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Adamstown Inns & Cottages

A premier Lancaster B&B, Adamstown Inns & Cottages and Vacation Home Rentals are located in the northern part of Lancaster County, PA. Here you will find the Old Order Amish, their horse and buggy travel and plain dress contrasting starkly with the modern world. More then 25,000 Amish live in Lancaster County, PA. The Lancaster County Vacation Rental Family includes the Amethyst Inn Bed and Breakfast, Adamstown Bed and Breakfast, Firefly and Dragonfly Cottages and the Adamstown Vacation Home. The Lancaster, PA bed and breakfast rooms feature fireplaces, Whirlpools, and therapeutic massage and steam showers. As you leave the Bed and Breakfast, you can take a ride along Lancaster's many back roads. You will find clotheslines of beautifully hand-stitched colorful Amish quilts, hand-crafted wrought iron, ornaments, beautiful wooden furniture, toys and more. Many of the Lancaster PA Amish women operate tiny quilt shops out of their homes. Lancaster County has more than 2,500 miles of winding country roads connecting our small towns and villages with inviting main streets and charming boutiques and galleries. Lancaster City is just 20 minutes to the southwest of Adamstown and boasts a beautiful combination of history and progress including covered bridges, Lancaster Central Market, Strasburg Railroad and Sight and Sound Millennium Theater.With dozens of museums and top-notch theatre and eclectic galleries, Lancaster and Berks Counties are emerging as places to experience a wide variety of other culture and arts. Reading, Pa is 10 minutes north of Adamstown, the outlet capital of the world, which offers a vast assortment of top quality merchandise in addition to public museums, terrific jazz, a superb symphony and the new Sovereign Center. Adamstown is the quintessential small Lancaster County town. The Inns of Adamstown vacation rental properties (Bed and breakfast and cottages) sit within a block of one another on Adamstown's quiet Main Street. Adamstown is nationally (if not internationally) known as Antiques Capital, U.S.A. The region's more than 3,000 antiques dealers located along the Route 272 corridor, in the northern part of Lancaster County, give the antique hunter literally thousands of choices, from pocket watches to kitchen sinks. As one of the top antiquing destinations in the country, Lancaster County is a paradise for those seeking the treasures of years past. Historians will enjoy a journey along the Civil War Trails, throughout Lancaster to Harrisburg and finally Gettysburg. With the scenic Dutch Country Roads as a natural backdrop, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the course of American history and explore the charm and hospitality of our historic towns.


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Adrienne's Inn At Centre Park

The ambiance is warm, welcoming, and deliciously open. It is also private enough for every type of function that Adrienne's clientele schedule. From romantic weddings to corporate day-retreats, from golden anniversary parties to baby showers to receptions for high-level out-of-towners.


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Bed & Breakfast on the Park

At Bed and Breakfast on the Park, you'll be surrounded by the warm character of this historic Queen Anne Victorian Mansion in its tranquil park-like setting. Appointed with antiques and family heirlooms, the mansion retains its original plaster ceiling, medallions, woodwork, parlor chandeliers and second floor landing chandelier. All accommodations include an extended continental breakfast featuring homemade breads and pastries, cable TV, air conditioning, and off-street parking. Bed & Breakfast on the Park is located one block from the top of Penn Street, in Penn's Common Historic District, across from Penn's Common City Park. It is conveniently close to outlet shopping, antiquing, the Sovereign Center, the Sovereign Performing Arts Center, Albright College, Alvernia College, Kutztown University, Penn State Berks Campus, and just minutes from PA Dutch Country and Maple Grove Raceway. On summer Friday evenings, the wrap around porch is ideal for enjoying concerts in the City Park Bandshell. Built in 1887, the Mould mansion was built for Jonathan and Julia (Bell) Mould. A broadly noteworthy figure in Reading and Berks County, Jonathan owned and operated a successful dry goods store, The Busy Bee, at 645 Penn Street. In addition, he served as director of Farmers National Bank and Neversink Bank, was a member of the Reading Fair buildings committee and a member of the 175th Anniversary Celebration committee in 1923. In 1911, Jonathan and Julia presented the Pagoda and ten acres of land surrounding it to the City of Reading.


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Brooke Mansion

Nestled between Lancaster (PA) Amish, Dutch Country, Adamstown, Reading, Valley Forge, and Kutztown, Brooke Mansion is minutes from antiques, quilts, flea markets, hiking, biking, back roads, farmland and quiet country hospitality. Brooke Mansion on the county and state historic registers. Well preserved, 95% original . . . a true architectural gem! The Brooke Mansion is attributed to renowned architect Frank Furness. Elaborate displays of fine ornate woodwork and creative architectural design are found throughout the 42 room mansion. Constructed in 1888 as a wedding present for his wife by industrialist Edward Brooke, the three-story mansion contains a magnificent foyer with grand staircase, stained glass, ironwork, and a circular rose wood library all of which are outstanding examples of Furness's suburban architecture. All rooms have private baths, some with original claw-foot tubs. The Mrs. Brooke's Room is within the turret on the second floor. The room consists of a main bedroom with an adjoining dressing room. The bedroom contains original shuttered windows, and ceiling fan. An adjoining sitting room has stained glass. The original soaking tub remains in the bathroom. The Mr. Edward Brooke's Room is across the hall on the second floor. A spacious room with ornate woodwork. Relax in the claw foot tub. Private bath offers original nickel-plated fixtures. This room is in a much darker wood. Yes, in the Victorian era husbands and wives slept in different rooms. Everything is original as far as woodwork, and fireplace. Cornelia's Room is on the third floor. This room boasts lots of nooks and crannies, original floor and window shutters, and a private bath with claw foot tub and shower. This room is named after a still living daughter-in-law, who was the wife of Edward Brooke's son, George. The Brooke Mansion was built in 1888 by Edward Brooke II as a wedding present for his bride, Ann Louise Clingan. Brooke's ancestors emigrated to the United States from Yorkshire, England, in 1698. They acquired land in Birdsboro soon after their arrival and by 1800 had taken over the former Bird family assets in the Hay Creek area and Hopewell Furnace in Elverson. Through the iron industry the E. and G. Brooke Co. gained power, wealth and influence. Known for his expressive designs, as one of the most inventive architects of his period, Frank Furness was commissioned by Edward Brooke. All fireplaces have a personality of their own and contain floral patterns designed by Furness. The cast iron work in the doors and windows as well as the fireplaces was produced at the Brooke foundry. Elaborate displays of fine ornate, wood craftsmanship and creative architectural design are found throughout the mansion. All woodwork is original, and many of the materials were imported from Europe. The Brooke Mansion stands as a lone symbol of the Brooke dynasty that shaped the course of local history in this small rural community for more than 200 years.


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Landhaven Bed & Breakfast

Landhaven Bed & Breakfast offers luxurious accommodations such as quaint comfortable rooms with specialty baths and showers for each room. Homemade country-style breakfasts are included. A calming country view can be seen while relaxing on one of our two decks. The five bedrooms decorated in fine antiques and comfy beds, call to mind the eras of previous proprietors of the store. Attached to each bedroom is a newly designed modern bath with amenities only dreamed by past owners. A full country breakfast is served in the dining room, renovated with shutters taken from the front of the General Stores. The shutters were stored in pocket doors along the display windows and thus protected from the weather. A flatscreen TV is available in the common guest services area. A paperback lending library is available for Bed & Breakfast guests and a large cookbook library is available for browsing. There is a telephone in each bedroom and complimentary wireless access. Free parking is ample at the back of the building in addition to two accessible parking places in the front.


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Overlook Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Built in 1873, Overlook Mansion Bed and Breakfast offers a relaxing stay away from home, located in the Centre Park Historic District. It is conveniently located to the Philadelphia Airport, antiquing, outlet shopping and outdoor activities. Overlook Mansion Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful place to host small parties - Tea Socials, Chocolate Socials, Mystery Dinners, bridal and baby showers, as well as many other special events. All stays include breakfast delivered to your room. On warm days you can enjoy breakfast at a cafe table on one of the porches or in the gardens that cover the property. Guest rooms have cable TV, mini refrigerator, as well as many other fine amenities.


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Pamela's Forget-Me-Not

Pamela's Forget-Me-Not Victorian home is located in northern Berks County, Pennsylvania. The house was built in 1879 and is decorated and updated for your comfort and convenience. Pamela's Forget-Me-Not has three unique suites: For a quiet respite, the Cottage offers a romantic setting featuring a gas fireplace, two-person jacuzzi tub, and private deck. The two-room Anniversary Suite in the Guest House features a king-sized bed, an adjoining room with a daybed and jacuzzi, and a private bathroom. The Carriage House Suite offers spacious accommodations for two to six people, with a large deck and jacuzzi. All rooms have cable TV and for your convenience, we are now wireless in the guest house. Pamela's Forget Me Not is conveniently located near the Appalachian Trail and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Within 10 minutes to great day hikes to the Pinnacle on the A.T. and within the Sanctuary, Pamela's Forget Me Not is a wonderful destination to start your journey, rest and lay back after a hike or just to hang out and enjoy the peace and solitude. There are many local and regional attractions located within a short drive.


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Stirling Guest Hotel

The Stirling Guest Hotel is a restored 1892 mansion with carriage house situated in the Centre Park Historic District of Reading, Pennsylvania. The Stirling Guest Hotel features extraordinary architecture and beautiful furnishings and can accommodate up to thirty-two overnight guests with fifteen unique suites in the mansion and in the carriage house. All suites are double occupancy unless otherwise noted. They include complimentary breakfast and wireless internet access. The Chateauesque mansion features 9 suites that are all restored to their Victorian grandour. Each suite is adorned with unique furnishings and many still retain their hand painted ceilings. The Tudor-styled carriage house features 6 spacious suites that incorporate a modern design while maintaining it's historical components. The breathtaking main floor of the mansion is perfect for many special events such as weddings, showers, birthday parties and corporate events. The inside, surrounded by gorgeous woodwork, hand painted ceilings and period furniture, can accommodate up to 120 people. They also have the capability to cater to events up to 300 people on the lovely estate of five acres. "Stirling," one of Berks Count's last great residences, is a Chateauesque-styled mansion designed by Harvard-educated American architect, Theophilus P. Chandler (1845-1928). Construction on this great stone mansion began in 1890 and was completed in 1892. Stirling was designed and built for James Hervey Sternbergh, a Reading iron and steel magnate, on five finely landscaped acres enclosed on three sides by tall wrought iron fencing and on the fourth by large evergreens and shrubs. The Stirling mansion, together with a large Tudor-style carriage house, is bounded by Centre Avenue, Marion, Front, and Robeson Streets. Stirling is one of the finest examples of Chateauesque style architecture in Berks County, if not Eastern Pennsylvania. It was named after Stirling Castle in Scotland which was given its original name for the splendid view it commanded. Erected in 1890-1892 in what was at that time considered the far suburbs of the City of Reading, Stirling is the culmination of architect-client team work by Theophilus P. Chandler and James Hervey Sternbergh. The mansion remained the private residence of the Sternberghs for over one hundred years. Gertrude Sternbergh, the youngest daughter of Mr. Sternbergh, was a lifelong resident, and infused her passion for the arts into the essence and spirit of Stirling. She was hostess to grand concerts which brought talented classical musicians through Stirling's doors. In 1998, the Stirling Mansion was purchased by Kaj Skov, an experienced entrepreneur in the hospitality industry. In order to preserve the beauty of the building, yet make it accessible to the public, he converted Stirling into a fifteen-suite guest house. He kept the Stirling's rich history alive by hosting garden parties, art auctions, as well as continuing to host concerts presented by The Friends of Chamber Music. Furthermore, Stirling functions as a banquet facility for weddings, private dinners, and special events. At the end of 2009, Mr. Skov retired and passed the care of Stirling on to partners Peter Sutliff and TJ Sophy. Their plan is to continue to operate the facility so that many may enjoy and experience the grandeur of Stirling for years to come.


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The Twin Turrets Inn

The Twin Turrets Inn is a comfortable 19th century Victorian mansion located in the center of Boyertown. The inn offers 10 guest rooms, including two suites, all with private baths, air conditioning, cable television, and telephones. Complimentary usage of a secured wireless network is available. A full breakfast is served each morning. Boyertown is a small town. In fact, it is just 1/2 square mile in size nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Oley Valley, and within an hour of historic Valley Forge, Philadelphia and the Amish country of Lancaster County. Boyertown has been recognized by the state of Pennsylvania for the number of hours our folks give back to the community and The Main Street Program. Prime examples are "Bear Stadium", "The Farmers Market", the "Bear Fever Bears", community activities by Building A Better Boyertown on third Saturdays, Holiday Open House Tour and the many family oriented functions that occur at our community park. Boyertown is a walking town with quaint shopping. There is "Joe Paws", a bakery for dogs and "Patsy's Potpourri", which sells only American made jewelry and gifts. Further down the avenue is "Gracefully Framed", a wonderful gift and framing shop. There is also "Studio B", an art studio; "Clayote", a pottery studio; and "Taylor Backes", a renowned glass blowing studio. Before returning to the Inn, you can also enjoy a great cup of coffee with entertainment at "The Hard Bean Cafe". Other must-sees are the "Boyertown Historic Vehicle Museum" and the "Boyertown Historical Society" which features Boyertown's native son, Four-Star General Carl A. Spaatz. Boyertown is a neat town. Twin Turrets has quite a history. It's a little known fact that the house was actually built for Daniel B Boyer circa 1865. On July 4, 1876 the Boyers went to where else, but Philadelphia, to celebrate Independence Day. Apparently at that time, turrets were becoming the fashion, thus by 1880 the Boyers added a front porch along with copper turrets. In 1891 Daniel B's family of five children was grown so Daniel B traded homes with his son Horace K, who lived at 9 E Philadelphia Avenue. In 1988 The Twin Turrets was restored to the rich heritage it deserved.


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Yellow House Hotel

The Yellow House Hotel, surrounded by the rolling farmlands of rural Berks County, Pennsylvania, provides a delightful departure from the everyday... fine dining and comfortable overnight accommodations await you. The Yellow House Hotel offers overnight accommodations in five comfortable rooms on the second floor of this historic building. All rooms feature cable television and air conditioning. Four rooms are equipped with private baths while bath accommodations for the fifth bedroom are just across the hall. Guests will enjoy a complimentary Continental breakfast featuring fresh juices, coffee and a variety of local pastries. Yellow House Hotel offers intimate and cozy yet casual dining with a variety of seafood, steak and poultry entrees gracing the dinner menu. The house specialties are jumbo lump crab cakes and baby-back ribs, prepared in our own savory barbeque sauce. And for the sweet tooth, a luscious sampling of homemade desserts completes the dining experience. The lighter appetite will find a generous selection of soups, salads and sandwiches offered throughout the day. Yellow House Hotel is located near historic sites such as the Daniel Boone Homestead and Hopewell Village, and is within close proximity to Amish country, Adamstown (the antique capital of the USA), and the charming historic town of Oley. Other nearby attractions include: Bear Creek Ski Resort, numerous local golf courses, Manatawny Creek Winery, Frecon Farms, Merritt's Antiques, Vanity Fair Factory Outlets, Reading outlets and the Morgantown outlets. The Yellow House Hotel, built in 1801 at the intersection of Routes 662 and 562 in the scenic Oley Valley, originally served as a stagecoach stop and country store for travelers between Reading and Philadelphia. Since then, the Yellow House Hotel has evolved into a restaurant and hotel with a fine dining reputation for its delectable bill of fare and pleasing, comfortable atmosphere. The influence of the Yellow House Hotel on the surrounding area is evidenced by the local hamlet which bears the name of Yellow House. The hotel has played an integral part in the local history, housing a general store, the village switchboard and a post office. While the ownership of the Yellow House Hotel has changed hands over the years more than 25 times, the hotel has remained a charming focal point of the Oley Valley, both inside and out.


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