Plan Your Stay August 22, 2014 Carolyn Troxell

Dining Suggestions

Here is just a sampling of the dining experiences available in and near Hershey. When you arrive we will be happy to go over our extensive menu book with you and also make reservations. With advanced planning, we can also make arrangements for dinner with an Amish family about 35 minutes from our Hershey Farm Inn (more information below).


Very Casual – Go As You Are

Grantville Restaurant

Very Close to our Hummelstown PA Inn – (2 miles)

Pleasant family dining with varied menu including brick oven pizza and great desserts.

9147 Allentown Blvd. Grantville (corner of Sandbeach Rd. & Rt.22)

717-469-1377

The Manor Restaurant and Lounge

Close to our Hummelstown Inn – (3 Miles)

Varied menu. Food is good and portions are big. Reservations suggested on weekends. Consider sharing the entree, especially if you choose a pasta.

300 South Hershey Rd., Harrisburg

717-545-2338

The Warwick Hotel

Neighborhood pub in an historic building on the square in the quaint village of Hummelstown. Reservations suggested on weekends.

12 W. Main St. Hummelstown

717-566-9124

Issac’s

Wonderful soups and sandwiches.

Park Village Plaza 597 E. Main Street, Hummelstown PA 17036

717-533-9665

Dafnos Italian Grille

Family Italian.

1160 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey

717-533-8999

Houlihan’s

Although part of a national chain, we really like it here. Nice atmosphere and interesting menu. Very easy to get to from our Hummelstown PA Inn. Unfortunately, they do not take reservations.

The Hershey Press Building

27 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey

717-534-3110

Chain & Fast Food Restaurants

All the usual chains are within 5 miles of our Hummelstown Inn including Red Robin, Appleby’s, Fudruckers, Bob Evans, Panerra and of course, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.


A Step Up

Still casual – wear your slacks and khakis and a collared shirt. There is also a step up in price and menu. Reservations definitely suggested for weekends.

What If Café

Continental Cuisine, Interesting Ambiance

We like it here.

845 E. Chocolate Ave., Hershey

717-533-5858

Devon Seafood Grill

One of our favorites, Devon offers the freshest premium seafood, an impressive selection of wines and handcrafted cocktails. The service is seamless and the atmosphere offers a unique blend of the upscale and casual chic… and we have cards providing guests at our Inn near Hershey with a free appetizer. If you don’t care for seafood there are some other wonderful choices on the menu. Reservations are recommended.

27 West Chocolate Avenue

Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 508-5460

Harvest (at Hotel Hershey)

…offers genuine American cuisine made from the freshest local and regional ingredients. The atomosphere is upscale casual and features a bar and adjoining adult game room with two pool tables and shuffleboard, and offers a variety of beverages including micro-brews, hand crafted cocktails, and an American wine list.

Outdoor dining available seasonally.
100 Hotel Road, Hershey 17033
717-534-8800

Trevi 5  (at the Hotel Hershey)
…provides a contemporary twist on traditional Italian cuisine featuring an inviting Mediterranean décor, small dish appetizers,  a delicious selection of antipastos, fresh pastas and grilled entrees and an extensive wine list, plus classic Italian desserts and their own signature chocolate creations! We recommend sitting outside and enjoying the beautiful view of the gardens and park. It’s one of our favorites.
100 Hotel Road, Hershey 17033
(717) 534-8800

Highlands Grill
Enjoy an affordable menu, casual atmosphere, and sweeping views of the beautiful Hershey Links golf course. The menu oiffers super appetizers, pizzas, delicious wraps  and great entrees. They  feature PA Preferred USDA organically-raised 100% grass fed Scottish Highland beef from a local farm.  The bar has quite a collection of single malt scotches. We think the grill is delightful and most visitors have not found it yet.
101 Hanshue Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036

The Chocolate Avenue Grill
Here’s another great choice if you have tickets to the Hershey Theater. We discribe it  as Bistro fare with a serious touch of gourmet. The food is always wonderfully fresh. Trip Advisor rates it #1 in Hershey
114 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 835-1919

Piazzo Sorrento
Small and cozy a, little off the main drag but  if you love Italian food theirs is exceptional.
They also offer wonderful homemade gluten free pasta .
16 Briarcrest Square, Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 835-0888


Special Occasion

When you want something out of the ordinary. Reservations are always suggested.

The Circular Dining Room at the Hotel Hershey

You’ve seen it on the Food and Travel channels. Experience it yourself. A beautiful room and wonderful food especially the desserts. Just two miles from the inn.

Hotel Rd., Hershey

717-534-8800

Note: Jackets are required for men.

A Rare Central Pennsylvania ExperienceDinner With An Amish Family

With a little advanced planning, we can usually schedule a family style dinner with an old order Amish family in their home. There is a fixed menu. The food is simple, traditional, all fresh and …Oh! So good! Henry and Rebecca are gracious and hospitable and truly love serving visitors. You can pay what you please. We generally suggest $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12.


Other Choices

If you don’t mind a 20-25 minute drive, there is a very wide variety of truly excellent gourmet restaurants in the city of Harrisburg. We’ll be happy to give you even more suggestions.

Central Pennsylvania Beckons

Everything Hershey – Less Than 3 Miles From our Hershey B&B…

Everything Hershey – Less Than 3 Miles From the Inn…

Welcome to Hershey, The Sweetest Place on Earth
Hershey is such a popular destination for the whole family with thrilling attractions, luxurious accommodations, yummy treats, and plenty to do year round. Come and visit the town made famous by Milton S. Hershey, where the streets are lined with HERSHEY’S KISSES – themed street lights and the air is filled with the sweet smell of chocolate.

Hersheypark
A great place to start  your vacation planning. This site is chock full of info about the “Sweetest Place on Earth” including Hersheypark, Chocolate World and other area and regional attractions

Hershey Theatre, Giant Center, Hersheypark Stadium and Star Pavilion
These four unique and wonderful entertainment venues have shows to interest everyone. Music, Comedy, Sports, Broadway, Ice Shows, The Circus, Classic Films, and more!

The Spa at the Hershey Hotel
Many of guests at our Hershey PA Lodging plan their getaways to include time at this very luxurious spa.

Chocolate World
Great Fun…and the chance to learn everything you want to know about Chocolate and the town of Hershey. The 3D Theater and Trolley are definitely worth it. You can also buy all Hershey products at big discounts including the new dark chocolate kisses.

The Hershey Story
This wonderful new museum Located on Chocolate Avenue in downtown Hershey, celebrates the life and legacy of Milton Hershey through new, interactive exhibits, hands-on fun for everyone – and much, much more!

Hershey Gardens
The garden is known for their incredible collection of roses but the children’s garden, perennial and annual beds are also wonderful.

Zoo America
North American Wildlife Park is an 11-acre walk-through zoo that displays living plants and animals from five regions of North America.

Milton Hershey School and Founders Hall
One of Milton Hershey’s enduring legacies. If your schedule permits, a trip to Founders Hall is definitely time well spent.

 

But Wait There’s More – No More Than 10 Minutes Away…
In addition to all Hershey has to offer the are loads of other things to do within very short drives from our Hershey PA Bed and Breakfast. Here’s just a sampling.

Indian Echo Caverns
Both Adults and Kids love the caverns. The cave tour is fun and educational and there is a variety of other things to do and see. Be sure to get the money saving coupon at this site.

Middletown-Hummelstown Railroad
Enjoy an 11 mile ride in vintage railroad coaches while learning about the history of the area. There’s a railroad song sing-along on the way home. Check the site for special events.

Adventure Sports
Just plain fun! We love the race cars, miniature golf and the water guns on the bumper boasts.

Penn National Race Track
Enjoy the excitement and beauty of thoroughbred racing. Or try your luck at the brand new Hollywood casino.

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, Hershey
A beautiful new museum that’s fun for the whole family.

And Still More  -  Less Than 30 Minutes From our Hershey PA Lodging…
Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Be sure to visit this site. There are activities at the grounds all through the year and the Faire is something quite amazing.

Fort Indiantown Gap
This 17000 acre National Guard training center also offers civilians the opportunity to hunt and fish on the property.

National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg
A truly exceptional experience. Everyone who goes comes back saying they could have spent days here.

Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg
Art, natural history, artifacts and a planetarium all under one roof.

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
Science Museum, Imax, Performance Venue – There is always something happening at the Whitaker. Kids (and adults too) love the Imax and hands on museum.

Ski Roundtop
Skiing, snowboarding and tubing in the winter 100% snowmaking. 16 slopes, 10 lifts, Half Pipe and 3 Terrain parks … and one in the summer – paintball and ropes challenge course.

Nearby Day Trips
If you have day to spend exploring. We can help you map out a short trip to any of these fascinating towns.

Harrisburg (25 minutes)
Visit the most beautiful state capitol building in the USA, ride a River Boat, see great baseball or enjoy gourmet dining. You’ll be amazed at how much Harrisburg has to offer.

Lancaster County/Amish Country (40 minutes)
Step back in time and see life lived more simply. We’ll be happy to help you plan your day(s) here.

Gettysburg (60 minutes)
Exactly an hour from the farm, a visit to Gettysburg will stay with you a very long time.

York (45 minutes)
The factory tour capitol of the East. Harley Davidson is everyone’s favorite but there are also several others.

Carlisle (40 minutes
Visit the Army War College or spend the day antiquing. The quaint town of Carlisle has a lot to offer.

Lebanon (30 minutes)
Tour a bologna factory or enjoy a true country fair.

Mt. Gretna (30 minutes)
Wonderful summer concerts and theater in the round. This little village is favorite of ours.

Bed, Breakfast and Biking lists bike-friendly B & B’s and inns along or near the bike trails and byways throughout the state. The innkeepers along the bike trails offer hospitality and respite for travelers. They will be happy to help you plan a trip using their B&B as a base or as one of several stops on your biking (or hiking) vacation.

Colleges

Our area is home to several truly excellent schools. Students, parents and visitors to the area will find the sites below very informative. Be sure to check for their concert and lecture series.

For the Grownups – Wineries, Golf and Casinos

Wineries
Create your own off the beaten track excursion and visit the wineries of Central PA. We suggest stopping first At West Hanover, a very tiny winery just 4 miles from the Farm. The friendly owner loves what he creates and is happy to tell you about it. Depending on your time frame the next closest vineyard is Nissley about 25 to 30 minutes from the farm. Their Chambourcin is a favorite of ours.  From there you can head to Naylor and Mason Dixon across the Susquehanna River in York County a delightful drive for quite delightful wines

Or

Continue your tour through the Amish Countryside of Lancaster County with stops at Lancaster County and Twin Brooks wineries.
You’ll find The Pennsylvania Wines site http://www.pennsylvaniawine.com is also very helpful in planning your visits. Did you know Pennsylvania is the 4 largest grape producer in the US and has the 5th highest number of wineries?

Golf
Looking for a few hours of fun and challenge. The region offers some suberb courses very close to our Hershey Bed and Breakfast.
Vist GolfLink.com for a comprehensive list of golf courses in the Hershey area. We list them by proximity to Hershey, including courses in neighboring cities. Award-winning golf courses are noted. Click on the course name to view more information on the course, including reviews and tournaments. For more golf courses in this region of Pennsylvania, You can choose a city from the their extensive city listings.

Casino
Try your luck at the new Hollywood Casino.

 

 

  • Anniversary Celebration

    Mark that special date with this lovely celebration package. We’ll have champagne or sparkling cider with keepsake toasting flutes, a beautiful bouquet of roses and a personalized cake for two waiting in the room. Plus Rose petals strewn on the bed for that added romantic touch!
    Be sure to let us know the preferred flavor, colors and inscription for the cake.
    $115 plus tax

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  • Honeymoon Dreams

    Perfect for Special Anniversaries Too

    This romantic package may be added for $115 plus tax
    We thought of every detail to make the first night of the rest of your lives together as special as possible. From the romantic glow of the room’s special lighting to the warmth of the fireplace and comfort of the Jacuzzi. The stage is set for memories. And we add the extras, including:

    • Champagne or sparkling cider for two with keepsake toasting flutes
    • Delectable chocolate covered strawberries
    • A dozen roses in your choice of color
    • Silk rose petals strewn on your king sized bed

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  • Babymoon Pampering

    Enjoy this very special time together before the arrival of your little one with these thoughtful extras. Chilled sparkling cider with keepsake flutes, a beautiful bouquet of roses, chocolate covered strawberries, a gift basket of bath treats for the Mother to be and a darling stuffed horse for your baby (choose either a pink or blue t-shirt for the horse)
    $150 plus tax

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  • Therapeutic Massages

    Schedule a relaxing massage in your room with a nationally certified and licensed therapist. Indulge in a 60 minute massage without ever leaving your room. Allow your stress and tension to melt away in the hands of a professionally trained massage therapist. Couple Massages available. In room massages are not available in Roman Canon, Serendipity or Sea Gift rooms.
    $100 per hour

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  • Chilled Champagne or Sparkling Cider

    Add a bit of sparkle to the evening with chilled champagne or sparkling cider waiting in your room. Westwynd keepsake toasting flutes help preserve the memories. If you prefer cider, please add a note to your reservation. – $50.00

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  • Wine & Roses

    Just $60 plus tax
    Any get away can be made just a little more special with the addition of champagne for two and a dozen roses.

    Add keepsake toasting flutes for $20 more …and be prepared to be kissed.

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  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

    Made fresh in our kitchen, just before your arrival, this very special treat is sure to please. At least bakers dozen for just $25.

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  • Birthday Love

    Add to any room for $90
    Celebrate your special someone’s special day. We make it so easy to delight them. This packages comes complete with:

    • Champagne or sparkling cider for two with keepsake toasting flutes
    • A dozen roses in your choice of color
    • A special personalized cake for two in your choice of colors with candles of course. We can have it waiting in your room or presented with a kazoo fanfare at breakfast.

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  • Gift Baskets

    Pre-Packaged Baskets start at $35
    Customized Baskets start at $50 depending on size and content
    What lovely surprise!! Leave it to us to have the perfect basket of lotions, potions and other goodies in a unique basket waiting on the bed for your loved one, or customize a basket with your own selection of colors and special treats.

    Please note because of the personalization, all packages must be ordered 3 weeks in advance and are non-refundable. You will be charged for the item(s) at the time of purchase.

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  • For Our Younger Guests

    … or for the young at heart!

    Add to any room for  –  $30 per child plus tax
    Presented in a gift basket -Willie or Wendy – the Westwynd stuffed horse, a Westwynd t-shirt, a keepsake Westwynd snowflake Christmas ornament. Help feed the animals and earn an official Westwynd workers certificate. Please choose Pink or Navy for the t-shirt and let us know what size you prefer. $35.00 plus tax

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  • hershey bed and breakfast willie

    Willie or Wendy Westwynd

    One of our delightful stuffed horses can be waiting on the bed to greet you. They are well trained, completely housebroken and ready to be cuddled. They wear either Pink or Navy T-shirts. Let us know which you prefer.
    $12 plus tax

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  • Everything Hershey

    We are happy to put together a packet of discount tickets for the Hershey Attractions and have them waiting for you on arrival. We do our best to get you the best discounts available and provide them to you at our costs. Ticket prices are subject to change each season, and year. Because we are unable to return them, pre-purchased tickets are non refundable. Let us know what interests you…

    • Amusement Park
    • Antique Auto Museum
    • Gardens
    • Museum
    • Zoo
    • Civil War Museum, Harrisburg
    • Indian Echo Caverns

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  • Reunion Specials

    We understand how challenging it can be to plan all the many details of a get together of family or friends. Perhaps we can ease your mind with some of the details:

    • Welcome Dessert Reception on your arrival night (or whenever you choose)
    $10 per person plus tax and 15% gratuity
    Non-alcoholic punch, coffee and hot tea, iced tea, personalized sheet cake, and ice cream.

    • Keepsake T-Shirts
    $15 person plus tax plus $20 screen charge
    Quality T-Shirts with Westwynd Inn logo and your personalization. Your choice of color and a selection of sizes.

    • Family Barbecue
    $25 per person plus tax and gratuity
    We’ll put out the volleyball net, frisbees and horse shoes. You supply the happy people! Then enjoy your day with family, fun and food. Food includes hamburgers and hot dogs, baked beans, fresh corn (in season), lots of side dishes and sumptuous desserts. Drinks include lemonade, iced tea and other beverages.

    Please call us so that we can discuss your special plans in detail and help you create a memorable event.

    Reunion SpecialsWe understand how challenging it can be to plan all the many details of a get together of family or friends. Perhaps we can ease your mind with some of the details:

    • Welcome Dessert Reception on your arrival night (or whenever you choose)
    $10 per person plus tax and 15% gratuity
    Non-alcoholic punch, coffee and hot tea, iced tea, personalized sheet cake, and ice cream.

    • Keepsake T-Shirts
    $15 person plus tax plus $20 screen charge
    Quality T-Shirts with Westwynd Inn logo and your personalization. Your choice of color and a selection of sizes.

    • Family Barbecue
    $20 per person plus tax and 15% gratuity
    We’ll put out the volleyball net, frisbees and horse shoes. You supply the happy people! Then enjoy your day with family, fun and food. Food includes hamburgers and hot dogs, baked beans, fresh corn (in season), lots of side dishes and sumptuous desserts. Drinks include lemonade, iced tea and other beverages.

    Book Online