Sunday, March 25, 2018

Why Stay at an Authentic Bed and Breakfast of Lancaster County

When you're planning a getaway, everything should fall perfectly into place, from relaxing in an inviting and comfortable atmosphere to dining at award-winning or local favorite eateries, enjoying a tour of the town and waking up to an amazing breakfast tailored just for you. Authentic Bed & Breakfasts of Lancaster County pride themselves on their accommodations, setting themselves aside from large hotels and air B&Bs, offering a handful of pristine rooms for visitors, allowing the innkeepers to focus on each and every guest, with a keen sense of Lancaster County and the knowledge of the best places to visit, and making your stay their priority.

After scouring the internet for the lowest rate from corporate hotels or pinching pennies with air B&Bs, sometimes your needs aren't met and you're faced with hidden costs and unexpected surprises.
The Authentic Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers are devoted to making sure your stay in Lancaster County is an unforgettable one, with their focus solely on the guest, from check-in to check-out, to breakfast and all things in between, our innkeepers strive to make sure your stay in Lancaster County is a memorable one.
Our innkeepers focus is on an immaculate attention to detail, from decor celebrating local artists and crafters to welcome you when you enter your room, to gourmet breakfast featuring local ingredients and all things in between, including no hidden costs and extra attention to detail that's unique only to our innkeepers.
As Lancaster County becomes an increasingly popular destination to visit (with Forbes recently naming it one of the "coolest places to visit in 2018) with pristine Amish Farmland tours to art galleries, renowned restaurants, theaters and more, our innkeepers pride themselves on having a vast knowledge of Lancaster County and the key spots to hit during your visit.
Whether you want to explore a working Amish farm or hit the downtown, our innkeepers make sure your visit is a memorable one, because when you stay at our inns, you're part of our Lancaster family. Next time you are planning your getaway to Lancaster, consider bypassing the hotels and air B&Bs and stay at an Authentic Bed & Breakfast of Lancaster County, where our attention to detail, focus on guests, and your visit is our priority. Think local when you stay local and book a room at www.authenticbandb.com.


Sunday, January 21, 2018

Historical sites to visit in Lancaster County

Lancaster County is rich in history with an array of historical sites from cloisters to clocks. We’ve highlighted just a few in this blog to check out during your visit. For a complete list of other historical sites in Lancaster, visit www.discoverlancaster.com.
Ephrata Cloister, located at 632 W. Main St., Ephrata, is a national historic landmark founded in 1732. It acted as a retreat from worldly distractions for people who wished to have a disciplined life and prepare themselves for Heaven. Today, guests can take tours of the Cloister grounds and get to know its history, culture and learn about stories of its past, visiting seven original historical buildings. Tours are available and the Cloister also hosts special events and classes. For more information, visit www.ephratacloister.org.

Robert Fulton Birthplace is located in Fulton Township, about six miles south of Quarryville. Robert Fulton is known for his invention of the steamboat and his art. The Pennsylvania and Museum Commission restored and furnished the house to its original character complete with a garden.
Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum, located on Kissel Hill Road in Lancaster,  is a living history village and farm representing the German settlers from 1740-1940. The village is home to German artifacts and hosts many educational programs and classes. For more information, visit www.landisvalleymuseums.org.
 
The Rock Ford Plantation is the 18th century home of Edward Hand and sits on 33 acres of what is now Lancaster County Central Park. The mansion is decorated in 18th century furnishings and art. Tours are available April 1-October 31 with special events throughout the year. Visit www.rockfordplantation.org for more information.

The oldest homestead in Lancaster County, the historic Hans Herr House built was in 1719 and is an original Mennonite meeting house. Now a museum, the house collects and preserves items from European settlers. A newer addition, a Native American longhouse, allows visitors a first-hand look at what Native American life was like in Lancaster County. For more information and hours, visit www.hansherr.org.

The National Watch & Clock Museum is the largest horological museum in North America and is home to 12,000 clocks and other clock-related items from around the world. Beyond its regular hours, the museum hosts many types of events, including “clocktail” parties, lunch events, “Clocktoberfest” and much more. For more information, visit https://nawcc.org/index.php/museum.

There are plenty of Inns surrounding all these amazing sites, check out www.authenticbandb.com to find one that fits your needs. Our innkeepers are looking forward to accommodating you during your visit and telling you more about these great locations!