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9 Fun Ways to Enjoy a New Years Getaway in Hershey PA

The New Year is just around the corner. Whether you choose to just relax with us here at The Inn at Westwynd Farm, or explore the area’s fun activities, attractions and entertainments, we will be waiting for you with open arms to help make your celebration an extraordinary one. As you plan your new year…

Golden brown, juicy roasted turkey surrounded by greenery and fresh orange slices

All-American Turkey with Harvest Stuffing

Please enjoy a taste of Westwynd Farm this holiday season with our delicious Thanksgiving turkey with harvest stuffing recipe… from our home to yours. INGREDIENTS Giblet Broth Giblets and neck from turkey 1 Cup extra giblets 3-½ Cups chicken broth Harvest Stuffing 2 lb well-spiced bulk turkey sausage 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 4 cups chopped…

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Fresh Baked Apple Crisp Recipe

Thanks to grocery stores, you can find apples all year long and enjoy this delicious and classic recipe at any time. However, nothing reminds us of the autumn season better than the aroma and taste of a heartwarming and comforting apple crisp. Whether you choose to have it for breakfast, as a snack, or even…

Horse-driven Amish buggies driving down a rolling country road

5 Fun Ways to Experience Amish Country

About 45 minutes southeast of the Inn at Westwynd Farm lies a divine world. There, life has a peaceful rhythm, and those who reside there find harmony with nature and old-world tradition. You know you have entered Lancaster County when you slow down to drive through a covered bridge, and a horse and buggy awaits…

Table topped with assorted wine glasses, fruit, cheeses and breads for tasting

3 Vineyards in Hershey-Harrisburg PA Worth Visiting

The Inn at Westwynd Farm, located just 25 minutes from Harrisburg, is ideal for a getaway. We are near a plethora of activities from museums and parks to restaurants and wineries and beyond. For all you wine lovers, whether you love trying new varietals or sipping old favorites, be sure to set out and explore…

Barrel full of red apples in the grass along with fallen leaves in the fall

7 Fall Activities Near Hershey and Harrisburg PA

Our region of Central Pennsylvania is wonderful to visit all year long as activities abound both indoors and out. However, fall is certainly in a class of it’s own. If you’re looking for fall fun amidst a backdrop of autumn hues, blue skies, and fresh air, then you’ve found it! Here’s your guide to 7…

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5 Ways to See Fall Foliage Near Hershey and Harrisburg PA

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…

Plate of baked salmon with crispy topping crust and drizzled honey

Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard and Pecan Panko Crust

Friends, this baked salmon with a honey mustard and pecan Panko crust is delicious and crunchy, but it takes just 20 minutes to make. Yet, it’s also elegant enough to serve company. If available, be sure to use local raw honey, like Milk & Honey Farm in Harrisburg, PA. By Jennifer Segal, adapted from Betsy…

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…

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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…