Historical Charm with Modern Amenities
Enjoy a unique Lancaster County lodging experience at our bed and breakfast, 1777 Americana Inn in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. After a day of local sightseeing or other tourist activities, you will enjoy returning to relax in the garden or enjoy a cold beverage at our onsite Black Forest Brewery. The brewery features premise made craft beer, local wines, cocktails and a delightful food selection.
About Our Inn:
The 1777 Americana Inn began as the residence and workshop of master tall case clock maker Jacob Gorgas. Constructed of sandstone and covered in stucco, the inn has experienced numerous transformations throughout its 240-year history, from a millinary shop, stagecoach stop, hotel, restaurant, and doctors’ office.
Pennsylvania Dutch Country:
Our inn is located in beautiful Ephrata, Lancaster County—the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. Ephrata is nestled in the rich farmland that is home to our Amish, Mennonite, and other Pennsylvania Dutch neighbors.
In case you were wondering, Ephrata is pronounced ‘EFF-ruh-tuh’ which is derived from a biblical reference which the original founders of the historic Ephrata Cloister chose for the name of their settlement.
It’s a tourist destination that’s conveniently located minutes away from the Pennsylvania Turnpike. With a wealth of restaurants, interesting shops, cultural attractions, and natural beauty, visitors will find a hidden jewel in Lancaster County. We hope to see you soon and often!
Quality without Compromise:
Our historic, colonial home is surrounded by lots of landscaping, including trees and gardens. Get away from it all when you visit our country inn right in the middle of town. Enjoy all the amenities of a fancy hotel while basking in the simplicity of the country.