Some of the most famous names from 1930s Hollywood, Broadway and the literary world played and stayed at this 1740 stone manor house, then home to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright George S. Kaufman. Now, 15 lush, whirlpool-and-fireplace suites offer celebrity-worthy overnighters, especially when you add en-suite spa treatments. $275-$475 (double occupancy); includes cooked-to-order breakfast. Ask about wine-pairing dinners (four courses for $65, six for $85).
5281 Old York Road, Holicong; (215) 794-5104, barleysheaf.com.
Kids can help feed the herd at this 10-acre horse farm and comfy B&B. The Milk House Suite features a double whirlpool and private porch. The weekend Horseback Riding Adventure Package for two includes room, full breakfast and a one-hour trail ride at a nearby farm. Rooms $145-$185, suites $199-$249; includes full breakfast.
956 Bypass Road, Perkasie; (215) 249-9186, stoneridge-farm.com.
Aside from its eight recently renovated suites, this circa-1745 (and reputedly haunted) riverside spot welcomes pets in its Baxter Suite cottage, with a fenced-in yard and Jacuzzi. $195-$300 weekdays, $225-$329 weekends; cottage $250/$300.
3774 River Road, Lumberville; (215) 297-9260, blackbasshotel.com.
After a day of hiking, biking, bird-watching and fishing in this 5,000-acre lakeside park, you can overnight in cabins that range from rustic to modern. Two-night minimum stay. Rustic cabin (sleeps three) $31.13 weekdays, $41.51 weekends. Modern cabin (sleeps six) $65.09/$107.55.
1542 Mountain View Drive, Quakertown; (215) 529-7300, dcnr.state.pa.us.