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Read Local!

If you’re looking for a brand new book to read on your getaway, here at Swiss Woods Bed and Breakfast, pick up your next favorite title at Aaron’s Books. Aaron’s Books is an independently owned bookstore in the heart of downtown Lititz. I had the opportunity to correspond over email with Todd Dickinson, the owner…

Audience in a theater

All New Fun at Sight & Sound!

If you’re looking for an exceptional experience right here in Lancaster, look no further than Sight & Sound Theaters, located right off of Route 30 in Ronks. Sight & Sound is a theater company that creates truly magical, show-stopping productions of classic Bible stories. Past shows have included Daniel, Ruth, Noah, and the Creation story.…

Lapp Up the Best Ice Cream in Amish Country

The best ice cream in Lancaster County hides in a family farm in New Holland. Half an hour away from Swiss Woods Bed and Breakfast, Lapp Valley Farm is a dairy farm-turned ice cream shop. Lapp Valley sells fresh milk, cream, and ice cream made from their own Jersey cows. Enjoy fresh strawberry ice cream in…

Faire Family Fun

Every year we look forward to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The Faire invites you to go back in time with Renaissance-themed food and entertainment. Dress up and spend the day with jesters, jousters, and jugglers every weekend from August 1- October 25. Located at the stunning Mount Hope Estate, the Faire has acre after acre…

Technicolor Tourism in Lancaster County

  There is a lot to see here in Lancaster County. You could sightsee every weekend of the year and still miss out on some of the area’s best kept secrets. But, one of our most unmissable attractions is the Fulton Theater in Lancaster City. The Fulton has put on some of Broadway’s biggest musicals: Les Miserables, A…

From Golf to Gardens: Summer at Swiss Woods

Can you believe it’s already the middle of June? We spent a long winter relaxing by the fire and watching foot after foot of snow fall. But now, it’s summer at Swiss Woods. One of the first big events in the area is the Women’s Open, over at the Lancaster Country Club. The tournament is…

Greenhouses abound around Lititz PA!

April and now May signal planting time at our Lititz Bed and Breakfast. I love tomatoes and I especially love the heirloom varieties. My sister starts seeds from her Howard German tomatoes, a huge meaty plum shaped tomato,  and shares them with me but I love variety, so a visit to my favorite heirloom greenhouse…

A great place for a special dinner in Lancaster PA

A HIDDEN GEM IN LANCASTER PA!   Don’t you love it when you discover a hidden gem that has been in plain sight all the time?  That’s what happened the other night when I joined two girlfriends for a long overdue girl’s night out for supper.  Having lived in Lancaster PA  for a long time,…