Lancaster County has plenty of standard-issue hotels and motels. But if you want to stay someplace that’s a little bit different, check into one of these alternatives.
Cameron Estate Inn
Rural home of President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Simon Cameron, built in 1805.
1855 Mansion Ln, Mount Joy, PA 17552
Hurst House Bed & Breakfast
This Victorian B&B is perched on a hill with views of farmland in all directions.
154 E Farmersville Rd, Ephrata, PA 17522
Lancaster Arts Hotel
This former tobacco warehouse features unique rooms, an art gallery and a restaurant with local, farm-fresh cuisine.
300 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
Landis Farm Guest House
A 200-year-old stone cottage on a historic working farm.
2048 Gochlan Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
Red Caboose Motel
Sleep in a converted train car. Several train-related attractions are nearby.
312 Paradise Ln, Ronks, PA 17572
Rock Lititz Penthouse at the General Sutter Inn
6 rock-and-roll-themed luxury suites in the “Coolest Small Town in America.” The Rock Lititz concert rehearsal facility—used by many big acts to prepare for tours—is nearby.
14 E Main St, Lititz, PA 17543
The Inn at Kitchen Kettle Village
A cozy inn amid shops in village of Intercourse.
3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534
— Tim Buckwalter