Crazy, cool country! Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is the place to do whatever floats your boat, drives your wagon, or powers your engine. Let your hair down and have some fun! Come alive to jumpin’ country music, savor hot, cool jazz, chow down on world famous Pennsylvania Dutch pies and cakes, pretzels, and farm fresh goodies. Enjoy craft beers, chase foul balls, watch ice hockey, and attend the world’s largest World War II gathering, all in one place! If you want a great introduction to our region, there’s no better time to visit then during one of our famous festivals like Berks Jazz Fest, Berks Country Fest, Kutztown Folk Festival, Taste of Hamburg-er Fest, Chile Pepper Food Festival, and Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest. Space gets tight, so make your reservations early. While here, enjoy events at Santander Arena, Santander Performing Arts Center and Miller Center for the Arts for great and affordable entertainment.
Don’t leave empty-handed! Discover the treasures at Antiques Capital USA in Adamstown and Renningers’s Farm Market and Antiques. Enjoy the bargains offered by America’s original outlet store, VF Outlet and the unique items available in the trendy stores that line our Main Streets. Take home freshly baked Tom Sturgis Pretzels and Unique Pretzels. Tickle your sweet tooth at the Peppermint Stick Candy Store and shop for Christmas all year round at Murdough’s Christmas Barn.
Make your Americana experience with a traditional PA Dutch meal at Deitsch Eck Restaurant or enjoy the hometown ambiance of Jimmy Kramer’s The Peanut Bar where you can throw peanut shells on the floor without getting scolded! For great beer, try the Ugly Oyster Draft Haus, an authentic Guinness pub, or sample craft beers at Chatty Monk Brewing Company. So many options… be sure to make the time.