Bed and Breakfasts
Blue Mountain Summit, Rte 309, New Tripoli , along the Appalachian Trail . Rustic, private rooms, country breakfast. Restaurant open Thur-Sun, lunch, fine dining, entertainment. 877-386-2003 or www.bluemountainsummit.com
Common Ground Farm & Retreat: 333 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton - only 5 minutes from Hawk Mountain. Offers rustic, but comfortable accommodations on a 200 year old, 50 acre farm with ponds, streams and woods. Healthy home-made breakfast included with your stay. 610-756-4070 www.commongroundretreat.com
Dockside Bed and Breakfast, 6089 Herring Court, 2 miles from Rte 309, New Tripoli. 3 large, themed rooms, each with private bath and Jacuzzi. Located next to private lake for fishing and paddle boat. www.docksidebed.com or 610-698-2448
Glasbern Country Inn, 2141 Pack House Road, Fogelsville.
Elegant country hideaway with deluxe amenities and fine dining. Five-star restaurant. 610-285-4723 or www.glasbern.com
Hawk Mountain Bed & Breakfast, 2.5 mi E of Rte 143 on Stony Run Valley Rd, Kempton. Rustic lodge combines European tradition with American comfort. 610-756-4224 or www.hawkmountainbb.com
Hope Pryde Farm Bed & Breakfast, 806 Onyx Cave Road, Hamburg.
Experience farm life while relaxing in private accommodations. Enjoy a PA Dutch country breakfast with farm-fresh ingredients. www.hopeprydefarm.com or 610-562-9639
Inn at Jim Thorpe: 13 miles from Route 309 or 10 minutes from PA Turnpike, off Route 209 in historic Jim Thorpe. World-class, 45-room hotel sits in the heart of town with easy access to biking, river sports and railroad. Suites include whirlpools and fireplaces. www.innjt.com or 800-329-2599
Kinder Hawk One Room Schoolhouse: Charming private one bedroom, one bath historical schoolhouse located at the foot of Hawk Mountain. 610-756-6571 www.vrbo.com/697188 or www.kemptonvacationrentals.com
Longswamp Bed and Breakfast, 1605 State St, Mertztown. Nine rooms and suites with private baths, queen-size beds and A/C. Full hot breakfast served daily. Additional accommodations offered in the Barn Complex and Cottage. www.longswamp.com or 610-682-6197
Mill Stone Bed and Breakfast: Approximately 30 minutes from Hawk Mountain. Relax in a 200 year old home and former grist mill in the scenic Oley Valley. Close to many attractions and venues. An easy commute from New York, Philadelphia and D.C. 610-987-0113. www.millstonebedandbreakfast.com
Pamela’s Forget Me Not Bed & Breakfast, 33 Hawk Mountain Rd, Kempton. Fine country accommodations in a late-1800s Victorian, updated for comfort and convenience. Also home to "Balance with Pamela," which offers balance, yoga, pilates, tai chi, qigong and meditation classes several times a week. Just 7 miles from Hawk Mountain. Celtic Folkworks shop in the Carriage House. 610-756-3398 or www.pamelasforgetmenot.com or www.balancewithpamela.com
Partridge House Bed & Breakfast, 315 South Centre St, Pottsville.
Experience a fully-restored 1829 Gothic Revival. Private baths. 570-622-8388 or www.thepartridgehouse.com
Pigeon Creek Bed and Breakfast: 315 Schappell Road, Hamburg, PA 19526. Charming century 2-story farmhouse nestled in the Berks County countryside features 4 rooms with private or semi-private baths. Very reasonable rates. 610-562-3201 or www.Pigeoncreekbedandbreakfast.com
Stone House Bed and Breakfast, 16 Dock St, Schuylkill Haven. Five guestrooms, Full complimentary breakfast, Rated “immaculate” by The New York Times, 570-385-2115. www.thestonehousebnb.com
Yellow House Hotel, Rts 562 & 662, Boyertown Pike, Douglassville.
Pleasing, comfortable atmosphere. 5 guestrooms, restaurant open lunch and dinner. www.yellowhousehotel.com or 610-689-9410
Hotels & Motels
Bear Creek Mountain Resort, I-78, Exit 49A Trexlertown, Rte 100 S to Macungie. 116 Rooms/Suites, skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, hiking, biking, fishing, boating and tennis courts. Indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. Dining includes The Grill at Bear Creek or Trail’s End Café. Spa services available. www.bcmountainresort.com or 866-754-2822
Comfort Inn at Midway Diner, I-78 W, Exit 16.
Indoor pool, fitness room, jacuzzi suites, restaurant, conference room, discounts. 717-933-8888 or www.comfortinn.com
Hampton Inn, Rte 209, near PA Turnpike, Lehighton. Complimentary breakfast and 24-hr coffee, indoor pool and spa. http://www.lehighton.hamptoninn.com/ or 610-377-3400.
Holiday Inn Conference Center Allentown/Lehigh Valley, I-78, Rte 100 S, Exit 49A (Trexlertown). Located just off Rte 100 on Adrirenne Drive. Fully renovated rooms, two restaurants, outdoor pool, bar. www.hilehighvalley.com or 610-391-1000.
Holiday Inn Express, 958 Schuylkill Mall Road, Frackville. 100% Tobacco-Free, refrigerator and microwave in every room, hot breakfast buffet and fitness center. 570-874-1700 or www.hiexpress.com.
The Inn at Jim Thorpe, 13 mi from Rte 309 or 10 minutes from PA Turnpike, off Rte 209, Jim Thorpe. World-class, 45-room hotel sits in the heart of historic village. Includes suites with whirlpools and fireplaces. 800-329-2599 or www.innjt.com.
The Inn at Reading, 1040 N Park Rd, near Rte. 422. Offers dining and hotel accommodations, intimate charm. www.innatreading.com or 610-372-7811.
Mahoning Inn: 71 Blakeslee Blvd., Lehighton. 4 mi from historic Jim Thorpe. Complimentary continental breakfast. Newly renovated, clean rooms and budget rates. Free Wifi. Ski packages available. 610-377-1600 or www.mahoninginn.com.
Port Clinton Hotel, Port Clinton (see dining). Rte. 61, near Cabela's.
Caters to AT hikers, hotel rooms include A/C, cable TV and laundry facilities. Showers available. Open Tues-Sun 11-9pm, Fri-Sat 11-10pm. 610-562-3354 or www.portclintonhotel.net
Super-8 Motel, I-78, Exit 45, New Smithville.
Free continental breakfast. AAA and AARP discounts. 610-285-4880 or www.super8.com/kutztown
Ramada Hotel, 101 S Progress Ave, downtown Pottsville.
61 guestrooms, on-site salon, full-service restaurant, free complimentary hot breakfast, free WIFI. www.ramadanortheast.com or 570-622-4600