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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 weekend break. In fact, our tranquil setting will leave you with a fresh understanding of the value of what recharging will do for your soul. Set out and explore 3 nearby wineries with excellent varieties of this region and enjoy…

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…

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

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…

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…