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Beautiful meandering Swatara Creek surrounded by lush landscaping

Kayaking the Swatara Creek Water Trail

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…

Civil war cannon in the grass amidst a sunset sky

Your Guide to the National Civil War Museum

The Civil War – three infamous words that have transcended time – reminds Americans, and all humankind, about the disastrous consequences of war. What’s more, this tragic event in American history wasn’t that long ago in the grand stream of time – ending just 156 years ago. And yet, there are still many lessons to…

Powdered lemon cookies with cup of lemonade and slices of fresh lemon

Recipe for Sweet and Tasty Lemon Cookies

This recipe for sweet and tasty lemon cookies is a “go-to” during the summer months. Plus, they are so easy to make! They taste absolutely wonderful with a tall glass of iced tea! We hope you enjoy them!   INGREDIENTS: 1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix 2 eggs ⅓ cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon…

Man playing cymbal covered in flower, which sprays everywhere when he hits the cymbal

Live Concerts and Shows in Hershey PA in 2021

We are looking forward to this summer’s concert series! No doubt, after a year and half of canceled events, you are too. Whether you’re a nearby resident or planning a weekend or midweek getaway, Hershey is the place to be. So, get ready for some toe tapping, boot scootin’ and belly laughing fun this year!…

Quiche on the table

Cherry Burst Tomato & Mozzarella Frittata Recipe

This delicious and savory Cherry Burst Tomato & Mozzarella Frittata recipe is from our very own Chef Daniel Person at the Inn at Westwynd Farm. Enjoy a taste of Westwynd Farm in your own kitchen! INGREDIENTS Butter for greasing baking dish 12 eggs 1 tsp. hot sauce (optional) Pinch of Kosher salt 1 lb. cherry…

Beautiful red painted covered bridge in Pennsylvania

Lancaster County Covered Bridges – All You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered why covered bridges appeal to so many people? Namely, their history and charming location. To tour old and charming covered bridges, Pennsylvania is the place to go. Pennsylvania boasts the most of any state in the US. And you’ll find many in beautiful Lancaster County, well-known as Amish country, making it…

Couple kayaking down the river surrounded by lush greenery

Unique Ways to See Hershey PA

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…

Blue and black butterfly feeding on yellow and pink flowers

Your Guide to Beautiful Hershey Gardens in Hershey PA

In addition to many sweet somethings in Hershey, you will also find sweet flowers. Here’s your guide to beautiful Hershey Gardens in Hershey PA to enjoy during your next trip to Hershey, PA. Book your stay at the charming and cozy Inn at Westwynd Farm for the perfect getaway. Like many places in Hershey, PA,…

Beautiful hiking trail through dense trees

14 Top Hiking Trails in Central PA

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…

Rows of chocolate truffles

Chocolate & More Sweet Treat Trail in Hershey and Harrisburg PA

You may be wondering, what on earth do chocolate and sweets have in common with Bingo. Here in Hershey… a LOT! The Chocolate & More Sweet Treat Trail in Hershey and Harrisburg, PA has turned chocolate and sweet shops into a Bingo game – fun (and tasty) for a romantic getaway for two! While the…