Pennsylvania Dutch HEX SIGN greatest natural wonder. Offering underground cave tours, panning for gemstones,
Pennsylvania Dutch HEX SIGN greatest natural wonder. Offering underground cave tours, panning for gemstones,

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  • Map and Tour Guide to the

    HEX SIGN BARNS RESTAURANTS

    HOTELS, MOTELS CAMPGROUNDS

    FESTIVALS ATTRACTIONS

    along the HEX HIGHWAY

    Old Route 22 - Bethel to Allentown Berks County, Pennsylvania

    1-800- HEX TOUR PA Dutch Hex Tour Association

    Hexsigns specialize in hand painted hexsigns, milkcans & tinware. We also paint directly on your barn! Call for details or e-mail hexpool151@ hotmail.com or visit my website at claypoolehexsigns.com 26. Deitsch Eck Restaurant - 610-562-8520. 87 Penn St. Lenhartsville, PA 19534. Genuine PA Dutch Cooking, Hex signs, artwork, Open Wednesday to Sunday. The-eck.com 27. Lesher’s Appliances, Inc. – 71 Penn St. Quality appliances & prompt, courteous service. Over 60 years at the same location. Daily Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8a.m. -5p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 8a.m. – 6:30p.m. Saturday 8a.m.-12 noon. 610-562-8577 or leshersappliances.com. 28. Peter’s Bros. Meat Market, Inc. – 65 Penn Street, Lenhartsville. Home-cured Berks County products since 1940. “Quality Assured Always.” Mon – Fri 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 610-562-2231 29. Robin Hill Camping Resort – 149 Robin Hill Road, Lenhartsville, PA. 610-756-6117 or 800-732-5267 robinhillrvresort.com. We offer full hook up RV sites, tent sites, rustic cabins & premier cottages. Family oriented resort featuring pool, 3 playgrounds, game room, snack bar, planned activities, cable TV, Wi-Fi and more!

    READING 30. Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau –Take-a-Ride! There is something for everyone in Greater Reading. Call toll-free 800- 443-6610 or send an email to info@gogreaterreading.com to request a free Visitors Guide. gogreaterreading.com

    SHARTLESVILLE 31. Roadside America – Indoor miniature village. 8,000 sq. ft. display – Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekends 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exit 23 Shartlesville off I-78. Call: 610-488-6241 roadsideamericainc.com 32. Appalachian RV Resort – 60 Motel Drive, Shartlesville, PA. We offer full hookup to W.E.C. RV sites; to W.E. Tent Sites and to cabin rentals. Family activities, store, restaurant, modern bath houses, pool, playground and more. Come Stay with us! 610-488-6319 or appalachianrvresort.com 33. Pennsylvania Dutch Gift Haus – 93 Roadside Drive, Shartlesville, PA. The Pennsylvania Dutch Gift Haus features a large variety of Hex Signs, PA Dutch Style and hand-crafted gifts and much more! Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. 610-488-6529 or pennsylvaniadutchgifthaus.com.

    SHOEMAKERSVILLE 34. Kuzan’s True Value Hardware – 1069 Pottsville Pike (RT 61 N) Shoemakersville, PA. A hardware store with hard to find items and large gift section featuring Amish furniture and seasonal items. Closed Sundays 610-562-7186, kuzanshardware.com

    WYOMISSING 35. Berks County Heritage Center – 1102 Red Bridge Road Reading, PA. Visit the Gruber Wagon Works, Heister Canal Center, and Wertz’s Bridge. Open May – October; Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm, Closed on Mondays. 610-374-8839, CountyofBerks.com

    BERNVILLE 1. Koziar’s Christmas Village – Exit #19 off of Rt.78, Take Rt.183 S. to Bernville, Approx. 6 miles “The Greatest Christmas Display In The U.S.A”. Our 69th Year! One of the Top 100 attractions in North America! Open evenings in Nov. & Dec. See koziarschristmasvillage.com or call 610-488-1110.

    BREINIGSVILLE 2. Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery – Tasting room situated, amid 18 acres of vineyard. Proudly showcasing quality PA grown wines, available for tasting in a scenic, rural setting. cloverhillwinery.com for hours and current events, 1-888-CLOVERHILL

    HAMBURG 3. Hamburg Moose Family Center – Located at: 12 S. 3rd Street, tobacco free, Great Food, Cold Drinks, Friendliest place in town. 610-562-4007 4. Hilltop Service, Inc. – Landscaping, hydro-seeding and erosion control services provided to customers since 1993. E-mail us at HilltopService@comcast.net. 610-562-3124. 5. Indian Fort Inn – 1343 Hex Highway – Historic setting, casual environment with outside dining. Can accommodate large groups; Ice cream parlor. theindianfortinn.com 610-562-4315 6. Our Town Foundation – 335 State Street - Shop, Dine, Explore Historic Downtown Hamburg. Located at the heart of the tour route along Hex Highway. Welcome center and art and craft gallery are located inside the Our Town Foundation office. 610-562-3106 hamburgpa.org 7. Thren’s Auto Parts-515 Hawk Ridge Dr. Full line of automotive parts, accessories, car detailing products, tools. Hours: Mon-Fri. 8a.m.-close, Sat. 8a.m.-5p.m. Closed Sundays 610-562-7838 8. Reading Railroad Heritage Museum – 500 S. Third Street. For adults and kids: see and touch real trains. Caboose tours, indoor exhibits, model trains, films, museum store. Hours: Sat. 10 AM-4 PM, Sun. Noon- 4 PM. readingrailroad.org. 610-562-5513. 9. The Westy Bar & Grill – 279 W. State Street. westybarandgrill.com 610-562-6924 10. The Windsor Press, Inc. – 6 N. Third Street. For all your printing, photo copying and faxing needs. windsorpress.com. 610-562-2267

    KEMPTON 11. The Country Seat, Inc. – Basketry, gourd weaving and chair seating, supplies and kits. Handwoven baskets, beaded jewelry & woven seat stools, chairs & porch rockers ready for gift giving. Classes offered year round. 1013 Old Philly Pike, from Rt. 143 turn onto Hawk Mt. Rd. & follow signs. Check website for hours. Closed Sunday. 610-756-6124 countryseat.com 12. Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Inc. – Come ride the WK & S Railroad…Weekends from May through November for a ride back in time when railroads were “King.” The WK & S offers special events throughout the season…ALL ABOARD! 610-756-6358. Kemptontrain.com

    KRUMSVILLE 13. Dietrich’s Meats & Country Store – I-78, Exit 40, Krumsville. Top quality fresh & smoked meats, old-fashioned hickory smoked hams, bacons & bolognas. Free samples Open 7 days 610-756-6344 dietrichsmeats.com

    14. Pine Hill RV Park- Large pull thru sites for big rigs, 30/50 AMP service, cable TV, cabin, easy access to I-78 Minutes to Cabelas, Dorney Park, and Kutztown Festival. 610-285-6776. Pinehillrvpark.com

    KUTZTOWN 15. Crystal Cave – Near Kutztown, 963 Crystal Cave Rd. Pennsylvania’s greatest natural wonder. Offering underground cave tours, panning for gemstones, mini golf, Dutch food, ice cream parlor, museum, souvenir shop. Open March 1 through November 30. 610-683-6765 crystalcavepa. com 16. Kutztown Area Historical Society – 212 South Whiteoak Street, Kutztown. Our 1892 Public School Building is a cherished Victorian gem on the National Register of Historic Places. We offer exhibits and programs on Kutztown and East Penn Valley history and lore. kutztownhistory.org or 610-683-7697. 17. Kutztown Folk Festival – PA Dutch Folk-life Festival & celebration! July 2 – July 10, 2016. 2,000 locally handmade quilts, 200 juried folk artists, folklore. 5 stages of entertainment. Children’s farmyard theatre & play area. PA Dutch food & farmer’s market. July 2,3,8 ,9 10:00am -8:00pm. July 4,5,6,7,10 10:00am – 6:00pm.. 1-888-674-6136 kutztownfestival.com 18. PA German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University –22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown. PA Dutch folklife museum featuring genealogical & cultural research library, tours of the mid-19th-century farmstead, Wagonhurst Tin Shop exhibit, and one room schoolhouse. Please Schedule tours in advance. 610-683-1589 for more information, or visit kutztown.edu/pgchc 19. Renninger’s Antiques & Farmers Market – 740 Noble Street Kutztown, PA 19530. Something for everyone at Renninger’s Kutztown Farmers Market; Open every Friday and Saturday. Antique and Flea Markets open Saturday. Special events throughout the year 610-683-6848, renningers. com 20. Sittler Golf Center – Route 222, Kutztown. Golf Driving Range, 18 Hole Mini Golf Course, Snack Shop with 40 Flavors of Soft Serve Ice Cream. Fully stocked award-winning golf shop, Top 100 Golf Digest Club Fitter. Open Year Round. 610-683-7232. Sittlergolf.com.

    LEESPORT 21. Leesport Farmers Market – Every Wed. Indoor/outdoor market featuring farm fresh produce, bakery items, meats & cheeses, plus many new/used items & collectibles in our open-air flea market. Also Berks County’s only weekly livestock auction. 610-926-1307 leesportmarket.com

    LEHIGH VALLEY 22. Discover Lehigh Valley - 840 Hamilton Street, Suite 200, Allentown, PA 18101 610-882-9200, FAX 610-882-0343 discoverlehighvalley.com. 23. Wingate by Wyndham – 4325 Hamilton Blvd. Allentown, PA 18103 wbmhotels.com. 610-366-1600.

    LENHARTSVILLE 24. Blue Rocks Family Campground – 341 Sousley Rd. Lenhartsville, PA 19534. 610-756-6366, Hiking…fishing…camping…All trails lead to Family Fun. Located right off the Appalachian Trail. RV sites, cabins, cottages and tent sites. The awe-inspiring boulder field has amazed people since 1930. bluerockscampground.com.

    25. Claypoole Hex Signs – 227 Schock Rd. 610-562-8911, Claypoole

    Pennsylvania Dutch

    HEX SIGN TOUR

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  • PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH HEX TOUR: A Tour Map of Northern Berks County Along the Hex Highway

    “Standing wonderfully proud and tall, the majestic barns of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country are decorated in a unique manner quite unlike anywhere else in America. Images of stars painted in brilliant colors serve as focal points in the farmscapes of southeastern Pennsylvania. Large enough to be seen from great distances, these so-called hex signs, or barn stars accent an other