If you're looking for a nice cabin, the small towns of Northwestern Pennsylvania offer some great places for a romantic weekend. Take advantage of secluded cabins, small main streets with great shopping, and home cooking in one of the many restaurants located in this popular touristy region. Pennsylvania travel guides list accommodations with comfortable amenities. But before you head out, plan your romantic weekend in advance by checking out specific destinations, availability and pricing.
Where to Go
Pennsylvania tourism organizations provide small town vacation guides to help you plan the perfect bed and breakfast or secluded cabin getaway. If you can, start planning your trip months in advance so you can get the best availability and pricing. If you like specific activities, some destinations offer romantic cottages in connection with festivals or special events. Plan around an event if you want to keep active during your stay.
Things to Do
Vineyards, farmers markets and secluded hiking trails dot the landscape in this area. Take part in a wine tasting, get some fresh vegetables and return to your cabin for a romantic evening of wine and fresh food from the local farms. The fall of the year boasts an Apple and Cheese Festival in Canton. If you choose one of the many small towns, take an evening stroll down tree-lined streets to take in the Victorian-style homes on your own intimate tour.
Where to Eat
With the abundance of farms and vineyards in the region, finding a delicious meal is never difficult. You can spend your day seeking out the perfect restaurant that offers local specialties and have your meal served to you in down home style.
Whether it is a cottage on the coastline of Lake Erie or a cabin in a small town away from the coast there are many attractions that will add to your trip. If you travel on Feb. 2, visit Punxsutawney, which is the home of the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil. This was included in the plot line for the 1993 movie, "Groundhog Day."
Plan ahead when looking for your special cabin. Many destinations offer package deals in connection with local attractions and special events. It's easy to find a romantic getaway cabin for a price that fits your specific budget by checking online travel sites.