Whether you are looking for a scenic farm, historical inn or a cozy bed & breakfast, there are many great choices within a short drive from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Stay in a country inn modeled after the Southern plantation home in "Gone with the Wind", explore Pennsylvania Dutch Country, or check into an inn near Gettysburg's famous attractions.
1. Tara - A Country Inn - 1 hour 15 minutes from Pittsburgh
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A stay at Tara - A Country Inn will have guests not “giving a damn” about much of the outside world once they have enjoyed its charms.
Modeled after the Southern plantation home in Gone with the Wind, this inn offers guests the chance to stay in one of 27 themed rooms and enjoy the decadence of that time period.
All rooms feature modern amenities including gas fireplaces and specialty tubs. Breakfast for overnight guests can be served in-room continental style or as a hot, gourmet affair served in the dining room. Sundays find guests with the option of a full Sunday brunch buffet.
2844 Lake Rd, Clark, PA 16113, 800-782-2803
2. Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast - 3 hours
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Pheasant Field is a beautifully decorated and comfortable bed and breakfast that caters to hikers, horses and everyone in between.
With 8 rooms to offer, this bed and breakfast is perfectly located for hikers as it is a half a mile from the Appalachian Trail.
They also offer a “horse hotel” for guests traveling with their equine friends.
The 1802 house and barn are completely renovated and allow visitors to relax in a peaceful country setting while enjoying a bit of history.
Breakfast is a central event and includes signature items made with locally grown or made ingredients.
150 Hickorytown Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015, 877-258-0717
3. Inn at Herr Ridge - 3 hours 20 minutes from Pittsburgh
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The Inn at Herr Ridge offers history buffs the opportunity to sleep practically on the field where the battle of Gettysburg took place.
A roof-top terrace provides sweeping views of the battlefield and surrounding area. History aficionados, or those simply seeking time away, will find the 14 rooms of this Inn offer casual, period appropriate comfort with plenty of modern amenities.
Room styles include a rustic cabin décor in a space that overlooks the battlefield and an attic room with a balcony, fireplace and 2-person jetted tub.
Dining needs can be met without ever leaving the property either with fine dining in The Tavern or casual dining at the Sharpshooter Grille.
900 Chambersburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 800-362-9849
4. BF Hiestand House Bed and Breakfast - 3 hours 30 minutes
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Located in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the BF Hiestand House is a 6 room bed and breakfast in a lovingly restored Victorian home.
Virtually on the banks of the Susquehanna River, and surrounded by wineries and breweries, this inn is a delight for outdoor and indoor enthusiasts alike.
Each period-decorated room has its own attached, private bathroom, flat screen television and access to wireless Internet.
There are several spacious and well-decorated common areas throughout the inn. Breakfast includes fresh fruit and baked goods, as well as several choices of hot entrees.
The innkeepers also arrange winery and brewery tours for interested guests.
722 E. Market St, Marietta, PA 17547, 1-717-426-8415
5. Romantic Weekend Getaways from Pittsburgh: Carlisle House
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The Carlisle House is a quiet getaway conveniently located within driving distance of many major cities, including New York, Atlantic City and Pittsburgh.
The inn stands in downtown Carlisle, Pennsylvania, near shopping, restaurants and historical sites such as Dickinson College. There is also skiing, hiking and fly fishing nearby.
Each of the inn’s tastefully decorated rooms features a private bath with either a whirlpool tub or jetted shower.
A delicious breakfast featuring homemade quiche is served each morning, and a guest kitchen with free beverages is available 24/7.
Two electric vehicle chargers are also available at the inn.
148 S Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013, 717-249-0350
6. Weekend Getaways for Couples Near Me: Brickhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast
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The 15-room Brickhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast puts guests in the heart of Gettysburg’s history and charm.
Whether visiting the historic battlefield or the local art galleries and shops, the Brickhouse Inn is a great home base.
The Inn is actually two renovated buildings from the 1800s, one of which was a feature of the fateful battle for which the town is famous.
Updated to include loads of modern amenities, this bed and breakfast successfully highlights the best things about past and present.
Guests enjoy a hot, delicious breakfast served seasonally on the patio or in the two common dining rooms.
452 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 800-864-3464
7. The Reynolds Mansion Bed and Breakfast
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Each of the 8 rooms in this 130 year old mansion is decorated with charm and beauty and include such modern luxuries as private bathrooms with jetted tubs and fireplaces.
The Reynolds Mansion is a completely renovated 19th century home with 13 foot ceilings, original woodwork and 13 working fireplaces, all of which leads to a romantic and soothing atmosphere.
Breakfast is included with the rate and is a hot 3-course meal with numerous menu options, many of which are made from locally sourced ingredients.
The innkeeper’s offer many extras for special occasions including private yoga sessions and massages.
101 W. Linn St, Bellefonte, PA 16823, 814-353-8407
8. Omni Bedford Springs Resort
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Nestled within Pennsylvania’s idyllic Allegheny Mountains is the Omni Bedford Springs Resort. This world-class and award-winning resort is the perfect place to book a weekend reunion with friends or family.
After all, there’s nothing quite like the quiet and relaxing appeal of nature to help people reconnect with one another.
The Omni Bedford Springs Resort features spacious guestrooms, innovative conference rooms, as well as incredible dining opportunities all while keeping the historic charm of the Bedford Hotel.
Meanwhile, the resort is also home to the celebrated Springs Eternal Spa, a beautifully restored golf course, as well as indoor and outdoor pools for guests to use and lounge by.
2138 Business 220, Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522; Phone: 814-623-8100
9. Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
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Featuring 9 beautiful acres of land right on the shores of Chautauqua Lake, the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel is a fantastic place to enjoy lake-side luxury. The hotel is a nod to the grand hotels of the past with cozy deluxe guestrooms and generously sized suites with great views of the lake. Wood floors, plush bedding, soft bathrobes, and meticulously kept grounds will greet visitors upon entering the hotel’s grounds. Meanwhile, this independently owned hotel also offers great lake-side activities from playgrounds to outdoor pools, alfresco dining, and spacious patios with heartwarming fire pits. Not to be missed is the hotel’s Carousel bar, which offers mouthwatering brick oven pizzas and microbrews to match.
10 Dunham Avenue, Celoron, New York 14720; Phone: 716-489-2800
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10. Baladerry Inn
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Located on the edge of the Gettysburg battlefield, The Baladerry Inn is the ideal place for visitors to stay and experience the history of the area.
The inn was built in 1812 and still retains much of its historic charm, as well as beautiful landscaped grounds.
Each room has comfortable, cheerful country furnishings, a private bath, free wireless Internet and complimentary beverages all day and night.
The inn serves a delicious country breakfast each morning and is in close proximity to the historic sites of Adams County. Shopping, restaurants, theaters, wineries and golf courses are also nearby.
40 Hospital Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-337-1342
11. Romantic Weekend Getaways from Pittsburgh: Nemacolin
Charming and magical, the Nemacolin has been welcoming guests through its doors since 1987. There are five different places to stay in the Nemacolin, each of which is just as luxurious as the next, but with separate charms and draws.
The Chateau features iconic rooms and luxurious suites, but also puts a premium on their show-stopping dining experiences care of Lautrec, a bespoke culinary establishment helmed by its Executive Chef, Kristin Butterworth.
Falling Rock is perfect for lovers of the outdoors with several outdoor experiences and easy access to the natural beauty of the Laurel Highlands.
The Homes is Nemacolin’s residential-inspired offering, while The Estates offers whole private estates for use. Last, but certainly not least, is The Lodge, a perfect choice for guests looking for a quintessential woodland escape.
1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington, Pennsylvania 15237; Phone: 866-344-6957
12. Inne at Watson's Choice
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Visitors to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater or the Laurel Caverns will find a peaceful respite at the Inne at Watson’s Choice.
The grounds of the inn are both scenic and rustic and opportunities to enjoy the beauty abound. All 12 bedrooms are individually themed and include their own private, modern bathrooms.
Breakfast is served in the Great Room and includes in-season fruit, juice and homemade pastries as well as a variety of hot entrees.
Seasonally, the innkeepers provide homemade ice tea, lemonade and/or hot mulled apple or cranberry cider, along with homemade cookies as an afternoon treat.
234 Balsinger Rd, Uniontown, PA 15401, 888-820-5380
13. Hickory Bridge Farm
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The Hickory Bridge Farm is a private, cozy retreat that offers lovely accommodations, fantastic food and an overall charming environment.
Guests can stay in the “Old Farmhouse” – a structure dating back to the 1700s – or the new farmhouse. Both of these options provide access to a large deck overlooking a creek and covered bridge.
There are also accommodations in The Cottages, which feature private bathrooms and wood burning fireplaces.
A full, hot breakfast is included and served Monday – Saturday. Sunday breakfast is continental and served in guests’ rooms. While nestled in a bucolic country setting, the Farm is only 9 miles from downtown Gettysburg.
94 Hickory Bridge Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353, 717-642-5261
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14. 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast
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Take a break and run away to the cozy respite of the 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast, a historic B&B that was first built nearly 200 years ago.
Just a short drive from downtown Hershey, the 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast welcomes guests to enjoy its estate via eight quaint and homey rooms.
Each room offers a unique feel and character with some rooms oozing grandeur, others romance, while some bring forth a rustic charm that just can’t be beaten.
Formerly a private residence and farmhouse, the bed and breakfast is situated in a quiet neighborhood with a quiet and relaxing garden to enjoy at any time of the day. On rainy days, a covered deck or enclosed porch are great options to rest at.
Additionally, the B&B is also a short drive away from great attractions like Hershey Park, the Hershey Museum, and the Hershey Gardens.
409 South Lingle Avenue, Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078; Phone: 717-838-8282
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15. Campbell House Bed and Breakfast
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Campbell House Bed and Breakfast is the place to be for romance! They specialize in weddings and elopements, and will do everything they can to make your special day unforgettable. The inn is housed in a city cottage built in the late 1800s and is decorated in an eclectic mix of Victorian style and modern conveniences. Breakfast is available each morning and complimentary snacks and beverages are available all day in the Strawberry Pantry. The Campbell House is located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania and is the perfect place to rest after checking out the nearby historical sites and outdoor attractions of Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands.
305 East Main Street, Ligonier, PA 15658, 888-238-9812
16. Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn
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Most people visiting Gettysburg, PA are there for the Civil War history, making the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn a perfect place to stay. During the War of the States, this Inn was the home of prominent abolitionists and it is steeped in their history. The inn offers 10 rooms in the farmhouse, one room in the barn and one cottage. All rooms are Civil War themed and include private bathrooms, mini refrigerators and wireless Internet. Also offered are specialty packages such as “North vs South Paranormal” package and “Complete Gettysburg” package that features a tour by a licensed guide.
2264 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-334-8804
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17. Romantic Weekend Getaways Near Me: Olde Square Inn
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This Inn, located in the middle of many of Pennsylvania’s most frequently visited attractions, sits in the town center of the charming village of Mount Joy. Offering 6 rooms and one cottage for guests to choose from, the Olde Square Inn is a renovated Colonial Revival home. Each room includes a private bath and a 3-course, freshly prepared breakfast delivered to the room each morning. One suite is offered for additional privacy. The Inn boasts a rare bed and breakfast treat with an in-ground swimming pool, as well as a sitting porch and grand balcony.
127 East Main St, Mount, Joy PA, 17552, 17-653-4525
18. Rocky Springs Bed and Breakfast
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Located on 17 acres of a once popular local amusement park in Lancaster, PA, Rocky Springs Bed and Breakfast is perfect for a getaway. Guests staying in any of the 4 “Mansion House” rooms or the Cottage will enjoy quiet, comfortable and beautifully appointed accommodations in this Pre-Victorian Era home. Each room has a private bath and offers views of the well-maintained grounds and even the namesake spring itself. The inn also has a quarter-mile frontage along the peaceful Conestoga River. Breakfast is included in the room rate and is a freshly prepared, generously portioned affair served in the dining room.
1441 Millport Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-509-6800
19. Romantic Weekend Getaways from Pittsburgh, PA: The Gaslight Inn
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The Gaslight Inn is a comfortable, romantic retreat in the heart of Gettysburg. The staff prides itself on providing outstanding service, and are always ready to arrange a private tour or recommend a restaurant for dinner. The inn has three sitting rooms and three porches overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds. The inn’s elegant rooms have private baths, comfortable bedding and free wireless Internet. A three-course breakfast featuring local ingredients is served each morning, and complimentary snacks and beverages are available 24 hours a day. The inn is just a short walk from Lincoln Square and East Confederate Avenue, and is also close to other historic sites, shopping and restaurants.
33 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-337-9100
20. 30 Timber Road Bed and Breakfast
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30 Timber Road is a secluded woodland retreat near Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Each guest room includes a king size bed with memory foam mattress and luxury linens, a fireplace and a private bath with a whirlpool tub. A hearty breakfast featuring local produce and meat products is served each morning, and complimentary wine and snacks are available each evening. Outdoor adventure is all around the inn, including fly fishing, golfing and hiking along the Appalachian Trail. 30 Timber Road is also close to several museums, shopping, dining, theaters, playhouses and arts and crafts galleries.
30 Timber Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, 717-766-9123
21. Wilson Lodge at Oglebay
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At the Wilson Lodge, there is a commitment to treat guests like family. That’s why, whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, the warm and hospitable staff at Oglebay goes well out of their way to make your stay at the Wilson Lodge a delightfully memorable one. Guests to the estate can select from cozily decorated suites at the Wilson Lodge or opt to rent cottages or estates within the lodge grounds. As a recreational getaway, the Wilson Lodge offers a ton of great amenities like an outdoor pool, indoor pool, sauna, and whirlpool, as well as fantastic experiences such as the Adventure Center, trips to Schenk Lake, and the Festival of Lights.
465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003; Phone: 877-436-1797
22. The Gage Mansion Bed and Breakfast
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The Gage Mansion is a stately brick Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1896. The home maintains much of its original Victorian architectural details such as ornate woodwork, fireplace mantels and stained-glass windows. However, the guest rooms offer modern amenities such as luxury linens and toiletries, individual climate control, private baths and free wireless Internet. A gourmet breakfast is available each morning. The Gage Mansion is located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in the beautiful Allegheny Mountain range. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, cave exploring and water sports on the 8,000 acre Raystown Lake are all nearby.
317 Penn St., Huntingdon, PA 16652, 814-599-2803
23. Historic Summit Inn
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Retreat to your home away from home atop the mountain at the Historic Summit Inn. Built in the early 19th Century, and opened to the public in 1907, the Summit Inn is one of the country’s last few grand porch hotels left behind. Today, this full-service resort is an incredible place to stay for families, friends, and other groups of people to come and enjoy the best that the Laurel Highlands has to offer. Enjoy tree-top adventures with your children, or head over to the Laurel Caverns to explore a 425-acre geological park. That’s not all that guests can experience from the Historic Summit Inn, too, with many other experiences nearby including the Que Creek Mine, the Ohio Pyle State Park, and the Historic National Road.
101 Skyline Drive, Farmington, Pennsylvania 15437; Phone: 724-438-8594
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