You don’t have to go far to have the perfect weekend getaway. The Philadelphia area is surrounded by beautiful destinations within a couple of hours driving distance. We put together a list of Bed & Breakfasts that are an easy drive. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a weekend with friends and family or a couple of days of peace and quiet, we have found something for everyone. Check out our full list below.
Great Valley House of Valley Forge
1475 Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA
The Great Valley House of Valley Forge is a historic, 300 year old stone house with 18th century charm. Step back in time and enjoy the founding of our country while discovering the simple pleasures at the Great Valley House. It’s the perfect getaway for a romantic weekend, visiting with friends and family or for social events. The house is a five minute drive to Valley Forge National Park and on-site, guests can enjoy sitting on one of the patios or front porch, the swimming pool and the beauty of nature on the adjacent 20 acres of protected open space.
1525 River Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA
Bridgeton House on the Delaware is a riverfront luxury bed and breakfast inn. It offers beautiful lodging just 20 minutes north of New Hope and is located ninety minutes from NYC and sixty minutes from Philadelphia. Situated on the banks of the Delaware, Bridgeton House is decorated in a sophisticated and artistic style with feather beds, luxury linens, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, private balconies, French doors and river views.
Pennsylvania Dutch Country
After Eight Bed & Breakfast
2942 Lincoln Highway East, Gordonville, PA
Immerse yourself in Pennsylvania Dutch Country attractions at this romantic inn. It’s a circa 1809 Colonial brick home in close proximity to the east of downtown Lancaster. See the working Amish farm right from the backyard or drive the rolling hills through the countryside to explore the wonders of the Amish lifestyle. The B&B is located minutes away from Lancaster shopping, theaters, farmers markets, and the towns of Bird-In-Hand, Intercourse and Strasburg.
The Alden House
62 East Main Street, Lititz, PA
The Alden House is a bed and breakfast in a 1850 Federal style house, located in downtown Lititz. It’s the perfect place for a restful, romantic getaway and a comfortable inn or home-away-from-home. Rock on the front porch and watch life on Main Street.
The Sayre Mansion | Bethlehem, PA
250 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem, PA
The Sayre Mansion offers luxurious accommodations, historic charm and refined services for individuals, travelers and groups. Located in the Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley, the inn offers classic mansion guestrooms and three spacious Carriage House suites. The property displays century old trees and two acres of picturesque grounds. The Sayre Mansion is 90 minutes from NYC, Philadelphia and the Poconos.
Raritan Inn | Califon, NJ
528 County Road 513, Califon, NJ
The Raritan Inn is a historic inn with a restored 1850s barn and 24 acres, with two beautiful waterways and the opportunity to fish or fully experience nature’s beauty. The five-room bed and breakfast will be your home away from home, whether you prefer to relax in privacy, explore the countryside or walk through the charming small towns.
The Shore | Belmar, NJ
The Inn at the Shore
301 Fourth Avenue, Belmar, NJ
The Inn at the Shore has been around since 1880 and has been a favorite of visitors for its warmth, convenience and hospitality. The Inn is located 2 blocks from Belmar’s beautiful beach and boardwalk, and close to Main Street’s great restaurants, shopping and nightlife. It’s a great getaway or gathering for family and friends.
The Tandem Bike Inn
603 Tenth Avenue, Belmar, NJ
The Tandem Bike Inn offers eight newly renovated rooms with private baths, HD TVs with free movie channels, refrigerators and more. Some rooms also feature Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. The B&B is centrally located near all the restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues with only a short walk or bike ride to the beach. They offer plenty of complimentary single and tandem bikes of all sizes for you to enjoy. They provide everything you need, from locks and helmets to lights and baskets so you can enjoy the Jersey Shore from the back of your bike.
The Shore | Cape May, NJ
The Mason Cottage
623-625 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The Mason Cottage, Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn is the ultimate getaway. Located in the downtown, historic district of Cape May, NJ, the Mason Cottage blends traditional Victorian architecture with modern style. Built in 1871, the inn features lofty ceilings, full-length windows and a sweeping veranda. Tea and coffee is available 24 hours a day, the beach is only a block away and during the season, the inn offers complimentary bikes to take out on the promenade.
The Hugh B&B
653 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ
The Hugh offers a unique and intimate Cape May experience. There are eight rooms, designed to provide a quiet and relaxing experience. Beach tags, chairs, and umbrellas and provided for guests. All guests must be over the age of 16 to stay. The Hugh is a 10 minute walk from the beach and just steps away from Cape May’s historic district.
Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast
3300 Baring Street, Philadelphia, PA
Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast is a Victorian gem in Philadelphia. Located within University City, the B&B is in one of Philadelphia’s safest and most beautiful neighborhoods. The 5-star inn offers luxurious amenities to guests and sources gourmet breakfast ingredients from Reading Terminal Market and other local vendors, including responsibly-sourced coffee from La Colombe.