Weekend Getaway: Ephrata Farmhouse
The Hertzog Homestead Bed & Breakfast has been in business since 1786.
470 W. Metzler Road, Ephrata, Pa.
(717) 201-4893, www.hertzoghomestead.com
Drive time: 1 hour
The scoop: This gray-limestone farmhouse has been in innkeeper Scott Metzler’s family since 1786. Many of the antiques that fill the four suite B&B have been passed down through generations.
Amenities: All suites have a kitchenette with a refrigerator and microwave. The Hertzog Suite has a garden Jacuzzi, a fireplace and a private patio. Guests can enjoy a massage or another therapeutic treatment at the on-site Spa Cottage.
Don’t miss: A guided tour of Ephrata Cloister, where you’ll learn the fascinating history of one of America’s earliest religious communities. On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 26, a Candlelight Open House features crafters, live music and light refreshments.