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It’s the Season For Romantic Getaways in Pennsylvania

Select Registry - November 17, 2022

Snuggle In With Your Sweetheart

champagne and chocolate covered strawberries to enjoy during your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania

Is there ever a bad time to plan romantic getaways in Pennsylvania? We don’t think so – and the moment you experience the romantic luxury of the Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts in Pennsylvania, we think you’ll agree! Though there truly isn’t a bad time to treat your sweetheart to romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, there is something special about the quiet, reflective months of winter. 

You’ll find a diverse network of Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, and boutique hotels within Select Registry’s portfolio of properties, all of which are well-suited to romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. Whether you’re looking to elevate an upcoming special occasion or just want to do something special this winter, there are several great places to get away. 

Plan your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania to cities like Philadephia or Pittsburgh, and retreat to the gorgeous Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, where you’ll find fun destinations like Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, or New Hope.

Enjoy romantic mountain getaways in the Poconos Mountains, or explore the vast rural expanses of Amish Country and beyond throughout interior Pennsylvania. Truly, the world is your oyster regarding romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, and you’ll soon see it’s impossible to go wrong. 

There’s a lot to love about all the possibilities when it comes to romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. Still, it starts with exquisite hospitality at one of Select Registry’s Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfasts. Each property offers a unique experience, including warm hospitality, exceptional attention to detail, high-end accommodations and amenities, and an unforgettable authentic experience in this incredible state. 

If you’re ready to plan unforgettable romantic getaways in Pennsylvania this winter, it’s time to learn more about our top-rated Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfasts

Couple celebrating a babymoon and other romantic getaways in Pennsylvania

Romantic Getaways in Pennsylvania

As we mentioned, there are many wonderful places for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. We think it’s far less important where you go for your romantic getaways in Pennslvania, provided you have a comfortable place to stay and your favorite person by your side. 

Even so, there are several popular areas for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. This list isn’t comprehensive, but we’ve narrowed it down to four romantic destinations around the state:  Philadelphia for an urban escape, a historically charming retreat in Lehigh Valley, a romantic mountain getaway in the Poconos Mountains, and a rural vacation in the popular Dutch County area of Pennsylvania.

We’ll cover each of these romantic getaways in Pennsylvania in more detail below, including why it makes a good choice. First, we’ll start with two more urban escapes before going further into Pennsylvania’s rural countryside.


What could be more romantic than a few days in the City of Brotherly Love & Sisterly Affection? Urban areas like Philadelphia offer various attractions and things to do, which can be a fun way to insert some adventure into your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. In a city with so much culture and history, along with plenty of great restaurants to enjoy, it’s no wonder Philadelphia is a popular destination for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. 

Winter is a wonderful time to browse the city’s top-rated museums, including the Barnes Foundation, which is home to one of the world’s greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist & modern art, or the equally impressive Philadelphia Museum of Art. Enjoy some old-fashioned winter fun at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, walk along the iconic Boathouse Row, or take in a gorgeous sunset from the Cherry Street Pier

Explore Philadelphia’s past at Fonthill Castle before grabbing a bite to eat at one of the best Philadelphia restaurants, followed by a fabulous nightcap as you enjoy the city after dark. There are many ways to enjoy romantic getaways in Philadelphia, and there’s a sensational Philadelphia Bed and Breakfast from which to launch your adventure.

Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, home to popular towns like New Hope, Easton, and Bethlehem, has long been a popular destination for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. These charming small towns offer a nice escape from major metropolitan areas but still provide all the amenities you crave during your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania.

New Hope is one of the most popular romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, and it’s easy to see why. The town is quaint and historic, filled with fantastic restaurants, wineries, and several things to do year-round. Walk hand in hand up and down New Hope’s Main Street, and whisk yourselves off to a cozy, romantic retreat in this beautiful town. 

In nearby Easton, you’ll find another charming spot for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. Have some fun at the Crayola Experience, explore the Easton Public Market, visit local museums, and otherwise enjoy the charms of this quiet town, located at the confluence of the Deleware and Lehigh Rivers. 

Next, marvel at the collision of old and new in charming Bethlehem, once home to the Bethlehem Steel Corporation and today’s Bethlehem SteelStacks. The city’s revitalization in the post-steel era has been remarkable. It is what made it one of the best destinations for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania today. It’s also one of the best places in the state to enjoy the holidays. With a nickname like Christmas City; it’s no wonder it made our list as one of the best romantic getaways in Pennsylvania this winter.

A couple drinking wine by the fire during their romantic getaways in Pennsylvania

More Great Romantic Destinations

As wonderful as cities like Philadephia, Bethlehem, and New Hope are, it’s also wonderful to get away from what can sometimes be crowded destinations and retreat to a rural paradise.  The next two popular destinations for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania focus on exactly that! 

Poconos Mountains

The Pocono Mountains, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, are one of the most charming destinations for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, if not the entire east coast. It’s long held the title of the best place for romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, loved by people eloping, celebrating honeymoons and other special occasions, and just looking for beautiful places to get away. With unbeatable scenery and plenty of things to do, it’s easy to see why!

There’s an incredible range of things to do in the Poconos Mountains during your romantic getaways in Pennylvania, including hiking biking, waterfalls, boating, fishing, and more. In the winter, this gorgeous area transforms into a winter wonderland filled with opportunities for skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and other snow sports.

Throughout the region, you’ll also find plenty of quaint mountain towns and plenty of breathtaking scenery to enjoy. If you’re looking for more great recommendations for things to do in the Poconos Mountains this winter, refer to our guide to this incredible destination! It’s truly a gorgeous a fun area to get cozy and connected with your sweetheart! 

Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country

Our final choice for the top romantic getaways in Pennsylvania is the Dutch Country Area, which encompasses the popular towns of Lancaster, Hershey, Reading, and more. This gorgeous, rural part of the state is home to one of the oldest Amish communities in the country and offers a fantastic range of things to do. 

Dutch Country – also commonly known as Lancaster County – is perfect for couples looking to slow down, reconnect, and enjoy some quiet time together. When you do want a little more during your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania, the cities in this part of the state offer plenty of excitement, attractions, restaurants, and other things to do. 

If you enjoy exploring quaint, historic towns, consider visiting places like EphrataLititzMount JoyManheim and Elizabethtown, all of which have an interesting mix of art galleries, shops, restaurants, and more to enjoy. There’s also some spectacular antiquing in this part of the state.

The city of Lancaster is the place to go for those modern amenities you crave during your romantic getaways in Pennsylvania. It has a hip and trendy vibe to it and is home to a fantastic array of art galleries and museums, restaurants, shopping, cultural attractions, and so much more. When you need a little peace and quiet and a break from the city, spend your days driving through the beautiful countryside, visiting Amish farms

As you can see, there is a diverse array of romantic getaways in Pennsylvania just waiting for you. It may be cold outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the best of this amazing state. Partner with Select Registry, and you’ll wind up at some of the best places to stay in Pennsylvania, all of which will leave you wanting more.  What are you waiting for? Book your room at one of our Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfasts today. 

Best Places to Stay Near Philadelphia

Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast

Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast enthusiastically embraces every aspect of classic hospitality and modern luxury. Located among Philadelphia’s largest collection of Victorian homes, Cornerstone is situated perfectly between city sights and nature. Cornerstone borders the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, as well as the Museum District and 35 miles of Pennsylvania’s most beautiful trails. Hundreds of world-class dining options are well within walking distance.

Eric & Jill will warmly welcome you with unmatched personal care. They bring a guest-centered, customized level of service that traditionally is reserved for dear friends and cherished family. This Philadelphia bed & breakfast allows our guests to experience the modern equivalent of luxury once enjoyed by Philadelphia’s best families in any of our six uniquely designed rooms, with an overabundance of sights, experiences and activities in the surrounding city.

Best Places to Stay in the Lehigh Valley

The Inn at Bowman's Hill

The inn has 4 rooms and 4 suites, all with luxurious private bathrooms (3 with steam showers!), oversized heated whirlpools, king-size feather beds, and fireplaces. Heated pool and hot tub with panoramic views of the grounds open April to mid- October.

Rates include a multi-course, gourmet breakfast cooked to preference by a resident chef. Optional in-suite massage service. Eclectic and non-conformist, New Hope is known for its history and close association with the arts, offering year-round Equity theater productions, live music venues 7 nights a week and a range of dining options … the ideal backdrop for an activity-filled, romantic getaway. Welcome!

The Sayre Mansion

Located in the heart of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sayre Mansion is the Lehigh Valley’s premier urban inn. Robert Sayre, town icon and entrepreneur, lived in the charming mansion. Guests who stay at the Inn receive a glimpse of the charm and elegance of the past.

Beautifully restored, this Bethlehem, Pennsylvania bed and breakfast features luxurious comfort in each of the 23 guest rooms and suites. With easy access to the attractions and activities of the Lehigh Valley and conveniently located within blocks of Lehigh University, St. Luke’s Hospital, Historic Downtown Bethlehem, the Revitalized Southside Shopping District and the Wind Creek Casino.

Best Places to Stay in the Poconos

Hotel Fauchere

Founded in 1852 by Delmonico’s Master Chef Louis Fauchere, the Hotel Fauchere was operated by the Fauchere family for 124 years. After a total restoration, the hotel today features 16 casually elegant guest rooms, with marble baths, contemporary technology, and premium amenities in the heart of Milford, Pennsylvania’s National Historic District.

The Hotel Fauchere serves as the nexus for the region’s culturally vibrant arts community, including annual festivals.

Hotel Anthracite

A contemporary hotel featuring refined accommodations and all the amenities of today while offering a nod to the past. Hotel Anthracite pays tribute to the area’s history through its name and décor.

Guest rooms are ultra-comfortable, and the hotel is conveniently located near Scranton, the Lackawanna Valley, and the Endless Mountains Region. The property includes a scenic outdoor courtyard, Kol Steakhouse, and Gravity Hall, one of the largest event spaces in the area.

The French Manor Inn & Spa

Modeled after a chateau in the south of France, Joseph Hirshhorn created a private retreat in Pennsylvania where he could enjoy the solitude of the mountains and the serenity of “Mother Nature.” The accommodations and cuisine are unmatched in the area. At the French Manor, old world charm and furnishings are seamlessly joined with all the modern conveniences.

Le Spa Forêt at the French Manor invites guests to enjoy restful and all natural spa treatments, an indoor salt-water pool and hot tub, and fitness room. Guests will feel a sense of peace and contentment while enjoying all the added amenities the spa will offer. The French Manor has been a proud recipient of AAA’s four-diamond award for both the restaurant and accommodations for the past 13 consecutive years. 

Ledges Hotel

Settled between the flourishing natural beauty of rock ledges and Paupack High Falls, Ledges Hotel is a luxury historic hotel in Hawley, Pennsylvania affording modern conveniences without sparing its rustic charm. A Pocono hotel built in 1890, this Federal-style structure was originally built for the John S. O’Connor Glass Factory, illustrating the deep culture and heritage of the area’s manufacturing industry.

Passionate for maintaining its aesthetic and historic integrity, Ledges Hotel celebrates its legacy to the community, blending its contemporary sustainable design with its vibrant natural landscape. Featuring a variety of guestrooms, refined dining, a picturesque backdrop for meetings and events, and exciting recreational activities nearby, this unique hotel is a treasured retreat.

The Settlers Inn

Rest your head and ease your careworn soul at the Settlers Inn, an authentic 1920′s Arts & Crafts Lodge in Hawley, Pennsylvania, the small downtown that serves the Lake Wallenpaupack region of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Guests experience the amenities of a Bed and Breakfast along with an award-winning Farm to Table Restaurant that is the cornerstone of the inn.
Whether dining outdoors in the summer months or beside the massive fireplace in the Chestnut Tavern, one will always find a relaxing place to gather here. The twenty-three room Inn sits on six acres of land surrounded by artfully designed gardens and bordered by the Lackawaxen River and woodlands that contain a portion of the old Delaware & Hudson Canal. It is a place to call home while exploring the many outdoor adventures of the Delaware Highlands Region.

Best Places to Stay near Dutch County

The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village

magine the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing, romantic couples’ getaway, or the ideal location for a shopping adventure with friends. In the heart of one of the nation’s richest agricultural districts lies a little village where time stands still and you can hear the rhythmic clip-clop of the horse and buggies traveling down Main Street.

Our unique property offers the opportunity to stay in one of our Historic Main House rooms, Country Homestead suites or one of our Grand suites with Jacuzzi tub for 2. Once you’ve settled into this serene environment, allow us to tempt you with a relaxing spa service at our onsite Spa.

Historic Smithton Inn

The Historic Smithton Inn is a charming property that was originally a tavern/stage coach stop built in 1763. The location offers terrific accessibility for guests to explore all the diverse attractions available throughout Lancaster County. Just about everything that guests want to visit during their Amish Country vacation is within 20 minutes or less.

All our guest rooms combine the warmth of a working fireplace, locally crafted furniture and hand-sewn quilts with modern amenities like a flat-screen TV/DVD player, wireless internet access, and individual climate control.  The towels are plush and the bedding is oh-so-wonderful!

The South Mountain Inn

The South Mountain Inn Bed and Breakfast offers a quiet natural setting for guests to pause and connect with themselves or someone important in their lives.

The inn sits on seven acres bordered by mature trees and mountain views. Our guests can enjoy the serenity from the wrap-around porch or on the patio next to a warm fire. For guests that want to explore, the local Reading Pennsylvania area it offers boutique shopping, antiques, music festivals, outdoor adventures, and more.  If you are looking for one of the best places to stay in Reading or Wernersville we would love to have you as a guest.

Annville Inn Bed and Breakfast

Escape to the scenic Annville Inn Bed & Breakfast, a tranquil Hershey bed and breakfast set in the rolling countryside of Central Pennsylvania. With country and mountain vistas,  Annville Inn Bed & Breakfast is the perfect setting for romantic getaways.

Each of our unique guest rooms is decorated with your utmost comfort in mind. After sleeping on our luxurious beds, you will be treated to a delicious candlelit breakfast made from the freshest, local ingredients.  Escape the crowds of tourist areas and come to the quiet countryside where our Inn is nestled in a three-acre botanical garden with sweeping views of the Blue Mountains.

The Londonderry Inn & Estate

Featuring five spacious rooms, The Londonderry Inn is a highly rated Hershey Bed and Breakfast in a renovated pre-Civil War 1840s structure. While still maintaining its irresistible historic charm, its themed rooms range from historic and soothing to culturally distinct and luxurious.

Each morning of your stay includes a delicious, full gourmet breakfast made from fresh and with wholesome ingredients which are locally sourced whenever possible  The Londonderry Inn is also an ideal spot for corporate meetings, retreats, and rehearsal dinners. It offers ample meeting space with a conference room, breakout rooms, a pool table room, and more.

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