rustic, and everything in between. With private bathrooms, cable TV, and high-speed wireless Internet, you will have every convenience in the midst of the tranquil luxury of elegant country decor.

After Eight Bed & Breakfast

2942 Lincoln Highway East, Gordonville
Experience a unique stay at the After Eight Bed and Breakfast, where you can stay in an 1818 colonial home that is connected to an Amish farm. The historic house includes 8 bedrooms with en-suite baths, while our annex building provides 2 bedroom cottages with full kitchens, just a few steps away from the main house.

Take a leisurely stroll around the grounds and you'll discover a gazebo, flower gardens, and fountains. During the summer, you can witness the Evening Primrose in full bloom and maybe even catch a glimpse of the hummingbird moth.

Artist’s Inn & Gallery

117 East Main Street, Terre Hill
In the quaint town of Terre Hill, you’ll find Artist’s Inn & Gallery, pictured above, where innkeepers Jan and Bruce share their wonderful bed & breakfast that overlooks picturesque farmland. Bruce’s original and punny works of art decorate the walls, and you can even purchase your favorite to take home with you as a memento of your visit.

Beyond the beautiful farmland and thoughtful décor, you’ll be delighted by the warm hospitality from the innkeepers, who enjoy meeting people from all around the world who stay with them while in Lancaster.

Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast

72 Blue Rock Rd, Millersville
Looking for a serene and peaceful getaway? Look no further than the southern end of Lancaster County. Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place for a peaceful stay, accommodating entire families in private quarters with their own entrances, bath, and kitchenette.

Not only is the location convenient - with Lancaster City only 3.8 miles away - but there are also plenty of amenities within walking distance, including a large community park, grocery store, restaurants, convenience stores, and Millersville University. For those who love the great outdoors, the Susquehanna River is just a few miles down the road, offering plenty of activities. And if you're looking for a truly unique experience, Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast can arrange a visit with an Amish family.

Carriage Corner Bed & Breakfast

3705 East Newport Road, Intercourse
Located conveniently close to the town of Intercourse, Carriage Corner Bed & Breakfast is your home-away-from-home in Amish Country. Rise, shine, and enjoy a fresh breakfast made with produce grown in the innkeeper’s garden and from around the county. After a day of exploring, cozy up in the common room to work on the puzzle that’s always out for guests to enjoy, then retreat to your quilt-themed room to recharge for the next day in beautiful Lancaster County.

Historic Smithton Inn

900 West Main Street, Ephrata
Historic Smithton Inn combines historic charm with modern amenities, topped off with locally-made wine. The house and décor reflect Ephrata’s Cloister history, but amenities (spa-quality towels and robes, EV charging, and jetted spa tubs to name a few) make for a comfortable stay. Start your day with a bountiful, homemade breakfast, then toast to a day well spent in the Weathered Vineyard Tasting Room inside the inn.

Olde Square Inn

127 East Main Street, Mount Joy
Warm hospitality and old-world charm are plentiful at Olde Square Inn in Mount Joy. This historic, Colonial Revival era home has been beautifully transformed into a colorful bed & breakfast. Olde Square Inn is located just two blocks from the new Amtrak station, making it easy to access for out-of-town guests. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a three-course breakfast, a dip in the outdoor pool, and the small-town charm of Mount Joy.

Pheasant Run

200 Marticville Road, Lancaster
When you gaze upwards at the uncovered hand-crafted beams, you will discover that this sophisticated bed and breakfast is located within a Pennsylvania stone barn. Constructed in 1809 and positioned on a calm 48-acre farm, the barn has been exquisitely refurbished. There are four guest rooms, with their own private bathroom and personal temperature controls. Every room is adorned with antique furnishings; some rooms have fireplaces while one boasts a jacuzzi. You will be greeted with delightful gardens, scrumptious breakfasts, and friendly hosts.

Speedwell Forge

465 Speedwell Forge Road, Lititz
This beautiful Lancaster County landmark was constructed in 1760 and offers three comfortable and elegant guest rooms, as well as two private cottages. Each room has its own private bathroom and central air for added comfort. The decor features antique furniture, hardwood floors, and Amish quilts, with many rooms boasting fireplaces. Guests can enjoy the common areas, including a parlor with a 1933 upright piano and a library with cable TV and movies. Set on a 120-acre farm in a secluded valley,

Speedwell Forge is the perfect getaway spot, while still being located just minutes from historic towns like Lititz and Manheim, as well as the rest of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The property is surrounded by a lake and natural park, making it ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, and bird-watching. Additionally, the property is home to the Wolf Sanctuary of PA, where guests can see the Speedwell wolves up close.

The Inn at Twin Linden

2092 Main Street, Narvon
Enjoy a romantic escape at The Inn at Twin Linden. If you're looking for a luxurious and romantic stay in scenic Lancaster County, look no further. As soon as you arrive you'll be warmly welcomed and treated to exceptional cuisine, comfort, and elegance in an authentic, historic country inn. Their gracious hospitality and multi-course meals will help you relax and rejuvenate in a tranquil atmosphere. You can stroll through our expansive gardens and enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding farm valleys. If you feel like exploring, you can tour the nearby Amish farm valleys, or simply rediscover romance in beautiful Lancaster County.

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