True romance. The Waynesboro area offers a romantic glimpse into the past. Greencastle Estate welcomes travelers into a grand old home, meticulously restored, providing an atmosphere of unmatched tranquility and elegance. Enjoy a warm up at Tranquilitea tea room and some fine truffles of Mediterranean-inspired flavors at Zoe’s Chocolates. Step into the world of a 19th Century Pennsylvania-German farmhouse at Renfrew Park and Museum. Tour the stone house built in 1812 and acres of grounds at Renfrew while experiencing one of the area’s finest examples of Franklin County’s ethnic and agricultural heritage. Dine at the 1912 Hoover House, a casually elegant restaurant serving extraordinary American cuisine in Waynesboro’s Historic Town Center. Visit the Oller House, home of the Waynesboro Historical Society. Oller House is a large, handsome Queen Anne style Victorian built in 1892, housing the town’s historical collections and exhibits.
Outdoor adventures await you! Penn Nation Golf Community is nationally praised for good reason. Penn National sits adjacent to the 85,000 acre Michaux State Forest and has a series of trails within the community with trail heads leading into the state forest. Lodge in a gem of history at the Penn National Inn located off the 8th fairway of the Founders Course. The Inn boasts spectacular views of the Appalachian Mountains. The gracious centerpiece of the Inn is White Rock Manor House, built in 1847 by the family of Chambersburg’s founder, and visited by such notables as Robert E. Lee and the dashing Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart. Caledonia State Park is nearby and offers miles of serene hiking trials, opportunities for photography, and quiet moments. Caledonia is the former site of Thaddeus Stevens’ Iron Works and significant Underground Railroad activity. View the old iron furnace, blacksmith shop, and learn more about the rich Civil War history surrounding the park located on the Lincoln Highway just down the road from Gettysburg. Enjoy a meal at The Orchards restaurant in Chambersburg, a local favorite offering a fine full-fare menu and Civil War-themed lounge.
Let the pure elegance of Franklin County help you relax and revitalize. Discover the gems of days gone by at the Fayetteville Antique & Flea Market. Pamper yourself at Warm Springs Day Spa & Salon. Explore the small shops of downtown Chambersburg starting with Olympia Candy Kitchen, Twice Read Books or Northwood Books. Find unique gifts at Gypsie, or the Gift Enclosure. Enjoy the historic Capitol Theatre’s lineup of shows and classic movies year round. Delight in a glass of wine at Bistro 71, delivering a cozy, urbane dining experience sure to impress all comers. Discover the joys of the Craig Victorian Bed & Breakfast. This beautiful Victorian home located along a tree-lined street of gracious homes in the north end of Chambersburg, was built in 1880, and continues to welcome travelers into its wondrous spaces. Nearby Hauser Estate Winery features an underground production facility sitting beneath a 360 degree glass enclosed tasting room that overlooks miles of farmland, orchards and forests.