The Chancellor's House Bed and Breakfast in Historic Bedford, PennsylvaniaThe Chancellor's House Bed and Breakfast in Historic Bedford Pennsylvania


Local Attractions in the Bedford County areaLocal Attractions in the Bedford County area

Local Attractions in the Bedford County area

The Bedford County area offers historic, cultural and
recreational attractions.

The most recent attraction is the re-opening of the Bedford Springs Resort, a famous, historic resort built in 1804 which has undergone a beautiful restoration and now includes a spa, 18 hole Donald Ross golf course as well as three restaurants.

Also a recent attraction is the National Museum of the American Coverlet, located just across the street. It is an extensive display of early American woven bed coverings, featuring many of the classic designs and patterns of the 18th century. Personal guided tours are available as well as a visit to an attractive gift shop.

Historic Bedford is well-known for the Fall Foliage Festival held the first two weekends of October with music, craft vendors, festival foods, antique cars and parades.

For a fuller description of all Bedford County events, go to the Bedford County Visitors Center website at www.bedfordcounty.net

Driving tours are popular year-round and suggested routes include Route 30 (Lincoln Highway), a covered bridge tour, and the Morrison's Cove Tour.

Take a tour of the local historic sites:
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Fort Bedford Museum - three blocks away on Juliana Street
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The Memorial Park - next door, weekly guided tours in season
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Old Bedford Village - one mile from town
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The Bedford County Courthouse - two blocks away, the oldest courthouse in Pennsylvania still in operation (1828)


Local Attractions in the Bedford County areaLocal Attractions in the Bedford County area

Enjoy other nearby activities:
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Visit the newly renovated Bedford Springs Resort, one mile south of town, which offers luxury dining and golfing to the public.
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Choose from one of several biking trails of varying degrees of difficulty, a great way to see the rural beauty of Bedford County.
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Enjoy the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival* - first two weeks in October.
~ Discover the area's historic covered bridges* - fourteen located in Bedford County.
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Go golfing at the Bedford Springs Golf Course.
~ Take advantage of the many spa treatments at the Bedford Springs Resort.
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Go downhill and cross country skiing at Blue Knob State Park.
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Go hiking, swimming and picknicking at Shawnee State Park.
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Visit the buffalo herd in nearby Schellsburg.
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Venture over the mountain to see the Johnstown Flood Museum.
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Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's famous masterpiece, Fallingwater.
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Go canoeing and kayaking on the Juniata River.
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Visit the Flight 93 Memorial Site in Somerset County.
 
*Images courtesy of Bedford County Visitors Bureau. For more details on Bedford County Attractions, go to: www.bedfordcounty.net or call the Bedford County Visitors Bureau at 800-765-3331.
 

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The Chancellor's House B&B in Historic Bedford Pennsylvania

Lynn and Steve George, Owners
341 South Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522
814-624-0374
Toll Free: 1-866-535-8414

www.thechancellorshouse.com