Historic Smithton Inn All-Time Favorite Recipes: Apple Muffins

I love giving our inn’s guests a delicious start to their day. And serving these apple muffins does just that! Fresh apples, cinnamon, and a hint of vanilla blend together perfectly in this simple recipe that makes 18 hearty, flavorful … Continue reading

Tis the Season to Celebrate All Things German: Lancaster County Oktoberfests and Brew Fests

If you’re visiting Lancaster County in the fall and REALLY want to get a taste of our German heritage, the local Oktoberfests and brew fests in our area should take priority on your calendar. They offer celebrations of German food, … Continue reading

Historic Smithton Inn All-Time Favorite Recipes: Crock Pot Spiced Apple Butter

When you make this apple butter recipe, prepare to be in awe of the heavenly aroma cascading throughout your home. The scent of it is almost as amazing as its taste. ALMOST! Our guests at the Historic Smithton love this … Continue reading

Lancaster County Fall Fairs Bring on the Fun

School’s back in session, the days are still summer-time warm while the nights are getting cooler, and from the front porch of the Historic Smithton Inn, I can sometimes hear the roar of the crowd on Friday nights as Ephrata High … Continue reading