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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…

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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…

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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!…

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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…

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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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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…

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10 Fun Ways to Enjoy a New Year 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 entertainment, we will be waiting for you with open arms to help make your stay an extraordinary one. Here are 10 fun ways to…

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16 Top Restaurants Near Hershey PA

Dining out in and around the Hershey area is an experience to remember. Here, you will discover flavors ranging from American and BBQ to French and Italian with plenty of craft breweries and award-winning wineries along the way. During your next visit, be sure to take along this guide to 16 top restaurants near Hershey,…

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Relax Reunite and Retreat in Hershey PA at Westwynd Farm

Are you and your family looking for the perfect place to reunite? Perhaps you need to plan an important business meeting; maybe you’re trying to find a peaceful place to host a religious retreat. Look no further! Relax, reunite and retreat in Hershey, PA at Westwynd Farm. We specialize in preparing every detail to make…

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Fresh Spring Green Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

Lettuce is a springtime favorite, especially romaine. Romaine is a variety of lettuce with sturdy dark green leaves and firm ribs down their centers. Commonly used in Caesar salad, romaine lettuce is commonly used in North America because of it’s year-round availability in supermarkets. We hope you enjoy this fresh spring green salad with poppy…