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Pennsylvania Travel: Amethyst Inn Bed & Breakfast


Location: 144 W. Main St., Adamstown

Contact: (717) 484-0800, amethystinn.com

Cost: Rooms $129-$219, suites $199-$239; two-bedroom cottages also available.

Drive time: About an hour.

The scoop: Tucked away, yet right off the main road that winds through Adamstown’s prime antiquing area, this restored 1830s Victorian Painted Lady is the perfect place to rest up after a daylong shopping marathon or a long week at work.

Amenities: All rooms have gas fireplaces and Jacuzzis; some have European steam showers and private balconies. A full breakfast is included, and kids over 12 can stay in the main house (younger children and pets are fine in the cottages).

Don’t miss: Whatever you’re looking for—or maybe you just like to browse—you should find it in Adamstown. Dubbed “Antique Capital, USA,” it boasts more than 3,000 antique and vintage dealers within three miles along Route 272.

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