Upcoming Events & Things To Do
Upcoming Events & Things To Do
So Much To See, So Much To Do
Every sunrise over the gentle hills of the surrounding farmlands brings a day full of possibility. If you’re looking for events and things to do in Lancaster County, our Bird-in-Hand family of properties offer the perfect place to stay close to everything you want to do. As our Guest, you’re invited to get to know the side of Amish Country we call home, with a complimentary tour of back roads and farmlands. Enjoy a memorable ice cream social with the Smucker family. Test your stamina or cheer on the runners in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon. Take a hot air balloon ride or tour The Amish Village. Nearby you’ll find farmers markets, quilt shops and boutiques, as well as outlet stores, Sight & Sound Theatres, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the Strasburg Railroad and more. If you want to know more about events and attractions, explore our website or ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations..
Village Inn & Suites Amenities
Colonial History, Victorian Charm and 21st-Century Amenities
A stay at the Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites offers the best of all worlds.
The Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites is part of the Bird-in-Hand family of properties in the heart of Lancaster County’s Amish farmlands. The Smucker family invites you to get to know our village, to taste the farm-fresh goodness of its bounty and to experience the tradition of hospitality and good food that we have passed down from generation to generation.
At the Village Inn & Suites, we offer a quiet setting where you can relax in comfort and privacy. Whether you choose our 18th Century Inn or one of our three early 19th-century buildings, your stay will include:
- Non-smoking room or suite with en suite private bath
- Daily deluxe continental breakfast with homemade baked goods; farm-fresh hot selections like sausage gravy over biscuits, homemade oatmeal and Belgian waffles, and more OR credit at the Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe, which offers specialty coffee drinks as well as donuts and pastries, bagels and made-to-order sandwiches on a choice of fresh-baked artisan breads and rolls
- Evening sweet and salty snack with hot and cold beverages
- Keurig coffeemakers available in the lounges around the clock
- In-room Wi-Fi and cable television
- In-room refrigerator, hair dryer and other conveniences
- Individual room climate control
- Complimentary scenic two-hour tour of Amish farmlands
- Use of indoor and outdoor pools and other recreational facilities at the nearby Bird-in-Hand Family Inn
- Discounted tickets to Bird-in-Hand Stage shows
If you’re celebrating a special occasion, we would be happy to set the stage with custom enhancements to your room. For a modest additional charge, we can provide fresh flowers, fruit baskets, specialty cakes, sparkling cider and chocolates or cheese and crackers, or other items to make the moment more memorable.
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Map & Directions
Directions to Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites
2695 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
The Village Inn & Suites is located on Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340) in the center of the village of Bird-in-Hand. On either side of the road are the rolling hills of Lancaster County and Amish farmland. Built in Colonial times, the road linked the port of Philadelphia with the town of Lancaster. AAA has named this road a cultural scenic byway in honor of its past and present.
Use the map above for driving directions.
If you are arriving by air, the following airports are nearby:
- Lancaster Regional Airport (general aviation/commercial flights from Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh)
- Harrisburg International Airport (commercial airlines/general aviation)
- Smoketown Airport (general aviation)
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Packages & Special ExperiencesSome moments you’ll remember forever: eating barbecued chicken and steamed corn in the field where it was grown and harvested…. enjoying a private wine tasting for two and a romantic get-away at our historic country inn…. staying in our Schoolhouse Suite....going behind the scenes at an Amish farm during harvest time…. Not only will you make great memories and find lots of things to do in Bird-in-Hand, but you can save money, too.
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Experience Old-World Hospitality
Shed the stresses of today’s world and step back in time to the Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites. What used to be an 11-room Lancaster County bed and breakfast has been expanded to a 24-room Amish Country inn. Each of the meticulously decorated rooms and suites is tastefully appointed with period furnishings and modern amenities, and are located in four carefully preserved historic buildings in the quaint village of Bird-in-Hand. They provide the perfect retreat for relaxation in comfort and privacy – and put you within walking distance of our popular Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord and our Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe, as well as a local farmer’s market, an antique gallery, an old-fashioned country store and more. Treat yourself to our wine-tasting package or, for an authentic Lancaster County experience, ask about our Farm-to-Fork and Harvest tours. And our innkeeper is always glad to make suggestions to help you get the most from your stay.
Our 18th Century Inn is listed in both the Lancaster County Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places. The current boutique hotel was built in 1852 after the original inn was largely destroyed by fire. It features 11 well-appointed rooms and suites, and our Guests often gather on the sun porch for relaxed reading and conversation. Opposite the original Inn, across Old Philadelphia Pike, are three 19th-century buildings restored and renovated in 2003. Featuring three suites, the Desmond House combines Victorian charm with 21st-century comfort and conveniences. The Ressler House offers six rooms and suites and a breakfast room where our Guests can enjoy a deluxe continental breakfast and evening snacks. Behind them, adjacent to Amish farmlands, the Carriage House offers four two-room suites with kitchenettes, making it your perfect choice for an extended stay.
Because we have just 24 rooms and suites, we can offer a level of service and attention to detail that you will rarely find anywhere else. Whether you are planning a weekend get-away or a longer stay, organizing a girlfriends’ retreat, looking for a romantic inn near Lancaster, PA or celebrating an anniversary or other special occasion, we can help you select the ideal room or suite for your visit to Amish Country.
“We drive for almost 10 hours to get here. We’re not going to take that long a ride and not get our money’s worth. The country itself and the Village Inn & Suites – you can’t beat it. The staff are extraordinary people. They’re friendly and eager to make your stay worthwhile. We’ve traveled a lot. You’ll never have anybody else come out from behind the desk and hug you when you leave. ”
— Terry & Kathy White, Morristown, TN
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