Wide open space throughout valleys in the Appalachian Mountains meet some of the most densely populated cities. We’re talking about the good old Keystone State: Pennsylvania. At the time this article was written, there are currently over seventy Harvest Hosts locations throughout Pennsylvania. There are unique Harvest Hosts locations located in nearly every part of the state, even nearby the major cities. Harvest Hosts Members visiting Pennsylvania may have a hard time deciding where to stay. We’ve selected a few Harvest Hosts locations in each of the state’s regions to help you begin planning your next trip. Dust off your RV keys and let’s take a tour around Pennsylvania.
Near Lake Erie
Pennsylvania borders one of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie, making way for a variety of popular water sports and activities in the area. Because of their vastness, many folks are surprised by how closely the Great Lakes resemble an ocean. Beautiful Lake Erie and the nearby Allegheny National Forest offer a variety of outdoor activities and boondocking or camping opportunities, making the area as a whole a very popular place for RV camping.
Lakeview Wine Cellars – North East, PA
Lakeview Wine Cellars began as a retirement dream for the owners, the Bests, in 2008. Since then, it has flourished into a favorite winery among the area’s locals and vacation-goers alike. This Harvest Hosts location offers three reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Presque Isle Wine Cellars – North East, PA
Presque Isle Wine Cellars began in 1964 by supplying grapes and wine making equipment for local amateur winemakers. They always had the goal of producing their own wines, though. As soon as Pennsylvania law permitted wineries to sell their own wine on-site through the Limited Winery Act of 1968, the winery officially began, and today, they produce about 27,000-30,000 gallons of wine annually! This Harvest Hosts location offers four reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs under forty-four feet in length.
Western Pennsylvania, which borders Ohio and West Virginia, is home to the industrial city of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is a town rich with history, containing several museums, industrial areas, incredible sandwiches, and great culture. Visitors can spend their time learning about the area, as well as perusing famous restaurants and other unique attractions.
Morris Organic Farm – Irwin, PA
Morris is a certified organic farm located not too far from Pittsburgh. They grow and sell a variety of produce throughout the year, some of which visitors can pick themselves. This Harvest Hosts location has two reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Janoski’s Farm, Greenhouse & Arrowhead Wine Cellars – Clinton, PA
This local-favorite farm is situated on 200 acres of farmland. They offer a year-round farm market with a bakery and a seasonal greenhouse and garden center. They also have a wine cellar that features wines from local Arrowhead Wine Cellars vineyard. Guests can also check out their events throughout the year, including their famous Pumpkinland. This Harvest Hosts location offers four reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Northern Pennsylvania borders New York and northern New Jersey. For fans of The Office, a popular place to visit is Scranton, PA, which offers a self-guided walking tour. The nearby Susquehannock State Forest offers outdoor activities and boondocking or camping opportunities, as well.
Under The Moonlite Alpaca And Garlic Ranch – Ulster, PA
This family-friendly farm is home to over thirty alpacas, pygmy goats, horses, and hens. They offer a variety of alpaca wearables such as socks, hats, gloves, dryer balls, etc. They also grow gourmet garlic seasonally. This Harvest Hosts location has four reservable, pet-friendly spaces available for RVs under twenty-nine feet in length.
North Slope Brewing Company – Dallas, PA
North Slope Brewing Company features a variety of ciders and craft beer, as well as farm-to-table fare sourced locally. The restaurant serves a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, and they also serve family-style takeout meals, which can be very convenient when traveling in your RV! This Harvest Hosts location offers one reservable, pet-friendly space for RVs of any size.
Susquehanna Kayak and Canoe Rentals – Falls, PA
This family-owned business helps create a memorable Harvest Hosts stay with watercraft rentals. Visitors can choose from kayaks, canoes, inflatable tubes, paddle boards, motorboats, and more. Don’t forget your fishing pole! They offer four reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs under twenty-nine feet in length, perfect for spending the night after a long day on the water.
Harrisburg and Hershey area
Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, but has a small-town feel to it. There are many gems hidden throughout the town. Nearby Hershey is famous for producing Hershey’s chocolates and is home to Hersheypark, a theme park. There are several great Harvest Hosts locations tucked away in this area, and we have highlighted a few of them below.
CrossWinds Winery at Hershey – Hummelstown, PA
Couple Ed and Linda Jansen opened their winery over twenty-five years ago. Both being former pilots, they eventually built an airport in the vineyard, and, today, they even use a plane to check on their vines! This Harvest Hosts location offers one reservable, pet-friendly space for RVs under twenty-nine feet in length.
Antique Automobile Club of America Museum (AACA) – Hershey, PA
This fascinating museum offers interactive and innovative exhibits for all ages. Visitors can view automobiles from eight decades throughout history. They offer two reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Lancaster is home of the Pennsylvania Dutch. It’s also home to America’s oldest Amish settlement, which is what the town is famous for. It’s not uncommon to see a horse-drawn buggy riding alongside cars when passing through.
The Country Barn & Market – Lancaster, PA
This eighty-two-acre farm has an on-site market selling produce and baked goods, as well as a family-friendly section called Barnyard Kingdom, which demonstrates how fun farming can be. In the fall, they sell pumpkins, and in the winter they have Christmas trees available for sale. This Harvest Hosts location offers four reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Meduseld Meadery – Lancaster, PA
This meadery sources local honey to handcraft their meads, producing a variety of meads ranging from sweet to dry. They also serve beer and food. Visitors in the mood for a little adventure can partake in their axe throwing lessons, with no reservation required. This Harvest Hosts location offers two reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs under twenty-nine feet in length.
Eastern Pennsylvania is home to Philadelphia and borders New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York. Philadelphia is a historic town with many museums available and iconic places to visit. Don’t forget to grab a cheesesteak while visiting!
Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery – Perkasie, PA
Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery produces twenty different types of wine. One of their best-sellers includes the Dark Bishop Cabernet Sauvignon, which is aged in a rye whiskey barrel. This Harvest Hosts location offers four reservable, pet-friendly spaces for RVs of any size.
Locust Lane Craft Brewery – Malvern, PA
First opened in the spring of 2017 by four friends, this brewery currently serves thirteen different brews and casual food offerings. The taproom features a long bar with a growler filling station, as well as table seating and high-top tables. They offer one reservable, pet-friendly space for RVs under twenty-nine feet in length.
Pennsylvania is a diverse state with even more diverse Harvest Hosts locations. Whether you’re just passing through, on a vacation, or call Pennsylvania home, be sure to check out some of these locations.
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