3 of the Best Amish Buggy Rides in Lancaster PA

If you’re searching for an authentic way to tour the Amish countryside during your stay at Historic Smithton Inn, then climb aboard one of these Amish buggy rides in Lancaster PA! During your ride you’ll take in the gorgeous farmland … Continue reading

3 of the Best Things to Do at Nolde Forest State Park

If you’re searching for scenic hiking trails or bountiful fishing, you shouldn’t miss out on visiting Nolde Forest State Park. Just a 30-minute drive from Historic Smithton Inn, the park stretches out over 665 acres and features lush woodlands, gorgeous … Continue reading

Your Guide to the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Just 40 minutes from your room at the Historic Smithton Inn is the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. The site, founded in 1771 by ironmaster Mark Bird, is an iron plantation. In the simplest terms, an iron plantation was a … Continue reading

Why You Need to Explore the York County Heritage Rail Trail

There are some great nature hikes near the Historic Smithton Inn in Pennsylvania. One of our favorites is the York County Heritage Rail Trail, which winds south down to the Mason-Dixon Line. The York County Heritage Rail Trail Park features … Continue reading

The Top 5 Things to Do at the Harrisburg Outdoor Show

The Great American Outdoor Show is a favorite annual event in February in Pennsylvania. This Harrisburg Outdoor Show is the world’s largest, including over 1,100 exhibitors ranging from outfitters and manufacturers to fishing boats and RVs to archery and art. … Continue reading

Where Can You Find the Best Corn Maze in Lancaster PA?

Looking to get into the fall spirit? There are some great autumn activities near Historic Smithton Inn that will have you jumping into piles of leaves and drinking apple cider in no time! One favorite attraction in the area is … Continue reading

Escape to an Amazing Outdoor Adventure at Refreshing Mountain

Looking for a nature retreat and some outdoor activities to participate in during your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn? Beyond hiking at the Nolde State Forest, visiting Lititz Springs Park, and touring Pennsylvania Amish Country, another wonderful place to spend … Continue reading