Take some time to relax and immerse yourself in nature. The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast is tucked away on 120 acres of private land, full of beautiful views, ample wildlife, and gives you a chance to unwind while enjoying this serene getaway.
From the Speedwell Forge, you can take a short walk to the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania, which is conveniently located on the property. Here you can witness the majesty of rescued, yet wild wolves. For nearly 40 years the Wolf Sanctuary has offered refuge to these beautiful creatures. The owners of the Wolf Sanctuary are devoted to assuring the highest quality of care as well as educating the public about these wolves. If you would like to get up close to these magnificent creatures, tours of the wolf sanctuary are complimentary to guests of Speedwell Forge B&B and are offered throughout the day.
If wolves are not on your agenda, the Speedwell Forge Park has a large variety of wildlife you can find in the diverse habitats found here. Speedwell Forge Park is a birders paradise, with ruffed grouse, wood thrushes, veeries, and several species of woodpeckers seen all throughout the park. Fishing is also a very popular activity, with a wide variety of fish to be caught in the Speedwell Forge lake. When not searching for wildlife take in the majestic landscape, full of beautiful native woodland wildflowers and wetland meadow flowers that are in bloom throughout the year.
All of this is just minutes from the Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast. Spend time during your stay to take in the best of Pennsylvania’s natural beauty that happens to surround this property. Find your bit of tranquility and immerse yourself in all of the natural splendor this area has to offer.
Lititz: ‘America’s Coolest Small Town
The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast is located in Lititz, Pennsylvania, voted ‘America’s coolest small town’ in 2013. This small town has the energy and culture of many large cities, while maintaining an intimate sense of community. Spend some time in the charming downtown area, where you can stroll through Lititz Springs Park or take a historic tour of the Mueller House, which dates back to 1792. While in Lititz make sure to stop at the Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, the oldest pretzel bakery in America. Here you can get a hands on lesson on how to make these tasty pretzels. If you are in the mood for a drink, head to the Bulls Head Public House, to enjoy their extensive international beer selection. End your day in Lititz by picking up some sweet treats at Wilbur Chocolate. An iconic chocolate company that takes ‘bean to bar’ to heart, producing some of the best tasting chocolate in America.
Outside of the town of Lititz you will find outdoor activities that can suit any visitor. Within a short drive you will find 8 professional courses to practice your hole in one, some even offer mini golf for those of us who need a little more practice. After your golf game, head to one of the many wineries in the area offering some of the best wines in Pennsylvania. If you would like to take in the sights head to the countryside where you can horseback ride through the rolling hills of Pennsylvania. Giving you a chance to connect with these beautiful animals and take in the breathtaking views. If you want a little more thrill for your sightseeing venture you can also take to the sky. Lancaster County offers hot air balloon rides as well as helicopter tours for truly unique tours of the area. There is no better way to see the sights than from 500 feet above!
If you would like to venture outside of Lititz, you can take a short drive to some of Pennsylvania’s most popular tourist attractions. A few miles south of Lititz you will find the illustrious Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Spend time experiencing the expansive countryside, unique art and culture, and Pennsylvania Dutch hospitality. Right near the Pennsylvania Dutch Country you will find Plain and Fancy Farm. Here you can take part in the Amish Experience, allowing visitors to participate in tours and interactive experiences to better understand the Amish community. Then heading a few miles north of Lititz, you will discover the infamous Hershey Park where you can take in all the thrills. Hershey park is a part of history, with 110 years experience in family fun. Here you can find something for the whole family with attractions from mild to wild, classic rides, wildlife attractions, a water park, and of course, lots and lots of chocolate.
Take Some Time to Stay In
During your time at the Speedwell Forge B&B it is wise to spend some time inside. This outstanding mansion has been masterfully designed to bring modern comforts and rustic charm together to create a calm and restful stay. Each room is uniquely designed, offering a remarkable place for you to de-stress. High ceilings, marble topped dressers, brick fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and radiant floors are just a few of the options available in the rooms. You can even choose a room with a view of the calming creek on the property. If you are looking for some real privacy the Speedwell Forge has three private cottages, the Whyte House, Paymasters Office, and Summer Kitchen. Each private cottage offers a kitchenette, fireplace, soaking tub, and other cozy amenities that will make you never want to leave. The private bedrooms do not disappoint either. The Boy’s, Bill’s, and Kathryn’s rooms also offer top of the line amenities, private baths, and plush mattresses that are fit for a king.
For more relaxation during your stay, you can schedule an in-room couples massage to fully unravel and disconnect. If you are looking to celebrate, order a dozen roses and a box of Wilbur chocolates straight to your room to enjoy. To top off your stay, your innkeeper can prepare a remarkable, freshly made, breakfast and is able to accommodate any dietary request.
The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast has received accolades from many of their guests, and have maintained their 5 star rating on TripAdvisor for years. All agree that this outstanding mansion is a beautiful, comfortable, and relaxing place to unwind. Find your peace of mind and center yourself during your stay at the Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast. Whether spending time out on the town, connecting with nature, or just spending time relaxing in your room you can’t go wrong with a stay at Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast.
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