3 of the Best Weekend Getaways from Philadelphia

Just over an hour and a half away from Philadelphia is the Historic Smithton Inn in beautiful Amish Country. This Lancaster County bed and breakfast offers a peaceful escape from the city hubbub. Though city life is exciting, you might … Continue reading

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

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

We Know Where to Find the Best Columbia, PA Antiques

Antiquing is a favorite activity for history lovers and vintage thrifters alike, and here in Pennsylvania, we have a few great shops. Discover hidden gems among the sea of antiques and bring back the perfect find as a vacation souvenir! … Continue reading

We Know the Best Selection of Lancaster PA Wedding Venues

When looking for the perfect wedding venue for your special day, consider the Historic Smithton Inn! Our vintage bed and breakfast was built in 1763 and has since undergone renovations to make the interior luxurious with modern amenities. Tie the knot … Continue reading

Why You Need to Discover Lancaster PA History

Lancaster PA history goes back to 1709, when German immigrants known as the Pennsylvania Dutch settled in the area. Shaped by over 250 years of history and reflected in its amazingly intact collection of historic architecture and rich culture, Lancaster … Continue reading

Why a Pennsylvania Honeymoon is the Best

The Pennsylvania countryside is a gorgeous honeymoon spot to escape to after you say, “I do.” Its tranquil landscape, friendly people, and blissful solitude underscore the sweetness of your Pennsylvania honeymoon while you relax and unwind. Here at the Historic … Continue reading

5 of the Best Lancaster PA Attractions to Visit Soon

There are so many wonderful Lancaster PA attractions to explore during your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn. From exciting nearby cities to historic monuments scattered in between, the landscape hosts a variety of attractions and options for activities. Whether … Continue reading