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Bed & Breakfasts

A Country Home/Walker House: 131 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton. John & Erika Walker welcome up to 10 guests in their home tucked into a peaceful valley.  Whole house and various configurations to suit your needs.

Blue Mountain Summit: Rte 309, New Tripoli , along the Appalachian Trail. Rustic, private rooms, country breakfast. Restaurant open Thur-Sun; lunch, fine dining, entertainment.

Common Ground Farm & Retreat: 333 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton.  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.

Dockside Bed and Breakfast: 6089 Herring Court, New Tripoli. Three large, themed rooms, each with private bath and Jacuzzi. Located next to private lake for fishing and paddle boat. 

Glasbern Country Inn: 2141 Pack House Road, Fogelsville. Elegant country hideaway with deluxe amenities and fine dining. Five-star restaurant.

Hawk Mountain Bed & Breakfast: Stony Run Valley Rd, Kempton. Rustic lodge combines European tradition with American comfort.

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.

Inn at Jim Thorpe:  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.

Lafayette Inn Bed & Breakfast: 525 W. Monroe St, Easton. 18 rooms available in this stunning 1895 Georgian Mansion located 1 mile from downtown Easton and the Crayola Factory.  Beautiful outdoor spaces & wrap-around porch and lawn for relaxing.  Pets welcome!

Kinder Hawk One Room Schoolhouse Guest House: Charming private one bedroom, one bath historical schoolhouse located at the foot of Hawk Mountain.

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. 

Mill Stone Bed and Breakfast: 2610 Cumberland Ave, Mt Penn. Approximately 30 minutes from Hawk Mountain. Relax in a 200 year old home and former grist mill in the scenic Oley Valley.

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.

Partridge House Bed & Breakfast: 315 South Centre St, Pottsville. Experience a fully-restored 1829 Gothic Revival. Private baths.

Pigeon Creek Bed and Breakfast: 315 Schappell Road, Hamburg. Charming century 2-story farmhouse nestled in the Berks County countryside features 4 rooms with private or semi-private baths. 

Stone House Bed and Breakfast: 16 Dock St, Schuylkill Haven. Five guestrooms, full complimentary breakfast. Rated “immaculate” by The New York Times.


Hotels & Motels

Bear Creek Mountain Resort: 101 Doe Mountain Ln, 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.

Comfort Inn at Midway Diner:  I-78 W, Exit 16, Bethel. Just 15 miles west of Hawk Mountain.  Indoor pool, fitness room, jacuzzi suites, restaurant, conference room.

Hampton Inn Rte 209, near PA Turnpike, Lehighton. Complimentary breakfast and 24-hr coffee, indoor pool and spa.

Holiday Inn Conference Center Allentown/Lehigh Valley: Located just off Rte 100 on Adrirenne Drive, Trexlertown. Fully renovated rooms, two restaurants, outdoor pool, bar.

Holiday Inn Express: 958 Schuylkill Mall Road, Frackville. 100% Tobacco-Free, refrigerator and microwave in every room, hot breakfast buffet, and fitness center.

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Allentown: 7686 Indurstrial Blvd, Allentown. Pet friendly hotel, a short drive from the Sanctuary.

Mahoning Inn: 71 Blakeslee Blvd, Lehighton. Complimentary continental breakfast. Newly renovated, clean rooms and budget rates. Free Wifi. Ski packages available.

Port Clinton Hotel: Rte. 61, Port Clinton, near Cabela's. Caters to AT hikers, hotel rooms include A/C, cable TV, and laundry facilities. Showers available.

Super-8 Motel: I-78, Exit 45, New Smithville. Free continental breakfast. AAA and AARP discounts.

Ramada Hotel: 101 S Progress Ave, downtown Pottsville. 61 guestrooms, on-site salon, full-service restaurant, free complimentary hot breakfast, free Wifi.


Campgrounds

Appalachian Campsites: I-78, Exit 23, Shartlesville. Open Year Round. 610-488-6319

Blue Rocks Campground: I-78, Exit 35, Rte 143 N, Lenhartsville. Follow signs. Access to Appalachian Trail , Pinnacle and Blue Rocks Boulder Field (trail fee). Open April 1 - Nov 1. 610-756-6366 

Christmas Pines Campground: Rte 895, 2 miles W of Rte 61, Auburn. Open April 15 through early November. 570-366-8866

Hawk Shadow Farm: Route 895, 2.7 miles from Hawk Mountain Visitor Center. Private camping along the Little Schuylkill River. ha[email protected] 

Laurel Lakes Campsites: Rte 895 E, New Ringgold. Open April through October. Before Memorial Day and after Labor Day, weekends only. 570-386-5301

Mountain Springs Campsite: I-78, Exit 23, Shartlesville. One mile from exit, 15 minutes from Cabela's. Open April-October. 610-488-6859

Pine Hill RV Park: On “Old” Rt. 22. Open April 1 through first weekend in November. 800-217-6776

Robin Hill Camping Resort: Old Rt. 22, 1.5 miles east of Lenhartsville, follow signs. Open April 1 through October 1. 800-732-5267

Rosemont Camping Resort: On 895 E, follow signs past Heisler’s Dairy Bar. Open April 1 through October. 570-668-2580


Eat

Restaurants

3 C's Family Restaurant: Route 61, 2.5 miles North of Cabela's.  Breakfast and lunch. Open daily 6am-2pm. Voted "Best Breakfast in Schuylkill County 2015."

Blue Mountain Summit: Rt. 309 between Allentown and Tamaqua, Andreas. Top of Blue Mountain near Appalachian Trail.  Restaurant open Thurs-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-8pm.  Bed and Breakfast accommodations available.

Brick House Grill: 705 W Market St, Orwigsburg.  Steaks, seafood, salads, burgers.  Open weekdays 11am-10pm, Sat Noon-11pm, Sun Noon-8pm.

Deer Lake Pub & Restaurant: 1596 Centre Turnpike, Orwigsburg. Simple American fare and kid-friendly. See website for hours. 

Deitsch Eck: I-78, Exit 35, Lenhartsville.  Rte 143 and Old Rte. 22 intersection.  Just off Route 78 at Lenhartsville exit.  Family operated. PA Dutch cooking.  Open Wed-Sat, 4-8pm, Sun 11:30-7pm. Closed Mon-Tues.

Folino Estate Vineyard & Restaurant: 340 Old Route 22, Kutztown. Enjoy gourmet brunch & dinner menus along with wine harvested from fine selection of grapes. Reservations recommended.

The Inn at Orwigsburg: 200 West Market St, Orwigsburg. A historical Victorian building, the Inn offers casual fine dining, famous crab cakes, and prime rib. Outside eating available. Open Tues-Thurs 4-9, Fri-Sat 4-10, Sun Breakfast 9-1.

Kempton Hotel: 9910 Kistler Valley Rd, just off Rt. 737, Kempton. Located in historical building.  Country-style cooking.

Leiby's Restaurant & Ice Cream House: 848 West Penn Pike, Tamaqua. Open 7 days a week for dining 7AM-10PM. Featuring the largest selection of ice cream flavors in the area!

Lou'ees Pizza: 500 Hawk Ridge, Hamburg, PA 19526. Featuring pizza; subs; sandwiches; stromboli; wings, and more. Open daily.

McKeansburg Hotel Bar and Restaurant: 1776 Chestnut St. New Ringgold. 4 mi from Hawk Mountain. Great American cuisine in a century-old brick hotel. Open Thurs-Mon.

Port Clinton Hotel: Route 61, Port Clinton. Casual dining, full bar, local flavor. Known for the biggest and best portions in the area. Popular among Appalachian Trail through hikers. Open Tues-Sun 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat until 10pm.

Roman Delight Restaurant & Bar: 1240 Centre Turnpike, Orwigsburg. Enjoy traditional Italian cuisine plus many other delightful specialty dishes.  Open daily 10am-10pm.

Romano's Restaurant & Bar: 2060 W. Penn Pike, New Ringgold. Fresh homemade food from pizza to dinners, full service bar & bottles of wine available. Great family atmosphere.

Schleichers Family Restaurant: 6937 Rte. 309, New Tripoli . Open Tues-Sun. Specializing in homestyle cooking and home baked goods, Lobster first Sat of every month. 610-298-3388

Stony Run Inn & Grill: 2409 Rt 737, Stony Run. Cozy dining room and full bar. Reservations recommended. Open Tue-Sat 4-8, Sun 8-8. 

The Westy Bar & Grill: 279 W. State St., Hamburg. Casual Dining, Restaurant and Bar, Entertainment.

Valenti’s: Center Square, Orwigsburg. Pizza and Italian cuisine. Open Mon-Sat, 11-11; Sun, Noon-11.


Delis & Cafes

419 Cafe & Eatery: 419 East Market St, Orwigsburg. Enjoy hand-crafted sandwiches, salads & soup in a quaint country setting with gift shop. Open 8:30am-2pm. Closed Sunday & Monday.

The Cake Pros Bakery: Available at 2 locations: Downtown Schuylkill Haven,  and intersection of Routes 309 & 895. Specialty cakes, pastries, cupcakes and so much more! In-store service or take-out for enjoying Schuylkill County's finest baked confections. Proud sponsor for Hawk Mountain events.

Dawn's Deli: Penn Street; Old Route 22 in Lenhartsville. Homemade soups/salads, made-to-order subs & cheesesteaks, groceries, coffee, camping supplies. Eat in or take out. Open 7-6 weekdays & 9-6 on Saturday. 484-665-3682

Dietrich's Meats & Country Store: 660 Old Rt 22, Krumsville. Featuring quality fresh & smoked meats; PA Dutch specialties and grocery items. Tantalize your taste buds with free samples available daily. Mon-Sun 7:30-5:30, Sunday 9-4.

DiMaio's Mustard Seed Cafe: 110 E. Market St, Orwigsburg. Casual Italian pizzeria and cafe serving lunch and dinner. Family style menu available. Open 7 days a week. 

Four Twelve Coffee: 12 S. 4th St, Hamburg. Gourmet coffee shop with baked goods and signature waffle sandwiches. Open Mon-Sat, 7-5. 

Hecky's Sub Shop: 315 State St, Hamburg. Hoagies, cheesesteaks, hamburgers, soups, and more. Open Mon- Sun, 11-8.

Heisler’s Dairy Bar: 743 Catawissa Rd, Tamaqua. 4 miles from Rte. 895, New Ringgold.  Homemade Ice Cream, hot food, miniature golf and driving range.

HIVE Cafe: 236 W. Sacony Alley, Kutztown. Organic, vegetarian cafe and market. Locally grown ingredients. Open Tues-Fri 10-9, Sat-Sun 10-4. 

Market Square Coffee House: 118 W. Market Square, Orwigsburg. Enjoy coffee, specialty drinks, homemade desserts, and sandwiches. Open Tue-Fri 7-4, Sat 8-2 and Sun 9-2.

Wanamaker's General Store: Route 143, Kempton. Just 10 minutes from Hawk Mountain. An old-fashioned family-owned general store and deli serving cold and hot sandwiches and wraps, seasonal sides, and bulk candies and snacks. 

Wholesome Food Cafe: 740 Noble Street, Kutztown, located in Renningers Farm Market. Serving tasty healthful food; natural, organic, local and sustainable items.  Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Open Thurs 11-2 for take-out only. Friday 10-7; Saturday 8-4 eat-in.


Shop & Visit

Attractions

Cabela's: 100 Cabela Dr, I-78 and Rte. 61, Hamburg. Outdoor retailer.

The Country Seat: 1013 Old Philly Pike, Kempton.  About 5 miles from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.  Basket weaving supplies and classes.  Visit website for a schedule of events. 

Crystal Cave: 963 Crystal Cave Rd, Lenhartsville. Guided tours of underground caves. Open 9–5 pm, Mar 1- Nov 30.

Feinhour's Citgo: 6961 Rt. 309, near Rte. 143, New Tripoli.  Auto repairs. 610-298-8921.

Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine: 2001 Walnut St, Ashland. Tour a real Anthracite coal mine and ride an old-fashioned, narrow-gauge steam train. Seasonal hours.

Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad: 1 Railroad Blvd, Port Clinton. 1920s-era coaches, fall foliage excursions. See website for schedule and events.

Roadside America: 109 Roadside Dr, Shartlesville. Miniature indoor village and railway covering 8000 square feet. "Interactive panorama of American history." Closed Tues-Wed. 

The Rodale Institute611 Siegfriedale, Kutztown. Self-guided tours of 333-acre regenerative and organic agriculture farm. Many hands-on activities for children. Tues-Sat 10-4 pm, Mon (May-Oct) from 10-2 pm.

W. K. & S. Steam Railroad: Rte. 737, just past the Kempton Hotel.  6-mile scenic steam train rides. Weekends May–October. See website for schedule.

Wanamaker's General Store: Located on Rte 143 in Wanamakers.  Step back in time at this quaint old-fashioned country store featuring deli, market, bulk food, local artisan items and educational toys.  Open Monday-Friday 8-7, Saturday 8-6, Sunday 9-3.


Wineries & Breweries

Benigna's Creek Vineyard: 1585 Ridge Road, Klingerstown. Outside deck offers a breathtaking view of the vineyard and the picturesque Mahantongo Valley. Weekend events. 

Blue Mountain Vineyard: 7627 Grape Vine Drive, New Tripoli. Enjoy wine tasting overlooking the beautiful mountain ridges only a short drive from Hawk Mountain. Open daily 11-6. 

Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery: 9850 Newton Rd, Breinigsville. Tastings Mon-Sat, 11-5; Sun 12-5. Call for summer tour schedule. Private tours by appointment.

Eight Oaks Craft Distillers: 7189 Route 309, New Tripoli. Veteran-owned, farm-to-bottle craft distiller located in the rolling farmlands of the Lehigh Valley. Check website for tour times, live music and special events.

Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery: Rte 895 E to Andreas. Breathtaking scenery, award-winning wines and a reflection of Tuscany will make this a memorable visit.  Sat 10-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm. Visit website for tours & special events.

Pinnacle Ridge Winery: Along Old Rte 22, Krumsville. Award-winning wines & champagne. Sat 10–6 pm, Sun-Fri 12–6 pm or by appointment.

Stone Mountain Wine Cellars & Jersey Acres Farm:  1615 Panther Valley Rd, Pine Grove. Enjoy a ride into the beautiful Schuylkill County countryside and enjoy delights from the vineyard and farm. Visit website for event schedule. Open Tue-Sat 9-4, Sunday 11-4.

Yuengling Brewery: 420 Mahantongo, Pottsville. Tour America ’s oldest brewery. Gift shop open Mon-Fri 9-4. Tours at 10 am and 1:30 pm. Saturday, shop open 10-3 and tours at 11, noon and 1 pm.