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5 Ways to See Fall Foliage Near Hershey and Harrisburg PA

Pennsylvania park with creek and waterfall surrounding by trees in autumn hues

Central Pennsylvania is a nature-lover’s paradise, but during the fall months, everywhere you look is a piece of art. Just imagine thousands upon thousands of trees gradually changing to various shades of gold, amber, burnt orange, crimson, and auburn. What’s more, our winding county roads, rolling hills, rivers, streams, and state parks create the perfect…

Kayaking the Swatara Creek Water Trail

Beautiful meandering Swatara Creek surrounded by lush landscaping

In this time of uncertainty, one thing is certain. We all must take time to get away from the stresses of life to enjoy quality time with the ones we love. Getting away does just that, offering new sights, sounds, smells, and a vital opportunity to pause and reset. One great way is kayaking. Imagine…

Unique Ways to See Hershey PA

Couple kayaking down the river surrounded by lush greenery

If you’ve been to Hershey PA before, then you’ve no doubt enjoyed the incredibly beautiful landscape no matter the season. If this is your first time, then you’re in for a real treat. Rolling hills, scenic valleys and majestic rivers create the perfect backdrop for nature enthusiasts and outdoorsmen. We’ve gathered together some unique ways…

14 Top Hiking Trails in Central PA

Beautiful hiking trail through dense trees

Central Pennsylvania is truly a hiking- and nature-lover’s paradise. If you’ve not been here before, you’re in for a real treat. Nature abounds thanks to the Susquehanna River and Blue Mountain Ridge, part of the great Appalachian Mountains. The rolling terrain and valleys, abundance of trees, and mild climate creates the ideal environment for outdoor…

A Sweet Hershey Staycation

horses grazing in a pasture

Have some peace of mind and get away on a relaxing staycation at our Hershey bed and breakfast. There is no need to travel far for adventure when there is so much to do right here in Hershey. Fill your days with fun activities, or keep your schedule clear and just unwind in a peaceful…

Snow on the Ground – Can Skiing Be Far Behind?

On Saturday 10/29 we had the biggest October snowfall on record. The long-range forecast is calling for a snowy winter and we are off to a great start! As many of our guests at The Inn at Westwynd Farm know, we are avid skiers. We don’t want the beautiful fall season to be over too…

Bring Your Bikes

For us, there is nothing better than to head out for a long leisurely bike ride on a crisp fall day. Our area is just full of wonderful trails and rides. When time is short, we enjoy a few nice little 6-8 mile loops near The Inn at Westwynd Farm. There are even some good hills to…

Is this the Coolest Spot in Hershey?

When the temperature hits the 90’s, we know just what to do. We head for Indian Echo Caverns, located along the beautiful Swatara Creek. It’s a refreshing 52 degrees all year long.  Travel less than 10 minutes from The Inn at Westwynd Farm and you can experience a fantastic journey of geological wonders – sparkling…

Another Little Gem – The Butterfly House at Hershey Gardens

If you’re looking for a quiet thrill during your stay at The Inn at Westwynd Farm in Hershey, nothing can match the light touch of a graceful butterfly as it lands ever so softly on your shoulder. It’s almost magical. We make sure our summer doesn’t end without a visit to the Butterfly House at…

ZooAmerica – A Sweet Treat for Animal Lovers

At The Inn at Westwynd Farm we think a trip to Hershey is just not complete without a visit to Hersheypark’s ZooAmerica. It’s the perfect place to get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals, as well as some that you may not know so well. It’s home to over 200 animals…