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Cozy Getaways

Winter Getaways in
Potter & Tioga Counties

Potter and Tioga Counties are ideal destinations if you’re looking to enjoy a winter wonderland this season. Whether you’re seeking a cozy retreat with your family, a fun-filled ladies’ escape, or kindling the flames of romance with your special someone, we’ve curated enchanting itineraries to make your stay magical.

Start planning today to explore the picturesque landscapes, indulge in local delights, and create lasting memories in our little slice of winter paradise.

Winter Getaway Potter Region

Potter County has everything you need for a fun winter escape! Stay at one of our private vacation rentals like Hummingbird Hideaway, fully furnished and conveniently located to the trails system for snowmobiling.

Lyman Run State Park is just a short drive away (10 miles) for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hikes. Visit downtown Galeton for unique shopping experiences like A Stroll Down Memory Lane and Lydia’s Country Store, both full of antiques, one-of-a-kind items, and locally made products. Stop in to feed the deer at the Black Forest Trading Post and the Deer Park. Visit Forest Edge Gift Shop for souvenirs of your trip. Explore the exhibits and learn about local history at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.

All of these stops are conveniently located right on Route 6. After all your activity, you’ll be hungry! Enjoy a cocktail and scrumptious dinner at the Trails End at the Waldheim featuring mouth-watering steaks and a full salad bar every weekend. After night fall, be sure to check out the world-famous stargazing at Cherry Springs State Park, and gold level, international dark sky park.

There is something for everyone in Potter County! If you would like help planning your trip, call our office at (570) 724-0635.

Winter Getaway Tioga Region

All work and no play is, well, boring! Escape the monotony of a long dreary winter with a fun getaway to Tioga County. We’ve got something for everyone! Rent a private vacation rental or stay at a cozy bed and breakfast such as Bear Mountain Lodge just outside of Wellsboro. Bear Mountain Lodge is an authentic log cabin nestled in the woods with all the amenities you could want including in-room fireplaces, jacuzzies, an outdoor hot tub and more.

Take advantage of all that nature has to offer here in Tioga County. Enjoy breathtaking scenic views on a self-guided driving tour, cross country ski any one of our many groomed trails including the famous Pine Creek Rail Trail. Downhill ski, tube, or snowboard at Ski Sawmill Family Resort. Pack your sleds and head out to the trails for an exhilarating snowmobile ride. Check out the 5 snow cams sponsored by The PA Grand Canyon Snowmobile Club (located on Route 6 west of Wellsboro.)

After a day on the trails or slopes, have a relaxing dinner at one of our unique restaurants including The Log Cabin Inn (located 12 miles from downtown Wellsboro right on Route 6), Timeless Destination for authentic Italian cuisine or Los Agaves for authentic Mexican cuisine, both on historic gas-lit Main Street in Wellsboro. Or, continue your scenic drive and head over to Blossburg (about 16 miles East of Wellsboro) for unique shops like The Blossburg Company Store which features local and PA-made yarn, knitting, crocheting, spinning supplies, and more. Take in a movie at an original 1920’s movie theatre – The Victoria Theater. Then have dinner at Eddie’s Restaurant in Mansfield. Eddie’s is known for delicious meals, generous portions, and homemade desserts! Head back to Wellsboro for a massage at Emerge Spa or a live performance at the Deane Center for Performing Arts.

Tioga County has everything you need for a fun winter getaway. For help planning your trip, please call us at (570) 724-0635. Our knowledgeable staff is happy to help you plan your stay!

Ladies Getaway Tioga Region

Gather your girlfriends and plan a getaway with a little pampering and a lot of fun! Experience an overnight stay at one of our cozy bed and breakfasts like La Belle Auberge Inn and Destination Spa in Wellsboro. Enjoy luxurious rooms with plush linens and all the amenities including continental breakfast, a full-service spa, sauna, and salt cave.

Just a short walk to historic Main Street lined with authentic gas lights, unique shopping, and one-of-a-kind dining establishments such as Timeless Destination, known for their delicious Italian cuisine, full bar, and decadent desserts or Los Agaves – home of authentic Mexican cuisine. Stop in at Highland Chocolates for a taste of chocolates made by hand in small batches. Visit Stained Glass Reflections and browse the handmade pieces. Treat yourself to one as a remembrance of your trip or pick up a gift for someone at home! The staff at Oregon Hill Winery will supply you with locally made libations to take back to your room and enjoy while chatting the night away.

After a night of pampering and dining, hit the trails for some fresh air and exercise. We have trails for all skill levels from an easy stroll on the Barbour Rock Trail to the more robust West Rim Trail, both in Colton Point State Park just 12 miles from downtown Wellsboro. Rent bicycles or kayaks from Pine Creek Outfitters and pedal the famous Pine Creek Rail Trail or paddle Pine Creek. Be sure to take advantage of the shuttle service to bring you back to your vehicle.

Tioga County has everything you need for a successful girl’s getaway, including everything from pedicures to live entertainment. When planning your trip, don’t hesitate to call our office at (570) 724-0635. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to answer your questions and help you plan your trip!

Romantic Getaway Potter Region

Enjoy a romantic getaway with your special someone in the mountains of Potter County.

Stay in one of our many lodging options like the Westgate Inn. Conveniently located in downtown Coudersport, the Westgate Inn offers all the amenities you’ll need for a cozy romantic getaway and is within walking distance to great restaurants and attractions. Cream ‘n Sugar offers gourmet coffees, sandwiches and home-made baked goods for breakfast or lunch. Kaytee’s Family Restaurant is great for a home-cooked dinner in a quiet setting. Be sure to stroll down historic Main Street and visit all the quaint shops.

The Potter County Artisan Center offers one-of-a-kind creations all made by local artisans. Explore the Eliot Ness Museum celebrating the life and career of the famed lawman and how the story of the Untouchables came to life in Coudersport. Gary’s Putter Golf and Jiffy Pup is the perfect spot for an evening of fun and laughter. Play golf, paddle boat, zip line, and enjoy delicious sandwiches (we recommend their cheesesteaks!) and the area’s best ice cream! As darkness approaches, grab a blanket and take your special someone to Cherry Springs State Park.

Experience world-class stargazing at this gold level International Dark Sky Park. Potter County has all this and more! For help planning your romantic escape, call our office at (570) 724-0635. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you plan your getaway and provide you with maps and brochures.

Romantic Getaway Tioga Region

Enjoy a romantic getaway in Tioga County. Stay at one of our many vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, Inns, or motels.

One suggestion is to rent a private cabin from Wild Asaph Cabin Rentals. Located in a secluded setting just a few miles from downtown Wellsboro, Wild Asaph offers all the amenities you need for a cozy getaway. Enjoy evenings by the fireplace and morning coffee on the covered porch. Take a short drive into town for breakfast at the famous Wellsboro Diner or Arise Café. Stroll down historic, gas-lit Main Street and visit the unique shops like Pop’s Culture and Highland Chocolates.

Emerge Spa will help you relax with a couple’s massage, sauna, or salt cave detox for two. Be sure to stop in at Oregon Hill Winery for a bottle or two of locally made wine to take back to your cabin. Timeless Destination is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner for two. They offer pasta, steaks, salads, decadent desserts, and a full bar. Throughout the year, the Deane Center for the Performing Arts and Hamilton Gibson Productions offer live entertainment including concerts and plays.

While in Tioga County, be sure to get outside and play. Visit Leonard Harrison State Park for breathtaking views of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. Enjoy a hike on one of our many trails (there are trails for every skill level) close to your cabin and just minutes from downtown Wellsboro. Rent bicycles and pedal a portion of the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Or, for the more adventurous, rent a canoe or kayaks from Pine Creek Outfitters for a day on the water.

Tioga County is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. If you would like help planning your trip, call our office at (570) 724-0635.

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