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A Bed and Breakfast is the perfect way to visit Lancaster County

Every year Werner and I host a group of Swiss Farmers. They arrive after touring through New England and Canada and Lancaster County is the last stop on their trip. We are always challenged with showing them the best of the area and it serves as a wonderful opportunity for us to evaluate all that…

Outdoors at a Lititz Bed and Breakfast

So often when talking about the Inn we forget to mention the truly spectacular setting that Swiss Woods enjoys. 35 acres of bliss as one of our recent guests put it. Overlooking Speedwell Forge Lake and bordering on state conservation land not only affords us a very quiet setting, but a wide variety of outdoor…

Lititz Bed and Breakfast is a better way to stay!

Homemade root beer and short cake Memorial Day in Lititz is past and we are now officially into summer.I, for one, love summer, the warmth, the farmers markets, roadside stands, and all the special events that pop up all over the countryside.  In keeping with a current national bed and breakfast promotion called “A Better Way…

Swiss Woods, crown of Lititz Gardens

Every spring as the daffodils just take our breath away and then give way to the staggering variety of spring flowers and plants, I am just astounded at what all grows in the Swiss Woods gardens.  Today the early daylilys are blooming profusely, the rhododendrons are loaded down with the brightest pink and purple blooms, Jack in the pulpits in…

Lancaster County PA, Greenhouses galore!

Spring is in full swing in Lititz and it is time to turn our attention to the gardens. How fun is that! Every year I am astounded at the number of greenhouses scattered all over Lancaster County. One close to us here at Swiss Woods specializes in geraniums and produces more than a million a…

Lititz Quilt Shop, in northern Lancaster County

With March just around the corner and masses of quilters descending on Lancaster County for the annual Americans Quilters Show (March 16-19) I thought it would be appropriate to highlight a real hidden gem here on the outskirts of Lititz.  Weaver’s Dry Goods is housed in an unassuming building along Brubaker Valley Road less than…

Lititz Fire and Ice, Quilt Shows and more

One of the joys of a small town is being able to enjoy a wide variety of festivals. Fire and Ice is one of those and the first Lititz event to kick off the year. There are many more as you can see on our event schedule at the bottom of the blog. Fire and…

Snow Geese migrate through Lancaster County

Early February is just around the corner and while we look forward to it as a month of romance, chocolate and roaring fireplaces, it is also a wonderful nature month. Every year the migration of the snow geese takes place starting in the second half of January. The distinctive calls of the Tundra Swans and…